East Borneo Underwater

7 Days / 4 Nights

Day 1: Berau Airport – Maratua Island (D)
Upon arrival at the Berau airport you will be met by one of our representative in the arrivals hall and transferred to the boat jetty and then boating to Maratua Island. Upon arrival, check in process into your room.

Stay Suggestion:
Check in: Saturday & check out: Friday
Check in: Wednesday check out: Tuesday

Day 2 – 6: Maratua Island (BLD)
This morning will be at your leisure to enjoy the hotel and your surroundings. Breakfast, Lunch and dinner will be served at Hotel.

To do: As it is located within the Coral Triangle, snorkeling and diving should be on the top of your list of things to do when setting foot on the beautiful island of Maratua. There are several dive centers with available diving and snorkeling equipment for rent to assist you in your exploration of these underwater worlds.

Besides the underwater beauty, Maratua Island is also famous for the village of Bajo tribe. You can visit their villages to interact with local people and see how they survive on this small island. A warm smile typical of Indonesia will welcome you in this village.

Dive Sites
The legendary dive sites at Sangalaki and Kakaban Island are offered as day trips. Half-day trips to South Maratua and the famous dive site “Big Fish Country” is also highly recommended to visit.

Kakaban: About 70% of Kakaban consist of a brackish lake, surrounded by a thin strip of dense jungle. During the surface interval you have the unusual opportunity to snorkel with various types of non-stinging jellyfishes. At the “Barracuda Point” regularly reef sharks, leopard sharks and school of barracudas are seen.

Sangalaki: Known worldwide for its manta encounters that leave these dive sites every diver’s heart beat faster. Mantas can be seen almost throughout the whole year and an encounter with the “eagle of the sea” is an unforgettable event. But the intact coral reefs and the countless encounters with turtles – come to lay their eggs on the island – these dive sites make it an absolute highlight.

Big Fish Country: One highlight “the Channel”, also known as “Big Fish Country”, is certainly one of the best dive sites in Borneo. Due to strong currents you can expect almost at every dive large fishes like sharks and big schools of barracudas. During early morning dives also hammerhead sharks are seen from time to time.

Day 7: Maratua Island – Berau Airport (B)
After early breakfast, check out resort and then boating to berau. Upon arrival, transfer to Berau Airport by car for your next destination.