33 Days
Duration
Apr
Month
15 People
Max Group Size

If you have only one chance at snorkeling the best sites in Indonesia, this is the tour for you. This epic 32 day snorkel safari is the most comprehensive tour we’ve ever put together for Indonesia as it includes stops in Alor, Komodo, Raja Ampat’s Misool, Bali, and Wakatobi. Not only will you be immersed in the best reefs and surrounded by throngs of fish, but you’ll also be hosted by the country’s finest resorts who will look after your every need on land and in the water.

Alor will be the first stop on this nearly month-long journey. In this remote region of eastern Indonesia, we’ll be hosted by one of the only resorts in the area, Alami Alor. We charter the entire resort which will give us unfettered access to the resort and all that they offer, including their amazing house reef and all the snorkeling nearby. While Alor is still a bit of a secret to a lot of the world, we’ve become very fond of the snorkeling here as the shallow reefs remain in near pristine condition. Besides the vibrant coral reefs bursting with life, large cetaceans like blue whales and super pods of dolphins are not uncommon as we move between the sites.


Komodo is one of the premier snorkeling regions of Indonesia and we’ll be based at the beautiful Komodo Resort. This resort is situated on its own private island complete with hiking trails, a spa, a gym, decadent meals, and an outstanding house reef. Better yet, the resort is on the doorsteps to the national park’s boundary where we will encounter turtles, reef sharks, cephalopods, and almost certainly giant manta rays! Oh yes, and the famous Komodo Dragons!


Misool is the southernmost set of islands in Raja Ampat and is truly a paradise brimming with pristine coral reefs and more exotic marine species than you possibly count in a single trip. Misool Resort is the only resort in this entire largely- uninhabited area, and yet the comfort and style of this resort is second to none. Because of the amazing conservation efforts taken on by the resort, the surrounding waters are densely populated with sharks, rays, and swarms of fish big and small.


Bali is well known around the world as being the ‘paradise island,’ and if you haven’t already experienced it, we’ll show you why. Outside of the transit stops, we will be spending three nights in Sanur in the south of Bali. Here we intend to give you a taste of the amazing culture, food, stunning landscapes, and iconic temples, and of course, the exquisite resorts that Bali has become famous for.


Wakatobi is situated at the geographical center of the Coral Triangle, the most marine bio-diverse environment in the world. Wakatobi in particular is recognized as having the highest number of coral and fish species found anywhere on the planet and has a truly amazing house reef, which one can easily explore from the resort’s pier. The islands and reefs in the Wakatobi National Park have been preserved from the negative effects of large-scale tourism as the area is only accessible by private charter flights and liveaboard boats.


 

Marine Life Guide

marine life guide Alor and Komodo

 


This tour is partnered with the Manta Trust. Find out how we support the Manta Trust via this tour here.

March 30 - Arrive in Jakarta, 1 Night

Upon arrival into Jakarta International Airport (CGK) make your way to our Jakartak hotel where you can check in a relax. You will meet the group leader and group at the hotel restaurant for dinner and intro to the following days.

March 31 - Transfer to Alami Alor Resort, 5 Nights

After checking out, we catch our early morning flight to Alor. Upon arrival at Alor, we will be met by Alami staff and transferred to the resort 45-60 minutes away. Once at the resort we will check in to our bungalows, have lunch and an orientation, and if there’s enough time we can do a snorkel on the house reef before dinner.
Alami Alor Resort

April 1 to 4 - Snorkeling from Alami Alor Resort

Our days here will start with a delicious a la carte breakfast, followed by a morning snorkeling session which generally lasts anywhere from 70-90 minutes. Most the snorkel sites are between 15 and 30 minutes from the resort. We will then return to the resort for a big family-style lunch and some downtime where you can just relax with a book or snorkel on the house reef. After lunch we’ll jump in the resort’s two fantastic boats again and head out for our afternoon snorkel on a completely different site. Again, the snorkeling session will typically last anywhere from 70-90 minutes. Those who are interested can also join a guided night or sunset snorkel to see the magnificent mandarin fish doing their mating ritual just a few feet from the pier.
mandarin fish
Something that has become increasingly popular on our Alor trips is muck snorkeling. Alor has some world-class sites that are right next to the resort where in just a few minutes you can see anything from frogfish, seahorses, ghost pipefish, a whole array of scorpion fish, flying gurnards, and so much more!
If you are curious as to what I mean by muck snorkeling, check out this quick blog here. It has a less-than-appealing name, but everyone who’s thought they wouldn’t enjoy it ends up loving it!

