15% Off | Bajau Sea Nomads and Banggai Islands Leisure Trip | Oct 23 to 31

Destination: Sulawesi
Departure date: October 23, 2023
From: Kendari
Arrival date: October 31, 2023
To: Luwuk
Regular price: 3000 USD / Person
Promotion price: 2550 USD / Person

Only 6 spots left for this amazing experience aboard the Bugis. Explore the secluded Banggai archipelago, visit untouched islands and villages, meet Indonesia’s sea gypsies with this adventure-packed itinerary.

The Itinerary

DAY 1

  • Kendari: Embark on the Bugis and sail to Saponda Island.
  • Saponda: Snorkel on nearby reefs and swim in crystal clear water and, afterward, enjoy the first sunset drinks.

DAY 2

  • Sombori Islands a.k.a. “Little Raja Ampat”: Exploration of the many bays and coves and a visit to a Bajau village, followed by an afternoon of zodiac exploration, beach combing, and snorkeling on the uninhabited eastern islands.

DAY 3

  • “Secret Island”: Morning stop on a tiny island with white sand beaches and turquoise waters.
  • Tadinang Islands: Exploration and visits to its villages and secluded beaches.

DAY 4

  • Burung Island: Visit a local village, Masibuk
  • “Blue” mangroves: Snorkel inside a fantastic lagoon where mangrove trees grow in crystal clear waters with unique “blue” mangroves with spectacular reefs growing within the trees. Juvenile fish can be seen in all their kaleidoscopic colors.
  • Afternoon: Explore rarely visited nearby islands where we indulge in the spirit of adventure that defines our slow cruises.

DAY 5/6

  • Those 2 days we will explore the Bokan Islands: this group of islands  will certainly reserve us good surprises such as superb beaches,  typical villages, snorkel the endemic Banggai Cardinal fish and even  a harmless jellyfish lake. Not to mention the crystal-clear-waters  perfect for kayaking and other paddle boarding.

DAY 6

  • Toropot Village: A village mostly built on the sea, used as a trading place by fishermen from surrounding villages.  We’ll connect with the villagers and enjoy some snorkeling, swimming, and short hikes, followed by a BBQ at the beach.

DAY 7

  • Toropot Village: A village mostly built on the sea, used as a trading  place by fishermen from surrounding villages. We’ll connect with the  villagers and later enjoy some nature exploration with snorkeling,  swimming, and short hikes.

DAY 8

  • For our last day in the Archipelago, we step ashore on a  deserted island to organise a barbecue on a white sand  beach. We will also find new snorkelling spots with our  zodiac, and spend some relaxing time on the beautiful  beaches around

DAY 9

  • For our last day in the Archipelago, we step ashore on a  deserted island to organise a barbecue on a white sand  beach. We will also find new snorkelling spots with our  zodiac, and spend some relaxing time on the beautiful  beaches around

About The Bugis

The Bugis Liveaboard was built in 2022. What makes this boat unique is that it strives to keep its carbon footprint as low as possible by using solar power. Yes! The boat uses solar power to produce electricity on board. Are you ready to explore the stunning Komodo, Raja Ampat, and Sulawesi with Bugis Liveaboard?

The Boat

Bugis Liveaboard boasts 4 comfortable cabins that can accommodate up to 8 guests. Each cabin has a berth on top and a private bathroom. It’s bright, comfortable, well-ventilated and has a sea view. It’s perfect for small group of friends or families. The 27 meters Indonesian wooden liveaboard yacht is designed for sustainability, safety, comfort and fun for the guests.

The cabins are not air-conditioned to save energy and reduce its carbon footprint. They are all located on the main deck, exposed to the sea breeze. The median temperature at sea is on average 3 degrees Celsius below the temperature on land.

The cuisine served onboard is a fusion of Indonesian and Western dishes. The chef ensures that each meal is locally sourced and fresh.

Bugis Liveaboard has 3 spacious social areas, one on the main deck, and 2 on the upper deck have an open “wall-less” concept that offers a full panoramic view.

What’s Included

  • Full board accommodation
  • Stand-up paddle board
  • Kayak
  • Snorkeling gears
  • Land excursions according to the safari program
  • Three meals/day and snacks
  • Water, Tea, Coffee, and Softdrink
  • Multilingual guides on board (English/Indonesian)
  • Transfer from/to embarkation/disembarkation airport

What’s Excluded

  • Port and Park Fees
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Travel insurance
  • Transfer from hotel
  • Onboard or local purchases
  • Fuel surcharge (if any)
  • Diving equipment
  • Diving session
  • Passenger surcharge
  • Massage on board available by request
  • Crew and Cruise Director gratuities (tips on board recommended 5-10% of published rates)

Contact us now and let’s design your unique adventure for a lifetime!

About The Bugis

Maximum passengers: 8
Number of cabins: 4

Interested in this trip?

Leave us a message for more information on this deal or to book your spot, and we will get to you as soon as possible.

Your name *
Your email *
Number of guests
Your message *

Looking for something specific?

Let us know what you are looking for and let our team of experts do the hard work for you! We will look at the best liveaboard options based on your needs and budget!

Simply fill this form to let us know what you are looking for and we will get back to you with the best options and deals!

Our Latest Liveaboard Deals

Komodo

Trip duration: 6 Days
From: June 9, 2024
To: June 14, 2024
Regular Price: 2160 USD / person
Promo Price: 1944 USD / person

Komodo

Trip duration: 6 Days
From: June 2, 2024
To: June 7, 2024
Regular Price: 2160 USD / person
Promo Price: 1944 USD / person

Alor

Trip duration: 8 Days
From: August 22, 2024
To: August 29, 2024
Regular Price: 2800 USD / person
Promo Price: 2380 USD / person

Banda Sea

Trip duration: 8 Days
From: April 6, 2024
To: April 13, 2024
Regular Price: 1780 USD / person
Promo Price: 1460 USD / person

Raja Ampat

Trip duration: 12 Days
From: March 3, 2024
To: March 14, 2024
Regular Price: 5190 USD / person
Promo Price: 4150 USD / person

Raja Ampat

Trip duration: 9 Days
From: February 21, 2024
To: February 29, 2024
Regular Price: 3775 USD / person
Promo Price: 3020 USD / person

Raja Ampat

Trip duration: 8 Days
From: April 8, 2024
To: April 15, 2024
Regular Price: 3434 USD / person
Promo Price: 3815 USD / person

Raja Ampat

Trip duration: 11 Days
From: February 7, 2024
To: February 17, 2024
Regular Price: 4800 USD / person
Promo Price: 3840 USD / person

Sumbawa

Trip duration: 4 Days
From: May 2, 2024
To: May 20, 2024
Regular Price: 1350 USD / person
Promo Price: 1145 USD / person