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It is possible to book fast boat tickets in combination with a day tour only. With this you can go backpacking to Karimunjawa and still be sure of your boat ticket. While you are in Karimunjawa you can do one of our day tour activities of your choice.

Fast boat one way

Price: Rp. 195.000 per person
The price is based on the following costs:
Original ticket price: Rp. 150.000
Service costs: Rp. 45.000

Can be booked for the following boats:
– Bahari Express: Jepara – Karimunjawa (Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday)
– Bahari Express: Kendal – Karimunjawa (Tuesday, Friday)

Booking procedure
Send us an email with the following information:
– Date of traveling
– Amount of persons (minimal 2 persons)
– Which day tour you like to book in combination (Island hopping and snorkeling joining, island hopping and snorkeling private, diving private, beach day Cemara Kecil island private)

We will check the availability of the boat tickets. When tickets are available we will send you an instruction email about how to confirm the booking. We will ask for the following for finalizing a booking:
– A copy of the passports of all travelers (without copies we are not able to book any boat tickets)
– A deposit payment (the amount of the deposit payment will depend on the items you like to book). Deposits can be paid via bank transfer or PayPal. Via PayPal it is also possible to complete the payment by creditcard.

Receiving the tickets
When your booking is complete we will book your tickets. We can’t send the tickets by email as Bahari Express company still uses a manual ticket system. You will receive the tickets in the following way:

From Jepara to Karimunjawa
On the morning of departure we will ask you to come to our meeting point in Jepara harbour. The meeting point is Warung BU DYAH. Here our partner will come to meet you to give you the tickets for the boat. After receiving the tickets you can continue to the fast boat Bahari Express. Meeting at 07:30 am for boat departure at 09:00 am. Meeting at 08:30 am for boat departure at 10:00 am.

From Kendal to Karimunjawa
Around 2 weeks before departure of your boat we will send you a picture of the ticket receipt. In the morning of departure you go to the Bahari Express ticket office in Kendal harbour. Here you show the picture of your receipt. They will give you the tickets that are ordered. After receiving the tickets you can continue to the fast boat.

What is the cancellation policy?

In case you have to cancel your booking
In case you cancel your booking we are not able to refund the paid deposit. The deposit is used to buy your boat tickets. Boat tickets are non refundable and non changeable (name changes are not allowed).

In case the boat does not depart due to weather conditions / operation problems
First we will try to get you on any next departing boat. If this is impossible or when this is not convenient for your travel plan we will refund your deposit payment. Per person we will keep a fee of Rp. 30.000. This fee is used to pay our partner in Jepara who has to arrange the refund from the Bahari Express company.

Fast boat round trip

Price: Rp. 370.000 per person
The price is based on the following costs:
Original ticket price: Rp. 300.000
Service costs: Rp. 70.000

Can be booked for the following boats:
– Bahari Express: Jepara – Karimunjawa (Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday) + Bahari Express: Karimunjawa – Jepara (Monday, Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday)
– Bahari Express: Kendal – Karimunjawa (Tuesday, Friday) + Bahari Express: Karimunjawa – Kendal (Thursday, Sunday)

Booking procedure
Send us an email with the following information:
– Date of traveling
– Amount of persons (minimal 2 persons)
– Which day tour you like to book in combination (Island hopping and snorkeling joining, island hopping and snorkeling private, diving private, beach day Cemara Kecil island private)

We will check the availability of the boat tickets. When tickets are available we will send you an instruction email about how to confirm the booking. We will ask for the following for finalizing a booking:
– A copy of the passports of all travelers (without copies we are not able to book any boat tickets)
– A deposit payment (the amount of the deposit payment will depend on the items you like to book). Deposits can be paid via bank transfer or PayPal. Via PayPal it is also possible to complete the payment by creditcard.

Receiving the tickets
When your booking is complete we will book your tickets. We can’t send the tickets by email as Bahari Express company still uses a manual ticket system. You will receive the tickets in the following way:

From Jepara to Karimunjawa
On the morning of departure we will ask you to come to our meeting point in Jepara harbour. The meeting point is Warung BU DYAH. Here our partner will come to meet you to give you the tickets for the boat. After receiving the tickets you can continue to the fast boat Bahari Express. Meeting at 07:30 am for boat departure at 09:00 am. Meeting at 08:30 am for boat departure at 10:00 am.

From Kendal to Karimunjawa
Around 2 weeks before departure of your boat we will send you a picture of the ticket receipt. In the morning of departure you go to the Bahari Express ticket office in Kendal harbour. Here you show the picture of your receipt. They will give you the tickets that are ordered. After receiving the tickets you can continue to the fast boat.

From Karimunjawa to Jepara or Kendal
You can receive the tickets at our office in Karimunjawa the evening before departure. They can be picked up from 19:30 pm. If you are staying in the village area we are also able to drop by the tickets at your accommodation. When you stay outside the village area we can meet you in Karimunjawa harbour the morning of departure. We usually discuss this with the guests in Karimunjawa.

What is the cancellation policy?

