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Komodo - Raja Ampat (Max. 10 pax)

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Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Bar
  • Covered Outdoor Dining
  • Cushioned Sun Beds
  • Custom built for diving
  • Full charter luxury
  • Kitchen
  • Leisure deck
  • Library
  • Non-Diver Friendly
  • Separate camera rinse
  • Sun Deck
  • Towels

Price Included

  • Accommodation
  • Belts
  • Dive Master Service
  • Full charter luxury
  • Hot / Cold beverages
  • Meals
  • Tanks
  • Towels
  • Transfers hotel/airport
  • Weights

In short

MIKUMBA Ratu Laut was assembeld in Bulukumba, Bira, South Sulawesi. The land of the Bugistraders, Indonesian fearless sailors, sailed the sea with only a help from star navigation since hundreds years ago. During that period, ship was the only possible transportation to take humans and trade stuffs like timber, food, and other communities. Their mighty wooden shipsare called Phinisi. And MIKUMBA Ratu Laut is one of them. A modern Phinisi equipped with engine and restful cabins. The boat will take you to Indonesia’s diving gem, Raja Ampat islands and other famous diving sites in Ambon and Komodo as well.

Ratu Laut Description

MIKUMBA Ratu Laut sails the sea the way its ancestors did, only with lesser frequency. It sails to remote islands that is unreachable for big modern ships.The vessel is made of Borneo solid teak wood planks with over 100 feet long. The boat’s hulls are made of the stronger solid material callediron wood, which grows even stronger upon immersed in the water. This ensures the boat to be a great vessel for tireless divingtrip. MIKUMBA Ratu Laut features three front sails, two top and bottom sails from the center mast, and two sails from the rear mast. In a stiff wind, the vessels can sail up to 8 knots.

Inside MIKUMBA Ratu Laut, all cabins and rooms are cooled with air-conditioner and lightingsare installed throughout the rooms. The boat has one big cabin with four beds and two small cabins with two beds in each cabin and one open cabin on the main deck with two beds. There is a big upper deck with a bigger wooden table for dining under the shade and resting.Otherwise, you can spend your time in an open space on the upper deck, lying on sunbeds or beans bags. Two showers are set in the ship. One is placed on the maindeck, while another shower is on the sundeck. The boat itself is equipped with modern safety gears such as sonar, navigation, depth sounder, GPS, safety raft, and well-maintainedsteering. Our crew consists of confident and well-trained sailors who will guide you to reach Indonesia’s most amazing diving sites safely.

The Pirate Ship

MIKUMBA Ratu Laut’s design both pamper the eyes and offer a lot of space. It’s appearsas a mighty pirate ship that bring the feeling of freedom and adventure upon sailing.You can feel the wind breeze on your way to the most scenic islands. Unlike the modern fiberglass boats which is too plain and sleek, the rustic ancient look of MIKUMBA Ratu Laut is unbeatable. Being on this boat, you can cruise with ease, no rush, and relax on the bat’s open decks. This situation gives some peace in mind, as you don’t need to worry about any bad things that may happen on the sea surface like what you may feel while sailing on a modern boat.

 

Adventurous Trip

Divers on MIKUMBA Ratu Laut will be provided with fresh towels and linen, water and electrolytes, tanks, and weights. What’s more, you will get some dive guides and loads of tasty foods, tea, and coffee along the trip. Soft drinks and beers are loaded on the boat, in case you need them, at additional charge. The boat is also stocked with medical kits and emergency equipment. The most important thing to say, you will have lots of adventure and fun on the MIKUMBA Ratu Laut.

Apart from diving, there are some challenging and fun outdoor activities to do during the exciting trip. Let’s saysnorkeling and trekking while watching the birds of paradise which can only be seen in Raja Ampat. The trekking route will take you to the amazing viewpoint, the famous Bintang lagoon, and the stunning viewpoint over the shallow lagoon. Beach visit is on different islands only if time allow us. All those activities will require good stamina, and advanced diving competence. If you don’t feel like doing something outside or if you are simply tired, then just relax on the boat while sipping a cup of warm tea, searching in the Ratu Laut id books, listening to the music, or watching movies.

