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Field trips

Wayag Islands, Raja Ampat,
West Papua (photo by Tim Laman)

Organized trips 

Indonesia is one of the most amazing countries to visit as a biologist. Come and enjoy one of these pre- or post-conference trips. We will attempt to find a knowledgeable local biologist to accompany each trip.


Fieldtrip policies 

We are still adding field trip options and the price of some trips is still subject to change. In order to book some of the longer, more expensive field trips, you must make a downpayment (deposit) at time of online registration, to assist us in gauging true interest, and to reserve your place. Others, particularly the one-day trips on 24 July, require no deposit and can be paid for at the meeting. The final costs of trips will depend in some cases on the number of registered guests, and will be announced in March. The balance of the cost must be paid in May (using the same payment options available for registration).

Where flights are needed, the cost includes air tickets and taxes.

In the event that the trip has to be cancelled, you will be notified immediately and your deposit will be fully refunded at the meeting. The event organizer, PT Vista, would also be happy to help construct alternative tours of the same duration.

Other biological destinations 

While we cannot organize formal trips to all the many amazing areas in Indonesia, researchers have offered to give information about these biological science destinations:


Other tour services 

Our Event Organizer (PT. Vista Convensindo) will have a booth at the meeting to help you organize trips. They can be contacted at any time at eo{AT}atbc2010.org, and will assist you with booking trips and with any travel need you have.