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Magicians of the Reef

Cuttlefish of any species shape or size are without a doubt one of the most amazing creatures in the ocean. Their curious nature and acute ability to camouflage and change their bodies texture at a moments notice depending on what …

Shotgun

  The majority of people will associate “Shotgun” with either firearms or the rule of getting the front passenger seat.  But our divers now know that there is more hidden behind this simple word: an adrenaline pumped dive in between …

School Time

Mermaid II’s last trip though Komodo we had a very lucky and mesmerizing encounter with a monumental shoal of fusileers.  There were sharks all around including several large grey reef’s but they were secondary to this every changing mass of …

Snorkeling Fun

Fantastic reefs, black sand and bubbles, drifts and exploring new snorkeling sites is what this whole trip is about. After our first stop in Moyo we head over to Satonda where we get the chance to walk up to the …

Visa News for Indonesia

Dear friends and colleagues, Please note the following additional information with regards to ports where free visa is available for the listed countries and note that Australians still have to access visa on arrival for USD35 Selected Indonesian Gateways Visa …

July – August 2015 Special Offer!!

Get 10% discount* for the last spaces available on Mermaid I & II for Komodo Diving Cruises on July – August 2015. *Valid for new booking only

Exceptionally Excellent Mantas

Manta Alley in south Komodo was more than excellent on our last Mermaid II trip though Komodo. The water was clear and the mantas were EVERYWHERE! On our short dingy ride to the dive site we had already seen five …

Biodiversity Special – Highlights, Highlights, Highlights

It is hard to name the absolute highlight of our Biodiversity Special trip from Raja Ampat to Maumere after 14 days of diving. Was it the tiny little Blue Ringed Octopus, size of a hazelnut, which was trying to distract …

Night At The Jetty

Whereas most people prefer daytime dives and some are even a little scared of night dives, a lot of marine life can only or at least easier be observed when it’s dark. Our favorite spots to find all the weird …

Expect the Unexpected

It was another unforgettable trip on Mermaid II. As usual we had countless of the Raja staples, lots of manta rays in several different sites, the wobbegongs were abundant and even had several swimming ones, the Raja walking sharks were …