Cenderawasih Bay, Indonesia August 2022

  • Indonesia , Raja Ampat
  • Starting Price

    From $7,395.00

    August 6 - 16, 2022

    Group Leader: Steve Weaver

    Deposit Amount: $1,000.00

    • Trip Outline
    • Trip Includes
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    Cenderawasih Bay is one of the last frontiers in diving. Few have witnessed the beauty and diversity of this place – it has been described as "The Galapagos of Indonesia's reefs" by none other than Dr Gerald Allen! As an indicator of biodiversity, the bay is home to 4 species of turtle: green, hawksbill, Pacific Ridley and leatherback, as well as much sought-after marine mammals such as dolphins and dugongs.
    However, the main draw is the presence of numerous whale sharks and their unusual behavior. Whale sharks here gather together below fishing platforms, dining on the small fry that slip out of the fishing nets or are otherwise discarded by the fishermen. Imagine multiple whale sharks. from the still-large juveniles to massive adults, hanging vertically near the surface waiting for the tasty treats the fishermen throw their way.
    Cenderawasih is also a beautiful place for the macro-lover with its fair share of pygmies, tiger prawns, nudibranchs, and sea snakes – there’s something for everyone here. Join us aboard the luxu-rious Dewi Nusantara for a 10 night dive safari like none other!

    Package Includes

    10 Nights accommodation aboard Dewi Nusantara Liveaboard – double occupancy – Deluxe Stateroom
    All meals onboard the Dewi
    Up to 4 dives per day
    Beverages, not including wine and spirits (domestic beer included)
    Park and harbor fees
    Government taxes
    Port fees & surcharges
    Sorong RT Airport transfers
    Weaver’s Group escort 

    package does not include

    International air
    Indonesian Visa (currently free)
    Meals not specified
    Wine & Spirits
    Nitrox Fee ($200 per person)
    Pre or post cruise hotel accommodations
    Gratuities
    Personal dive equipment
    Fuel surcharge subject to change
    Dive Insurance (required)
    Travel insurance
    Airline luggage fees