8-Day Comfort Cruise in Raja Ampat

Embark on an 8-day cruise through Raja Ampat’s stunning landscapes, blending marine exploration, cultural encounters, and relaxation in a pristine setting. Designed for 6 to 8 passengers, your yacht enables exploration of remote sites with a professional crew of a cruise director, dive guide, and seven crew members, ensuring top-notch service. Discover hidden gems in the central and northern archipelago, visit Wayag’s karst islands, and explore Piaynemo, Kali Biru, Sawandarek, and Arborek. Snorkel alongside manta rays, sharks, and other pelagic creatures that define Raja Ampat’s underwater beauty.

What we particularly like about this cruise

8 days/7 nights

From/to Sorong, West Papua
$ 2.710 starting from
  • Per guest in shared double cabin
  • Price in EUR/IDR on request

Daily itinerary

Duration and program may vary, depending on your travel dates and personal preferences.

Day 1: Sorong Airport – Raja Ampat
Boarding in Sorong and setting sail

On arrival at Sorong Airport, you are met by your driver and taken to the nearby port. Our trip begins with a friendly welcome and safety briefing over a mocktail. The crew quickly drop anchor and the captain navigates towards Waisai. During this first leg, you settle into your cabins, prepare your gear, and mingle with fellow passengers and crew. Weather permitting, a first snorkel dive allows us to experience the wonders of Raja Ampat’s underwater world. The day ends with a lovely dinner and a night on board near Waisai.

30 minutes by car. Scuba diving and/or snorkeling included. Accommodation: On board the yacht (various cabin categories). Meals: Full board.

Rufus Island
A Hawksbill Turtle among corals

Day 2: Raja Ampat
Discovering the Dampier Strait

This second day unfolds to the west of the Dampier Strait, renowned for its exquisite snorkeling and diving sites. Surrounded by islands adorned with lush vegetation, we explore Friwen, a picturesque island with coconut palms and a stunning reef. After a delightful lunch we sail to Yangeffo in the afternoon, where Citrus Ridge awaits our snorkeling adventure. This underwater haven teems with marine life, and it’s common to spot sharks and barracudas.

Scuba diving and/or snorkeling included. Accommodation: On board the yacht (various cabin categories). Meals: Full board.

Day 3: Raja Ampat
Yeben & Wofoh Islands adventure

At sunrise, our boat anchors near Yeben Island, a hidden gem with clear waters, white sandy beaches, and vibrant coral formations. Snorkel or dive with reef sharks before heading to Wofoh Island, known for its pure white beaches and coral reefs. Experience a stunning sunset on Wofoh beach before a delightful dinner on the boat. Next stop: Wayag, Raja Ampat’s gem, as night falls.

Scuba diving and/or snorkeling included. Accommodation: On board the yacht (various cabin categories). Meals: Full board.

Stand-up paddling nearby the beautiful Wayag area
Iconic Wayag

Day 4: Raja Ampat
Equator crossing to the iconic site of Wayag

Get ready for the most breathtaking scenery in the Raja Ampat archipelago as we arrive at Wayag Island, a picturesque uninhabited haven. This collection of karst islands defines the beauty of Raja Ampat and is the most iconic site in the archipelago. For the adventurous, climb one of the peaks for breathtaking views. Try canoeing or stand-up paddle boarding in calm waters without the hum of an engine, surrounded by many shades of blue. Wayag’s waters attract rays, mantas, mobulas, eagle rays, reef sharks, and a variety of fish. Snorkeling around its islets is always awe-inspiring. At the end of the day, we set sail for an overnight trip to Piaynemo Island, another highlight of this cruise.

Scuba diving and/or snorkeling included. Accommodation: On board the yacht (various cabin categories). Meals: Full board.

Day 5: Raja Ampat
Piaynemo bliss

At dawn, we anchor near Piaynemo Island. A breathtaking view of the archipelago can be enjoyed from the top of the viewpoint, which is reached by climbing 300 steps. Next stop is the star shaped lagoon, Telaga Bintang. Back on board, our first underwater adventure around Rufus Island features vibrant corals, surface-swimming species, and underwater caves. We then visit the renowned Melissa’s Garden, known for its abundant fish and exquisite hard coral gardens. Dinner and overnight stay on board.

Scuba diving and/or snorkeling included. Accommodation: On board the yacht (various cabin categories). Meals: Full board.

The islands of Piaynemo
Swim with manta rays

Day 6: Raja Ampat
A day snorkeling with manta rays and visiting the village of Sawandarek

An early embarkation takes us to the famous Arborek Reef, where Manta Ridge and Manta Sandy are the best spots to swim with manta rays. Drift along the reef to witness the ballet of the oceanic giants over a cleaning station attended by busy cleaner fish. After this great experience, we head to Sawandarek, a charming village in the southern part of Mansuar Island. After a walk through the village, we have time for another snorkel or dive site nearby. Dinner and overnight on board in Sawandarek Bay.

Scuba diving and/or snorkeling included. Accommodation: On board the yacht (various cabin categories). Meals: Full board.

Day 7: Raja Ampat
Discover the underwater site of Yenbuba and the iconic Kali Biru

As the sun rises, we embark on our final underwater adventure in front of Yenbuba village, saving the best for last. The underwater world here boasts a breathtaking density and variety of fish, with a sloping reef adorned with stunning coral formations on one side and colossal schools of fish on the other. We then set sail for Rabia, south of the sprawling island of Waigeo, where a trek through the tropical forest leads us to Kali Biru (the Blue River). Amidst the lush vegetation, the water’s unique blue hue creates an idyllic setting. After a refreshing swim, we return to our yacht and prepare for a final sunset and dinner. In the evening, we begin our final cruise to the port of Sorong.

Scuba diving and/or snorkeling included. Accommodation: On board the yacht (various cabin categories). Meals: Full board.

Picnic on a pristine beach
Magical Kali Biru

Day 8: Raja Ampat – Sorong Airport
Last day of the cruise

After an overnight sail towards Sorong, we arrive at Sorong harbor around noon. It’s time to say goodbye to your dedicated crew. Once you are ready, your driver takes you to Sorong Airport for your onward flight or to your hotel in town.

30 minutes by car. Meals: breakfast.

The Yacht: 8-day comfort cruise

Price & Conditions

8-Day Comfort Cruise in Raja Ampat ● 8 days/7 nights ● from/to Sorong, West Papua

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From/to Sorong, West Papua
Starting from
$ 2.710
 per guest
  • Surcharge for single cabin +30%
  • Price in EUR/IDR on request

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From/to Sorong, West Papua
Starting from
$ 2.710
 per night
  • Maximum 8 adults
  • Price in EUR/IDR on request

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