2 travelers stand on a hilltop overlooking ocean & small islands at sunset on a cruise from Singapore to Bali Indonesia.
Aerial view of Raja Ampat's tiny islands in emerald waters with small ships cruising past, seen on a cruise to Bali from Australia.
Bright blue & turquoise sea is calm beside a tan rocky shoreline on a sunny day during an cruise from Singapore to Bali.
Komodo dragon resembling a large lizard lifts its head to look at the camera on a Nat Geo Indonesia Cruise.
Silhouettes of various small boats in a harbor at sunset during a National Geographic cruise to Bali from Australia.
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Asia / Pacific Indonesia Cruise

Exploring Indonesia: Bali, Raja Ampat & Papua New Guinea

On these Indonesia cruises aboard 102-guest National Geographic Orion, discover a region lost to time and enveloped in lore. Visit remote archipelagos that are true paradises both on Earth and below the surface of their translucent waters. While sailing through channels dotted with small, uninhabited islands, hop into Zodiacs or kayaks to enjoy a deserted, palm-lined white-sand beach or dive among creatures ranging from pygmy seahorses to giant clams.

Cruise to Bali from Australia (or reverse), with a visit to Papua New Guinea and a charter flight connecting travelers between the ship in the Solomon Islands and a start or end in Brisbane, Australia. Experience the thrill of spotting rare Komodo dragons in the wild; snorkel and dive at pristine coral reefs of the Moluccas, Raja Ampat, and West Papua; take part in exuberant welcome ceremonies at secluded villages; and learn about some of the fiercest battles of the Pacific Theater during World War II. Explore the fascinating riverine world of the Asmat region, one of the least-explored places on Earth.

The 102-guest Nat Geo Orion acts as floating basecamp during these Tuamotu Islands cruises. This small expedition ship is technologically advanced and equipped with a full set of exploration tools, including an ROV and enough kayaks, stand-up paddleboards and Zodiacs to send all guests out exploring at the same time. Additionally, select cabins offer private balconies for special moments taking in the awe-inspiring wilderness. The National Geographic Orion features a nearly 1:1 guest-to-crew ratio, ensuring that your trip to paradise comes with attentive service.

Read on for details about this trip, or learn more about AdventureSmith’s Indonesia cruises and Indonesia trips.



Itinerary

Main Exploring Indonesia: Bali, Raja Ampat & Papua New Guinea Itinerary

The main, eastbound Exploring Indonesia cruise embarks in Bali, Indonesia, and cruises through iconic Indonesian islands like Komodo before visiting Papua New Guinea and disembarking in the Solomon Islands. This trip ends with a charter flight to overnight in Brisbane, Australia, followed by a return flight to the U.S.

Route map of National Geographic cruise Exploring Indonesia: Bali, Raja Ampat & Papua New Guinea, operating between Bali & Brisbane, Australia.
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Day 1
Arrive Bali, Indonesia & Overnight

Arrive in Bali and transfer to the group hotel. Meet fellow travelers this evening at a welcome reception.

Accommodations

Fairmont Hotel (or similar)

Meals

dinner

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Day 2
Explore Ubud & Embark Benoa

This morning check out of the hotel and head off into the countryside and the artist’s town of Ubud–famous for silver working, wood carving and batik. Wind along into the hills, passing exquisite Hindu temples, lush forests, small villages and the terraced rice fields cut into the cliffs. From water buffalo, to ducks, to harvest, learn how all the pieces of rice production flow together and nothing is wasted. Following lunch and free time to wander through the galleries in Ubud, head back to Benoa and embark the ship.

Accommodations

National Geographic Orion

Meals

breakfast, lunch, dinner

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Day 3
Lesser Sunda Islands: Satonda & Sumbawa

The ship’s first stop is the uninhabited Indonesian island of Satonda–a small circular island that is an ancient volcanic cone. Spend the morning snorkeling or diving the vibrant reefs or hike inland to the island’s sacred lake. This afternoon visit the island of Sumbawa, where villagers welcome all with a lively cultural display. Witness a traditional wedding ceremony and a local boxing match.

