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FAQ Pacific High Cruises is your comprehensive guide to Indonesia travel essentials. Whether you’re curious about Indonesia entry requirements, amenities on board, itinerary options, or safety measures, we’ve got you covered. Explore this section to ensure a smooth and worry-free voyage on our luxurious yachts, Senja, Dewata, and Nataraja.

Passport & Visa Health & Vaccinations Currency Electricity, WIFI & Mobile signal Fishing Climate & Rainfall in Raja Ampat Climate & Rainfall in Komodo Water Activities Kids onboard Food & Dietary requirements Water Alcohol Toiletries Flights to Raja Ampat Flights to Komodo Private jets Hotels in Sorong Hotels in Labuan Bajo Tipping Payment onboard What to bring in your suitcase
  • Passport & Visa

    Your passport must be valid for at least six months after arrival and must have at least three blank/unstamped pages in the passport. 


    You are responsible to check with the Indonesian embassy closest to you, if your passport is eligible for visa on arrival OR if you require a visit visa. 

  • Health & Vaccinations

    Health recommendation

    You are encouraged to consult your doctor before you leave. There are no mandatory vaccinations for travelling to Indonesia, but here is the list of recommended vaccines: Hepatitis A / Hepatitis B / Typhoid.
    If you wish to protect yourself from malaria, normal malaria medication is sufficient for travels to Indonesia. You do not need malaria prophylaxis.

  • Currency

    Local currency

    The local currency is the Indonesian Rupiah (IDR).

  • Electricity, WIFI & Mobile signal


    2 pin and international multi using 220 volts AC 50Hz.


    WiFi available onboard, active when in range.

    Mobile signal

    Phone signals may be intermittent in a few remote areas but the boat is equipped with satellite phones for safety.

  • Fishing

    Fishing regulations

    The Indonesian archipelagos abide by strict zoning regulations and comprises multiple Marine Protected Areas.  Some areas are specifically designated for the benefit of the local community that supports local, sustainable fishing activities and cultural practices. 
    If you wish to include fishing in your cruise, please consult with our team to plan a route to areas where fishing practices are allowed.

  • Climate & Rainfall in Raja Ampat


    Weather is the same all year round. Temperatures are fairly constant, with an average maximum of 31°C (88°F) during the day and a minimum of 25°C (77°F) at night.
    The ocean is also warm all year round, with an average surface temperature of 29°C (84°F).


    There is less chance of rain between October and April, but the rains are heavier during this period.

  • Climate & Rainfall in Komodo


    In Komodo the climate is tropical, hot all year round, with a muggy, rainy season from December to March and a dry season from May to October.
    The average temperature is between 33°C (92°F) during the day and 21°C at night (70°F).
    The ocean is also warm all year round, with an average surface temperature of 28°C (82°F).


    There is a much less chance of rain between May to October  as it is the dry season in the area.

  • Water Activities

    Water sports

    Onboard all our yachts, we have 2 sea kayaks with life jackets for safety
    Snorkeling gear (meticulously maintained).

    Scuba diving

    Scuba diving gear (meticulously maintained).
    We offer discover scuba diving and PADI diving certification onboard. Please request 4 weeks prior to the trip.
    Diving insurance is mandatory.
    Senja & Dewata are equipped with Nitrox.

  • Kids onboard

    Family friendly cruises

    All our yachts are family friendly and can welcome toddlers. We can provide (based on availability) up to two baby cots.
    For children under 2 years old, please contact our team for special considerations.
    All children must be under your supervision for safety reasons. 

  • Food & Dietary requirements

    Cuisine onboard

    Our chefs concocts fusion dishes, freshly cooked onboard, using as much locally sourced produce as possible while striving to meet your expectations and preferences.
    For special dietary requests, such as vegetarian or to avoid any allergens, please inform us prior to arrival.

  • Water

    Water onboard

    We offer a mineral water refill station on board and recommend you bring your own water bottle to reduce plastic waste pollution.
    Fresh water for showering is provided on board.

  • Alcohol

    Aboard Nataraja

    Aboard Nataraja, alcoholic drinks are not included. Beers and wines can be purchased on board.

    Aboard Senja & Dewata

    Aboard Senja and Dewata, beers are included. Wine, spirits and champagne are not.
    The selection of fine wines & spirits in Indonesia is limited.

    Corkage fees

    If you wish to enjoy a fine drink on board, we recommend that you bring your own bottle. Corkage fee applies (see T&CS).

    Indonesian customs

    1 litre per person is allowed at Indonesia airport customs.

  • Toiletries

    Eco-friendly toiletries

    We provide high quality reef-friendly organic toiletries onboard; from Sensatia Botanicals, Segara Naturals and Coco Mama (100% Indonesian, environmentally friendly, sustainable).

  • Flights to Raja Ampat

    Port of Entry

    The port of entry for Raja Ampat is Sorong, you will need to fly there to join our cruises.

    Flights from Jakarta

    We advise you to take a direct flight with Garuda Indonesia (GA-682) or Batik Air (ID-7797).
    Duration: 4h05

    Flights from Bali

    We advise you to take a direct flight with Garuda Indonesia (GA-686).
    Duration: 3h05

  • Flights to Komodo

    Port of Entry

    The port of entry of Komodo National Park is Labuan Bajo, you will need to fly there to join our cruises.

    Flights from Jakarta

    We advise you to take a direct flight with Garuda Indonesia (GA-452) or Batik Air (ID-6522).
    Duration: 2h25

    Flights from Bali

    We advise you to take a flight with Batik Air (ID-6331 or ID-6333).
    Duration: 1h10

  • Private jets

    Private jets

    Contact our friendly team to help you arrange a private jet transfer.

  • Hotels in Sorong

    Where to stay before a cruise in Raja Ampat

    We recommend that you stay at Aston Resort the day before your cruise so you are fully refreshed when you arrive at the boat.

  • Hotels in Labuan Bajo

    Where to stay before a cruise in Komodo National Park

    We recommend you to stay at Ayana or Plataran Komodo during your stay.

  • Tipping

    Crew gratuities

    Crew gratuities are at your discretion – Indonesian standard is between 5% to 10% of the total amount of the cruise. 

  • Payment onboard

    Payment method available

    It is possible to pay by card onboard through payment links in IDR. Kindly note 3% fee will applied for payment by credit card.

  • What to bring in your suitcase

    Items to pack before your cruise with Pacific High

    Passport (must be valid for at least six months at the time of travel)
    COVID vaccine certificate
    Insurance – dive insurance is mandatory for scuba divers. We highly recommend you also have health and travel insurance
    Cash in the local currency IDR as well as USD
    Plug adaptor depending on the country
    Certification cards and logbook–  scuba divers
    Dive gear if you prefer your own, dive spares e.g dive computer battery
    Refillable drinking bottle
    Camera, drones are allowed – Park fees may apply.
    Clothes – It is very warm all year round in Indonesia but you might want to bring a jacket for chilly flights and for any chilly evenings on board. Rain jacket.
    Swimming costume
    Footwear – you do not have to wear footwear on board. Outside flip-flops are the best. Sport shoes for land excursions
    Sun protection – Please bring your own that is Reef Safe
    Sun hat and sunglasses
    Mosquito repellent – especially for land excursions
    Personal hygiene and skincare products including sanitary products for the ladies
    Medicine –if you have any medicine that you need to take regularly please bring adequate supply for your whole trip.
    Seasickness tablets if required

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