Hidden Indonesia: Bali to Komodo

Discover some of Indonesia's best kept secrets, Komodo & Moyo Islands, on this new journey from Bali to Eastern Indonesia.

Journey Overview

Discover some of Indonesia's best kept secrets, Komodo & Moyo Islands, on this new journey from Bali to Eastern Indonesia. Spend four nights in central Bali before a seven-night voyage aboard Aqua Blu, an exciting long-range yacht. Able to cover vast distances in a short span of time — and in any sea condition — the vessel enables guests to experience this unique part of the world in a manner not seen before.

Journey Highlights

  • Seven-night all-inclusive voyage aboard the luxury long-range explorer yacht - Aqua Blu
  • Embark on a spectacular adventure amidst the wild and stunning landscapes of Komodo National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Marvel at the prehistoric Komodo dragon, the largest lizard species to walk the Earth
  • Hike through Bali's old rainforests and through coffee plantations
  • Survey spectacular coastal terrain with picture-perfect hills, bays and beaches — the result of ancient volcanic activity
  • Admire stunning marine discoveries at some of the best diving and snorkelling sites in the world

Price:
Per Person twin share: From $18,260
Solo Traveller: From $24,960

Itinerary

Journey Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Denpasar

Arrive Denpasar Airport with a VIP fast track arrival service. As you disembark the aircraft, you are escorted through the airport to meet your guide while waiting for your passport to be processed by immigration officials. Once cleared for immigration, collect your luggage and transfer north up the coast to your tropical refuge, Soori Bali, nestled on a stunning black sand beach. The remainder of the day is at leisure.
Soori Bali (One Bedroom Mountain Pool Villa OR Beach Pool Villa)

Day 2: Denpasar - Alassari

This morning travel inland to the Tabanan region, known for its beautiful rice terraces. In Selemadeg village, hop aboard an e-bike for your first adventure. Cycle around the village and through surrounding hills and rainforests passing tropical plantations, rivers and rustic villages along the way. Pedal uphill to a beautiful spot where you can admire the view and enjoy local tropical fruits. Continue on to an eco-lodge where an organic lunch is arranged. Arrive at your accommodation in a coffee plantation on the slopes of Mount Batukaru, an extinct volcano.
Alassari Plantation offers an isolated retreat that reflects the style of Joglo palaces of antiquity.
Alassari Plantation (Villa) | Meals: BL

Day 3: Alassari - Belimbing

This morning head out to explore the magnificent natural landscapes of Belimbing. The area is ideal for trekking, taking you back to a Bali of old. Tailor your own day according to your interest and level of fitness: stroll through the plantation and rice fields, hike up Mt. Batukaru or visit local temples and a village healer.
Alassari Plantation (Villa) | Meals: BL

Day 4: Alassari - Munduk

Continue north today to Munduk with some adventure in store. Discover a variety of flora as you make your way down through the dense rainforest to the north bank of Tamblingan crate lake. Step on board a dugout canoe for a ride across the lake with two stunning volcanoes as a backdrop. On the west bank, bathe in the holy water of a sacred spring which is only accessible by water. Arrive at your plantation hideaway in time for lunch. This afternoon explore the working coffee estate on foot taking in the dramatic scenery of towering volcanoes and mountains. Cool down with a swim at a red coral waterfall before returning.
Munduk Moding Plantation (Villa) | Meals: BL

Day 5: Munduk - Moyo Island

This morning return south to Benoa port where you board Aqua Blu, your home for the next seven nights. Enjoy a warm welcome and cruise to Moyo Island as the sun sets.
Aqua Blu (Design Suite with Windows — Forecastle Deck) | Meals: BLD

Day 6: Moyo Island

Arrive at the remote island of Moyo, where unspoiled terrestrial and marine habitats remain virtually untouched by outside influences. Explore verdant jungle and cascading waterfalls on the lookout for wild oxen, deer, boar and a variety of bird species. Snorkel at the shallow Angel Reef admiring the tropical fish and colourful corals.
Aqua Blu (Design Suite with Windows — Forecastle Deck) | Meals: BLD

Day 7: Saleh Bay, Sumbawa

Next stop Saleh Bay where an up-close ranger-led encounter with friendly whale sharks is sure to be a highlight. This evening, witness the dramatic flight of fruit bats as Sattonda as they head out over the mangroves on their nocturnal hunt.
Aqua Blu (Design Suite with Windows — Forecastle Deck) | Meals: BLD

Day 8: Gili Banta - West Komodo

Enjoy a spectacular sunrise and breakfast with Sangeang volcano as the backdrop and arrive at Gili Banta, a remote haven for beach lovers and snorkelers and divers (dive sites such as Star Wars and K2 are among the world's best) alike. Or hike the Eastern Ridge for stunning views. 
Aqua Blu (Design Suite with Windows — Forecastle Deck) | Meals: BLD

Day 9: Linta Strait - Padar

In the morning discover Linta Strait, a world-famous spot for drift snorkelling and diving. Large pelagic fish are very common as well as manta rays, giant trevally and big schools of barracuda. In the afternoon, arrive at picturesque Padar Island. Hike up the hill for iconic views before a sunset cocktail on the beach.
Aqua Blu (Design Suite with Windows — Forecastle Deck) | Meals: BLD

