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Three is a Crowd

Have you ever found your self stuck in the middle of a heated competition of underwater courtship by some of the oceans largest animals? Unless you are a BBC camera man paid to seek out these testosterone fueled forays or …

Delectable Anemones

  While on our most epic crossing trip, where Mermaid II sails from the notorious Raja Ampat though the Banda Sea and into Flores’s east coast port Maumere, we had some truly awesome encounters. From a small group of very …

10% Discount for Komodo Diving Cruise on Mermaid I & II 2016

10% Discount for Mermaid I & II May – Aug 2016 Komodo SCUBA Diving Cruises* Check the cruise dates here: Mermaid I Schedule Mermaid II Schedule *valid for new booking only

All Good Things Come To An End

It is our very last trip of the Raja Ampat season and what started with some unforgettable moments last year November finishes now on another high.Mating Walking Sharks, zillions of Silversides getting chased by Mobula Rays, my first encounters of …

The Right Mix

What I like most about our “special trips” is the diversity of dive sites, marine life and land excursions – it’s just a perfect mix. Ten days of diving and over 500 nautical miles later, we can look back to …

Seasons Changing

It’s that time of year again, where the final trip for the Raja Ampat season is finished and we must make The Crossing through the Banda Sea and into Komodo. Before I get ahead of myself though I’d just like …

An Unusual Resting Place

When you’re looking at a wobbegong under a ledge the last thing to come and land on your head is another wobbegong. Actually you should never really anticipate anything sitting on your head while your diving I suppose, but apparently …

All Angles Covered

Last week in Raja Ampat, just before the next dive at Manta Ridge, which just happens to be an amazing site for up close manta encounters, we spotted several mantas on the surface. Feeding mantas are one of my most …

Mountains Of Fire

Our usual Raja Ampat route never gets boring but guests as well as dive crew are even more excited for this next trip: diving the so called “Ring Of Fire” means starting off with the best of Raja Ampat via …

Special Finds

Indonesia is home to some of the most unusual and rarest marine creatures on earth, but this doesn’t mean they are always easy to find. Creatures like the much sought yet and seldom seen rhinopias have some of the most …