Getting to Balikpapan
Divers can reach Balikpapan from Singapore; Brunei; Jakarta; Denpasar Silk Air serves SIN-BPN-SIN every Sunday ; Wednesday & Friday (for Silk air Sunday flight must take a plane to Tarakan instead of Berau) *Balikpapan - Berau - Balikpapan : is served by DAS (Dirgantara Air Service); except Sunday. Airfare = USD.180 includes airport tax; porter and 25 Kg baggage. Excess baggage = Rp. 8500/Kg (about USD.1). Divers can handcarry 1 - 2 small bags to reduce the overweight cost. Derawan Dive Resort will help you in making reservation & ticketting.
|BPN - Berau
|| 1115 - 1245
|Berau - BPN
|| DAS 3201
|| 0855 - 1045
Getting via Tarakan
Malaysian Airlines (MAS) flies from Tawao to Tarakan every Monday and Thurday. Public ferry also serves Tawao to Tarakan everyday.
Boat transfer cost : Including handling
From Tarakan we also provide boat transfer Berau/Tarakan-Derawan - Berau/Tarakan with extra boat transfer cost . The extra boat transfer cost :
1 person only = extra USD 180;
2 persons = extra USD 120 per boat so USD. 60 /person
3 persons = extra USD 60. per boat so USD.20/person
4 persons : No need extra boat transfer for 4 persons travelling the same time.