Indonesia is an archipelago consisting of more than 13,000 islands. And the nature of Indonesia has a good potential for marine tourism. Although, there are not many, but there have been several Indonesian cruises which will provide a wonderful experience for you.
More often wade in the Nusa Tenggara / Lesser Sunda Islands. Lesser Sunda Islands region consists of many islands, it is suitable for the cruises. So do in the Banda Sea, around the Maluku islands to the south. And of course the famous Raja Ampat Archipelago.
One of the cruises sailing in this area is Ombak Putih (White Waves), a Buginese schooner built in 1996/1997 by traditional craftsmen and custom designed in western style. Ombak Putih, has 12 twin cabins with shower and toilet for each. The cabin are also equipped by their own air-conditioner. And there are 16 crews who are ready to serve and take care the passengers needs.
These are some of Ombak Putih scheduled cruises.
7 days Cruise, Bali – Komodo – Flores
The cruises takes 7 days. Depart from Tanjung Benoa, Bali to Labuanbajo, western tip of Flores Island. It will stop at Padang Bai, East Lombok, Satonda and Bima on the island of Sumbawa, Komodo and Rinca Island and Labuanbajo. In Padang Bai, Bali, we will see the tribal life of Bali Aga, and see the village of pottery makers in East Lombok. Beautiful coral gardens and stunning crater lake are waiting for us at Satonda, the remained of an Extinct volcano of the which the caldera was filled with water when nearby Mount Tambora erupted in 1815. At the island of Komodo and Rinca Island, we will see the relic Jurassic, Komodo.
9 days Cruise, Komodo, Sumba-Savu-Lembata-Maumere
Starting from Labuanbajo and stop at Komodo Island, Waingapu on Sumba Island, Savu Island, Ende, Lembata and Maumere. On the island of Komodo, we will look at the Jurassic dragon, komodo, and in Waingapu and Savu we will see making the famous “ikat” weaving. In Ende, we will make the journey to the stunning three-colored crate lakes of Mount Kelimutu. In Lembata, we will visit Lamalera, the whaling village. Here you will be hard to imagine how to hunt whales with the tools and techniques are very simple from the top of a small boat.
13 days Cruise, Maumere-Ternate
Depart from Maumere to Ternate. A place of transit is Waienga Bay, Island of Kumba, Tukang Besi Islands, Buton Island, Muna Island, follow the east coast of Sulawesi to Tolo Bay, Morowali National Park, Banggai Islands, Sanana Island, Bacan Island, Tidore Island and Ternate Island. You can go snorkeling in Island of Kumba, make an acquaintance with the Bajau people at Tukang Besi Islands, visit limestone caves with ancient wall paintings in Muna Island, meet the Wana tribe at Morowali National Park. You can also find beautiful sceneries and amazing flora and fauna in Bacan Island, Tidore Island and Ternate Island.
There are many other routes traveled by the Indonesian Cruises White Waves such as:
- 12 days Cruise, Ternate-Halmahera-Raja Ampat-Sorong
- 11 days Cruise, Ambon, Banda Islands-Tanimbar-Kai
- 11 Days Cruise, Kai-Agats-Timika
- 13 Days Cruise, Timika-Agats-Raja-Ampat-Sorong
- 13 days Cruise, Banda-Ambon-Ternate
Do you want an adventure? Indonesian Cruises is the answer.
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