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Whale shark-Nabire

Here are the prices for the packages:

IDR 3,500,000 per day per person. (Please note that we count the price per day not per night, per person).

– 2 Days/1 Night  IDR 7,000,000 per person
– 3 Days/2 Nights IDR 8,500,000 per person
– 4 Days/3 Nights IDR 12,000,000 per person

More than 4 Days, per day fee is IDR 3,500,000 per person.

The price rate are not included the entry permit to Cenderawasih Bay National Park which is IDR 1,000,000 per 2 days per person.

For agent, we will give agent 10% discount price of the packages (not included the Cenderawasih Bay National Park entry permit fee) for minimum of 5 persons per trip.

The trips are for minimum of 5 persons. But if there’s only 1-2 persons you can still have normal price as the rate above, if you take minimum of 3 Days/2 Nights package.

Include in the packages prices:

– Pick up from Airport to the beach of Nabire
– Speedboat from Nabire city beach to Kali Lemon Dive Resort (abt 1 hour)
– Speedboat from Kali Lemon Dive Resort to Nabire city beach
– 3 times meal, 2 times snacks per day
– Unlimited mineral water, coffee & tea
– single, double bed
-snorkeling/ diving equipment
– 2 times dive/ snorkeling per day to whale sharks spot and or coral reef or muck diving (by choice)
– night dive by request
– 24/7 fresh water flow from the mountain
– Radio communication (no phone signal/ internet connection in the Kali Lemon in Cenderawasih Bay National Park)
– Speedboat to diving spots
– Local dive guide
– Dive tank (free)
– Electricity 5 pm – 5 am and by important request
– Speedboat from Kali Lemon Dive Resort back to Nabire City
– Transportation to Hotel in Nabire and or Nabire Airport

Note:
• On Sunday, diving would start after lunch because our management staff and the local people would go to the Church in the morning. As per day is 2 dives (2 tanks), so if it is possible with your condition, time, sea and weather condition also, we could do 2 dives (1 tank then surface interval then continue with another 1 tank)

  • Whale sharks at the Cenderawasih Bay is considered wild animal, which the presence are not under human control. In our experience, the best time to see whale sharks is when it is New Moon, should also inform you that on certain seasons or times we can’t predict when the whale sharks will be there or not, it is not in our control. But when it is Full Moon it is to be sure that we can’t guarantee you will see whale sharks. As these situations already informed, doing the trip is fully your decision and it is considered that you have understand the chances that are going to be faced. Regarding that, how the situations are on the field would not change any price settled and or payment regulation from our resort.

Other than diving/ snorkeling with the Whale Sharks, the guests can also do other activities, such as:

– Night Bagan (fishing platform) tour is IDR 250,000 per person (location about 5-10 minutes by speedboat from the resort)
– Traditional village tour is IDR 300,000 per person
(location about 15 minutes by speedboat from the resort)
– Bird of Paradise birding is IDR 600,000 per person
(location about 15 minutes by speedboat from the resort then 45 minutes trekking, to do bird watching we have to go early in the morning, then when on location have to wait patiently to see the bird as the local guide conduct the method to attract the attention of the Cenderawasih Bird)

For other activities that you have in mind, you may consult us.

Best Time To Visit
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All time of the year is good time to see whale sharks as long as it is not Full Moon, when it is Full Moon we can’t guarantee you will see whale sharks. The best time to see whale sharks would be when the Moon is Dark or New Moon or as long as it is not Full Moon.

Room
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For the moment, there are 3 cottages, 4 rooms; each for 2 persons -(2 room with a bathroom inside, 1 room with separated bathroom building), and 1 spacious semi-open cottage for 8 persons with separated bathroom building.

Arrival & Departure
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As for the arrival time here, we suggest that you arrive in Nabire in the morning before 11.00 am local time so we can then transfer you from Nabire Airport straight to Kali Lemon Dive Resort (about 1 hour by speedboat).

If you arrive after 11.00 am such as in the afternoon, we suggest you to spend the night in Nabire City as we don’t usually make transfer to Kali Lemon in the afternoon-evening regarding the safety (sea condition). We can recommend a hotel in Nabire City.

If you arrive after 11.00 pm we can recommend you a hotel to stay in Nabire City where our guests usually stay in. The room is IDR 400,000/night/2 persons. The facility: bathroom inside the room, AC, TV, WiFi, restaurant in the hotel. The location has local mini market and food warongs nearby, airport is about 10 minutes from the hotel. We will help you to book the room here, you may pay on site by cash in IDR, USD, or by credit card.

Please make the flight departure schedule for a day after we are back in the city, as we can’t risk to go back to city on the same day as your flight departure as the sea and weather condition could change.

Booking
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If your dates of coming here already fix then you can confirm and e-mail the guests’ scanned passports with pass photos for us to process the entry permit to Cenderawasih Bay National Park.

Booking by e-mailing us your fix flight schedule of coming here and make full payment by transfer to us in minimum of 2 weeks (14 days) before the guests arrive in Nabire or as soon as you have fix plan of coming here. Payment should be transferred to a bank account that we will inform you later. Please note that transfer fees charged on guests/ agent.

After the booking made, we will then put you on our schedule. Booking payment should be transferred minimum of 14 days prior to arrival schedule. Cancellation should be made 14 days prior to arrival schedule. Any cancellation after that are non-refundable.

Price, booking, and payment regulation are non-negotiable.

Here is Kali Lemon Dive Resort’s 3 Days/2 Nights Itinerary:

Day 1

  • Pick up at Nabire Airport
    • Go to Nabire beach then to Kali Lemon Dive Resort
    (+/- 1,5 hours by speedboat)
    • Prepare to go to whale shark spot
    • Go to whale shark spot (+/- 10 minutes by speedboat)
    • Snorkeling / diving at the whale shark spot
    • Back to the resort
    • Lunch
    • Go to whale shark spot
    • Snorkeling/ diving at the whale shark spot
    • Back to the resort
    • Snack, coffee/ tea time
    • Dinner
    • Rest / night diving (by request, extra fee)

Day 2

  • Breakfast
    • Prepare to go to whale shark spot
    • Go to whale shark spot
    • Snorkeling / diving at the whale shark spot
    • Back to the resort
    • Lunch
    • Go to whale shark spot
    • Snorkeling / diving at the whale shark spot
    • Back to the resort
    • Snack, coffee / tea time
    • Dinner
    • Rest/ go to bagan (fishing platform) for night bagan tour / stay for the night at bagan (by request, extra fee)

Day 3

  • Breakfast
    • Prepare to go to whale shark spot
    • Go to whale shark spot (+/- 10 minutes by speedboat)
    • Snorkeling / diving at the whale shark spot
    • Back to the resort
    • Lunch
    • Prepare to go back to Nabire City
    • Back to Nabire City
    • Transfer to hotel in Nabire City (hotel in Nabire City not included in the package, will be included by request with extra fee)

Any extra activities should the guests request can be customized in the itinerary. The itinerary could change due to weather and sea condition or other.

Feel free to e-mail us again for more information that you need.

Thank You.