HALMAHERA EXPEDITION 2020

An exciting twenty three day photographic adventure, diving in the best places in the southwest of Halmahera. We will make a first stage of ten nights aboard the Maluku Explorer - departing from Ternate and ending in Labuha - and a second stage of nine nights at Sali Bay Resort, on the island of Sali Kecil. Virgin reefs and areas to explore that guarantee excellent dives.

Date: AUG / 1 – 23 / 2020

PRICE: from 5.995 € + tax

GROUP: 16 participants

LEVEL: intermediate

BOOKING STATUS: 6 places available


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THE DIVING
The dives in this region of Indonesia are really varied. It is possible to find seamounts where barracudas are concentrated, walls with sea fans, reefs, with hard and soft corals, thousands of tropical fish and even diving points where it is possible to practice muck diving.

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THE BOAT
The Maluku Explorer is the most experienced ship in Halmahera. It has capacity for 16 divers distributed in 9 cabins of different categories. During the itinerary will be made three to four dives per day. Nitrox optional.

 

THE RESORT
Sali Bay Resort is located on the island of Sali Kecil. It is a small property for only 16 rooms of two different categories. The dive center has several boats to organize small groups. It is possible to make 3-4 dives per day.

 

ITINERARY – 23 DAYS 

AUG/01 – Flight Madrid or Barcelona – Jakarta. Night on board.

AUG/02 – Arrival in Jakarta. Transfer to Bandara hotel.

AUG/03 – Transfer to the airport. Flight to Ternate. Transfer to Maluku Explorer.

AUG/04 to 12 – Diving days aboard the Maluku Explorer.

AUG/13 – End of the cruise. Transfer to Sali Bay Resort.

AUG/14 to 21 – Diving days in Sali Kecil and the nearby islands.

AUG/22 – Transfer to Labuha. Flight  Labuha – Ternate – Jakarta. Connection with the Jakarta – Madrid or Barcelona flight. Night on Board.

AUG/23 – Arrival and end of the trip.

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PRICES:

  • Standard cabin (Twin): 5.995 € + tax
  • Master cabin (Double): 6.120 € + tax
  • Single cabin: 6.310 € + tax
  • Premium cabin (Double): 6.310 € + tax 

The above prices are in Standard accommodation at Sali Bay Resort. For accommodation in Front Beach Villa: 360 € supplement. 

PRICE INCLUDING:

  • Flights Madrid or Barcelona – Dubai – Jakarta (R/T) whit Emirates, class K
  • Flights Jakarta – Ternate (R/T)
  • Flight Labuha – Ternate
  • 1 night Bandara hotel (5*) at Jakarta (B/B)
  • 10 nights liveaboard Maluku Explorer
  • Full board during the cruise
  • Diving program 3 – 4 dives per day during the cruise
  • 9 nights at Sali Bay Resort
  • Full board during the stay
  • Package of 20 dives
  • Tanks and weights
  • Transfers
  • Travel, diving and extended cancelation insurance

PRICE NOT INCLUDING:

  • Cruise tax: 200 € (harbor and National Park,  to pay on board)
  • Sali Bay tax: +/- 7 € (100.000 IDR to pay on the island)
  • Air tax: +/- 445 €
  • Diving equipment
  • Any other concept not indicated

ORGANIZATION
This trip is designed and organized by the travel agency Ultima Frontera, CICMA 1197. He has over 25 years of experience in organizing dive trips. To booking contact us. For more information about conditions and cancellation, please see our Contract Conditions.