Accommodations

National Geographic Orion

Meals

breakfast, lunch, dinner

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Day 4
Komodo Island

Explore Komodo National Park, home to the world’s largest living lizard—the Komodo dragon. Learn about the conservation of these prehistoric giants from park rangers, who will join on a hike to spot the lizards in their natural habitat. Then enjoy an afternoon of swimming, snorkeling or exploring the sands at “Pink Beach,” named for the coral fragments that lend their color to the sand.

Accommodations

National Geographic Orion

Meals

breakfast, lunch, dinner

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Days 5 - 6
Flores Islands & At Sea

Flores was once an important Portuguese trading center for sandalwood. Travel inland from Maumere to the weaving village of Watublapi and meet the people of this arid island, known for producing some of the finest ikat weaving in the world. Whereas many other local weaving communities switched to industrially spun yarn and chemical dyes for the sake of saving time and money, the weavers of Watublapi still use the traditional, handspun yarn made out of local cotton, as well as local natural dyes. Also see a cultural dance presentation.

Accommodations

National Geographic Orion

Meals

breakfast, lunch, dinner

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Day 7
Banda Islands, Moluccas: Banda Neira

Sail into the Molucca archipelago, also known as Maluku or the Spice Islands. In the heart of the Moluccas lay the Banda Islands, where a kora kora, or traditional war canoe, escorts all to the enchanted isle of Pulau Naira. Neighboring Banda Neira was once the center of the Spice Island trade and a hub of the Dutch East India Company. Stroll past Dutch architecture and visit Fort Belgica, built to protect the profitable spice trade. Next to Bandanaira, the near perfect conical volcano of Banda Api will be visible, quietly steaming away, and the crystal-clear waters provide great swimming and snorkeling opportunities.

Accommodations

National Geographic Orion

Meals

breakfast, lunch, dinner

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Days 8 - 9
Exploring Raja Ampat

Snorkel and dive one of the richest and most intricate marine regions in the world. Explore the steep coral walls and drop offs that are brimming with amazing life–colorful corals, giant clams and literally hundreds of different fish species. Above sea level, the experiences are just as amazing, with lush islands, towering limestone pinnacles jutting out of the water, and hidden white-sand coves to discover by Zodiac or kayak. On Gam Island birders may join a pre-dawn nature walk to try to catch a glimpse of the ethereal red bird-of-paradise.

Accommodations

National Geographic Orion

Meals

breakfast, lunch, dinner

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Day 10
Maccleur Gulf: Kokas Village

Soaring mountains, pristine rain forest, and dozens of the most ancient, primal tribes on the planet can be found on this amazing section of Indonesia. Use Zodiacs to get up close to 20,000-year-old rock art near the fishing village of Kokas. Explore the fascinating skull caves and rock art of the Macassan culture. See the remains of the secret underground Japanese bunkers built here during World War II. Witness the traditional gabagaba, or stick dance, and learn about the myriad cultures that have passed through this region.

Accommodations

National Geographic Orion

Meals

breakfast, lunch, dinner

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Days 11 - 13
At Sea & Asmat

Arrive in the enchanting Asmat region, which spreads across mud flats and mangrove forests, with raised wooden boardwalks linking one village to the next. Elaborately painted “warriors” escort all to one of the stilt villages on shore, to attend a fascinating welcome ceremony. Today’s subsequent exploration will be dictated by the tides, as Zodiacs bring all to neighboring villages to encounter the ancient culture of the Asmat people, who are renowned for their woodcarving.

Accommodations

National Geographic Orion

Meals

breakfast, lunch, dinner

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Days 14 - 16
At Sea & Gulf of Papua, Papua New Guinea

We leave the Asmat region and sail through the Aru and Arafura Seas. During the last ice age, when sea levels were over 325 feet lower than they are today, this region was a land bridge between Australia and New Guinea. Transit the shallow, island-strewn Torres Strait, which separates Australia from New Guinea, to enter the Gulf of Papua. Explore the coast and scattered islands looking for that perfect place to spend some time on a deserted beach or snorkeling through a reef bursting with color and life.

Accommodations

National Geographic Orion

Meals

breakfast, lunch, dinner

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Days 17 - 18
Samarai Island & At Sea

It’s hard to imagine today that Samarai Island was once a bustling trading port and the second largest city in Papua New Guinea. The town was evacuated at the onset of the Pacific War and many of its buildings deliberately destroyed. When the war ended, Samarai never regained its earlier importance. Life is much slower paced nowadays, and there is a chance to meet and be greeted by the town’s residents. While departing, be sure to be out on deck as the ship cruises through the beautiful neighboring islands.