MIKUMBA Ratu Laut was constructed to guide you through an endless diving experience in the most stunning diving sites within Indonesia archipelago. It is That’s why the crew of MIKUMBA Ratu Laut is strive to provide you the best services on board as well as the best possible guide while you are mooring up on another amazing island. We for sure expect to see you again in our next fantastic diving trip next year.

Ratu Laut Details

MUTIARA LAUT
Dimensions & Specifications
Hull material Wood Type Motor & Sail
Decks  3 Mast(s) 3
Tonnage  55 ton Beam 6 m
Length over all 24 m Engine power  2 x 250 hp
Draught 1.4 m Cruising range 1,500 nautical miles
Cruising speed 9-11 knots Fresh water maker  1,500 liters per day
Fresh water storage  4 ton Voltage 12 Yes
Voltage 220 Yes Max. diving passengers 10
Max. total passengers 10 Crew 9
Navigation & Communication
GPS Yes Plotter No
Depth sounder Yes Fish finder No
Satellite phone Yes Mariphone No
Radar Yes Navtex No
Safety
Life raft(s) 1 Life jackets 10
Life ring buoys Yes First aid kit Yes
Fire extinguishers Yes Fire & smoke alarm Not yet
EPIRP Yes Oxygen Yes
ENOS No Defibrillator No
Hyperbaric chamber No
Dive Facilities
Compressors 2 Bauer mariner 200 Dive courses Yes Aow + deep spec
Tanks 20 Camera rinsing tub Yes
NITROX No Weights/ belts Yes
Camera workstation No Dive platform Yes
Rental dive gear Yes Tender 1 Fiber tender 6m 2.5 wide 2xyamaha 40hp
Deck shower(s) Yes Tender 2 Small tender 3m 15hp yamaha
English speaking guide Yes Tender 3  –
Cabin Facilities
3 x Cabin (Lower Deck)
Private bathroom No Private toilet No
Shower Yes Extra bed No
Cupboard/ wardrobe No 220 volt Yes
Air conditioning Yes Fan Yes
Porthole Yes Window  yes in one cabin
1 x Cabin (Main Deck)
Private bathroom Yes/No Private toilet Yes/No
Shower Yes/No Extra bed Yes/No
Cupboard/ wardrobe Yes/No 220 volt Yes/No
Air conditioning Yes/No Fan Yes/No
Porthole Yes/No Window Yes/No
Lounge Facilities
Air conditioning Yes Fan(s) Yes
Sofa(s) Yes Dining table Yes
Television Yes DVD player Yes
Sound system No Computer Yes
Deck(s) Facilities
Sun deck area Yes Covered deck area Yes
Reclining chairs No Mattresses Yes
Hammocks Yes Sofa(s) Yes
Dining table Yes
Bar Facilities
Beer Yes Wine Yes
Spirits Yes Soft drinks Yes
Juices Yes Ice cubes Not yet
Service & Entertainment
Laundry service No Towel service No
Massage No Library Yes
Indoor games Yes Beach games Yes
DVD’s Yes iPod connection Yes
Snorkel gear Yes Fishing gear No
Kayak(s) No Wake board No
Water ski No Jet ski No

Ratu Laut 7 Days Itinerary

Your route trip to Raja Ampat will highly depend on the weather, currents, tides, and how busy the dive site is. MIKUMBA Ratu Laut cruise director will arrange the best possible diving experience for you and fulfill the itinerary. Should a change on the itinerary to be made while you are on board, we can just sit together and discuss the best option to be made thanks to the small number of divers on board. However, during an ideal day, here is a sample of diving itinerary plan to be done during your liveaboard with MIKUMBA Ratu Laut.

