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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, …

Snorkeling in Alor

If you are not a scuba diver but you are looking for a place where you can find a huge concentration of fish & corals right from the shallow waters, Alor is a place for you! Many would say Scuba …

Raja Ampat

Last trip of the season in Raja Ampat. Mermaid1 travels again on a wicked cruise around Raja Ampat and its fascinating diving spots. The last full trip covering the incredible scenery from under and above the water of West Papua …

A New Name to the List

The list of marine species documented for the Bird’s Head Seascape, which includes coral, reef fish, as well as sharks & rays, is the largest in the world and the epicenter of marine bio-diversity. This list isn’t complete however, and …

Amongst the Chaos

Amongst the wonderful chaos of the diving that Raja Ampat offers, it can be difficult at times to stop to admire the simple things. And just to clarity what I mean by wonderful chaos, I mean periodic passovers by oceanic …

Ambon – Banda Islands – Raja Ampat

Heading back to Raja Ampat with a mind blowing encounter of marine life and its incredible reefs. Mermaid I started the trip this time from Ambon passing through the Banda Islands and finally reaching beautiful Raja Ampat. 12 days, 35 …

A Magnificent Journey from Raja Ampat to Ambon Through the Islands of Banda Sea

Mermaid I goes on another biodiversity trip across 500 nautical miles from the heart of Raja Ampat all the way to Ambon considered one of the best macro destinations in Indonesia. In between Raja and Ambon the Banda islands with …