Accommodations

National Geographic Orion

Meals

breakfast, lunch, dinner

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Day 19
Disembark Honiara, Solomon Islands & Fly to Brisbane, Australia

The expedition concludes in Honiara, a former U.S. supply depot and a strategic WWII battleground. Tour around the outskirts of the city to see sites well known from the Battle of Guadalcanal in 1942-43. See the shores of Red Beach and the vital airbase at Henderson Field. Visit the hills above Honiara where some of the fiercest battles took place. Then, transfer to the airport for a group flight to Brisbane, to overnight at a local hotel.

Accommodations

Hotel TBD

Meals

breakfast, lunch

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Day 20
Depart Brisbane, Australia

Transfer this morning to the airport for your flight home.

Accommodations

n/a

Meals

breakfast

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Details
Inclusions, Terms & Notes

Included

Accommodations; meals indicated; beer, wine & full bar; excursions; services of expedition leader, naturalist staff and expert guides; use of kayaks; entrance fees; all port charges and service taxes. Gratuities for all departures of National Geographic Explorer, Orion, Endurance, Resolution, Sea Cloud, Jahan and Lord of the Glens.

Exclusions

One-way charter flight from Honiara, Solomon Islands, to Brisbane, Australia (inquire with an Adventure Specialist for pricing); immigration fees; air transportation; extensions; meals not indicated; reserve wines & premium spirits; gratuities for all departures of Delfin II, Endeavour II, Islander II, Venture, Quest, Sea Bird and Sea Lion; personal items such as emails, laundry, voyage DVD, etc.; and insurance of any kind.

Payment & Cancellation

For expeditions departing April 1, 2024 onward:
In order to confirm this trip, a deposit of 15% of the total trip cost is required per person at time of booking. The balance of the trip price is due 120 days before the departure date. Special payment terms apply for groups of 8 or more; inquire for details. Guests who must cancel their trip for any reason must do so in writing. Standard cancellations are subject to the following per-person fees, based on number of days prior to departure:
120 or more days – 100% of deposit**
119 to 90 days – 50% of total trip cost
89 to 0 days – 100% of total trip cost

**Advance payments will be credited in the form of a Lindblad Expeditions Travel Certificate, valid for 12 months from the date of cancellation, and which may only be applied towards final payment on any future booking.

Terms & Conditions

This trip is subject to AdventureSmith Explorations Terms and Conditions. Please read this information carefully and call us if you have any questions. A Traveler Information Form, which includes a release of liability, must be completed and signed by all travelers. Your Adventure Specialist will send you a unique link to complete this form along with a packing list and extensive pre-departure and travel insurance information upon booking confirmation.

Vaccination Requirement
To join this trip, all guests 5 years and older must provide proof of being fully vaccinated (at least 14 days after your final COVID-19 vaccine shot). There may also be COVID-19 testing or other requirements to participate; your Adventure Specialist will provide details of current policies upon booking.

Arrival & Departure

The main Exploring Indonesia cruise begins in Denpasar, Bali (DPS), and ends in Brisbane, Australia (BNE). We highly recommend arriving one day prior to your trip start date in case of any flight delay, cancellation or lost luggage issues. Embarkation time on Day 2 may vary based upon arrival of group flights. Disembarkation is after breakfast on Day 19 of the outlined itinerary; departure times may vary depending on return group flights. If you would like assistance with international flights, please visit our Booking Flights resource page.

Internal Flights

A group charter flight between Honiara and Brisbane is required on this trip’s itinerary; see this trip’s Exclusions. There is a strict luggage limit of 50 lbs (23 kg) checked luggage (maximum size under 150cm of combined length, width and height including wheels and handles) and 11 lbs (5 kg) cabin baggage (maximum size 45 x 35 x 20cm including wheels and handles) on the flight between Honiara and Brisbane.

Activities

Whether you are looking for light activity options or more challenging outdoor pursuits, the ship’s crew can tailor most any expedition to suit your skill level. Adventure activities may include snorkeling, diving (included), kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, inflatable boat/skiff excursions, cultural visits, land treks and wildlife observation.