In case you have to cancel your booking
In case you cancel your booking we are not able to refund the paid deposit. The deposit is used to buy your boat tickets. Boat tickets are non refundable and non changeable (name changes are not allowed).

In case the boat does not depart due to weather conditions / operation problems
First we will try to get you on any next departing boat. If this is impossible or when this is not convenient for your travel plan we will refund your deposit payment. Per person we will keep a fee of Rp. 45.000. This fee is used to pay our partner in Jepara who has to arrange the refund from the Bahari Express company.

Half day snorkeling

Price: Rp. 135.000 per person
The price is including the following costs:
– Boat
– Guide
– Snorkeling equipment + Lifejacket
– Underwater camera (to share with the group)
– Drinking water
– Parking costs

Description of the tour
For the half day snorkeling tour you will join another group. In the afternoon around 13:30 pm we will departure from Karimunjawa Village harbour. During this tour you will go snorkeling first in the open water. After (depending on the time) you will do snorkeling again at another snorkeling spot. In the end of the day you will visit a beach to watch the sunset.

Example tour schedule
– Snorkeling near Menjangan Kecil Island
– Snorkeling at Alang Alang Coral
– Sunset at Ujung Gelam Beach
Tour schedules are depended on weather conditions, water current and visibility. You will receive a good combination of snorkeling and visit to the beach.

Full day island hopping and snorkeling

Price:
Rp. 175.000 per person (joining with another group)
Rp. 530.000 per person (private tour 2-3 persons)
Rp. 300.000 per person (private tour 4-5 persons)
Rp. 225.000 per person (private tour 6-9 persons)
Rp. 175.000 per person (private tour 10-15 persons)

The price is including the following costs:
– Boat
– Guide
– Snorkeling equipment + Lifejacket
– Underwater camera (to share with the group)
– Lunch (BBQ fish), vegetarian option available on request.
– Drinking water
– Parking costs

Description of the tour
For the full day snorkeling tour you will join another group or have a private tour (depending on your price choice). In the morning around 08:30 am we will departure from Karimunjawa Village harbour (for private tours the departure time is 09:00 am). During this tour you will go snorkeling first in the open water. After (depending on the time) you will do snorkeling again at another snorkeling spot. Than you will continue to one of the small islands. Here the captain and guide will be making a BBQ fish lunch. After lunch there is time for relaxing and than continue by boat to the next snorkeling spot.  In the end of the day you will visit a beach / other island or visit the sharkpool on Menjangan Besar island.

Example tour schedule
– Visit Gosong Seloka by low water (a sandbank in the middle of the ocean)
– Snorkeling at Cilik island
– Lunch at Cilik island
– Snorkeling near Tengah island
– Visit the sharkpool at Menjangan Besar Island
Tour schedules are depended on weather conditions, water current and visibility. You will receive a good combination of snorkeling and small island visits.

Not included:
The entrance ticket of the sharkpool on Menjangan Besar Island is not included in the tour price. The extra price for this is Rp. 40.000. You only have to pay this if the tour visits the sharkpool and you decide to go off the boat to take a look. For private tours you can request to either to go there or not to go there. For joining tour is will depend if people in the group would like to visit the sharkpool area or not.

Diving

Price:
Rp. 1.515.000 per person (private tour 1 person)
Rp. 980.000 per person (private tour 2-4 persons)
Rp. 750.000 per person (private tour 5 persons or more)

The price is including the following costs:
– Boat
– Dive master
– Diving equipment (for 2 dives)
– Wet-suit
– Lunch (BBQ fish), vegetarian option available on request.
– Drinking water
– Parking costs

Description of the tour
For the day diving you will receive a private tour. In the morning around 09:00 am we will departure from Karimunjawa Village harbour. During this tour you will do two dives. We can discuss together what kind of dives you prefer. In general we offer a combination of 1 coral dive and 1 shipwreck dive. In between the two dives you will visit a small island to get a BBQ fish lunch.

Example tour schedule
– Diving at shipwreck Indonor
– Lunch at Cemara kecil island
– Diving at Gosong Cemara
Tour schedules are depended on weather conditions, water current and visibility.

Not included:
There is no underwater camera included in this tour price. If you wish to rent an underwater camera the extra price will be Rp. 150.000 for one day rental.

Beach day

Price:
Rp. 600.000 per person (private tour 1 person)
Rp. 300.000 per person (private tour 2-3 persons)
Rp. 225.000 per person (private tour 4-5 persons)
Rp. 175.000 per person (private tour 6-7 persons)
Rp. 160.000 per person (private tour 8-15 persons)

The price is including the following costs:
– Boat
– Snorkeling equipment + lifejacket
– Lunch (BBQ fish), vegetarian option available on request.
– Parking costs

Description of the tour
For the beach day – Cemara kecil island you receive a private tour. In the morning around 09:30 am we will departure from Karimunjawa Village harbour. The boat will drop you off straight to Cemara Kecil island. Here you will spend the day. You can snorkel from the coast of the island and enjoy your time relaxing. The captain will be cooking you a BBQ fish lunch during lunch time.

Not included:
– Snorkeling in open water
– Underwater camera
– Drinking water