The Ambon Banda Sea Ambon trip has it all!!!! From hammerheads in the Banda Sea to the weird and wonderful critters of Ambon, to a black sand volcano full of sea kraits. And that is just the marine life!! The marine topography is just as exciting, muck and wreck diving in Ambon Bay, Walls going down several thousand meters deep, and black sandy slopes covered with beautiful hard and soft corals.
The trip starts in Ambon and heads into the Banda Sea, where we will spend most of the trip. It includes spending several days in the famous Banda Islands, where we will be able to make an land excursion around Banda Neira, the capital of the Bandas, visiting the local museum, Dutch fort, nutmeg plantation and local market. You will even get to have breakfast at the nutmeg plantation!
After cruising the Banda Sea we head back to Ambon, which is the second capital of muck diving, in order to look for all the weird critters that Ambon has to offer.
Disembark at 8 am after breakfast. Mermaid I staff will transfer you to the airport or local hotel.
This is a sample itinerary and is subject to changes beyond the operator’s control. The exact itinerary, route and amount of dives for your cruise may be adapted to best suit the weather conditions, tides and currents, season and other prevailing events.
Below are the airlines that fly to this destination. Should you wish to have a streamlined travel experience for your trip, we will be happy to arrange your flight, please inform us when making an inquiry through our inquiry form.
Garuda Indonesia is the national airline of Indonesia. Named after the holy bird Garuda of Hinduism from the national emblem of Indonesia. Garuda flies to most of our ports of embarkation and disembarkation. At the time of writing they offer an extra 23kg baggage allowance for sports gear, including scuba diving equipment.
Batik Air is a full-service airline which began operations in May 2013. This airline is part of the Lion Air group. Batik Air flies to many of Mermaid’s destinations. They offer some convenient options such as direct flights from Jakarta to Sorong, for our Raja Ampat cruises, or to Ambon to join some of our most exciting cruises.
Lion Air is an Indonesian low-cost airline and is the second largest low-cost airline in Southeast Asia after AirAsia and the largest airline of Indonesia. The airline operates domestic as well as international routes, which connects different destinations of Indonesia. Wings Air is part of Lion Air and flies to the more remote destinations. Batik Air is also part of the Lion Air group. Between all these airlines, Lion, Wings and Batik can fly you to any of the area where we operate.
Sriwijaya Air is an Indonesian airline based in Jakarta. Garuda Indonesia group recently took over the operation of Sriwijaya Air. This airline is the country’s third largest carrier and offers flights to various Indonesian destinations and a few international destinations. Sriwijaya also offer convenient direct flights from Jakarta to Sorong for our Raja Ampat cruises.
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