Room Configuration

In addition to listed Solo cabin rates, select double-occupancy cabins may be available for single occupancy with a single supplement fee. If you would like to share accommodations with another guest of the same gender, we will be happy to try to accommodate you in select cabin categories. This program allows you to pay the per person double-occupancy rate whether or not a roommate is found. Contact AdventureSmith for further details and availability.

Families & Children

Children under the age of 18 are eligible for $500 off the double occupancy rate. Skilled staff members trained with National Geographic Education organize activities that inspire curiosity in young people of all ages. Programming for kids may include activities like photo workshops, journaling, scavenger hunts, Zodiac-driving lessons, hands-on nature and science programming and kid-friendly menu options.

Travel Insurance

Protect your travel investment with insurance. Our partners at Travelex Insurance offer a variety of plans and policies to fit every trip and budget. Coverage for a pre-existing medical condition is also available if you purchase the Travel Select plan within 15 days of the initial trip payment; refer to plan details. Learn more about travel insurance or get a free quote.

Itinerary Notes

Use the itinerary as a guide only. Itineraries may be altered due to weather, wildlife, national park regulation or at the captain’s discretion. The ability to be flexible makes this type of small ship cruising unique.

Reverse Exploring Indonesia: Bali, Raja Ampat & Papua New Guinea Itinerary

The reverse, westbound Exploring Indonesia cruise embarks in Honiara, Solomon Islands, and cruises along Papua New Guinea to iconic Indonesian islands like Komodo before disembarking in Bali, Indonesia. This cruise to Bali from Australia begins with an overnight in Brisbane, Australia, followed by a charter flight to embark the ship in the Solomon Islands.

Route map of National Geographic cruise Exploring Indonesia: Bali, Raja Ampat & Papua New Guinea, operating between Bali & Brisbane, Australia.
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Day 1
Arrive Brisbane, Australia & Overnight

Arrive in Brisbane and check in to the group hotel. Meet fellow travelers this evening at a welcome reception.

Accommodations

Hotel TBD

Meals

dinner

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Day 2
Fly to Honiara, Solomon Islands & Embark

This morning check out of the hotel and transfer to the airport for the flight to Honiara. Tour the outskirts of this former U.S. supply depot and strategic WWII battleground to see sites well known from the Battle of Guadalcanal in 1942-43. See the shores of Red Beach and the vital airbase at Henderson Field. Visit the hills above Honiara where some of the fiercest battles took place. This afternoon embark the ship.

Accommodations

National Geographic Orion

Meals

breakfast, lunch, dinner

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Days 3 - 4
At Sea & Samarai, Papua New Guinea

The first morning is at sea as the ship steams towards the southern tip of Papua New Guinea. Spend time on deck with the team of naturalists, listen to the many presentations that will set the stage for upcoming adventures, or enjoy one of the many onboard amenities that the beautiful ship has to offer

Accommodations

National Geographic Orion

Meals

breakfast, lunch, dinner

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Days 5 - 7
Gulf of Papua & At Sea

Heading up the coast, transit the shallow, island-strewn Torres Strait, which separates Australia from New Guinea, to enter the Gulf of Papua. Explore the coast and scattered islands looking for that perfect place to spend some time on a deserted beach or snorkeling through a reef bursting with color and life. Then sail through the Aru and Arafura Seas as the ship travels to the Asmat region. During the last ice age, when sea levels were over 325 feet lower than they are today, this was a land bridge between Australia and New Guinea.

Accommodations

National Geographic Orion

Meals

breakfast, lunch, dinner

Read More
Days 8 - 10
At Sea & Asmat, Papua, Indonesia

Arrive in the enchanting Asmat region, which spreads across mud flats and mangrove forests, with raised wooden boardwalks linking one village to the next. Elaborately painted “warriors” escort all to one of the stilt villages on shore, to attend a fascinating welcome ceremony. The subsequent exploration will be dictated by the tides, as Zodiacs bring all to neighboring villages to encounter the ancient culture of the Asmat people, who are renowned for their woodcarving.

