The average price of a 7-day trip to Raja Ampat is $1,616 for a solo traveler, $2,902 for a couple, and $5,441 for a family of 4. Raja Ampat hotels range from $25 to $115 per night with an average of $44, while most vacation rentals will cost $20 to $340 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Sorong Airport (SOQ) are between $981 and $2,297 per person for economy flights and $3,078 to $7,208 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $22 to $39 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Raja Ampat, ID

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to SOQ and stay in a Raja Ampat hotel:

  • February 26th to April 1st
  • September 10th to February 11th (except the week of January 1st)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Raja Ampat is usually late September.

 

Average Raja Ampat Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Raja Ampat for a week is $890-$2,498($127-$357 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $22 to $39 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $544 to $1,907 for economy

Lodging: $32 to $42 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $43 to $53 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Raja Ampat for a week is $2,462-$5,458($352-$780 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $44 to $78 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,088 to $3,814 for economy

Lodging: $32 to $42 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $43 to $53 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Raja Ampat for a week is $3,176-$9,224($454-$1,318 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $88 to $156 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,176 to $7,628 for economy

Lodging: $64 to $84 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $69 to $74 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Raja Ampat

How cheap can you make a vacation to Raja Ampat? The cheapest trip to Raja Ampat is about $105 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 33% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $20 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $20.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Raja Ampat for a week is $734-$2,280($105-$326 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $10 to $19 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $544 to $1,907 for economy

Lodging: $20 to $25 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $40 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Raja Ampat for a week is $1,348-$4,320($193-$617 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $20 to $38 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,088 to $3,814 for economy

Lodging: $20 to $25 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $20 to $40 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Raja Ampat for a week is $2,648-$8,520($378-$1,217 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $40 to $76 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,176 to $7,628 for economy

Lodging: $40 to $50 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $32 to $60 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very easy to travel to Raja Ampat cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Raja Ampat Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Raja Ampat.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Raja Ampat for a week is $2,182-$9,687($312-$1,384 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $46 to $78 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,518 to $4,653 for first class

Lodging: $57 to $115 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $340 to $748 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Raja Ampat for a week is $4,022-$14,886($575-$2,127 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $92 to $156 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,036 to $9,306 for first class

Lodging: $57 to $115 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $340 to $748 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Raja Ampat for a week is $8,044-$27,078($1,149-$3,868 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $184 to $312 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $6,072 to $18,612 for first class

Lodging: $114 to $230 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $510 to $1,047 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Raja Ampat Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Raja Ampat is much lower than the average city. On average vacation rentals are less expensive than hotels. Luxury hotels are more expensive in Raja Ampat due to hotel employees. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Raja Ampat Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Raja Ampat hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Raja Ampat.

 

Flight Costs to Raja Ampat

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $2,297 average in early July to a low of $981 in late September. Median flight price is $261. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Raja Ampat our data includes 17 originating airports, and 30 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Raja Ampat from an airport like John F. Kennedy International (JFK) in New York, NY (the United States) for an average $8,086 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Rendani (MKW) in Manokwari (Indonesia) at an average of just $106.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Monday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Raja Ampat, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $1,317, so you can easily save about 134% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Raja Ampat can easily cost $140 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $10 per person. Private tours can cost $286 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

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