Komodo

Swim-through Manta Wash!

Highlight this trip’s gotta be the Mantas in the south of the Komodo National Park. Famous for its cleaning stations, with any luck you’ll see these majestic rays lining up to get fixed by hundreds of cleaner fish. With good …

Mantas, Eagle Rays & Mobulas!!

Although we see Manta Rays on pretty much all Bali – Komodo trips, on some they’re just everywhere. Starting already the first dive in the Komodo National Park, we spent our safety stop watching one of these beautiful creatures circling …

Diving an Active Volcano!!

We had an absolutey wonderful day at Sangeang Volcano this trip! Blue blue water, stunning corals and full of interesting critters of all sizes. Most famous dive here is Hot Rocks, where you have very obvious signs of the volcano …

HERE BE DRAGONS!!

This time of the year it’s mating season for the famous Komodo Dragons, and they typically disappear up in the mountains for a month or two making it difficult to find any. We got really lucky though, as we managed …

Dolphins!!

We had some cracking dives in the Komodo National Park this trip! At Castle Rock, a seamount in the north, we were diving in a virtual fishsoup – Giant Trevallies, Surgeonfish, Snappers and Batfish in great numbers, as well as …

Bali to Komodo

This was a really nice trip with good conditions and plenty to see! Already the first day we were treated to Pygmy Seahorses, Turtles, Stargazers, Ghost Pipefish and a selection of Cephalopods, including a rare Long-armed Octopus hunting its dinner. …

Komodo, One Macro World

We all know Komodo is known for its majestic rays and reef sharks, strong currents that bring great schoolings and other big stuff. But apart from superb hard corals and large fish, does everyone know what lies beneath these waters? …

The Essence of Komodo

Diving in the vast seas of Indonesia with a whole entire underwater World to be explored! And that’s what Mermaid is all about! From Bali to the heart of Komodo, Mermaid2  dives in a superb underwater journey with tones of …

Komodo, The Land of the Dragons

And so it begins, Mermaid1 gets started with the first trip of the season in Komodo! An unbelievable scenery that is hard to be described as there isn’t any other places on Earth that it can be compared to. Volcanos, …

Legendary Season

It’s the end of the Komodo season, and quite possibly my best season with Mermaid II in Komodo. As I scroll through my computer’s hard disk which is absolutely packed with all of my most memorable Komodo moments from 2016. …