Euphoria is a beautiful traditional to South Celebes phinisi style sailing ship that offer dive liveaboard trips to Cenderawasih Bay and Northern Raja Ampat area, it can accommodate max of 14 guests.

Anna

01/04/2017

Euphoria Mar 2017 Excellent dive at Raja Ampat. But this boat is not recommended for the following reasons: 1) Absolutely not client-oriented owner / manager Arthur 2) In the cabins stinks of exhaust...

Description

Boat

Euphoria was made of the noblest species of tropical wood (teak, iron wood, merbau), modernly equipped and stylishly decorated.

Euphoria was created to fulfil the dreams of unusual travel to unspoiled corners of the world. The operation team wanted to combine over a decade experience with comfort and entertainment.

Euphoria is a 42 meters long, 8.5 meters wide double-masts moto wooden sailing yacht, launched in 2012. With cruise speed at 8 knots and 240V outlet that provide electricity 24hrs a day.

On the main deck, there is a kitchen, a food storage room, refrigerator and crew cabins. At the stern are diving equipment and a comfortable diving deck. The dive deck is well equipped with in-place fill station and a camera storage. The aft of the dive deck is equipped with exit ladder and freshwater shower.

And the upper deck offers a nice airy air conditioned dining area with a TV, DVD, music system and a bar that can provide drinks.

The top sun deck is partially shaded and provided with sun chairs and sun beds.


Cabin

Euphoria has 7 comfortable guest cabins, it can accommodate max. of 14 guests per trip :

All cabins have a private bathroom, central air conditioning, large number of cabinets and closets and is decorated with Indonesian craft.

2 VIP Suites :
Located on the upper deck, they are very bright cabins with glass wall. Each comes with a king-size double bed (180cm wide) and an extra single bed (90cm wide), and its own private terrace with chaise longues.

5 Deluxe Cabins :
Located on the lower deck, all of them have the same equipment and convenience, but because of structural reasons there are a little differences in arrangement of beds and their size.

Deluxe Cabin 1 - Double : With a huge double bed (160cm wide), portholes.
Deluxe Cabin 2 - Twin : With two single bunk beds (90cm wide), portholes.
Deluxe Cabin 3 - Twin : With two single bunk beds (90cm wide), portholes.
Deluxe Cabin 4 - Double : With a double bed (130cm wide) and a single bed (90 cm), portholes.
Deluxe Cabin 5 - Double : With a double bed (140cm wide) and a single bed (90 cm), portholes.


Diving

  • 3 dives per day + alternating additional night dives.

  • No dive provided on the day of arrival and departure.

  • 2 dives will be provided on the day before departure.

  • All diving will provide experienced guide to lead the dive.


Other Informations

  • Nitrox:Not available at the moment
  • 15L Tanks:Available with additional cost
  • REBREATHER Dive:Not available at the moment
  • Dive Equipment Rental:Available, rate on request
  • Dive insurance:Divers must have valid dive insurance
  • Wi-Fi Internet :Not available at the moment
  • Laundry Service:Not available at the moment
  • Massage Service:Not available at the moment
  • Payment on board:Cash ONLY (IDR/USD/Euro)
  • Crew Number:12, include 2 dive guides

Itineraries

12D/11N Northern Raja Ampat

This Cruise covers North and Central islands: Mansouar, Fam, Wayag, Waigeo, Batanta and many more small islands. Beautiful coral reef combined with a rich underwater life can easily guarantee amazing dives: shools of fish (f.e. tunas, barracudas, horse mackerels),large reef fish (like napoleons, snappers, groupers, sloth bears) and manta rays.

Day 1 Picking up a group from the airport in SORONG, embarkaion, buying Raja Ampat entrance fee, dinner on board and late afternoon departure to MANSUAR Island. Anchor near SAWANDAREK village.

Day 2 Check dive „Home Reef” near SAWANDAREK. Departure to ARBOREK island, dives: "Manta Sandy”, "Drom Reef”, "Arborek Jetty’.

Day 3 Departure to GAM Island. Dives: "Batu Laut”, „Selat Gam”, „Mangroove Wall”. PEF island. In the night departure to WOHOFF Island.

Day 4 Black Coral Garden” WOHOFF island. Departure to KAWE island, dive "Batu Elang”. Departure to BALAK BALAK, "Balak Balak Coast”.

Day 5 "Batu Hitam Channel”, "Batu Hitam Plato”. Climbing Balak Balak hill with impressive view to Raja Ampat. Sailing to WAYAG with crossing the Equator (from South to North), "Batu 3″, "Batu Wayag Bay”.

Day 6 "Two Hump Rock”, "Batu Luar 2″. WAYAG speedboat trip. "Wayag Bay”. Evening BBQ.

Day 7 "Outside Rock”. Departure to KAWE Island. Dives "Ghost Rock”, "1 Tree Rock”, "Becka’s Waw”. KAWE Bay.

Day 8 EQUATOR Island: "Gorgonia Pinnacle”, "Two Pinnacles”. KAWE "Chango”. ALJUI Bay "Aljui Pearl Farm Pier”.

Day 9 "Aljui Channel Wall”. Shopping possibility on pearl farm. "Aljui Channel” KAMBING Island, NOSUAR Island "Blacktip Cave". Evening BBQ. Departure to KRI Island.

Day 10 "Chicken Reef”, "Pulau Roti”, "Cape Kri”.

Day 11 "Blue magic”, "Sardin Reef East”, "Sardin Reef West”, departure to SORONG.

Day 12 After breakfast transfer to the airport and departure from Sorong.


