Up to 2 people with double and single bed
4 cabins located on the lower deck with en-suite private bathroom, separated wet and dry area for bathroom.
Up to 2 people with bunk bed
2 cabins located on the lower deck with wet head shower (serves as both the toilet/sink area and the shower compartment, meaning the sink and toilet get wet when you use the showerhead).
Arrived in Ambon (Garuda, Nam, Sriwijaya, and Wings are all Domestic flights). Embark from Tulehu port in Ambon. Check in Amaya Explorer around 9-10 AM. Check dive after lunch in Saparua/Molana island. Two hours from Ambon, this small, hilly, uninhabited island o Saparua's south - western tip is known for its excellent dive spots. It has the finest white sand beach and this extends throughout Lease islands.
Suanggi island is located 20 km northwest of Banda Neira. The boat will only go when the conditions are right. Currents can be strong yet we will be rewarded with dozens of fish and large predators such as Hammerheads & Tresher sharks.
A remote location surrounded by the deep sea, the waters around Banda are extremely clear. Visibilities of 30m are common and in some days it can reach up to 50m+. Coral reefs are breath taking and the sight is beyond impeccable. Banda is the home of the largest Napoleon Wrasse population in Indonesia, you can almost see them in every dive. Schooling Hammerheads are also pretty common. Possible dive sites: Run island, Nailaka island, Karang Hatta & Banda Jetty. We will also visit the historical site of Banda Neira, home of the Belgica Fort.
Another less touristy island in the middle of Banda Sea. The reefs are overloaded with schooling fish and another good site to spot large tunas, jack fish, and rays. This remote island is the home of Hammerhead sharks. We will spend 1 full day to increase the chance to see the magnificent schooling hammerhead.
Manuk is located in south Banda. The island is truly unique and famous around the world due to is incredibly large population of sea snakes. Most commonly seen is the banded sea krait and the rarest of them all is the Chinese sea snake with its signature streak brown and green.
We will do 2-3 dives in Koon Island before heading to Misool. In this area, expect to see variety of schooling fishes and a sloping reef full of colourful corals. These coral reef walls are interspaced with white sandy patches. Adding more excitement, divers can expect to see larger aquatic beings such as dog-toothed tuna, schooling barracuda, and jacks.
Misool is in the south of Raja Ampat and we will dive on the various small islands in the southeast (Boo Island, Fiabacet Island, and Yuliet Island). In these islands we will see pristine aquatic environment of magnificent corals, picturesque reefs, and all the unique stunning marine life that Raja Ampat has to oer.
One morning dive in Farondi Island and then sail back to Sorong (-/+ 18 hrs).
Check out around 9 AM after breakfast, after that we bid our farewells in Sorong airport.