The Ring of Fire – Banda Sea Liveaboard trip with Mermaid I or II is the ultimate scuba diving adventure. Ring of Fire is a remote arc of islands in the Banda Sea, they are isolated even by Indonesian standards. This archipelago chain in the east of Indonesia, stretches from Timor in the southwest to West Papua in the northeast.
Volcanic islands rise out of the deep blue waters and vast seamounts are home to schooling hammerhead sharks. Uninhabited islands are fringed by untouched reefs. Underwater pinnacles are so isolated that the reefs are immaculate. All dive sites are packed full of fish life. And some are visited by large pelagics.
Giant barrel sponges and gigantic sea fans line the deep walls. Visibility is almost always crystal clear, with warm water. The diving offers large schools of fish and beautiful corals. The Ring of Fire can only be reached by liveaboard. So, contact us to book your next adventure today!
Mermaid offer tree different itineraries to explore Banda Sea as part of an extended cruise that visits other great diving destinations such as Raja Ampat:
Why dive Raja Ampat with Mermaid Liveaboards?
Five stars liveaboards that provide affordable luxury service. Multiple Dive Travel Awards winners with friendly, experienced & professional crews. Our consistency in conducting high quality, environmentally friendly operation while at the same time supporting the local people has brought us our most significant achievement: high level of repeater guests.
Additionally, being steel boats, Mermaid Liveaboards structure is more stable, which significantly needed in exploring this open water.
Prices include: Transfers from/to airport and all free of charge points outlined in our FAQ section, all meals & snacks, coffee, tea, hot chocolate, soft drinks and drinking water, tanks, weights, weight belts and diving with experienced Dive masters/Instructors.
Prices do not include: Transfers outside of the free of charge zones outlined in our FAQ section,national park/port fees, Fuel Surcharges if applicable, Nitrox fills,rental equipment, on board courses, massages, souvenirs and alcoholic beverages
Read on for more useful information on how to get there, dive season and water temperature in Banda Sea.
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