Lumba Lumba Guesthouse comprises five private beach bungalows, nicely spaced around 15 metres apart along the white sand beach of Warasnus Cove on Kri Island’s southern shore.
All the bungalows sleep two people and have covered verandahs with fantastic views across the Dampier Strait to Batanta. A table and chairs are provided on the verandahs.
All bungalow bedrooms have mattresses with covers, pillows and mosquito nets and each bungalow is also equipped with a hammock.
The large dining shelter is raised on stilts above the high tide line and affords the same magnificent Dampier Strait seascapes as the bungalows. A large refectory style table and bench seating provides the setting for meals.
The shared toilet and bathroom building has two dip mandi style bathrooms, each with a western pedestal style toilet.
Electricity for lighting and charging devices is provided by generator which runs between 6pm and 1am and the guesthouse is a short boat ride from Yenbuba village on Mansuar where you can purchase basic supplies. Lumba Lumba Guesthouse receives an erratic phone signal that is sometimes capable of supporting a data connection.
Lumba Lumba Guesthouse owner Dedy Mayor speaks good English and lives on site.
Lumba Lumba Guesthouse Dive Center
Lumba Lumba has an on-site dive center with compressor, tanks, regulators and BCDs. Guests need to bring their own mask, snorkel. fins and wetsuit. Dives can be organised at Manta Sandy and Arborek, Cape Kri, Yenbuba Jetty, Chicken Reef, Sardine Reef, Mike’s Point, Mioskun, Blue Magic, Sawandarek Jetty, Friwen Wall, Ransiwor Reef, Wai WW II airplane wreck (special request) and others as required.
Single dive price: IDR 450,000 per person
More than 12 dives: IDR 400,000 / dive / person
Raja Ampat snorkeling with Lumba Lumba Guesthouse
Snorkelling packages that include 4 snorkelling trips and a visit to Gam to see Red Birds of Paradise display cost IDR 3,500,000 per person.
Snorkelling trips can be arranged as required. The cost depends on distance. The table below shows trip costs for a few of the more popular snorkelling sites. Prices are per trip and can be shared among boat passengers (8 max).
|SNORKELLING TRIPS||PRICE (IDR)|
|Manta Slope & Arborek||1,500,000|
Lumba Lumba Guesthouse sightseeing trips
Prices are per trip, shared by boat passengers (8 max).
|Gam Red Birds of Paradise||700,000|
Lumba Lumba Guesthouse free trips
Lumba Lumba offers guests a number of free trips including Yenbuba Village, Pasir Timbul sandbank and a special moonlight trip.
When the day’s activities are done, Lumba Lumba is a great place to simply relax and soak up the view. Downtime spent on your bungalow verandah will definitely be rewarded with a sighting of the dolphins Lumba Lumba is named for. A large pod with frisky youngsters cruises the dropoff out front of the guesthouse almost every day. When you’ve had your fill of relaxation, put on some sunscreen and set out on the jungle trail that climbs to a spectacular panoramic viewpoint atop a hill near the homestay.
See our Kri Island page for an overview of the island and its attractions.