Day 1, We will meet you up in Sorong and take you to the boat depends if it’s in Sorong or Waisai, If its in Waisai we will take the ferry. We are going to start doing our check dive on the island of Mansuar dive site called Yenbuba Jetty. Stunning dive site and very easy to dive and where you can see everything from mantas to pygmy seahorses. We will be staying in the bay between Mansuar and Kri Island over the night.

route

Day 2, We move to the other side of Kri island and dive the famous chicken reef (Karang Ayam). It’s a submerge stunning reef and is good for big stuffs, like tunas, Spanish mackerel, grey reefs sharks, white/black tip reef sharks, wobbegong sharks, and big schools of fish. It’s best to dive in when it has current bringing lot of hunting action. On the second dive, we’ll move closer to the world famous cape Kri, where schools of barracuda, jackfish, batfish, snapper, small reef fish, rays, sharks, turtles, and groupers, as well as the coral itself, are out-of-this-world. For the third dive, we move to west of Mansuar to dive the Jetty of the Sawandarek village, a protected dive site with stunning reef and good for pygmy seahorses, nudibranches, common octopus, and wobbegong sharks. Just under the jetty we can see schools of jacks. Next, we move to the west part of Dampier Strait to visit Arborek Island, in the Dampier strait between Gam and Mansuar. We will visit barefoot conservation to get information on where the mantas is hanging out so we know where to go the next day.

Day 3, We’ll only have about 15 minutes to manta sandy/manta ridge from Arborek Island. Manta sandy is one of the more famous manta dive sites in Raja Ampat, where you can see 4-5 mantas cleaned at the same time. We will dive manta ridge if the tide falls, to see a big amount of mantas hovering a couple of meters away, get fed by plankton carried by the strong current. We’re heading more west to Penemu and Fam Island aiming to dive the famous Melissa garden, you will see the best hard coral reef in Raja Ampat for sure. The site is named after the diving pioneer, Max Ammer’s daughter and is rich of underwater biodiversity: thousands of tiny reef fish, black tips, wobbegong sharks, pygmy seahorses, and much more. For the third dive, we move to Kerou Chanel which can be a great drift dive if we get a little bit of current. It features a very nice reef, huge sea fans, and wonderful soft corals which are very good for macro. Yet, some bigger stuffs can pass us out in the blue. Finally, we’ll trek to Bintan Lagoon viewpoint, after we are done we start do a 6-7h night crossing up to the north to Kawe Island, one of UNESCO’s world heritage sites.

Day 4, We dive around Kawe Island, starting around the 3 famous island called Eagle Rock with their stunning reefs and, big fish soup, if you are lucky. The main reason to dive here is to see more Manta rays coming in to get cleaned in the cleaning stations around the rocks. On the second dive, we move over Black Rock, one of the best reef up in the north. It has nice soft coral reef and insane amount of different schooling fish, great for pygmy seahorses, turtles, black tip reef sharks. Going a bit deeper, we’ll see big marble rays and mantas can passing by in the shallow part. After the second dive, we move back to the eagle rock again. Normally, the current have changed by the time we get there and we can dive on different rock. After the third dive, we need to visit the village to get a permit before we mooring up inside the stunning Alyui Bay for a night dive at the famous pearl farm. Before diving here, prepare your camera and macro lens for a muck diving. The underwater view of Alyui Bay is arguably perfect for your macro and wide-angle lenses to capture diverse marine life like nowhere else.

Day 5, We’ll go for another wonderful dive in Alyui Bay, starting the morning dive at chanel #5., a dive site with nice swim throws among the big rocks, big schools of sweetlips, and fusiliers. White tip sharks sleep under the big rock, and pygmy seahorses are here and there. Here, we can also encounter dolphins, so keep out looking for them upon going up to do a safety stop. Then, we move to Yangeffo Islands for our second dive which was an exploration dive for our cruise director, when he worked for his old company. The site was so good, a great mix of macro and bigger stuff, that make us keep coming since that moment. Getting a sloping reef down to 15 meter, continue drifting until hitting the sand area where you can see flamboyant cuttlefish, robust ghost pipefish, ornate ghost pipe fish, decorator crabs, nudibranches, shrimps, and frogfishes if you are lucky. After a while, you’ll hit the reef again where you can spot eagle rays and manta rays on lucky days. After a stop around Yangeffo, we’ll continue the trip for our last dive of the day in Gam. The famous citrus ridge, a very fishy dive site to see stunning coral garden, yellow soft corals, schooling barracudas, sweetlips, tunas, Spanish mackerel, nudibranches, pygmy seahorses, frogfishes, and others. Next, we take a trip back to the east part of Dampier Straight, directly to Waisai to load up food and water supply.