April 5 - Transfer to Kupang, 1 Night

After breakfast we check out and transfer to the Alor airport where we will fly to Kupang where we will be picked up by private vans and transferred to the Aston Hotel in Kupang. We will relax here for the day and enjoy a nice group dinner in the hotel’s restaurant.

April 6 - Transfer to Komodo, 5 Nights

After breakfast we check out and transfer back to the Kupang Airport for your short flight to Labuan Bajo where we will be met by the Komodo Resort staff. We’ll then be transferred on a spacious boat to Komodo Resort’s private island, about an hour away. Upon arrival at the resort we will be checked into our bungalows and enjoy a fantastic a la carte lunch before a snorkel on the resort’s house reef, for those that are keen.
house reef and pier at komodo resort

April 7 to 10 - Snorkeling from Komodo Resort

A full breakfast buffet spread is the order of the day. At around 9.00 we prepare for a day on the boat in the national park. Komodo Resort’s boats are spacious with bean bags on the upper deck which are comfy and provide a great vantage point for seeing the passing islands and wildlife. It takes around 1hr to reach most sites. We’ll typically enjoy two snorkel sessions at different sites with each session lasting about an hour. We stay in the park for the entire morning and return for lunch at the resort. In the afternoons we can take full advantage of the resort’s many different amenities, whether it be indulging in the spa, grabbing a kayak, hiking the island’s trails, relaxing in beach loungers, or jumping in for an afternoon snorkel on the house reef.
hard coral reef with manta swimming through blue water

April 11 - 12 - Transfer to Misool, 7 Nights

After breakfast we will return to the Labuan Bajo airport to catch our flight to Jakarta. We will check into the airport hotel where we’ll relax and enjoy a nice lunch and dinner together before our midnight flight to Sorong. Upon arriving in Sorong we’ll be met by the Misool staff who will take us to the harbor restaurant for breakfast before boarding the resort’s fantastic speedboat which will be our vessel to the resort, 4-5 hours away. The boat is covered, equipped with a flushing toilet, and stocked with plenty of snacks and drinks for the scenic ride.

Upon arrival at Misool Resort we have time to settle into our exquisite rooms and then indulge in a delicious lunch. For those that are eager to get in the water the house reef is just in front of the resort and a guided snorkel session will be organized that afternoon.

aerial view of misool resort
Meals at Misool are served in the beautiful outdoor restaurant set over the water, with stunning views of the North Lagoon. Breakfast and lunch are served buffet-style, while dinner is plated and served. Tea is served mid-afternoon where baked goods, savory and sweet, will be served. The resort has a hydroponics lab and grows much of the ingredients we will eat right there. Other products are sourced from nearby local villages. Special dietary requirements can be accommodated with advance notice.

April 12 to 18 - Snorkeling from Misool Resort

Our days here will start with a delicious buffet breakfast followed by a snorkel trip by boat. Most of the snorkel sites are between 10 and 30 minutes from the resort. We will then return back to the resort for a big buffet lunch and some downtime, before heading back out to another site. Each snorkel session will last between 60 – 90 minutes. We will always have boat support so you can take a break back on the boat if you wish. Local snorkel guides will be with us in the water and available to point out interesting creatures we may encounter.

Snorkeler diving down to hard coral reef in Misool Raja Ampat

We will also have plenty of opportunities to snorkel the expansive and healthy house reef, arguably one of the best in the world. Evenings can be enjoyed at the restaurant with a delicious cocktail or beer, looking at fish ID books & photos, and reminiscing about all the fabulous things encountered each day.