Additional Trips to the wild tribes Dani (into the Valley of Balli in central New Guinea)

Balli Valley is approximately 75 kilometres long and between 15 to 30 kilometres wide. Baliem River has its source in the mountains Trokora and meanders through the jungle and villages.

Dani tribe is best known in Papua. They live in small villages of round huts of wood, covered with hay. They grow sweet potatoes in the gardens surrounded by stone fences. Inhabitants of town of Wamena are living in the mountain villages in a same way they did thousands years ago. They are very warm and friendly to tourists.

Day 1 A flight Sorong – Jayapura
applying at the police station for a permit to go to Wamena (“surat jalan”) visiting the market it Jayapura, where one can find great suvnirs from Papua (masks, drums, spears)

Day 2 A flight Jayapura – Wamena
exploring the town, the market and gifts’ shop

Day 3 Hiking between the mountain villages of the tribe Dani

Day 4 Watching the traditional war dance
Visiting 300-year-old mummy of a warrior

Day 5 Departure from Wamena

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Destinations Raja Ampat, Cenderawasih Bay
Facilities Water Toys, Fishing gear
Languages spoken English

Schedules & routes

Date Duration Destination Departure - Arrival Price
29/04/2019 to 10/05/2019 11 nights Raja Ampat Sorong - Sorong From $3,670.59 Detail
14/05/2019 to 25/05/2019 11 nights Raja Ampat Sorong - Sorong From $3,670.59 Detail
29/05/2019 to 09/06/2019 11 nights Raja Ampat Sorong - Sorong From $3,670.59 Detail
14/06/2019 to 25/06/2019 11 nights Raja Ampat Sorong - Sorong From $3,670.59 Detail
17/09/2019 to 28/09/2019 11 nights Raja Ampat Sorong - Sorong From $3,670.59 Detail
02/10/2019 to 13/10/2019 11 nights Raja Ampat Sorong - Sorong From $3,670.59 Detail
17/10/2019 to 28/10/2019 11 nights Raja Ampat Sorong - Sorong From $3,670.59 Detail
01/11/2019 to 12/11/2019 11 nights Raja Ampat Sorong - Sorong From $3,670.59 Detail
16/11/2019 to 27/11/2019 11 nights Raja Ampat Sorong - Sorong From $3,670.59 Detail
01/12/2019 to 12/12/2019 11 nights Raja Ampat Sorong - Sorong From $3,670.59 Detail
23/12/2019 to 03/01/2020 11 nights Raja Ampat Sorong - Sorong From $3,670.59 Detail

Prices & conditions

Destination Duration Cabin Price
Raja Ampat 11 nights Double Twin From $3,670.59
Raja Ampat 11 nights Master From $3,939.77

Included

  • Air tanks & weights & weight belts
  • Daily housekeeping service
  • Land transfer on arrival/depature date
  • All meals & complimentary beverages (water & tea & coffee)
  • Soft drinks in bottles and/or cans
  • Dive guide service
  • Dinner on final evening
  • Land tour & Island visit
  • Boat accident insurance

Not included

  • Domestic flights
  • Alcoholic beverages (beer or/and wine)
  • Crew gratuity
  • Dive equipment rentals
  • Dive insurance
  • Travel insurance ( cancellation insurance)
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Larger tank (15 L)
  • Marine park fees/Port fees

Useful information

Raja Ampat

Period : The diving season is year-round. Best diving season is December to March with the best overall visibility. Most liveaboards avoid Raja Ampat from mid July - mid September due to the likelihood of experiencing both strong winds / surface swells and rain.

Visa's : For most nationalities worldwide, a tourist entry visas valid for 30 days can be obtained on arrival at the first Indonesian airport for USD 25.00 in cash. These entry visas cannot be extended on arrival.

Climat : Raja Ampat lies on the equator and has a hot and humid tropical climate. The air temperature is fairly contant year round and can drop to 24°C overnight whilst the daytime maximum is 31°C. The average humidity is 83%.

Water : The water temperature is a fairly constant and warm 27°C - 29°C.

Clothing : Light airy clothes are ideal, can be cool with rain. Sun protection is a must.

Plugs : Type C Europlug, 230V @ 50Hz

Flights : The town of Sorong in West Papua is the main gateway to Raja Ampat. Sorong is mainly accessed via connections from Jakarta, Denpasar Bali and Makassar.

  • Airport taxes on departure are levied at every Indonesian airport. These taxes need to be paid cash in Indonesian Rupiah (IDR). The fees for domestic departures vary between IDR 20.000-40.000 per person. At international airports the charges are higher, between IDR 100.000-150.000 per person.
  • Please note that baggage allowance on any domestic flights ticketed separately may be limited to 15kg (33bs) per person only, and any additional weight will be subject to surcharges per kilo.

Currency : Official currency is the Indonesian Rupiah (IDR), Money-Exchanger can be found in most of the place. International ATM's are available (Visa/Masterd Card/Unionpay). Credit Cards not always accepted, Some fees may only be paid in cash.

Diver's reviews (2)

Anna, 01/04/2017

Euphoria Mar 2017 Excellent dive at Raja Ampat. But this boat is not recommended for the following reasons: 1) Absolutely not client-oriented owner / manager Arthur 2) In the cabins stinks of exhaust gases and chemistry 3) The boat is far from 2012 4) Large cockroaches run on the ship 5) Permanent problems with engines of dive boats

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Paupau Dive Club, 16/01/2016

我们这次包船去的四王群岛,有几点不太好:1. 船老板带着老婆孩子一起在船上,我们包船客人有时候还需要跟着孩子闹,有客人不喜欢小孩子,所以会觉得不方便。 2.船上的餐食不是非常好,不过四王群岛的潜水很不错,潜导也算认真负责,船员很努力的让大家都开心!

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