Day 10: Horeshoe Bay - Pink Beach

After a morning sailing through a spectacular sea passage, arrive in Horseshoe Bay, a dramatic curvature of land that is the remains of an ancient volcano caldera. Visit the favourite haunts of sea eagles and Komodo dragon aboard Aqua Blu's skiffs or choose to dive or swim. In the late afternoon the iconic Pink Beach awaits. Trek, witness the flight of bats or visit the local village. Or simply relax on the beach, cocktail in hand.
Aqua Blu (Design Suite with Windows — Forecastle Deck) | Meals: BLD

Day 11: Rinca - Gili Lawa Laut

Discover Komodo National Park's largest Komodo dragon population on land at Rinca before sailing to Gili Lawa Laut, an islet that features expansive beaches and shallow reefs for kayaking or stand-up paddle boarding. Meanwhile, explore diving and snorkelling spots and keep your eyes peeled for turtles.
Aqua Blu (Design Suite with Windows — Forecastle Deck) | Meals: BLD

Day 12: Depart Labuan Bajo

Depart Gili Lawa Daut anchorage for Labuan Bajo and disembark for your outbound flight.
Meals: B

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Accommodation/Partners

Accommodation/Partners

Aqua Blu

Hidden Indonesia: Bali to Komodo

Aqua Blu is Aqua Expeditions' first coastal ship, and the first-ever long-range explorer yacht with year-round departures to be permanent ... Read more

SOORI Bali

Hidden Indonesia: Bali to Komodo

Set in one of Bali's most fertile and picturesque regions, SOORI Bali lies between beautiful black-sand beaches and verdant rice terraces ... Read more

Dates & Prices

Journey Dates & Prices

Prices are per person, based on double occupancy

Apr 7, 2020 - Apr 18, 2020
Cabin Class Aqua Blu: Category 1 Bridge Deck and Forecastle Deck Price AU$18,260pp 18,260 Single Supplement AU$6,700 Internal Air (From) AU$0 Availability Call for Availability Enquire
Apr 21, 2020 - May 2, 2020
Cabin Class Aqua Blu: Category 1 Bridge Deck and Forecastle Deck Price AU$18,260pp 18,260 Single Supplement AU$6,700 Internal Air (From) AU$0 Availability Call for Availability Enquire
May 5, 2020 - May 16, 2020
Cabin Class Aqua Blu: Category 1 Bridge Deck and Forecastle Deck Price AU$18,260pp 18,260 Single Supplement AU$6,700 Internal Air (From) AU$0 Availability Call for Availability Enquire
May 19, 2020 - May 30, 2020
Cabin Class Aqua Blu: Category 1 Bridge Deck and Forecastle Deck Price AU$18,260pp 18,260 Single Supplement AU$6,700 Internal Air (From) AU$0 Availability Call for Availability Enquire
Jun 2, 2020 - Jun 13, 2020
Cabin Class Aqua Blu: Category 1 Bridge Deck and Forecastle Deck Price AU$18,260pp 18,260 Single Supplement AU$6,700 Internal Air (From) AU$0 Availability Call for Availability Enquire
Jun 16, 2020 - Jun 27, 2020
Cabin Class Aqua Blu: Category 1 Bridge Deck and Forecastle Deck Price AU$18,260pp 18,260 Single Supplement AU$6,700 Internal Air (From) AU$0 Availability Call for Availability Enquire
Jun 30, 2020 - Jul 11, 2020
Cabin Class Aqua Blu: Category 1 Bridge Deck and Forecastle Deck Price AU$18,260pp 18,260 Single Supplement AU$6,700 Internal Air (From) AU$0 Availability Call for Availability Enquire
Jul 14, 2020 - Jul 25, 2020
Cabin Class Aqua Blu: Category 1 Bridge Deck and Forecastle Deck Price AU$18,290pp 18,290 Single Supplement AU$6,735 Internal Air (From) AU$0 Availability Call for Availability Enquire
Jul 28, 2020 - Aug 8, 2020
Cabin Class Aqua Blu: Category 1 Bridge Deck and Forecastle Deck Price AU$18,290pp 18,290 Single Supplement AU$6,735 Internal Air (From) AU$0 Availability Call for Availability Enquire
Aug 11, 2020 - Aug 22, 2020
Cabin Class Aqua Blu: Category 1 Bridge Deck and Forecastle Deck Price AU$18,490pp 18,490 Single Supplement AU$6,925 Internal Air (From) AU$0 Availability Call for Availability Enquire
Aug 25, 2020 - Sep 5, 2020
Cabin Class Aqua Blu: Category 1 Bridge Deck and Forecastle Deck Price AU$18,490pp 18,490 Single Supplement AU$6,925 Internal Air (From) AU$0 Availability Call for Availability Enquire
Sep 8, 2020 - Sep 19, 2020
Cabin Class Aqua Blu: Category 1 Bridge Deck and Forecastle Deck Price AU$18,445pp 18,445 Single Supplement AU$6,875 Internal Air (From) AU$0 Availability Call for Availability Enquire
Sep 22, 2020 - Oct 3, 2020
Cabin Class Aqua Blu: Category 1 Bridge Deck and Forecastle Deck Price AU$18,260pp 18,260 Single Supplement AU$6,700 Internal Air (From) AU$0 Availability Call for Availability Enquire