Komodo / Bali

Damai 2

9 Days 8 Nights

Start Date: 

Jul 05, 2020

From:

Labuan Bajo

Availability:

Cancelled

End Date:

Jul 13, 2020

To:

Benoa

Remarks:

Chartered by Feng

Cabin Availability

Komodo: the land that time forgot. This World Heritage Site has action packed diving, prehistoric Komodo dragons and spectacular scenery. Pass through Bali to visit the and if you are lucky, you'll have a chance to see some Whaleshark and Mola Mola. Even if these wonderful creatures don't show up, you will be able to visit the famous USAT liberty wreck and the passing school of Bumphead Parrotfish. Below will be the draft itinerary when you are onboard of Damai:

Day 1: Arrive in Labuan Bajo

Guests will arrive in Labuanbajo and have time to get comfortable on the boat. After a short journey there will be the opportunity to do a check out dive and a night dive on the sloping reef at Sebolan Kecil in the middle of Komodo National Park.

No. of Dives:

1

Day 2: Horseshoe Bay

Horseshoe Bay has a variety of Signature sites; the world famous pinnacle of Cannibal Rock has excellent schooling fish action but certainly plenty of macro to discover; The black sand slope of Torpedo Alley has some interesting macro opportunities especially for the night dive; and Yellow Wall is a vertical wall covered in yellow softcorals and yellow crinoids.

Even the anchorage is exciting with Komodo dragons prowling up and down the beach; wild boars feeding from the shoreline; flying Brahminy Kites and White Bellied Sea Eagles; deer swimming in the sea; monkeys climbing the trees.

No. of Dives:

4

Day 3: Central Komodo & Wainilu

Back to the middle of the channel to dive the Signature site of Batu Bolong; the 'Rock with the Hole'. This is a beautiful reef dive with plenty of fish, turtles and passing pelagics. Just beside on the current rich Karang Makassar is an excellent drift dive with manta cleaning action.

For a macro afternoon head to the small island of Wainilu on the north coast of Rinca. Diving along the sand slope in front of the beach should prove an excellent opportunity for critter hunting and some unusual nudibranchs.

This is the gateway to enjoy a walk in the park to view the prehistoric Komodo dragon. You may also see monkeys, water buffalo and wild boar or just enjoy the panoramic views over the park.

No. of Dives:

4

Day 4: Gili Lawa Laut

For some of the best schooling fish action in Komodo we will head to the north of the park and dive on two seamounts called Crystal Rock and Castle Rock. Keep you eyes open for cruising sharks amongst the clouds of schooling fish.

No. of Dives:

4

Day 5: Gili Banta

With the shape of a underwater caldera, the island is a Must stop on the way to the national Park. "Stairway to heaven" I the north west tip, is a dramatic wall, with intense coral development, schooling snappers, thousands of anthias, pelagic, for those in search of more adrenaline, GPS point is a seamount at the mercy of currents, that means: fish action! In Banta we also can enjoy one of the best night doves of the area, with bobtail squid or stargazers as the stars of the show

No. of Dives:

4

Day 6: Sangeang

The smoking volcano Sangeang in the north has some great macro diving. Bubble Reef has evidence of this volcano activity with both yellow sulphur and champagne bubbles in the shallows; Menceng Wall is an unusual black sand wall with a sand slope. Keep your eyes open for unsual nudibranchs, shrimps and other amazing critters including the much sought after Rhinopias scorpionfish.

No. of Dives:

4

Day 7: Sumbawa

We will visit the fisher community of Saleh Bay's waters off Sumbawa where, as in other areas of Indonesia we have chances to spot whale sharks that would swim around fishing platforms, also known as bagan. This kind of eco-tourism is attracting numerous divers a snorkeler thus transforming old fishing comminutes, many of them using aggressive ways of capturing food into friendlier ad more ocean environment aware.

No. of Dives:

3

Day 8: Bali

The signature site on the east coast of Bali is USAT Liberty shipwreck off the beach at Tulamben. This is a great dive with excellent growth on the wreck and the chance to see schooling parrotfish and sweetlips.

For the afternoon enjoy the black sand for a critter hunt. Keep your eyes open for some cool shrimp, like Harlequins and Tigers.

No. of Dives:

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Day 9: Departure

Guests will be escorted to the airport in Benoa 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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