Transfers In/Out 2017-06-22T06:35:16+00:00

TRANSFERS Sorong – Resort – Sorong

For all stays of 7 nights/6 days and more, we include complimentary transfers from Sorong-to the Resort and the return, using the daily ferry, departing at 14.00.

We don´t want to impose any length of stay on you; we are flexible. Since we don´t have a fixed check in/check out day, you can arrive any day of the week, and stay for a long as you like, with no minimum stay. That’s why we don´t organize private transfers from Sorong to the Resort on a regular basis.

In this section, we explain all options for getting to our little piece of paradise!

1. You can use the daily public ferry from Sorong to Waisai

Our regular transfers are more affordable and eco friendly; we use the daily ferry from Sorong to Waisai. Waisai is the capital of Raja Ampat regency, and is 15km from Raja Ampat Biodiversity Eco Resort.

The Ferry Terminal (“Pelabuan Rakyat” in Bahasa Indonesia, 0° 53.371’S, 131°16.087’E), is located only 15min from the airport. The ferry is new, fast, equipped with AC, TV, WC and a small cafeteria. The journey takes an hour and a half. Actually, this is a much more comfortable option than the transfers in private speedboats ; )

The fast ferry is operated by the company “Bahari Express”. This ferry departs daily from Sorong to Waisai and from Waisai to Sorong (except on Indonesian public holidays).

The ferry ticket price is 125.000 IDR for Economy and 240.000 for VIP.

2. Private speed boat from Sorong to the Resort

We can organize private speed boat transfers from Sorong directly to Raja Ampat Biodiversity Resort, upon request.

Our staff will be waiting for you at Sorong Airport to take you to the harbor where the speedboat will be waiting for you. This option may be convenient for groups.

The price is 600USD – 800USD (per boat) depending on the boat size and engine horsepower.

Raja Ampat Biodiversity Eco Resort Schedule Transfers

Depending on the length of your stay with us and your preferences, there are a few options

All stays of 7nights/6 days and above, include complimentary transfers from Sorong-Resort and the return, using the daily ferry departing at 14.00. Out of schedule transfers (the 9.00 ferry, which runs every day) costs an additional 20USD supplement.

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, where you will catch the daily afternoon ferry to Waisai.

Once in Waisai, please wait close to the gate of the ferry. Our staff will be waiting for you to take you to our little piece of paradise in our speedboat, just another 30 minutes to your final destination: Raja Ampat Biodiversity Eco Resort.

There is a 35USD pp (per way) charge for the transfers from Sorong airport to Waisai Ferry Terminal and the return (including the ferry ticket).

You can also organize the transfer from/to the airport to Waisai ferry terminal by yourself: please see below.

Once in Waisai, the transfer to Raja Ampat Biodiversity Resort is complimentary for all diving packages, using the daily ferry departing at 14.00.

Out of schedule transfers (the 9.00 ferry every day) cost a 20USD supplement.

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.

Ferry Schedule

SORONG – WAISAI

Boat: Bahari Express (1,5hrs)

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
9.00 am 9.00 am  9.00 am 9.00 am 9.00 am 9.00 am 9.00 am
2.00 pm 2.00 pm 2.00 pm 2.00 pm 2.00 pm 2.00 pm 2.00 pm

WAISAI – SORONG

Boat: Bahari Express (1,5hrs)

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
 9.00 am  9.00 am  9.00 am 9.00 am 9.00 am 9.00 am 9.00 am
2.00 pm 2.00 pm 2.00 pm 2.00 pm 2.00 pm 2.00 pm 12:00 am

*Please note that the public ferry does NOT operate in Indonesian public holidays.

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