A recognized global leader in luxury small-ship cruises, Aqua Expeditions explores the world’s most wildlife- and culture-rich destinations aboard best-in-class vessels of stylish contemporary design. On board, Aqua Expeditions offers tailored five-star itineraries, a highly-exclusive 1:1 crew-to-guest ratio with personalized service, a cuisine experience crafted by acclaimed chefs, and expert-guided adventure activities and excursions. Aqua Expeditions currently operates river cruises on the Amazon (Peru), the Mekong (Cambodia and Vietnam), and coastal yacht cruises in Komodo National Park, Ambon & Spice Islands and Raja Ampat in East Indonesia.
Aqua Blu: A Series of Firsts for Aqua Expeditions
Aqua Blu is Aqua Expeditions’ first coastal ship, and the first-ever long-range explorer yacht with year-round departures to be permanently based in East Indonesia — the heart of the Coral Triangle and the fabled Old World spice trade route.
To begin service on 16 November 2019, the 15-suite Aqua Blu (link to Fact Sheet) will primarily serve three destinations on 7-night coastal cruise itineraries:
- Raja Ampat (Round-trip; December through to February; 10 departures/year) itinerary
- Bali-Komodo National Park (Bi-directional; April to September ; 23 departures/year) itinerary
- Ambon & Spice Islands (Round-trip; October to November; 7 departures/year) itinerary
Trip Highlights & Inclusions:
1:1 crew-to-guest ratio guaranteeing a personalized luxury experience
Highest international classifications (RINA, SOLAS, ISM) for safety and comfort
Indonesian-inspired five-star dining experience by consulting chef Benjamin Cross
All meals and non-alcoholic beverages plus premium house wines
Expert-led excursions to explore the world’s most biodiverse marine habitats
and enigmatic bird of paradise species
Top-of-the-line watersports equipment, including diving and snorkeling gear,
kayaks and stand-up paddleboards.
Complimentary laundry service, and group transfers to/from vessel
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