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Pearls of Banda & Misool


Description
This tour is known to include one of the best dive spots between the Moluccas and Raja Ampat. Dive sites with chances of big fish, diving among the history-rich Banda islands, as well as the coral reefs and micro organisms in Misool make this tour a real adventure.

At the island of Pulau Nila there are the 2 atolls Dusborgh and Nil Desperandum which go down several thousand meters and in the upper part are covered with beautiful hard corals. With a little luck, you will encounter hammerhead sharks and other pelagic fish.

Over many hundred years, the Banda islands were a place of bitter fighting associated with the rights and privileges of the at that time highly lucrative nutmeg trade. Nowadays only few people remember the bloody wars of past times. The real richness and beauty of these islands is now the magnificent marine life. Naturally we also offer the possibility to do a short excursion on land to take in the historic forts build under Dutch occupation during the time of the nutmeg trade.

After an extensive ocean crossing the Amira will reach one of the best dive sites of Raja Ampat. Around the island of Misool guests can expect to see a wealth of different fish life, beautiful reefs, extensive macro organisms, sharks and wobegongs, as well as dives in strong currents. Dive sites such as Fiabacet and the Gorgonian passage make every diver’s heart beat a little faster. Having the highest biodiversity overall this exceptional dive site has garnered worldwide fame and accolades.



Schedules
2020
11.10.2020 - 24.10.2020 Saumlaki - Sorong/Waisai
   On Request

2021
11.10.2021 - 24.10.2021 Saumlaki - Sorong/Waisai
   On Request


Program
from Saumlaki to Sorong
Day 1:
Amira crew will transfer our Guests from Saumlaki Airport or Hotel to the ship. After a nice Welcome briefing by our Cruise Director, cabin allocation and ship orientation will take place - before embarking Saumlaki. Guests can familiarize themselves with the vessel, set up equipment and get comfortable.
Day 2-13:
We offer 3-4 dives daily, including a dusk or a night dive if possible. When crossing only 2 dives a day can be scheduled.
Day 14:
Final day of diving with 2 scheduled dives - sailing towards Sorong Harbour.
Day 15:
After breakfast and check-out, we start preparing for disembarkation in Sorong. We say good-bye to our guests and wish them farewell! Amira crew will organize the transfer to the Airport and assist at check-in for onward flights.
Included
  • Cabin with en-suite bathroom with hot/cold water shower and western toilet
  • Fullboard
  • Diving with Air
  • Multilingual travel guides on board
  • Land Excursions
  • ENOS
Not Included
  • Diving with Nitrox
  • 15 Liter Tanks
  • Diving lessons
  • Port clearance and Harbour tax
  • National park fee and Local fee
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Souvenirs on board
  • Alcohol and Softdrinks
  • Tip
  • Dive, Travel and Medical Insurance
We reserve the right to change the itinerary or specific agreed services, if force majeure, unforeseen or unavoidable circumstances require us to do so.


Der in diesem Bereich gezeigte Inhalt wird bereit gestellt von:
Amira Dive and Travel GmbH, Gutsch 23, 6319 Allenwinden, SCHWEIZ, Tel: +41 79 3337575 - IMPRESSUM