Indonesia lies between the Indian and Pacific oceans in Southeast Asia. It’s made up of over 17,000 islands and has much to see and do for the avid traveler. Jakarta is the capital and Indonesia as a whole enjoys one of the most diverse cultures in the world. The official language is Indonesian, but over 300 different languages are spoken in the country.
Indonesia boasts some of the best scuba diving and snorkeling spots, being home to around 20% of the world’s coral reefs. Enjoy stunning stretches of beach and impressive wildlife like the Komodo Dragon, who can be seen in the Komodo National Park. When you charter a yacht around Indonesia, you’ll be enthralled by the wild beauty and delicious local cuisine.
On an Indonesian yacht charter, here are the destinations not to miss:
From April to October, the weather is hot and dry and ideal for sailing around the Komodo National park area. From the end of October, the monsoon winds alter direction, making the waters around Sorong the best place to charter a yacht. From here, you can explore the 1500 islands of Raja Ampat.