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Enjoy Sorong, Indonesia by Boat! Charter a 98 ft "Pearl of Papua" Schooner for up to 15 people. Rates as low USD 4,500 per night. We Located on the northwest tip of Bird’s Head Peninsula on the island of New Guinea, in Indonesia’s West Papua province, Raja Ampat or the Four Kings, is an archipelago comprising over 1500 small islands, cays and shoals surrounding the four main islands of Misool, Salawati, Batanta and Waigeo, and the smaller islands of Kofiau. Maximize your diving adventure with personalized and professional service on board our traditional Bugis Schooner, the Pearl of Papua. Built-in 2010 with safety, practicality and comfort in mind. Pearl of Papua liveaboard safaris visit all the best underwater treasures around Raja Ampat, highlighting its iconic sites and adventuring off-the-beaten paths with the comfort of a home away from home. Our vessel is also available for private charter, non-diving excursions, and research expedition. Come away with us! Experience a comfortable cruise at a great value and find out more about our promotional rates. Luxury Accommodation on board Pearl of Papua: Facilities on board the Pearl of Papua are selected to provide the most comfort during the length of your diving expeditions. The air conditioning cabins with en-suite bathrooms are sleek yet cozy, a sanctuary to welcome you home after a long excursion undersea. Our spacious decks provide enough room for everyone to laze privately and group to mingle comfortably. We have seven cabins for up to 15 guests; 2 Trevally Deluxe Cabin with doubled bed and two single bed in upper deck; 1 Manta Suite Cabin in lower deck with one single bed and double bed; 4 Seahorse standard cabin with a bunk bed in the lower deck. All cabins in lower deck have portholes and windows. Upper deck cabin has a huge window. Boat Specifications: - Built in: 2010 - Cruise: up to 8 knots - Divers: 14-15 pax - Length: 98’ (30 meters) - Width: 24’ (7.5 metres) - Draft: 6.5’ (2 meters) - Fuel Capacity: 6000 liters - Fresh Water: 10000 liters (2 tanks, 5000 liters each) - Engine: 200 HP - Engine Type: Mitsubishi type MEBDC 9-1A - Max Speed: 8 Knot - Range speed: 7 – 8 Knot - Fuel Type: HSD - Generator: 2 x 40 KW, AE4D-32 PS120 - Fresh Water Maker: 2000 liter per day - Electricity 220V and 110V – 24 hours per day - Waste Storage Tanks - Boat has OWS (Oil Water Separation) system • All Cabins Has: - Individually controlled air conditioning - Toilet and hot water shower - Hand basin, mirror and towels - Round twin plug 220V mains outlet – 24 hours per day - Cabinet and shelves - Bedding - Fire warning system - Life jackets • Safety Support Features: - 2 life rafts (max. 15 pax. In one raft and 10 pax at another) - 2 x 40 HP fiber speed boat - VHF & SSB radio - Global Positioning System (GPS) - Furuno radar - Depth sounder - Furuno fish finder - Thuraya satellite telephone - Emergency position indicating radio beacon (EPIRB) - Equipped with Safety and Radio Transponder (SART) - Comprehensive medic first aid box - Oxygen on board - 40+ Life jackets on board - Fire extinguishers throughout the boat - The boat holds Safety Management certification • Dive Equipment: - Compressor: 2 compressor BAUER MARINER 200, Nitrox available on board - Tanks: 35 unit - Dive equipment: 10 full set brand new aqua lung and technique dive equipment for rent. Please advice in advance to get your size prepared. - at your size prepared. Price: - USD 4,500 per night • Individual rate per night will calculated from the cabin rate: - Seahorse Standard Cabin: USD 330 per pax per night - Trevally Deluxe Cabin: USD 350 per pax per night - Manta Suite Cabin: USD 360 per pax per night Prices Include: - Day dive and night dive (up to 4 dives per day) - Professional dive guide - Regular air fills, tanks, weight, weight belt - All meals and snack - Mineral water - Tea & coffee - Soft drink - Fuel surcharge - Airport/hotel pick up and drop off Deposit: - $900 USD Dive Trips: • Raja Ampat Diving Trips: - Penemu Islands (North) - 5 Nights & 6 Days - Misool To Fam & Penemu Islands (South to Central) - 7 Nights & 8 Days - Up to Wayag Island (North) - 7 Nights & 8 Days - Up to Wayag Island (North) - 8 Nights & 9 Days - Misool to Wayag Island (South to North) - 9 Nights & 10 Days - Misool to Wayag Island (South to North) - 10 Nights & 11 Days • Raja Ampat Leisure Trip: - Raja Ampat - Leisure Trip - Non-Diving - 3 Nights & 4 Days • Cendrawasih Bay Diving Trips: - Cendrawasih Bay - 7 Nights & 8 Days - Cendrawasih Bay - 10 Nights & 11 Days
The 30 meters Pearl of Papua consists three decks and crafted by the highly respected and renowned boat builders of Tanah Beru in South Sulawesi, our beautiful wooden Phinisi schooner is fitted with the latest marine technology and equipment that are ensured to meet with international safety standards. Specifically designed for liveaboard diving cruises, the Pearl of Papua provides a huge dedicated dive-deck with gear-up stations assigned for each diver throughout the cruise.The Pearl of Papua offers liveaboard charters with departures to the pristine Raja Ampat.
You’ll get directions to the departure location when you make a booking.
Cancellation Policy: - If cancelled before 3 months, 20% will be refunded. - If cancelled between 0 - 3 months, no refund. Additional Fees: - Port Clearance: $25 USD per person per trip - Raja Ampat Marine Park Fee: $100 USD per pax per trip - International & domestic airfare tickets - Dive equipment rental, nitrox use ($5 USD per dive) - On board telecommunication - On board alcoholic beverage - Laundry - Hotel stay before/after the cruise - Crew gratuities