Accommodations

National Geographic Orion

Meals

breakfast, lunch, dinner

Read More
Day 11
Maccleur Gulf: Kokas Village

Soaring mountains, pristine rain forest, and dozens of the most ancient, primal tribes on the planet can be found on this amazing section of Indonesia. Use Zodiacs to get up close to 20,000-year-old rock art near the fishing village of Kokas. Explore the fascinating skull caves and rock art of the Macassan culture. See the remains of the secret underground Japanese bunkers built here during World War II.  Witness the traditional gabagaba, or stick dance, and learn about the myriad cultures that have passed through this region.

Accommodations

National Geographic Orion

Meals

breakfast, lunch, dinner

Read More
Days 12 - 13
Exploring Raja Ampat

Snorkel and dive one of the richest and most intricate marine regions in the world. Explore the steep coral walls and drop offs that are brimming with amazing life–colorful corals, giant clams and literally hundreds of different fish species. Above sea level, the experiences are just as amazing, with lush islands, towering limestone pinnacles jutting out of the water and hidden white-sand coves to discover by Zodiac or kayak. On Gam Island birders may join a pre-dawn nature walk to try to catch a glimpse of the ethereal red bird-of-paradise.

Accommodations

National Geographic Orion

Meals

breakfast, lunch, dinner

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Day 14
Banda Islands, Moluccas: Banda Neira

Sail into the Molucca archipelago, also known as Maluku or the Spice Islands. In the heart of the Moluccas lay the Banda Islands, where a kora kora, or traditional war canoe, escorts all to the enchanted isle of Pulau Naira. Neighboring Banda Neira was once the center of the Spice Island trade and a hub of the Dutch East India Company. Stroll past Dutch architecture and visit Fort Belgica, built to protect the profitable spice trade. Next to Bandanaira, the near perfect conical volcano of Banda Api will be visible, quietly steaming away, and the crystal-clear waters provide great swimming and snorkeling opportunities.

Accommodations

National Geographic Orion

Meals

breakfast, lunch, dinner

Read More
Days 15 - 16
At Sea & Flores Island

Flores was once an important Portuguese trading center for sandalwood. Travel inland from Maumere to the weaving village of Watublapi and meet the people of this arid island, known for producing some of the finest ikat weaving in the world. Whereas many other local weaving communities switched to industrially spun yarn and chemical dyes for the sake of saving time and money, the weavers of Watublapi still use the traditional, handspun yarn made out of local cotton, as well as local natural dyes. Also see a cultural dance presentation.

Accommodations

National Geographic Orion

Meals

breakfast, lunch, dinner

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Day 17
Komodo Island

Explore Komodo National Park, home to the world’s largest living lizard—the Komodo dragon. Learn about the conservation of these prehistoric giants from park rangers, who will join on a hike to spot the lizards in their natural habitat. Then enjoy an afternoon of swimming, snorkeling or exploring the sands at “Pink Beach,” named for the coral fragments that lend their color to the sand.

Accommodations

National Geographic Orion

Meals

breakfast, lunch, dinner

Read More
Day 18
Lesser Sunda Islands: Satonda & Sumbawa

The ship’s final stop is the uninhabited Indonesian island of Satonda–a small circular island that is an ancient volcanic cone. Spend the morning snorkeling or diving the vibrant reefs or hike inland to the island’s sacred lake. This afternoon visit the island of Sumbawa, where villagers welcome all with a lively cultural display. Witness a traditional wedding ceremony and a local boxing match.

Accommodations

National Geographic Orion

Meals

breakfast, lunch, dinner

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Day 19
Disembark Bali, Indonesia & Depart

This morning, arrive in Denpasar on the lush island of Bali, one of the world’s greatest cultural treasures. Following disembarkation, get a taste of this paradise, where life and art are interwoven. After lunch, transfer to the airport.

Accommodations

n/a

Meals

breakfast, lunch

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Details
Inclusions, Terms & Notes

Included

Accommodations; meals indicated; beer, wine & full bar; excursions; services of expedition leader, naturalist staff and expert guides; use of kayaks; entrance fees; all port charges and service taxes. Gratuities for all departures of National Geographic Explorer, Orion, Endurance, Resolution, Sea Cloud, Jahan and Lord of the Glens.

