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Travel Period
Jan 17,2016 - Feb 08,2016
Booking Period
Nov 27,2015 - Dec 26,2015

Trip Details

Liveaboard: Calico Jack

Destination: Raja Ampat

Duration: 12 Days 11 Nights

Promotion Price: USD 2,700/person (U/P: USD3,100)

 

Travel Dates Available

17 January 2016 - 28 January 2016

31 January 2016 - 11 February 2016

 

Price Includes

- All meals and snacks on board

- Drinking water, soft drinks, hot drinks

- 3 dives daily & 6 night dives (in total)

- Minimum number of dives on the trip: 33

- Airport- boat transfers at arrival and departure

 

Price Excludes

- Park entry and harbour fees (approx 100€ / cruise)

- Larger dive tanks available for rent at a cost

- Dive equipment rental available at a cost

- All predictible extras can be paid together with the invoice before departure

 

 

Policies

  • No cancellation allowed. No refund to be given after confirmation. 
  • In the event of no show, booking will be forfeited.

About

Calico Jack Liveaboard

Calico Jack is a 30 metre traditional Phinisi – a classic Indonesian sailing vessel – newly built from iron wood and teak to the highest of standards by the master boat builders of Sulawesi. She was completed in March 2014 and set up with all the modern and safety amenities to explore the Indonesian Archipelago. Calico Jack has been designed to host a maximum of 10 guests in 5 spacious and bright cabins. Double beds or singles are furnished with high-quality beddings to guarantee maximum comfort. Each cabin has a private en-suite bathroom and individual air conditioning.

Diving

Raja Ampat Liveaboard Itinerary 

 

DAY 1

Guest reception at Sorong airport, transfer to the boat, Check in, welcome drink, briefing, departure in the evening. According to weather forecast, we will start the tour by the south or the North. In this schedule, we present the option starting with the South. Over night Navigation through Sele Strait to reach the East of Misool. 
 

DAY 2

In East Misool you will discover 3 fantastic dives: No contest, Love potion, 3 Rocks. Rocks with vertical walls and fantastic coverage of soft corals, lot of fishes with schools of Platax, aggregations of snappers, bump head perrotfishes. We spend the night in the hidden lagoon, a very special anchorage inside an almost closed bay surrounded by high rocks. From the boat, we can hear and see the cacatoes before the night falls. We will go with the dinghies to have a look to another lagoon located further into the rocks.
 

DAY 3

After a short morning navigation, we reach Misool South East and start another great day of diving in the vicinity of Misool eco resort: Boo Rocks with 2 large openings windows in the rock that completely pierce the island from the surface to 5 meters deep, Fiabacet, Fantasea. Again an explosion of colors and fish density. In the evning, we organise a dinner on the beach of a small island.
 

DAY 4

Misool east. Mode dives in Misool, Yellit kecil, a great wall with excellent fans and soft corals, tank rock, Nudi rock. Night navigation to Penemu and Fam islands.
 

DAY 5

Penemu North, Barracuda, a long oval shaped reef with great aggregations of fishes (barracudas, fusiliers and banner fish), Galaxy, a large reef with excellent fish life , Melissa garden an extraordinary site for it’s hard corals stands. Night navigation to Aljuy bay.
 

DAY 6

After an early morning dive at Mayhem, a very high voltage submerged reef, we enter in Aljui Bay, a 20 kilometers long indentation on the western side of Waigeo. We do 2 dives in the bay (wofoh and Intersection), then one of the best night dives of the Raja Empat under the peer of a pearl farm that is settled there.
 

DAY 7

We still do 2 dives in the Aljuy bay, Aljui 1 and the Channel. Between these 2 dives we will have a short visit to the pearl farm if their work schedule allows it. Night navigation to Wayag islands.
 

DAY 8

Wayag, the northern point of our cruise is a fantastic quartz islets labyrinth. We dive Quoy, Cathedrale rock and Wayag ridge. In the late afternoon, we climb a small mountain to admire the wonderful landscape of the area.
 

DAY 9

After a first dive in Wayag (figure eight), we go to the Kawe island where we dive Black rock and eagle rock. Night dive. Night navigation to Dampier strait.
 

DAY 10

A first morning dive at Citrus - at the entrance of the Dampier strait, a channel with sloping sides covered of soft corals and life- then dive with a reliable manta ray congregation at manta sandy. The third dive will be the famous Cape Kri, one of the largest concentrations of big fish on northern Raja Ampat; schools of trevally, barracudas, bannerfish, sweetlips. Night dive
 

DAY 11

Two other famous and fabulous dives in the Dampier strait, Chicken reef and sardine reef. The boat will then sail back to Sorong where it will arrive during the evening.
 

DAY 12

Breakfast, Check out according to guest flight schedule. Transfer to the airport, check in assistance.

Travel Info

Travel Information
Airport: Sorong, in West Papua
Check in time: depending on flight arrival—before 1 PM
Check out time: depending on flight departure—before 1 PM
 
There is no international airport in Sorong, so you will need to take a domestic flight from you entry point in Indonesia that can be Jakarta, Denpasar, Makassar (also known as Ujung Pandang) or Manado.