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Lovely Komodo

Returning to Komodo, after nearly five months on land stretching my legs, was an absolute dream. The reefs were better than I had remembered as they were brimming with life and color. Batu Bolong, one of Komodo’s most popular sites …

The Ring of Fire Continued

800 nautical miles from Ambon back to Maumere through the Banda Sea and Alor, The Ring of Fire continued. Mermaid I returns from another 12 majestic days, days of unique biologically diverse, rich abundant marine life, pristine and untouched reefs, …

Another great week with wonderful marine life

This week in Komodo was particularly memorable down in the south where we had truly epic ‘manta madness’ in Manta Alley. In clear waters our guests were immersed among over 20 mantas swirling around the cleaning station, and in the …

Surreal Place!

This week on Mermaid II we welcomed onboard a dive group from Hawaii who were super excited to immerse themselves in Komodo’s rich waters! At the famous drift dive site ‘Karang Makassar’ we all had a fast ‘flight’ with numerous …

Komodo Diving Cruise

This week on Mermaid II we had a dive charter group of 20 friendly guests from ‘Ocean Geeks’ dive club in the US. They were all armed with an array of underwater cameras, and eager to get out to Komodo …

The Ring of Fire (part 1)

The Hammerhead sharks season is here! One of the most expected trips of the year and yet it was way more than finding walls of Hammerhead sharks! An outstanding adventure from Maumere to Ambon through Alor and the Bandas, The …

Whale Watching

Another successful Whale watching trip From Bali to Maumere through Komodo National park. The Wind has dropped leaving the sea nice n’ flat most of the days with perfect clear condition to Whale watch! A large group of Fruit bats …

Oceanic Surface Waters

Komodo isn’t only a wonderful diving destination, it isn’t all about the World’s largest lizards either. This place actually has something very special, quite large, that not many people expect to find around here. The past 10 days, Mermaid1 has …

The Beauty Of The Currents Of Komodo

Currents are so much fun and I am here to tell you why diving into it is such a wicked experience. It’s always a very exciting dive when we get to be amongst large schools of fish and other big …

Komodo Diving Cruise

This trip was critter crazy and kickstarted with a bang on the first night! We had a great night dive at the picturesque Satonda Island halfway to Komodo National Park. Stargazers, Ambon scorpionfish, seamoths, robust ghostpipefish, skeleton and mantis shrimps …