Kira Kira departs in the late afternoon (17:00) from Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno, Gili Air or Lombok (Teluk Nara/Kodek). The schedule is flexible depending on weather and diving conditions but looks a little like this:
Day 1: Start of the trip from the Gili Islands - We welcome you onboard and enjoy a refreshing drink together, meet the crew and fellow guests. We will be setting up the dive equipment and checking you in to your cabins. Kira Kira will set sail at sunset as we enjoy our first dinner on board together. Travelling overnight...
Day 2: Moyo & Satonda - Arriving in south Moyo in the morning for a check dive on a pristine shallow Shipwreck. We then sail through the day to the island of Satonda for an afternoon dive, a swim in the volcanic salt water lake and a sunset montage when the sky fills with millions of Fruit Bats. This is something really quite special to see. Travelling overnight...
Day 3: Sangean & Banta - In the early morning we arrive to sunrise at Gunung Api Sangean, the 2000m active Volcano on the north east of Sumbawa, after breakfast we dive at the amazing Bubble Reef, a delight for Macro enthusiasts and photographers. Then sailing down to Gili Banta, where we do the second dive of the day at GPS Point, a current swept seamound. Upon return we head for the seas of Komodo where we will be arriving just in time for a sunset hill climb, a cold beer and a fish BBQ...
Day 4: World Class Diving - A three dive program will be tailored around the currents that make the waters of Komodo a Mecca for all diving enthusiasts... With over 1000 fish species and 300 different corals we will explore the sites around Gili Lawa Laut, dive The Cauldron, Crystal Rock and the world famous pinnacle Castle Rock... Finish the day with an incredible sunset panorama atop the highest peak in the park and sleep under the star filled sky...
Day 5: Ultimate Underwater Formations - Two amazing dives around the small Islands that make up the Komodo World Heritage Site, explore beauties such as Batu Bolong, Tatawa Kecil, The Golden Passage or Mauan. Enjoy lunch and await the arrival of the intrepid population of Manta Rays that inhabit the reefs of Karang Makassar... Snorkel and dive with the most graceful creatures the park has to offer before we set sail south, to the traditional village of Komodo...
Day 6: Walking With Dragons - In the early morning we will be entering the Komodo National Park. Escorted by a local Ranger in search of the fabled beast, The Komodo Dragon, the largest lizard on the planet. This is the only place in the world you can see them in their natural habitat and enjoy the fascinating panorama of the island. We will follow up with two dives perhaps exploring the incredible Batu Tiga or underwater seascapes of Loh Namu and Loh Liang before anchoring for the night in the bays of Gili Lawa Darat...
Day 7: Banta & Sangean - After an early morning departure we arrive once again at Gili Banta to dive the famed walls of Banta, rich coral species and Pelagics thrive in the Sape Straight, the largest passage between land masses in Nusa Tengara. Travelling through the day to Sangean for an afternoon dive at Space Invaders and a short land visit to see how Kira Kira was traditionally built. Travelling overnight...
Day 8: Moyo - Anchoring for the day at Labuan Haji gives us the chance to conclude this diving extravaganza with two incredible dives amongst the walls and pinnacles of north east Moyo, whilst underwater we will be preparing for a fish supper on the sands. An afternoon trek to the local waterfalls allow us to bathe in the cool, clear waters that flow from the peaks before the beach is lit by BBQ, we will join with the local villagers and toast the catch of the day...
We sail overnight back to the Gili Islands.
Day 9: End of the trip - Disembarking on Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno, Gili Air or Lombok (Teluk Nara/Kodek) in the morning. Final farewells, exchange of photos and memories that will last a lifetime...
Divers : USD 1.800/person/twin share
Non Divers: USD 1.500/person/twin share
- Full Crew with planned itinerary
- Full board accommodation
- Drinking water, tea & coffee
- 3 Freshly cooked meals per day and interval snacks & treats
- SCUBA Diving as per itinerary
- 1 Western Cruise Director
- The use of on board Fishing & Spear Fishing gear when permitted
- The use of on board Snorkeling gear where safe
- On board emergency & medical supplies
- National Park Entrance Fees & Harbour Clearance
- Rental dive gear
- Beers & other alcoholic tipples
- Canned & bottled soft drinks
- Crew tip
- Travel & Dive Insurance
- International & Domestic flights
- Airport Tax
- Transfer to boat departure location
- Anything else not under found under “Inclusions”
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