Day 6, We will wake you up at 04:45 for small breakfast and take you with the boat around 05:00 to watch the birds of paradise. Then, we have a big breakfast and a break before diving the famous Blue Magic, close to the island of Mioskon. On good days, this submerged reef has 5 meters visibility because the whole dive site is covered with schools of fish. We can also encounter the oceanic manta rays here. For the second dive we move to Sardine reef with submerged sloping coral reef which should be dived in current. Otherwise, there is no fish around. It’s very good for big stuff as you’ll see school of fusiliers, rainbow runners, barracudas, sweetlips, giant trevallies, Spanish mackerel, grey reef sharks and much more. If there is current, you can get loads of hunting action and hear underwater thunder when the small fish move fast upon the tunas strike the bait ball. Then, we move down to Kri Island again to visit the homestay and trek the amazing viewpoint over Mansuar Island. You can just bring snorkel gear if you don’t want to do the trekking and later we do our third dive of the day, a night dive on the Yenkoranu Jetty. It’s a coral sloping reef with sand and bommies in the beginning and more reefs later which is very good for macro. There are pygmys seahorses, bobtail squids, pipefish, walking shark, mandarin fish, octopuses, cuttlefish, and even sleeping turtles on the reef to see there.

Day 7, we’ll have an opportunity for one dive in the morning. Since this is going to be our last cruise day, you’ll have a plenty of time to dry your equipment on the way back home. Normally our guest always want to go back to blue magic again or different dive site around Kri Island. On our way back, we will do a final briefing, exchanging emails and photos, and say farewells to the crew. The crew will organize a transportation to your hotel.

This itinerary works for a normal 7-days route. The cruise day can be extended to 10-days cruise with some other diving sites to visit in Misool Island. There are numerous spectacular diving sites you may explore during our diving cruise. All of those marvelous diving sites are situated around some famous islands in West Papua.

Ratu Laut 9 Days Itinerary

Your route trip to Raja Ampat will highly depend on the weather, currents, tides, and how busy the dive site is. MIKUMBA Ratu Laut cruise director will arrange the best possible diving experience for you and fulfill the itinerary. Should a change on the itinerary to be made while you are on board, we can just sit together and discuss the best option to be made thanks to the small number of divers on board. However, during an ideal day, here is a sample of diving itinerary plan to be done during your liveaboard with MIKUMBA Ratu Laut.

Day 1, We will meet you up in Sorong and take you to the boat depends if it’s in Sorong or Waisai, If its in Waisai we will take the ferry. We are going to start doing our check dive on the island of Mansuar dive site called Yenbuba Jetty. Stunning dive site and very easy to dive and where you can see everything from mantas to pygmy seahorses. We will be staying in the bay between Mansuar and Kri Island over the night.

Day 2, We move to the other side of Kri island and dive the famous chicken reef (Karang Ayam). It’s a submerge stunning reef and is good for big stuff, like tunas, Spanish mackerel, grey reefs sharks, white/black tip reef sharks, wobbegong sharks, and big schools of fish. It’s best to dive in when it has current bringing lot of hunting action. On the second dive, we’ll move closer to the world famous cape Kri, where schools of barracuda, jackfish, batfish, snapper, small reef fish, rays, sharks, turtles, and groupers, as well as the coral itself, are out-of-this-world. For the third dive, we move to west of Mansuar to dive the Jetty of the Sawandarek village, a protected dive site with stunning reef and good for pygmy seahorses, nudibranches, common octopus, and wobbegong sharks. Just under the jetty we can see schools of jacks. Next, we move to the west part of Dampier Strait to visit Abrorek Island, in the Dampier strait between Gam and Mansuar. We will visit barefoot conservation to get information on where the mantas is hanging out so we know where to go the next day.

