An exotic cruise adventure through the Indonesian Archipelago
- Island hopping in the South Pacific
- The Komodo Dragons on Rinca Island
- Satonda Island and the salt water crater lake
- The unspoiled beaches of Moyo Island
- Lombok and its amazing diversity
- Wonderfully welcoming locals
- And… just the awesome ambience
Bali is the latest ‘must see’ phenomenon – everybody seems to be going there, but how many truly get to fully enjoy it’s many varied and diverse delights? This is an island archipelago – to see it properly you need to explore by sea.
Come with us and you can get an island-hopping road trip by sea adventure, and exotic cruising at its best. Enjoy spectacular snorkelling, fun beach BBQ’s and fascinating optional excursions exploring the diverse nature and fascinating culture of these beautiful islands. We sail from the harbour of Benoa on Bali’s south coast and visit Keramat island noted for its coral reefs, Satonda island with its volcanic salt lake, Rinca island and the Komodo National Park, home to the world’s largest reptile, the Komodo Dragon, Komodo and Moyo islands and the famous Pink Beach. The best we save until last, spectacular Lombok with its live volcano and historic Hindu temple of Pura Meru.
Ports of call: Benoa - Keramat Island - Satonda Island - Banta Island - Rinca Island - Komodo Island - Moyo Island - Lombok - Benoa
Bali is located only 8º (890 km) south of the equator. Balinese weather is tropical, reliably hot and sunny. The daytime temperature averages between 80º F (27ºC) to 90º F (32ºC) in the southern lowlands. The mountains tend to be significantly cooler at around 70º F (21ºC) to 80º F (27ºC). At night the mountains can get pretty chilly. Bali’s tropical monsoon climate has two distinct seasons: dry (between May to September) and wet (between October to April).
Transfer to Bali’s Benoa harbour for an afternoon embarkation of Panorama II sailing at 8PM for Karamat
Late morning arrival. Ample time to relax, enjoy the beach or go snorkelling. Open air BBQ, Overnight at anchor
We sail early in the morning for Satonda, a volcanic island with a salt lake caldera. Join the walking excursion and explore the volcanic salt lake.
Flores Island and Kokotao Island
Morning arrival in Flores Island, one of the greenest in the archipelago. There is an optional excursion to Batu Cermin market and melo Village where you will be welcomed by traditional dancers. After lunch there will be some free time to explore and buy some souveniers. Overnight at anchor in Labuanbajo Port.
Rinca Island and Komodo Island
In the morning take the optional excursion in search of the famous Komodo Dragons. Sail at noon for Pink Beach on nearby Komodo Island. Far from the crowds, this remote and beautiful beach gets its name and colour from a trick of the light, interacting between the red coral and yellow sand. Time for swimming and snorkelling – overnight at sea.
Off the beaten track and un-commercialised, take an optional trip around the island and see spectacular waterfalls. We end the day with a beach BBQ
Our visit to Lombok should whet your appetite to return and spend much more time here. Blessed with wonderful beaches and a lush interior as well as a live volcano and the second highest peak in Indonesia, the optional day trip is well worth the effort. Evening farewell dinner on board.
We dock early in the morning, disembarkation after breakfast between 7 and 9:30. If extending your stay, transfer to your chosen resort.
Panorama II was launched in 2004 and fully renovated in 2012, offering the highest standard of accommodation and comfort safety. In 2015,the main lounge and bar area have been completely refitted followed by a redecoration.
The swimming platform enables you to swim when weather and anchorage conditions permit.
Home at Sea
- Single seating dining Indoor & Outdoor Lounge – Bar
- Indoor & Outodoor Restaurant
- Audiovisual in Lounge
- Mini library
- Beach Towels
- Snorkeling equipment
- Board Games
- Swimming Platform
- Windows: Upper & Main deck cabins
- Portholes: lower deck cabins
- Triple Occupancy cabins: Category B
- Flat-Screen TV
- Mini Safe
- Mini Fridge
- Individually controlled A/C
- En suite bathroom with shower
- Telephone for internal use
- Central music
Lower Deck – (Double Bed)
The category C cabins are located on the lower deck featuring portholes and bathrooms with showers. The cabins are equipped with individual controlled A/C, piped music, TV (Satellite channels), telephone for internal use, mini safe box, mini fridge and hairdryer adapters (voltage: 220 V).
