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Fact: Komodo Has A Lot of Mantas

We all know Komodo is famous for it’s mantas, but when you’re diving on any of it’s well known manta sites such as Manta Alley or Takat Makasar, aka Manta Point, it’s difficult to tell just how may you are …

Welcome Back By Unusual Suspects

Our Komodo trips are always a nice contrast to what we usually get to see in Raja Ampat – in many respects. What I like the most is the diversity in dive sites: from endless hard coral reefs to current …

From Sea Snakes And Scorpionfish

From Raja Ampat in West Papua to Maumere in East Flores: over 14 days of diving, over 1,000 nautical miles, 5 different seas. Those are just technicalities about our “Biodiversity Special” or  “Crossing Trip” but what does the reality behind …

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 …