What To Bring?

  • Spare surf board (the amount is up to the individual and cost of excess luggage)
  • Sunscreen/zinc
  • Surf spares, fins, leg ropes, fin key, sun cure (ding repairs)
  • Small first aid kit: hydrogen peroxide, betadine antiseptic, strapping tape, plasters, wound dressing, Imodium
  • Towel
  • Sunglasses
  • 2 or 3 pairs of board shorts
  • Some t-shirts
  • Hat
  • Booties
  • Rash vests (sun protection)
  • Tropical surf wax
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Cash for souvenirs
  • iPod/music
  • Personal toiletries

Do I need a visa?

As of March 2004, nationals of United States, Australia, South Africa, Argentina, Brazil, Denmark, United Arab Emirates, Finland, Hungary, United Kingdom, Italy, Japan, Germany, Canada, South Korea, Norway, France, Poland, Switzerland, New Zealand, and Taiwan must pay $US25 for on entry visa on arrival in Indonesia.

Before departing your country, be sure to have at least 3 months left on your passport before expiry.

Should I get travel insurance?

All of our guests on board Saraina must have full comprehensive travel and medical insurance and should include a Medevac option and compensation for loss of charter days due to unforeseen circumstances or emergencies.

It is advised that you check with your doctor to make sure you are up to date with all vaccinations suggested for the South East Asia region.

The saraina crew are very capable to assist with minor injures, or illness and will do all we can to minimize risk of such while on charter.

Can I charge electrical equipment?

Yes, saraina has a 240 v power supply through out, although we advise you to bring the correct power connections from your country.

Can I contact home from the boat?

Yes you can, via our satellite phone, although incoming and outgoing calls are quiet expensive. Call prices can be discussed before charter confirmation.