Lower Deck – (Twin Beds or Triple Beds)
Main or Upper Deck – (Twin or Double Bed)
Category A cabins are located on the main or upper deck offering windows and bathroom with showers. The cabins are equipped with individual controlled A/C, piped music, TV (Satellite channels), telephone for internal use, mini safe box, mini fridge and hairdryer adapters (voltage: 220 V).
Upper Deck – (Double Bed)
Category P cabin is located on the upper deck offering a large window and bathroom with showers. The cabin is equipped with individual controlled A/C, piped music, TV (Satellite channels), telephone for internal use, mini safe box, mini fridge and hairdryer adapters (voltage: 220 V).
Upper Deck Outdoor Bar & Lounge area
Optional Cruise & Stay
Perched at the top a 40-meter cliff with panoramic views of the Indian Ocean, Hilton Bali Resort is reknowned for its spectacular views and extensive recreation facilities. All the lavishly appointed rooms, suites and villas features private balcony or terrace overlooking the ocean or the lush tropical gardens. The extensive grounds extend right the way down to the resort’s secluded beaches whilst and you can count on warm Balinese hospitality and attentive service during your stay.
Bali & the Islands of Paradise Cruise 20212021 Cruise only prices (£) per person
Saturday departures from Benoa
20% EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT FOR ALL RESERVATIONS MADE UNTIL 30 September 2020
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Bali 2021 - port charges, flights and supplements
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- 7 nights accommodation on board in your chosen cabin grade, each with private ensuite SH/WC & individually controlled air conditioning. Also mini fridge, and flat screen TV with complimentary movies.
- Full-board including: American buffet breakfast and two meals daily, The programme includes a Welcome Cocktail, a themed Greek Night, a fun BBQ on the beach or on deck (weather permitting) and Captain’s Dinner.
- Regular (filter) coffee, tea and still mineral water free all day, plus abundant fresh fruit.
- Use of fishing and snorkelling equipment and sea kayak (subject to availability).
- Professional English-speaking Cruise Director
- Flights & transfers (where booked as a flight inclusive package)
- Beverages, except regular (filter) coffee, tea and drinking water.
- Shore excursions on the islands or other arrangements.
- Crew gratuities (optional – recommend Eur10-14 per passenger per day)
- Passenger personal expenses.
- Wi-Fi (available at charge).
- Flights & transfers (unless booked as a flight inclusive package)
Indirect flights are available through Singapore Airlines (via Singapore), Malaysia Airlines (via Kuala Lumpur), Qatar Airways (via Doha), Emirates (via Dubai), Thai (via Bangkok), Philippine Airlines (via Manila), Cathay Pacific (via Hong Kong), Korean Air and Asiana (via Seoul).
From Gatwick: Emirates fly from the North Terminal while Cathay Pacific fly from the South Terminal. If you’re flying with Emirates and arriving at the airport by train you will need to take the free inter-terminal shuttle to reach your terminal. Both of Gatwick’s terminals have a wide selection of shops, eateries and lounge options to choose from.
From Heathrow: Singapore Airlines, Asiana and Thai depart from Terminal 2; Emirates and Cathay Pacific fly from Terminal 3; Malaysia Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Korean Air and Qatar Airways fly from Terminal 4. Heathrow Airport is known for its designer stores and celebrity-run restaurants. Each terminal also has high-street stores and down-to-earth snack-bars, if you want to save your spending money.
This is only a guideline. Always check your boarding pass for up-to-date terminal information.
We recommend arriving at the airport at least two hours before your flight is scheduled to depart.
ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 9511
Road transfer to yacht in approximately 30 minutes.