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As backpacker to Karimunjawa by booking boat tickets to Karimunjawa? We understand that some people prefer backpacking over a complete organized holiday package. Or maybe you already organized your accommodation and are you only searching for a way to get to Karimunjawa. With our agency it is possible to book (fast) boat tickets. With this you can go backpacking to Karimunjawa and still be sure of your boat ticket. All prices below are included service costs. Ticket prices are not including park entrance fee. You have to pay this upon entering the boat (Rp. 25.000 for foreigners, Rp. 5.000 for locals)

Fast boat one way

Price: Rp. 220.000 per person

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

Booking procedure
Send us an email with the following information:
– Date of traveling
– Amount of persons (minimal 2 persons)

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 international bank transfer (by using transferwise). We have an European bank account (IBAN) available for payment in Euros.

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 DIYAH. 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 08:00/08:30 am for boat departure at 09:00 am. Meeting at 09:00/09:30 am for boat departure at 10:00 am.

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. 440.000 per person

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

Booking procedure
Send us an email with the following information:
– Date of traveling
– Amount of persons (minimal 2 persons)

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 international bank transfer (by using transferwise). We have an European bank account (IBAN) available for payment in Euros.

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 DIYAH. 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 08:00/08:30 am for boat departure at 09:00 am. Meeting at 09:00/09:30 am for boat departure at 10:00 am.

From Karimunjawa to Jepara
You will receive the tickets on the morning of departure in Karimunjawa harbour, meeting time is 30 minutes before boat departure.

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. 150.000 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
– Ticket harbour

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. 200.000 per person (joining with another group)
Rp. 590.000 per person (private tour 2 persons)
Rp. 420.000 per person (private tour 3 persons)
Rp. 330.000 per person (private tour 4-5 persons)
Rp. 250.000 per person (private tour 6-8 persons)
Rp. 225.000 per person (private tour 9-11 persons)
Rp. 175.000 per person (private tour 12-17 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
– Ticket harbour

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 another island or beach.

Example tour schedules

  • To the east of Karimunjawa
    • Visit gosong Seloka by low water
    • Snorkeling near Cilik island
    • BBQ lunch at Cilik island
    • Snorkeling near Sintok island (Turtle point)
    • Visit Sintok island
  • To the west of Karimunjawa
    • Snorkeling at Genteng (Turtle point)
    • BBQ lunch at Geleang island
    • Snorkeling at Gosong Cemara
    • Sunset at Cemara Kecil island

Tour schedules are depended on weather conditions, water current and visibility. You will receive a good combination of snorkeling and small island visits.

Diving

Prices:
Rp. 1.030.000 per person (private tour 2 persons)
Rp. 850.000 per person (private tour 3-5 persons)
Rp. 720.000 per person (private tour 6-8 persons)
Rp. 675.000 per person (private tour 9-15 persons)

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
– Ticket harbour

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.