Accommodations-only packages for stays of less than 7 nights don´t include transfers from Sorong to Raja Ampat Bidoviersity Eco Resort.
You have two options:
1) Biodiversity organizes all transfers from Sorong to our Resort;
Our staff will be waiting for you at Sorong airport. For early morning arrivals, we will take you to a hotel lobby to rest for a few hours (refreshments / room not included). Around 13.00 we will pick you up again, to take you to the ferry terminal, to catch the daily afternoon ferry to Waisai.
Once in Waisai , our staff will be waiting for you to take you, to take you to our little piece of paradise in our speedboat, just another 30 minutes to get to your final destination: Raja Ampat Biodiversity Eco Resort.
Full transfer Sorong – Resort and return 70USD pp each way, using the daily ferry departing at 14.00. Out of schedule transfers (at 9.00 ferry every day) cost a 20USD supplement.
2) Your may organize your own transfers from Sorong to Waisai Ferry Terminal:
If you prefer to save some money in the transfers, and you are a seasoned traveler or an adventurer, you can organize your own transfer from Sorong to Waisai! Please be aware that you will need some Indonesian language to communicate, since in Papua, very litle English is spoken.
Once in Sorong, you can take a taxi from the Airport to the Ferry Terminal:
Pelabuan Rakyat Ferry Terminal (0° 53.371’S, 131°16.087’E), and buy a ticket to Waisai. Please make sure to buy the ticket for the fast ferry, the Marina Express or Bahari Express. The cost is 125.000 IDR for an economy ticket and 240.000 for a VIP ticket.
Once you arrive at the Ferry Terminal in Waisai, please wait close to the gate of the ferry. Our staff will be waiting to transfer you to the resort.
There are no public boats operating in between the islands of Raja Ampat, so we will need to organize this transfer.
Transfers Waisai Ferry Terminal – Raja Ampat Biodiversity Eco Resort 40USD per person each way, using the daily ferry departing at 14.00.
Out of schedule transfers (the 9.00 ferry every day) costs a 20USD supplement.