Covid-19 updates Cruises Indonesia

Warmest greetings from Barefoot Yachts and well wishes of safety and health to you and your loved ones. 

In the current climate of uncertainty surrounding travel, we want to take the time to write to you on behalf of everyone at Barefoot to reassure you that our guests’  wellbeing and safety is our utmost priority, now and always.

Barefoot Yachts is closely monitoring the global situation and is actively taking steps to mitigate the impact and spread of COVID-19. We value the trust and loyalty invested in Barefoot Yachts by all guests, future, present and past and we are working together to answer any queries regarding upcoming cruises.


Barefoot continues to work with local health authorities while strictly adhering to advice from both the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Entry Visas Indonesia

Please be sure to check updates regarding entry visas for Indonesia here, as they show to be changing regularly:

National Park Restrictions Indonesia

As of now (26 March 2020) , Komodo National Park as well as Raja Ampat are closed until the end of May. For domestic guests, Sulawesi and Bali/Lombok may be available for cruises on a case by case basis for the next 2 months.

Bookings with us in a time of uncertainty

For existing bookings April/May 2020: 

All Cruises in April/May are canceled or postponed due to international and domestic restrictions – we are already in contact with all bookings for further steps.

For existing bookings June – September 2020:

We certainly understand your concerns, as for now bookings remain unchanged until the situation gets clearer.  Be sure we have your interests in mind.

For future bookings 

As for now (March 2020) we do not accept bookings for cruises taking place until June 2020 due to the uncertainty of the situation. At this stage, travel planning is certainly not as popular – but feel free to get in contact for cruises 2021/22 and ask us about special discounts and cancelation terms.

Book with confidence

Given the exceptional circumstances we currently face, we are offering extra flexibility and support for all bookings made previously, the ones in process and new bookings going forward.

If you need to make or adjust a reservation or simply have any concerns, please get in contact.

Business As Usual

At Barefoot, we are passionate sailors & divers ourselves and we are committed to continue welcoming guests from around the world to cruise the beautiful Indonesian Archipelago. Whether you are planning to travel in the near the future or you are just beginning your planning, you can expect to receive the same excellent service, attention to detail and unbiased advice. 

The spirit of Barefoot Yachts evokes leisure, luxury and adventure. We are built on our interaction with guests in an open and honest way that and as such, we look forward to answering any and all inquiries you might have and in the spirit of optimism, we anticipate with pleasure welcoming you aboard your chosen Phinisi Yacht.  

Kindest regards,

Your Barefoot Yachts Team 



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