Alor / Forgotten Islands

Damai 1

10 Days 9 Nights

Start Date: 

Sep 30, 2020

From:

Maumere

Availability:

Cancelled

End Date:

Oct 09, 2020

To:

Saumlaki

Remarks:

Chartered by Peter Pan

Cabin Availability

Go into the microenvironment fed but currents of the Indian and the Pacific oceans of Alor. Dive in the incredibly rich waters and the area is typified by crystal clear water, deep walls and pinnacles, awesome overhangs and swim-throughs, beautiful pristine corals, huge barrel sponges and large schools of fish of the Forgotten Islands. Below will be the draft itinerary when you are onboard of Damai:

Day 1: Arrive in Maumere

Guests will arrive in Maumere and have time to get comfortable on the boat. We will depart once we have settled on the boat, and head towards the island of Pomona for a checkup dive:

Slopping reefs, combination of sand and corals, chances to see pygmies in the numerous fans that we will find along these easy dives.

No. of Dives:

1

Day 2: Rusa

This is a collection of 3 small islands in the middle of the current rich channel. Beautiful coral covered reefs with clouds of reef fish like anthias. This is the perfect day for looking out for large creatures; turtles, sharks, tuna, rainbow runner, manta, mola mola.

No. of Dives:

4

Day 3: Pantar Straits

Beautiful walls of macro and wide-angle subjects. Clean walls, abundant life and the always cooperative smile of the local community, specially the children who would like to be your underwater model. Clown Alley s the signature dive, over a mile-long reef covered with anemones. A truly underwater spectacle!! Get ready for some chilly thermoclines.

No. of Dives:

3

Day 4: Reong

Further to the east Wetar provides some good diving on sloping reefs. We will then move further southeast to the sand channels at Nautilus is an interesting dive with some excellent hard coral formations with excellent reef life including giant clams. Schooling grunts, turtles and white tips are to be expected.

No. of Dives:

3

Day 5: Nyata

The islands around Nyata boast white sand beaches which stretch into beautiful blue water down to pristine hard coral gardens and walls. An amazing contrast of white sand and isolated coral formations will be our first dive of the day, followed by sheered walls with enormous sponges, overhands and swim-through. There are plenty of schools of small reef fish but watch the blue for passing pelagic.

No. of Dives:

3

Day 6: Moora

Adrenaline diving when the current sweeps over the ridge on the north west of the island. There are big schools of Bumphead parrotfish, trevally, longfin spadefish, blackfin barracuda, whitemouth unicornfish and some cool critters to find when you can catch your breath.

No. of Dives:

3

Day 7: Dai

The south tip of the island has two large coral formation, coming out from the island where life accumulates, A superb large school of Barracudas and jacks are hanging there. The hard corals in the shallows count among the best ones in the area and the whole island is pristine, well balance with healthy abundant life.

No. of Dives:

4

Day 8: Dawera

An underwater pinnacle will be the highlight of the day. A world class dive site, where schooling fusiliers, and snappers take shelter from the numerous sharks that patrol it. Mostly grey reefs and white tips, and occasionally silver tips. Interesting hard coral gardens and walls can also be explored.

No. of Dives:

4

Day 9: Saumlaki Outer Atolls

Last day of diving, explore some un-chartered reefs in search of then unknown.

Exploring reefs around the Tanimbar islands

No. of Dives:

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Day 10: Departure

Guests will be escorted to the airport in Saumlaki and assisted with check in procedures, no doubt full of talk about the wonders of the most popular dive destination in the world.

DISCLAIMERS

The trip will be weather dependent and there might be long crossing required throughout. We will, try to adjust the best we can to the conditions and fulfil all itinerary briefed when you’re on the boat.

Due to the need to report to the local village, divers will need to be flexible with the start time of the first dive at some of the dive sites. We will ensure that you’re given timely update on this during the trip, however your understanding on last minute changes would be appreciate. This is because divers are only allowed in the water once permission is granted by the local villages and officers.

Damai are flexible to change itinerary suggested based on customer’s preference in the event that weather and time allow us to do so and if changes is agreeable by all participants on board

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