|Start date||February 23, 2023|
|Finish date||March 02, 2023|
Departing from Sorong, Papua, the Damai I liveaboard will make the first stop at the eastern end of the Dampier Straits for a check-out dive. We will spend the following day here diving iconic sites like Cape Kri, Blue Magic and Mioskon enjoying the schooling fish, cruising sharks and maybe rays and pygmy seahorses. We will head west to Gam where there are beautiful orange softcorals at Citrus Ridge and fish action at Mayhem before heading to Wofoh for an afternoon wall dive and night dive. The following morning we hope to experience some Manta action at Kawe followed by a macro afternoon in Aljui Bay. That night we will move south to Penemu for some world class coral reefs and the photo opportunity of the lagoon from the viewpoint. Moving south to the unique destination of the Blue Water Mangroves for some wonderful wide angle opportunities and then east to the colourful softcoral-covered reefs around the island of Misool where we can enjoy the pinnacles at Wayilbatan and Fiabacet or a nice drift along the channel at Neptune Fan Sea. Moving north we will explore the caves at Farondi with another opportunity for a lagoon tour on the tenders and then our last morning’s diving we will enjoy a critter hunt on the black sand slopes at Batanta. Our Raja Ampat liveaboard cruise will end in Sorong where guests can enjoy our complimentary airport transfer.
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