Apri 19 - Transfer to Sorong, 1 Night

After a big lunch we will be transferred back to Sorong where we will stay in the very comfortable Aston Hotel. We will enjoy a group dinner together at the hotel.

Apri 20 - Fly to Bali, 4 Nights

After a big buffet breakfast, we will be transferred back to Sorong airport where we will catch our flight to Bali via Makasar. We will then transfer via private van to our hotel in Sanur, a lovely beach town on the southeast coast. We will spend 4 nights indulging in all things Bali which will include lovely land tours to the area’s top sites. Resort details are to be confirmed.

April 24 - Transfer to Wakatobi, 7 Nights

The private charter flight from Bali to Wakatobi is early but we’ll enjoy a delicious breakfast at Revolver, a very nice restaurant at the Bali airport before boarding. Once we land at the resort’s private airstrip we will be transferred via a short boat ride to Wakatobi Resort where we can settle into our rooms and indulge in the resort’s bountiful lunch spread before a quick briefing and then some snorkeling on the resort’s house reef, time and current depending.
Aerial view of Wakatobi Resort

April 25 to 30 - Snorkeling from Wakatobi Resort

Our days here will start with a sumptuous breakfast buffet, followed by a morning snorkel session. We typically spend about 70 minutes at each site before returning to the resort for lunch.  Sites are anywhere from ten minutes to twenty-five minutes away by their large wood boats, which we have exclusive use of.

After a relaxing lunch break we head back out for another afternoon snorkel session where we will stop at one of the other amazing reefs for another hour or so. Some days we may do two morning sessions by boat and a scheduled house reef snorkel so as not to miss anything on the awesome reef.

May 1 - Fly to Bali- Tour Ends

In the morning after the breakfast buffet, we will transfer back to Wakatobi’s private airstrip our flight to Bali where we will bid farewell to our new friends as the tour ends here.

Alami Alor Resort

Alami Alor is an intimate resort situated on a remote and quiet bay which combines luxury accommodation and delicious locally inspired food. Your bungalow sits on the waterfront. The bedroom is air-conditioned and has a private patio, and there is an open-air garden bathroom. There is plenty of outdoor seating in the main common area complete with sofas and sun loungers.

Alami Alor Resort Bungalows

Komodo Resort

Komodo Resort is set on its own private island in a secluded area of eastern Indonesia. Not only is it on the doorsteps to some of Komodo’s finest snorkeling sites, it also has a spectacular house reef, a white sand beach for afternoon relaxation, and accommodation finely in tune with its surroundings.

Komodo Resort Rooms

Misool

One of the world’s most remote snorkel resorts – Misool Resort – is neatly located on it’s own private island. The Water Cottages and villas on the North side of the lagoon rise on stilts over a tranquil lagoon, shaded by limestone cliffs – each one with a set of steps that lead you into the water and the house reef which is just a few fin strokes away.

two paddle boarders infront of misool resort's bungalows

The restaurant is set back from a white sand beach and serves up a variety of western and Indonesian treats throughout the day, as well as afternoon tea.

interior of Misool resort's water bungalows

Wakatobi

Despite it’s secluded location, the resort has beautiful luxurious accommodations built in tune with the environment using ethically and locally sourced materials and labor. The resort offers additional creature comforts like a full-service spa, a jetty cocktail bar with amazing sunset views, a small library and audio-visual room and souvenir shop. The food at the resort is refined and the professional chefs combine fresh ingredients to create a variety of Indonesian, Asian and International dishes.

Wakatobi Resort's rooms

All resorts will make every effort to cater to special dietary requirements if prior notice is given. (vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free etc).

Resort Guide

Snorkel Boats

Komodo Resort and Alami Alor's snorkeling boats

Alami Alor: Spacious fiberglass speedboats with enough room to easily store snorkeling equipment. The boats do not have a toilet onboard but do offer a full canopy for sun protection and a ladder to help exit the water. Distances from the resort are short, maximum thirty minutes.

