Savu

Savu is the largest of a group of three islands, situated west of West Timor, fringed by coral reefs and sandy beaches. The land is covered by grassland and palms, while deep ocean swells pound the southern coastlines. The lontar palm is the tree of life for the Savunese. 

 

Cruises You May Like

Tribal Weaving of the Lesser Sunda Islands with David & Sue Richardson

Together we will explore the extraordinary ancestral traditions and amazing landscapes of the Lesser Sunda Islands, where textiles are the predominant form of artistic expression. Every region has its own unique textile culture, its own style of dress, and its own motifs.
May 2018
13 days / 12 nights

Jewels of Raja Ampat Christmas & New Year Cruise

To celebrate Christmas & the New Year, we will take you on a far-reaching exploration of Raja Ampat – one of the least visited but most memorable adventure-destinations on our planet – in search of wildlife, marine life and birds of paradise.
Dec 2017 thru Jan 2018
10 days / 9 nights

Corals, Cultures & Dragons: North Sulawesi to Flores

Immersing ourselves in the unique nature and island culture of East Sulawesi, we will snorkel on magnificent reefs, explore remote villages, and go on jungle treks to spot endemic birds, before finally encountering the fearsome Komodo dragons on Rinca Island.
Mar 2018
12 days / 11 nights

Tribal Weaving of the Lesser Sunda Islands Pre-Cruise

Travel with us by land to some remote villages on the island of Flores. Witness natural dyeing techniques, buy textiles from the villagers, taste local culinary favourites and see the famous towering Kelimutu volcano with its three, multi-coloured crater lakes.
May 2018
3 days / 2 nights

The Avian World of East Sulawesi

Birdwatchers will relish this specialist cruise up the east coast of Sulawesi, with the chance to spot some rare indigenous birds including hornbills, eagles, doves, malkohas, fantails, kingfishers and bee-eaters. Meanwhile the coral reefs teem with a huge diversity marine life.
Feb 2018
10 days / 9 nights

Seabirds, Cetaceans and Spices

In the company of seabird expert, Gert de Jong, we will encounter Komodo dragons, the marine life of the Wakatobi National Park and the seabird colonies of the Banda Sea, while also exploring the illustrious history of the spice trade.
Sep 2018
12 days / 11 nights

Beautiful Birds, Bays, and the Underwater World

This 10-day expert-led cruise on board the Katharina, takes us along the coast of West Papua through Raja Ampat in search of the extraordinary birds of paradise, while visiting remote Papuan villages and snorkelling magnificent coral reefs along the way.
Oct thru Nov 2018
10 days / 9 nights

Jewels of Raja Ampat

Starting and ending in Sorong, West Papua, we will take you on a cruise through the natural splendour of Raja Ampat, home to the most bio-diverse coral reefs in the world, as well as a unique birdlife that includes the birds of paradise.
Jan 2018 thru Feb 2019
10 days / 9 nights

The Scents of the Spice Islands I & II

Cruising between Ambon and Ternate in two directions, these exciting voyages will visit the remote Banda islands, where we will wander through the nutmeg plantations, and retrace ‘the marine spice route’ north through the Moluccan islands to the clove plantations of the fabled Sultanate of Ternate.
Sep thru Oct 2018
12 days / 11 nights

Spice Traders, Island Tramps and Sea Gypsies in Association with ASA

Seafaring history expert, Jeffrey Mellefont, leads an adventure through ancient monsoon sailing routes to some of Indonesia’s remotest islands, connecting us with the true nature of this island nation: a maritime crossroads of rare spices, sea-borne trade, migration and boat-builders.
Jan thru Feb 2018
12 days / 11 nights