Halmahera / Raja Ampat

Damai 2

9 Days 8 Nights

Start Date: 

Nov 17, 2023

From:

Ternate

Availability:

Available for Charter

End Date:

Nov 25, 2023

To:

Sorong

Remarks:

Cabin Availability

Start the journey sailing through the rarely visit islands and reefs of Halmahera, in the North Maluku which is famous for its second to number schooling of Barracuda and Jacks. Finalize your trip in Raja Ampat, center of marine biodiversity in the world. Below will be the draft itinerary when you are onboard of Damai:

Day 1: Arrive into Ternate

The flight usually arrives in Ternate in the morning and you will go directly to Damai and make yourselves comfortable. You can complete a check out dive today depending on how you feel. We'll let you decide.

No. of Dives:

0 or 1

Day 2: Goraici and Seamount of Halmahera Sea

Series of small islands, surprisingly good healthy reefs. This current rich location has a huge amount of schooling fish; surgeonfish, ocean triggerfish, snappers, fusiliers, rainbow runners, sharks and much more, we have seen in several occasions' mantas coming to feed in the shallow waters of a lagoon.

No. of Dives:

4

Day 3: Pulau Kusu

Currents flow in the channel between Bacan and Halmahera, the wares are the richest in the area and fans and soft corals dominate the reefs. Great combination of soft and hard corals and some of the fishiest dive in the whole Maluku. Good chances to see white and black tip reef sharks.

No. of Dives:

4

Day 4: Pulau Bacan

Begin the day with a dramatic wall dive off Tanjung Marengarango. Check out the schooling fish; barracuda, snapper, fusiliers and the potential for some great passing pelagics.

Spend the afternoon enjoying some excellent muck diving along the boat-building beach at Penambuan; excellent habitat amongst the variety of black sand, pebbles, algae and coral heads. Hunt for octopus, colourful nudibranchs, frogfish, seahorses, cuttlefish, unusual shrimp.

No. of Dives:

4

Day 5: Pulau Pisang

This small island in the middle of Seram Sea has some great fish action; snapper, barracuda, fusiliers, rainbow runners.

No. of Dives:

4

Day 6: Boo & Fiabacet

This amazing string of small islands has a colourful array of great dives sites. The signature sites in the area include Boo Windows, Nudi Rock, Tank Rock and Whale Rock. The whole place is a delight for the eyes.

On a calm day you can visit the amazing seamount Magic Mountain and experience cruising sharks, schooling fish and mantas cleaning. A truly spectacular dive!

No. of Dives:

3

Day 7: Farondi / Balbulol

Early morning visit to the cave of Balbulol, a large cave where we can snorkel. Easy for all ages. Nearby, we will attempt to look into the jelly fish lake, as this is very dependable on the village mood.

Afternoon diving in 3 sisters, a dive where sift corals are at its best, sunset lagoon tour on the tender boats.

No. of Dives:

2

Day 8: Batanta

The very last day of diving will be entirely dedicated to pure muck dive: seahorses, ghost pipe fish, mimic octopus...critter hunt!! In the afternoon, after lunch we will be heading towards Sorong.

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Day 9: Departure

Guests will be escorted to the airport in Sorong 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

Cabin 1

This room is 20 sq meters / 215 sq feet in size and is fitted with a double bed (160cm x 200cm / 5.25 feet x 6.56 feet) and a day bed (100cm x 200cm / 3.28 feet x 6.56 feet), desk, wardrobe, reading lights and bed side table. It's fully air-conditioned and have a flat screen TV that are pre-loaded a good collection of entertainment. The en-suite facilities of dry and wet zone, of which the shower is divided with a glass door.

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