Indonesia – Manado/Derawan

I N D O N E S I A

TASIK RIA RESORT (MANADO) &

DERAWAN DIVE LODGE (EAST KALIMANTAN)

TASIK RIA RESORT: Manado is the capital of North Sulawesi. Tasik Ria is about half an hour from the main city of Manado. Accommodation for this trip is in the sea view rooms with en suite facilities. The dining offers the best of European & Indonesian cuisine. Or enjoy your own romantic dinner by the beach or in the wooden hideaway! The pool bar offers tropical drinks or enjoy sundowners at the Jetty bar and watch the spectacular sunsets. Spa treatments are available at the resort for the girls!

 

DERAWAN DIVE LODGE: This is a sister’s lodge opened in April 2012 and can sleep only 20 people in double rooms right on the beach. Awesome diving is to be expected here as well with lots of turtles and Mantas, schooling baracuda. The second only inland lake in the world with non-stinging jelly fish (Kakaban) is close by and will be dived on this trip.

TASIK DIVERS: will look after the divers during this trip. The resort is within short distance from the Bunaken National Park. There are 5 islands that make up the Bunaken National Park. Water temperatures are around 26-29C all year round with drift diving being the order of the day.

A great variety of fish species is found in these waters like whale sharks, barracuda, cuttlefish, ghost pipefish, manta rays, hammerhead sharks, sunfish, turtles, parrotfish, frogfish, leopard sharks, napoleon wrasse, seahorses, mandarin fish, ribbon eels, nudi branchs, leaf fish and dolphins.

TOUR includes:

  • Return economy flights on Singapore & Silk Airlines to Manado
  • transfers to hotel/airport in Manado
  • 5 nights accommodation at Tasik Ria Resort in sea view rooms
  • 3 Dive days – 3 boat dives per day
  • Diving includes tank & weights
  • House reefs can be done free of charge up to 18h00
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Internal flights from Manado, Balikpapan, Berau and transfer to Derawan island
  • 5nights accommodation at Derawan Dive Lodge in double rooms
  • 4 dive days – 3 boat dives per day
  • Diving includes tank & weights
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Transfers from Derawan island to airport
  • Internal flights to Balikpapan – Singapore - Johannesburg
  • Government tax & service charge
  • 1nights accommodation on b&b basis in Singapore stopover includes value-added package & transfers

The tour price will be finalized on payment of final amount of the group at the exchange rate of that specific day.

EXCLUDED:

  • Airport taxes
  • Drinks, tips, land excursions, massage service, telephone calls & laundry service
  • Night dives
  • Visas can be obtained at airport
  • National park fees for Bunaken
  • Departure tax at Manado

SINGAPORE:

We do a stopover on the way back to Singapore (should be a nice break on the way back to relax a bit more and catch up with all the interesting sites and scenes of Singapore). Tourist attractions are: Sentosa Island – stunning aquarium, Chinatown Heritage Centre, National Orchid Garden, Singapore River bumboat tour, Jurong Bird Park, Singapore Zoo and the Bottle Box Museum.

 

Join us for this exiting adventure to the East. Contact Rika info@twobar.co.za or 012-3489078 for bookings.