Exclusions

One-way charter flight from Honiara, Solomon Islands, to Brisbane, Australia (inquire with an Adventure Specialist for pricing); immigration fees; air transportation; extensions; meals not indicated; reserve wines & premium spirits; gratuities for all departures of Delfin II, Endeavour II, Islander II, Venture, Quest, Sea Bird and Sea Lion; personal items such as emails, laundry, voyage DVD, etc.; and insurance of any kind.

Payment & Cancellation

For expeditions departing April 1, 2024 onward:
In order to confirm this trip, a deposit of 15% of the total trip cost is required per person at time of booking. The balance of the trip price is due 120 days before the departure date. Special payment terms apply for groups of 8 or more; inquire for details. Guests who must cancel their trip for any reason must do so in writing. Standard cancellations are subject to the following per-person fees, based on number of days prior to departure:
120 or more days – 100% of deposit**
119 to 90 days – 50% of total trip cost
89 to 0 days – 100% of total trip cost

**Advance payments will be credited in the form of a Lindblad Expeditions Travel Certificate, valid for 12 months from the date of cancellation, and which may only be applied towards final payment on any future booking.

Terms & Conditions

This trip is subject to AdventureSmith Explorations Terms and Conditions. Please read this information carefully and call us if you have any questions. A Traveler Information Form, which includes a release of liability, must be completed and signed by all travelers. Your Adventure Specialist will send you a unique link to complete this form along with a packing list and extensive pre-departure and travel insurance information upon booking confirmation.

Vaccination Requirement
To join this trip, all guests 5 years and older must provide proof of being fully vaccinated (at least 14 days after your final COVID-19 vaccine shot). There may also be COVID-19 testing or other requirements to participate; your Adventure Specialist will provide details of current policies upon booking.

Arrival & Departure

The reverse Exploring Indonesia cruise begins in Brisbane, Australia (BNE), and ends in Denpasar, Bali (DPS). We highly recommend arriving one day prior to your trip start date in case of any flight delay, cancellation or lost luggage issues. Embarkation time on Day 2 may vary based upon arrival of group flights. Disembarkation is after breakfast on Day 19 of the outlined itinerary; departure times may vary depending on return group flights. If you would like assistance with international flights, please visit our Booking Flights resource page.

Internal Flights

A group charter flight between Honiara and Brisbane is required on this trip’s itinerary; see this trip’s Exclusions. There is a strict luggage limit of 50 lbs (23 kg) checked luggage (maximum size under 150cm of combined length, width and height including wheels and handles) and 11 lbs (5 kg) cabin baggage (maximum size 45 x 35 x 20cm including wheels and handles) on the flight between Honiara and Brisbane.

Activities

Whether you are looking for light activity options or more challenging outdoor pursuits, the ship’s crew can tailor most any expedition to suit your skill level. Adventure activities may include snorkeling, diving (included), kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, inflatable boat/skiff excursions, cultural visits, land treks and wildlife observation.

Room Configuration

In addition to listed Solo cabin rates, select double-occupancy cabins may be available for single occupancy with a single supplement fee. If you would like to share accommodations with another guest of the same gender, we will be happy to try to accommodate you in select cabin categories. This program allows you to pay the per person double-occupancy rate whether or not a roommate is found. Contact AdventureSmith for further details and availability.

Families & Children

Children under the age of 18 are eligible for $500 off the double occupancy rate. Skilled staff members trained with National Geographic Education organize activities that inspire curiosity in young people of all ages. Programming for kids may include activities like photo workshops, journaling, scavenger hunts, Zodiac-driving lessons, hands-on nature and science programming and kid-friendly menu options.

Travel Insurance

Protect your travel investment with insurance. Our partners at Travelex Insurance offer a variety of plans and policies to fit every trip and budget. Coverage for a pre-existing medical condition is also available if you purchase the Travel Select plan within 15 days of the initial trip payment; refer to plan details. Learn more about travel insurance or get a free quote.

Itinerary Notes

Use the itinerary as a guide only. Itineraries may be altered due to weather, wildlife, national park regulation or at the captain’s discretion. The ability to be flexible makes this type of small ship cruising unique.

Rates & Dates

Cruise Rates & Dates

Rates are variable per remaining availability and are subject to change.

May 08 - May 26, 2024
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