Updated: Jun 4
Go Your Own Way – Route Options
With Marina Del Ray as your base in Indonesia you can now have the confidence to leave your vessel with us in Indonesia whist you return home. In fact, you can choose to do this for as many as 3 years with out the need to re- import your vessel.
Celebrate your arrival in Indonesia and have the opportunity to meet other like minded cruisers at our inaugural Go Your Own Way – Sail Indonesia Cruisers Rendezvous
Join us for our rendezvous & enjoy a 10-day extravaganza of social & informative events here at the marina and in the surrounding Great Southern Gili Islands. The draft event itinerary along with proposed dates is available via email on request to be held around late August or early September 2020. TBA.
All yachts, sail & power, wishing to Go Your Own Way to Indonesia are welcome to voyage by the suggested route shown in the illustration below and arrive at Marina Del Ray, which is an official Indonesian port of entry (Port Gili Gede, Lombok, Indonesia)
Facts & Fiction about Sailing to & Cruising Indonesia:
Indonesia is destination, not a stopover! Many of those who actually take the time to really cruise Indonesia say that Indonesia is the world’s best cruising ground!
Despite what you may have been led to believe by some, the process of entry into Indonesia is not complicated or expensive.
Unlike others that are professing to be ‘experts’ on sailing to & cruising in Indonesia, founder & director of Marina Del Ray, Raymond La Fontaine, an Australian Captain, has actually sailed to Indonesia from Australia in 2007. Ray has spent over a decade sailing & cruising in Indonesia, which means he has something of great value to offer, Local Knowledge, which as all cruising sailors know is a very valuable resource. Ray is eager to share this knowledge & provide advice based on his own experience as a cruising yachtsman on routes to Indonesia from Australia and the best way to go about exploring & enjoying Indonesia when you arrive.
Arriving in Indonesia:
Marina Del Ray provides easy to follow instructions and all the documentation that is needed. We are happy to assist you with all formalities that are required to facilitate your legal entry into Indonesia including:
· A free Visa Sponsorship letter that entitles you and your crew to apply to any Indonesian Embassy for a 60-day social visa which is extendable another (4) four times with a 30-day social visa’s without need to leave Indonesia.
· A three-year sailing and temporary import permit so your boat does not have to leave the Indonesian archipelago for 3 years.
· Full Inward & Outward Vessel clearance at Marina Del Ray, Port Gili Gede, Lombok. (Cost for inward clearance is $65 USD)
Why choose Marina Del Ray as your Port of Entry?
Conceived and created by a cruising yachty, Marina Del Ray has been designed to cater for cruising yachts and their crew members!
There is nothing like being able to relax and recharge in a marina or on a mooring for a few days after an ocean passage without having to worry about the security of your vessel whilst at anchor, not to mention being able to get off the boat for a while & enjoy a meal or two that someone else cooks and of course a few ice cold beverages!
Marina Del Ray is 1st class, 1st World, Integrated Marina & Resort and provides all of the above & more!
Marina Del Ray facilities include:
· 5-star Yacht Squadron with Beach side Regatta Bar and Pool
· Marina berths serviced with power and water. (up to 25 m)
· Serviced & Secure Moorings for vessels of up to 60 Tons
· Super Yacht Mooring
· Fuel, Food and Alcohol Provisioning
· ATM, WIFI and VHF Monitoring & Indonesian Sim cards
· Chandler, Boat Repairs, Maintenance and daily checks
· Dockyard for Boats up to 30 Tons
· 4 – Star Resort
· Yacht Charter, Boat Brokerage and water sport Hire
· Daily 90 Minute Return Ferry Service to Bali
· Tourism concierge
Why Choose, Marina Del Ray as your base in Indonesia?
Marina Del Ray is conveniently located in central Indonesia at Port Gili Gede, the Gateway to Bali and the international airport.
With Marina Del Ray as your base in Indonesia you can now have the confidence to leave your vessel with us should you wish to leave your vessel in Indonesia whist you return home. In fact, you can choose to do this for as many as 3 years with out the need to import your vessel.
When you return you can continue to cruise & discover the largest, most diverse and ideally positioned archipelago in the world which is made up of 17500 islands that lay outside the cyclone and typhoon effected regions of 10 degrees north and south of the equator.
Family & friends can also visit with ease and even choose to stay at our 4 star resorts for a few days before or after they have been cruising with you.
Go Your Own Way - Sail Indonesia Cruisers Rendezvous
Celebrate your arrival in Indonesia and have the opportunity to meet other like minded cruisers Marina Del Ray at our inaugural Go Your Own Way – Sail Indonesia Cruisers Rendezvous
Join us for the rendezvous & enjoy a 10-day extravaganza of social & informative events here at the marina and in the surrounding Great Southern Gili Islands. The draft event itinerary along with proposed dates is available on request can be provided on request via email.
For more information about how to Go Your Own Way to Indonesia, the Sail Indonesia Cruisers Rendezvous, sailing to Indonesia in 2020 or at any time in the future we invite you CLICK HERE
Please also visit the following page of our website for information and sailing route planning suggestions: https://www.marinadelray.co/getting-to-gili-gede
For specific information about CLEARANCE, IMMIGRATION, CUSTOMS, QUARANTINE, PLEASE CLICK HERE For more information about our beautiful Marina on our resort Island or ask a question about Sailing to & Cruising in Indonesia , PLEASE CLICK HERE
Regarding Covid19 and related travel restrictions.
As an International Port of entry Marina Del Ray receive direct official advice from the Government of Indonesia on a weekly basis. Currently there has been no increase in infections but of course the situation is being monitored weekly.
Based on the most recent information provided to us by the Indonesian authorities we are expecting the international borders of Indonesia to open on the 15th July 2020.
To receive regular updates related to Covid-19 and sailing to Indonesia please CLICK HERE
Marina Del Ray looks forward to assisting you to ‘Go Your Own Way’ & truly discover the Essence of Indonesia!
Marina Del Ray would love help you ‘Go Your Own Way’ & truly discover the Essence of Indonesia!