Trip reference number: 19387

Trip Operator: Wildlife Worldwide

Raja Ampat’S Birds Of Paradise

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This wildlife cruise, on board a handsome yacht, takes you to remote Indonesian islands in search of their dazzling birds of paradise and their equally enchanting coral reefs.

Combining a seven-night cruise through the islands of the Raja Ampat archipelago with a three-night stay in a forest lodge on Halmahera, this exceptional tour offers the best of Indonesia's birds of paradise and wonderful snorkelling over vibrant coral reefs. Cruising between the island homes of twelve-wired, red, Wilson's and king birds of paradise, Wallace's standardwing and more, we keep our eyes open for Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins and other cetaceans of these warm, biodiverse seas.

Typical itinerary

The full itinerary detail is available on our website.

  1. Day 1: Depart the UK
  2. Day 3: Arrive Sorong
  3. Day 4: Full day birdwatching from Sorong
  4. Day 5: Board yacht & set sail for Pulau Mioskon
  5. Day 6: Explore Pulau Gam for red bird of paradise, plus snorkelling
  6. Day 7: Explore Pulau Waigeo for Wilson’s bird of paradise, plus snorkelling
  7. Day 8: Wildlife on Pulau Batanta, plus snorkelling
  8. Day 9: Explore Salawati forest for king bird of paradise
  9. Day 10: Wildlife watching on Pulau Kofiau, plus snorkelling
  10. Day 11: Wildlife on Gebe, plus snorkelling
  11. Day 12: Disembark at Weda, explore forest for Wallace’s standardwing, snorkelling
  12. Day 13: Wildlife in Weda forest, plus snorkelling
  13. Day 14: Wildlife in Weda forest, plus snorkelling
  14. Day 15: Transfer to Ternate & depart
  15. Day 16: Arrive UK

Please note: This itinerary is based on flight schedules at the time of writing; these are subject to change and it may be necessary to travel to Ternate on the afternoon of Day 14, where we would overnight, prior to flying back to the UK on the morning of Day 15, arriving later that day.

  • Available*: Oct to Nov
  • Group size: 12
  • Price including flights from/to UK: From £8,795 pp
  • Price excluding international flights: From £8,295 pp
  • Included in the price/package:
    • 2 nights hotel in Sorong
    • 3 nights Ecolodge on Halmahera
    • 7 nights on board Katharina yacht
    • All meals
    • Transfers
  • Activities available:
    • Boat trip
    • Snorkelling
    • Swimming


This is a group trip with fixed departure dates. Please refer to our website for further information.

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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