Rascal in Raja Ampat

Welcome to the breathtaking paradise of Raja Ampat, Indonesia, where turquoise waters, lush islands, and vibrant marine life awaits you. Embark on an unforgettable journey aboard Rascal yacht, an exquisite yacht in our portfolio that combines luxury and exploration for a remarkable 8-day cruising experience. Indulge in the perfect harmony of relaxation and discovery as you visit destinations such as Friwinbonda, Wayag, Batanta and Mansuar.

Perfect holiday experience on board Rascal

Rascal Yacht

Rascal was built for the ultimate cruising experience. The yacht’s traditional Phinisi hull, handcrafted from teak and ironwood, embodies the skill of her creators. Brass elements and teak accents combined with turquoise and white hues add a beautiful tropical twist and compliment perfectly her beauty. 

Luxury master cabin on board rascal

Cabins on board

Rascal’s five en-suite cabins are located across two expansive decks. With high ceilings and large windows, the cabins are filled with natural sunlight and offer spectacular views of the surrounding landscapes. The five cabins are all equipped with flat screen TV’s, a Sonos music system and plenty of storage. 

Komodo on Rascal

Yachting Experience

On board Rascal, you will find a wonderful dining area, an inviting bar and a spacious lounge. The infinity roof deck is perfect for sunbathing or yoga sessions, and the sheltered dining area on the aft deck allows for al fresco dining with stunning views of Raja Ampat while enjoying a gourmet meal. 

Friwinbonda Island | Day 1

Embark on a journey from Sorong port to Friwinbonda Island in the Dampier Strait. Relax and embrace the serene Rascal boat life, as you snorkel along a shallow soft coral reef or simply unwind on a beautiful beach. Discover a world of wonders, from magnificent gorgonian sea fans to vibrant reef fish and hawksbill turtles. As the day draws to an end, take a moment to enjoy the beach’s rope swing or treat yourself to evening cocktails and canapés.

Next on the itinerary is an unforgettable journey to Wayag, famed for hidden beaches and unique mushroom-like islands. Dive into a world of adventure, from exploring stunning beaches to hiking up Wayag’s highest hill, Pindito. Encounter vibrant marine life like giant clams, reef fish, and blacktip reef sharks. Feel the thrill of a 7-meter jump or enjoy a serene kayak adventure. End the day with a magical dinner on a private beach under the starlit sky.

Wayag to Waigeo | Day 3

Savor a day in Wayag before venturing to Waigeo, the largest of Raja Ampat’s four main islands. Immerse yourself in snorkeling, diving, and water sports, or simply relax at your private beach set up with refreshing cocktails and snacks. Witness the enchanting Bargibanti pygmy seahorses and pelagic fish gliding along the sloping coral reef. Work up an appetite and join the Rascal crew for a game of beach volleyball or football before your dinner.

Waislip and Penemu | Day 4

Set sail to Waislip and Penemu, home to breathtaking lagoons. Relax whilst bird-watching amidst the mangroves and set off on an easy trek to Penemu’s panoramic viewpoint. Marvel at the exquisite birds, including wreathed hornbills, white-bellied sea eagles, and king cockatoos. Snorkelers and divers can encounter dolphins, wobbegong sharks, and reef sharks just a few meters below. Underwater lovers shouldn’t miss out on Melissa’s Garden, renowned for its expansive reef and abundant marine life.

Batanta and Mansuar | Day 5

Discover the beauty of Batanta and Mansuar islands, adorned with stunning bays and charming local villages. Jump back in the water and meet the largest green turtles you’ve ever seen and get up close and personal with majestic manta rays. Later in the day is an unforgettable visit to the village of Sawanderek. Enjoy an intimate stroll around the village with the tribal leader and learn more about the community’s unique relationship with the land and ocean.

Mansuar Island | Day 6

Experience Mansuar island, including the famous Yanbuba jetty. Delight in snorkeling, diving, or simply enjoying the serene surroundings. Observe a dazzling array of reef fish, giant sweetlips, barracudas, and nudibranchs as you drift along with the gentle current. End the day by testing your skills at fish food golf, hitting fish food balls into the ocean with a nine iron while enjoying an ice-cold beer or refreshing long drink.

Waigeo | Day7

Continue your Raja Ampat itinerary to Waigeo, located in the picturesque Dampier Strait. Witness the captivating Birds of Paradise at Tapokreng and marvel at the thousands of bats on Miskon Island. Dive at Blue Magic, an underwater pinnacle renowned as a cleaning station for oceanic manta rays. As night calls, savor a traditional Indonesian Rijsttafel dinner to celebrate your final night on board Rascal.

The Journey Home | Day8

Indulge in a delightful breakfast, savoring the final moments on board Rascal. As the sun rises over the horizon, bid farewell to the dedicated crew who have made your journey extraordinary. Depart with cherished memories and the lingering taste of a remarkable adventure.

Itinerary

Please note, this is a sample itinerary. Each cruise is different and the detailed day-to-day itinerary and sites will be tailored to suit your preferences as well as weather and ocean conditions. Private yacht charters are more flexible in terms of day-to-day activities compared to shared cruises. Your Cruise Director will work with you on the detailed itinerary onboard.

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