Bali & the Islands of Paradise Cruise

An exotic cruise adventure through the Indonesian Archipelago

may, 2019

12feballday15junFeaturedBali Cruise - 40% Off Summer 2019Applies to bookings made by 15 June

30jan9:32 am30sep9:32 amBali Cruise - 20% Early Booking Discount Summer 2020Applies to bookings made by 30 September

Don't miss...

  • 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

The Weather

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).

Day-by-Day Itinerary

Benoa Bali - Vihara Satya Dharma Temple

Benoa Harbour

Transfer to Bali’s Benoa harbour for an afternoon embarkation of Panorama II sailing at 8PM for Karamat

Keramat Island

Keramat Island

Late morning arrival. Ample time to relax, enjoy the beach or go snorkelling. Open air BBQ, Overnight at anchor

Satonda Island

Satonda Island

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.

Rinca Island

Banta Island and Rinca Island

First we stop at Banta for time to swim and snorkel followed by a beach BBQ, then onwards to Rinca island in the Komodo National Park for late afternoon arrival. Overnight at anchor.

Komodo Dragon Komodo National Park

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.

Mojo Island

Moyo Island

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

Lombok

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.

Lombok

Benoa, Bali

We dock early in the morning, disembarkation after breakfast between 7 and 9:30. If extending your stay, transfer to your chosen resort.

Benoa Bali

Saturday Embarkation June to September

Your vessel: The M/S Panorama II

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.

Panorama II

Home at Sea

  • Single seating dining Indoor & Outdoor Lounge – Bar
  • Indoor & Outodoor Restaurant
  • Audiovisual in Lounge
  • Mini library
  • Beach Towels
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Kayak
  • Board Games
  • Swimming Platform
  • Wi-Fi

Comfort Zone

  • 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
  • Hairdryers
  • Telephone for internal use
  • Central music
Panorama II Category c

Category C:

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).

Panorama II Category B

Category B:

Lower Deck – (Twin Beds or Triple Beds)

The category B cabins are located on the lower deck featuring portholes  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).
Panorama II Category A

Category A:

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).

Panorama II Category P

Category P:

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).

Panorama II Lounge Area

Lounge Area

The public areas include a main lounge with deep pile carpet and comfortable sofas.
Panorama II Dining Area

Dining Area

The bar and restaurant area at the Lower deck is the perfect setting for your meals or drinks, with generous buffet space and seating. Special meal programmes (e.g. vegetarian meals) are available on request.
Panorama II Sun Deck

Sundeck

The aft area at the Upper deck provides generous semi covered or sun exposed areas with loungers & chairs.
Panorama II Upper Deck Outside Bar and Lounge

Upper Deck Outdoor Bar & Lounge area

The Upper Deck provides generous semi covered or sun exposed areas where passengers can enjoy meals “al fresco” with magnificent views of each destination visited.
Panorama II Swim Platform

Swimming Platform

The swimming platform on Panorama II stern enables you to swim when weather and anchorage conditions permit.

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. 

The hotel boasts all the facilities you would expect from a deluxe 5* resort with a range of dining choices, spa and wellness treatments, fitness suite, sauna and steam room, a choice of pools, tennis court, and of course the extensive beach.
 
The hotel is located close to the acclaimed resort of Nusa Dua and being within 30 minutes of the airport and convenient for the embarkation port, represents an ideal and convenient touring base in a tranquil and scenic setting.

Hilton Bali Resort

from £105 per night (BB basis)

Prices

Bali

2019 Cruise only prices (£) per person
Saturday departures from Benoa
Departure DatesCategory CCategory BCategory ACategory P
8/6/2019£1773£2045£2409£2682
22/6/2019£1773£2045£2409£2682
06/07/2019£1773£2045£2409£2682
13/7/2019£1773£2045£2409£2682
27/7/2019£1773£2045£2409£2682
03/08/2019£1773£2045£2409£2682
17/08/2019£1773£2045£2409£2682
24/08/2019£1773£2045£2409£2682
07/09/2019£1773£2045£2409£2682
14/09/2019£1773£2045£2409£2682
21/09/2019£1773£2045£2409£2682
28/09/2019£1773£2045£2409£2682
5/10/2019£1773£2045£2409£2682
12/10/2019£1773£2045£2409£2682
19/10/2019£1773£2045£2409£2682

ATOL 9511Book your flights with us to ensure full ATOL protection for your holiday.

Bali - port charges, flights and supplements

 Category CCategory BCategory ACategory P
Port charges(mandatory)£382£382£382£382
Flights inc luggage from£590£590£590£590
Transfers from£80£80£80£80
Single supplement50%50%50%50%
3rd person reductionN/A-30%N/AN/A

Bali

2020 Cruise only prices (£) per person
Saturday departures from Benoa
20% EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT FOR ALL RESERVATIONS MADE UNTIL 30 SEPTEMBER 2019
Departure DatesCategory CSpecial OfferCategory BSpecial OfferCategory ASpecial OfferCategory PSpecial Offer
13/6/2020£1,864£1,491£2,136£1,709£2,545£2,036£2,818£2,254
20/6/2020£1,864£1,491£2,136£1,709£2,545£2,036£2,818£2,254
27/6/2020£1,864£1,491£2,136£1,709£2,545£2,036£2,818£2,254
4/7/2020£1,864£1,491£2,136£1,709£2,545£2,036£2,818£2,254
11/7/2020£1,864£1,491£2,136£1,709£2,545£2,036£2,818£2,254
18/7/2020£1,864£1,491£2,136£1,709£2,545£2,036£2,818£2,254
25/7/2020£1,864£1,491£2,136£1,709£2,545£2,036£2,818£2,254
1/8/2020£1,864£1,491£2,136£1,709£2,545£2,036£2,818£2,254
8/8/2020£1,864£1,491£2,136£1,709£2,545£2,036£2,818£2,254
15/8/2020£1,864£1,491£2,136£1,709£2,545£2,036£2,818£2,254
22/8/2020£1,864£1,491£2,136£1,709£2,545£2,036£2,818£2,254
29/8/2020£1,864£1,491£2,136£1,709£2,545£2,036£2,818£2,254
5/9/2020£1,864£1,491£2,136£1,709£2,545£2,036£2,818£2,254
12/9/2020£1,864£1,491£2,136£1,709£2,545£2,036£2,818£2,254
19/9/2020£1,864£1,491£2,136£1,709£2,545£2,036£2,818£2,254

ATOL 9511Book your flights with us to ensure full ATOL protection for your holiday.

Bali - port charges, flights and supplements

 Category CCategory BCategory ACategory P
Port charges(mandatory)£382£382£382£382
Flights inc luggage from£590£590£590£590
Transfers from£80£80£80£80
Single supplement50%50%50%50%
3rd person reductionN/A-30%N/AN/A
  • 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).

Terminal Information

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.

Practical Information

We recommend arriving at the airport at least two hours before your flight is scheduled to depart.

ATOL 9511ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 9511

Road transfer to yacht  in approximately 30 minutes.

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