Day 3, We’ll only have about 15 minutes to manta sandy/manta ridge from Arborek Island. Manta sandy is one of the more famous manta dive sites in Raja Ampat, where you can see 4-5 mantas cleaned at the same time. We will dive manta ridge if the tide falls, to see a big amount of mantas hovering a couple of meters away, get fed by plankton carried by the strong current. We’re heading more west to Penemu and Fam Island aiming to dive the famous Melissa garden, you will see the best hard coral reef in Raja Ampat for sure. The site is named after the diving pioneer, Max Ammer’s daughter and is rich of underwater biodiversity: thousands of tiny reef fish, black tips, wobbegong sharks, pygmy seahorses, and much more. For the third dive, we move to Kerou Channel which can be a great drift dive if we get a little bit of current. It features a very nice reef, huge sea fans, and wonderful soft corals which are very good for macro. Yet, some bigger stuffs can pass us out in the blue. Finally, we’ll trek to Bintang Lagoon viewpoint, after we are done we start do a 6-7h night crossing up to the north to Kawe Island, one of UNESCO’s world heritage sites.

route

Day 4, We dive around Kawe Island, starting around the 3 famous island called Eagle Rock with their stunning reefs and, big fish soup, if you are lucky. The main reason to dive here is to see more Manta rays coming in to get cleaned in the cleaning stations around the rocks. On the second dive, we move over Black Rock, one of the best reef up in the north. It has nice soft coral reef and insane amount of different schooling fish, great for pygmy seahorses, turtles, black tip reef sharks. Going a bit deeper, we’ll see big marble rays and mantas can passing by in the shallow part. After the second dive, we move back to the eagle rock again. Normally, the current have changed by the time we get there and we can dive on different rock. After the third dive, we need to visit the village to get a permit before we mooring up inside the stunning Alyui Bay for a night dive at the famous pearl farm. Before diving here, prepare your camera and macro lens for a muck diving. The underwater view of Alyui Bay is arguably perfect for your macro and wide-angle lenses to capture diverse marine life like nowhere else.

Day 5, We’ll go for another wonderful dive in Alyui Bay, starting the morning dive at chanel #5., a dive site with nice swim throws among the big rocks, big schools of sweetlips, and fusiliers. White tip sharks sleep under the big rock, and pygmy seahorses are here and there. Here, we can also encounter dolphins, so keep out looking for them upon going up to do our safety stop. Then, we move to Yangeffo Islands for our second dive which was an exploration dive for our cruise director, when he worked for his old company. The site was so good, a great mix of macro and bigger stuff, that make us keep coming since that moment. Getting a sloping reef down to 15 meter, continue drifting until hitting the sand area where you can see flamboyant cuttlefish, robust ghost pipefish, ornate ghost pipe fish, decorator crabs, nudibranches, shrimps, and frogfishes if you are lucky. After a while, you’ll hit the reef again where you can spot eagle rays and manta rays on lucky days. After a stop around Yangeffo, we’ll continue the trip for our last dive of the day in Gam. The famous citrus ridge, a very fishy dive site to see stunning coral garden, yellow soft corals, schooling barracudas, sweetlips, tunas, Spanish mackerel, nudibranches, pygmy seahorses, frogfishes, and others. Next, we take a trip back to the east part of Dampier Straight, directly to Waisai to load up food and water supply.

Day 6, We will wake you up at 04:45 for small breakfast and take you with the boat around 05:00 to watch the birds of paradise. Then, we have a big breakfast and a break before diving the famous Blue Magic, close to the island of Mioskon. On good days, this submerged reef has 5 meters visibility because the whole dive site is covered with schools of fish. We can also encounter the oceanic manta rays here. For the second dive we move to Sardine reef with submerged sloping coral reef which should be dived in current. Otherwise, there is no fish around. It’s very good for big stuff as you’ll see school of fusiliers, rainbow runners, barracudas, sweetlips, giant trevallies, Spanish mackerel, grey reef sharks and much more. If there is current, you can get loads of hunting action and hear underwater thunder when the small fish move fast upon the tunas strike the bait ball. Then, we move down to Kri Island again to visit the homestay and trek the amazing viewpoint over Mansuar Island. You can just bring snorkel gear if you don’t want to do the trekking and later we do our third dive of the day, a night dive on the Yenkoranu Jetty. It’s a coral sloping reef with sand and bommies in the beginning and more reefs later which is very good for macro. There are pygmys seahorses, bobtail squids, pipefish, walking shark, mandarin fish, octopuses, cuttlefish, and even sleeping turtles on the reef to see there.

