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Dive Raja Ampat, Banda & Maluku – Hot Deal

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Happy Holidays to all our beloved readers

We want to thank you for the pleasure and opportunity of working with you this year and hope you’ll continue traveling with us toward new and exotic destinations next year. We also have 2 very cool holiday gifts for you: a US$50 discount voucher if you book any dive trip before January 10th, 2011. The other gift is truly an once in a lifetime opportunity! Dive Raja Ampat, Banda & Maluku with us and get a US$1,091 discount per person!  Please read all the info below.  Don’t miss these chances!

Our best wishes,

Dive Raja Ampat, Banda & Maluku

This is a very sought after itinerary and can only be dived 4 times a year. These cruises are mostly fully booked years ahead. Scuba Dive Asia would like take you there at the best time of year to visit: May. Starting in Sorong on May 1st, 2011 and cruising all the way to Ambon where we would arrive on May 14th, 2011. Just imagine 14 days of fantastic diving in the last frontier.

Calm seas, great visibility and enormous schools of fish on lush coral reefs. Historic rich islands know for their spices. Dive and being amazed by the amount of lacy scorpionfishes, frogfishes, mandarinfishes, different types on pygmy seahorses, mantas, tunas, sharks, beautiful hard and soft corals just to name a few. The list is endless….

Dive this area in style! The Arenui is one of the most sought after liveaboards in Indonesia.

Everything is absolutely top-notch: luxury cabins, big dive deck, well fit out for UW photographers, gourmet cuisine, unlimited diving and the best dive guides in Indonesia, trained by the late Larry Smith.

These divemasters will find everything that is on your wish list!

We have a truly exceptional offer for you:

Regular price for this 13 nights / 14 day itinerary is US$5,681 per person/double occupancy. Port clearance and park fees are US$260. Nitrox is US$200. That would make it a total of US$6,141.

We are happy to offer you this one-time opportunity for only US$5,050!!!

That is a US$1,091 DISCOUNT!!!

– Full board accommodation in double/twin cabins
– The shore activities/excursions according to the program
– Nitrox refills
– Soft drinks and all meals on board
– Diving activities (up to 4 dives/day) including tanks, weights and weight belt
– Transfer from/to embarkation/disembarkation airport
– Administration/port clearance fee
– National Parks Entrance Fee
– Fuel surcharge (pending)
– Government taxes
– Welcome massage

– International and domestic air transportation
– Hotels and meals before and after the cruise
– Alcoholic drinks
– Dive equipment rental (other than tanks, weights and weight belt)
– Massages and Spa treatments (other than welcome massage)
– Travel insurance
– Onboard purchases
– Private tours
– Laundry
– On-board telecommunications
– Crew gratuities

Please find attached the itinerary and information about the Arenui.

Arenui Liveaboard 2011.pdf

Arenui Itinerary May 2011.pdf

Contact us now for more information and to secure your spots. Again first come first served!

We are looking forward to hearing from you very soon!

The 2 Master Cabins (Rama and Shinta) have a surcharge of US$25 per person per night.

Domestic flights: Jakarta – Sorong and Ambon – Jakarta. These can be arranged by us (recommended!) and included in the package. R/T non-stop flights are US$420 per person. Fares may change due to availability at time of booking.

You will need to arrive in Jakarta no later than April 30th, 2011. The domestic flight from Jakarta to Sorong will depart on April 1st at 05:30 am. We can help you arrange a good international hotel nearby the airport for approximately US$110 per room per night. Price includes hotel – airport transfers. On May 14th you will arrive back in Jakarta around 16:30 pm.

We are delighted to offer our guests on this cruise Free Nitrox. Air is available for any of guests who are not currently certified. (No discount is available for guests choosing to use air). Nitrox courses onboard available.


  • Mauro said:

    I am writing to enquire about any last-minute live-aboards (or alternatively land-base) diving program for one (photographer) or two-divers for about one week to 10 days in the period around Christmas and New Year.



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