Komodo Resort: Large wooden boats complete with gear up area and partially covered sun deck. Bean bags are on board as well as a marine toilet and fresh water bins for equipment and cameras. Average travel time from the resort to the sites is one hour. Exit the water via ladders at the back of the boat.

Misool and wakatobi boats

Misool Resort: Spacious fiberglass speedboats with enough room to easily store snorkeling equipment. The boats do not have a toilet onboard but do offer a full canopy for sun protection and a ladder to help exit the water. Distances from the resort average twenty-five minutes.

Wakatobi: Large wooden boats complete with gear-up area and full canopy for sun protection. Marine toilets with showers are on all boats as well as fresh water bins for equipment and cameras. Average travel time from the resort to the sites is fifteen minutes. Exit the water via ladders on the side of the boat.

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    2026 Tour Dates

    30 March – 1 May

    Price: USD 19,450 per person

    Single Supplement on Request


    How to book your place

    Initial deposit to secure your booking $1,500 per person

    12 Months before departure interim deposit of $1500 per person

    6 Months before departure interim deposit of $3,000 per person

    Balance due 3 months before departure

    Inclusions:

    • 32 nights accommodation
    • 1 night Jakarta hotel with dinner
    • 5 nights Alami Alor, Sea View rooms, 8 snorkels, unlimited house reef, full board, wifi
    • 1 night Kupang hotel, dinner, and breakfast
    • 5 nights Komodo Resort, Sea View rooms, 4 days snorkeling incl Komodo Dragon Trek, unlimited house reef, full board, wifi
    • 1 day stay Jakarta hotel, lunch and dinner
    • 7 nights Misool Resort, Water Cottage/North Lagoon Villa, 12 snorkels, unlimited house reef, full board
    • 1 night Sorong hotel with dinner and breakfast
    • 4 nights Bali hotel, breakfast, 2 half-day land tours
    • 7 nights Wakatobi Ocean Bungalows, 12 snorkels, unlimited house reef, full board, wifi
    • Economy class flights with 20kgs checked baggage per person- Jakarta – Alor – Kupang – Komodo- Jakarta- Misool- Bali- Wakatobi – Bali
    • All group transfers
    • Accompanied by 2 Snorkel Venture Tour Leaders
    • 60 day visa application fee for Indonesia
    • All marine park fees

    Exclusions:

    • Travel insurance (recommended)
    • Health insurance (compulsory)
      Equipment rental fees
    • Wifi at Misool
    • Gratuities
    • Laundry services, additional drinks, sundries
    • Lunch and dinner in Bali
    • Additional optional boat snorkels not mentioned.
    *Fees and surcharges are subject to change

    Please note our cancelation policy:

    • 1 year or more: 150 USD penalty per person to switch to a credit note for use within 2 years
    • 12 months or less: Loss of deposit and interim payment
    • 90 – 28 days: 25% Refund (includes your final balance payment)
    • 28 – 0 days: No Refund

    We recommend that you purchase travel insurance to protect your deposit in the event that you have to cancel your trip.

    Komodo National Park Aerial
    aerial view of wakatobi resort
    octopus standing up
    view from wakatobi bungalows
    Wakatobi Resort's rooms
    aerial view of wakatobi resort
    Alami Alor Resort
    Coral reef with sun burst behind coral
    snorkeler swimming and filming mola mola on the surface
    Alami Alor Resort
    Vast coral reef with snorkelers above
    Komodo Resort Beach Bar
    Many baby sharks
    Misool resort bungalow
    hawksbill turtle looking into camera lens
    Banded sea snake on coral reef
    lion fish with sun behind
    two juvenile batfish on the surface
    school of bat fish and manta ray
    colorful soft coral in raja ampat
    Komodo Resort Rooms
    hard coral reef with manta swimming through blue water
    guests standing in shallow water with many baby sharks around their feet
    squid in black water
    two paddle boarders infront of misool resort's bungalows
    Reef manta cleaning on reef
    Large school of fish over coral reef
    Komodo Resort Food
    two komodo dragons lying on top of each other
    aerial view of misool resort