Day 7, We’ll dive at Blue Magic, to see an underwater pinnacle with various fish species and several cleaning stations on its top. Diving the depth, you’ll find bigger schools of fish and larger predator fish, such as sharks and manta rays. Pygmy Seahorse and big schools of barracuda are also common to find here. Then, we’ll continue our trip to Mike’s Point, seeking for some interesting humps, bumps, dips and walls. You can enjoy both hard and soft corals as well as finding pigmy sea horses, turtles, wobbegong, and nudibranch. For the third diving of the day, we’ll take you to Otdima, an amazing submerged reef which is best to visit during falling tide.

Day 8, We’ll go up of the islands and dive the challenging dive site within the mangroves called: The passage. It boasts strong current and shallow site, hunting for flatworms and other colorful nudibranchs. After The Passage, we’ll be heading back to Dampier Strait,. Our second dive will take place in Sardine reef, where you can see tons of sharks: Grey Reef Shark, White Tip Reef Shark, Black Tip Reef Shark, and Wobbegong Shark. Next, we’ll anchor around the bat island Mioskon and do a beach visit. After a beach visit in Mioskon, we’ll spend the night around the island.

Day 9, we’ll have an opportunity for one dive in the morning. Since this is going to be our last cruise day, you’ll have a plenty of time to dry your equipment on the way back home. Normally our guest always want to go back to Blue Magic. On our way back, we will do a final briefing, exchanging emails and photos, and say farewells to the crew. The crew will organize a transportation to your hotel.

Ratu Laut 10 Days Itinerary

Your route trip to Raja Ampat will highly depend on the weather, currents, tides, and how busy the dive site is. MIKUMBA Ratu Laut cruise director will arrange the best possible diving experience for you and fulfill the itinerary. Should a change on the itinerary to be made while you are on board, we can just sit together and discuss the best option to be made thanks to the small number of divers on board. However, during an ideal day, here is a sample of diving itinerary plan to be done during your liveaboard with MIKUMBA Ratu Laut.

Day 1, We will meet you up in Sorong and take you to the boat, depending on your departure site, whether you leave from Sorong or Waisai. If you leave from Waisai, then we will take the ferry.We will do a 18-20h crossing down to Misool if we start from Sorong and if we start from Waisai we will do our check dive in Mansuar island and then do an 18-20h crossing down to Misool.

Day 2,We are going to start doing our check dive in Wagmab or Gamfi. Then, we’ll dive at Farondi Cave, a dive site characterized with shallow soft coral reef, long sloping tunnel, and bottom covered in white sand sea fans and barrel sponges. This brings an ideal habitat for Tiger Shrimp and unusual Signal Gobies. At Farondi Cave, divers can expect to see stalactites and other unusual limestone formations covering the arching ceiling. We’ll end the trip at Wagmab, or the three sisters, before moving to the south east.

Day 3, Chasing after Yellowtail Fussiliers and other sea critters at the No Contest dive site will be an opening of our diving activities on the day. Then, we will take the next diving at the Two Tree Island. Two Tree Island is very famous for Mobula rays hunting big bait ball of anchovies since it boasts abundant schooling fish. Finally, we’ll do the last dive at Baby Rock with full of thousands bait fish. At the end of the day, we are moving to south over a night crossing.

misool

Day 4, We’ll take the first dive of the third day at the Shadow Reef, a famous dive site to encounter manta rays. Shadow Reef is a submerged seamount south of Boo where various fish life in all sizes. You can expect to see baby white tip reef sharks sleeping under the table corals, schooling barracuda, and batfish. Manta ray may be seen circling the cleaning stations if you are lucky. After Shadow Reef, we’ll continue the journey up North West, taking Boo window as the second dive site. Boo Window is one of the most famous dive sites due to its unique topography. Here, you may see patrolling sharks such as Wobbegong Shark under the coral table. Within good current condition, we’ll move to the pinnacle, which is often surrounded by schools of fusiliers and plate-sized Batfish. Our third dive will take place at the huge island of Yilliet, stretching east to west, becoming a home to shark finning camp, Barramundi cod, Hawksbill Turtles, and schooling barracuda. At the end of the day, we’ll move down to the south west.

Day 5, We’ll start our trip on day 4 around the Fiabacet chain, to visit the Nudi rock, which get its name since it looks a lot like a nudibranch from a distance. It is a favorite dive site for critter enthusiasts and macro photographers. You’ll have a chance to see numerous nudibranchs lurking among the soft corals. The sea fans here are the house for pygmy seahorses and cowries, shrimp and cling fish. During good current, we’ll go around pinnacles crowded with larger pelagics, such as Barracuda, Big Eyed Travelly, and Grey Reef Shark. After the Nudi Rock, we’ll continue the trip to the Tank Rock and finally to the final dive taking place in whale rock. Expect to see a healthy fish life, pygmy seahorses galore, nudis, colourful anemones, reef sharks, and perhaps a Wobbegong shark. Then, we’ll move to west, do a crossing from Fiabacet make the all way to Wayilbatan.

Day 6, At the Wayilbatan Four Kings, we’ll do the first morning dive of the day. Then, we’ll visit Baracuda rock, one of the most famous diving sites in Raja Ampat known for its schooling Barracudas spotted around the reef. Our last diving site is the Wedding Cake, to see marvel at the overhangs and bommies within the dive site. The boat will take you back a little bit to north east, aiming at the Wayilbatan Chanel.

Day 7, Starting the day with a diving at Fantasea or Wayilbatan chanel, which is not much about the fish, but more about coral, especially sea fans. Then we’ll take you to the Yilliet Kecil, a cool dive site near the Yilliet Island. Afther Yiliet Kecil, we’ll take about 15 to 18 hours crossing from Misool to reach Melissa’s Garden.

Day 8, We’ll return to Melissa’s Garden to get back to Raja Ampat’s best hard coral reef which is rich of underwater biodiversity. Then, after Melissa’s Garden, We’ll dive Manta Ridge in the Dampier strait which is good to dive during falling tide with strong current. Here, divers can expect to enjoy the spectacular shows performed by the manta rays. They are found hovering all around the divers waiting to feed on the plankton in the strong current. If we can not dive in the Manta Ridge we will move to the cleaning station Manta Sandy and the mantas will get cleaned between two huge bommies. Then, Our third dive takes place in Yenbuba Jetty at Mansuar Island to encounter the weird wobeggong sharks. Then, we’ll stay the night at the bay between Kri and Mansuar. Island

Day 9, we’ll move to Cape Kri at the Northeast point of Kri island. Here, divers can find huge schools of big-eyed trevallies, barracudas, and snappers. You’ll also have a chance to see a dense school of sweetlips around the bommies. Grey reef sharks, groupers, pygmy seahorse can also be seen on this surprising dive site. Dawn and dusk are feeding time which means divers can witness an awe-inspiring diving moment. Our second dive will take place in Chicken Reef (Karang Ayam) in the northeast of Kri Island, characterized with various soft and hard corals and some rock formations with numerous schooling fish to see. Next, we’ll explore Sardine Reef, in the north-east of the island of Kri in the Dampier Strait, a large underwater pinnacle, with great schools of fish block out the light: jacks, tuna, trevally, and wobbegongs and grey reef sharks. At the end of the day, we will do trekking on Kri Island.

Day 10, we’ll have an opportunity for one dive in the morning. Since this is going to be our last cruise day, you’ll have a plenty of time to dry your equipment on the way back home. Normally our guest always want to go to blue magic or different dive site around Kri Island. On our way back, we will do a final briefing, exchanging emails and photos, and say farewells to the crew. The crew will organize a transportation to your hotel.

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