The Spice Islands
- 31 Mar 22
- 14 days / 13 nights approx 42 dives
- 13 Apr 22
- Kalabahi (Alor)
Launched in April 2011, the 40m S/Y Indo Siren was built on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi and is handcrafted from ironwood and teak (traditional to the area). You will find no other diving liveaboard as beautiful in Indonesian waters, and...
This itinerary takes you to the world famous muck diving in Ambon Bay, crosses from there towards Alor through the Banda Sea & the Spice Islands. Key areas on this route are Ambon, Banda, Manoek, Nil Desperandum & Serua.
Highlights: World class muck diving, sometimes special encounters in the cooler waters (mola mola, thresher sharks), great diversity of sponges in Alor Pristine reefs. Chances of encountering sharks: silvertips and scalloped hammerheads if you're lucky. Steep walls, incredibly dense leather coral plateaus, lava flow, mandarin fish in Banda island.
Our crew will meet you at the airport upon arrival in Ambon, then transfer to the port and board SY Indo Siren. After boarding settle into your cabin and assemble your equipment with help from the friendly crew. The boat briefing is followed by dinner and then you're free to relax enjoy the rest of the evening.
Up to 4 dives per day exploring the sites of the Moluccas and the Banda Sea. A diving day has a typical schedule as follows:
- Light breakfast followed by a briefing & dive 1
- Full breakfast, relaxation followed by briefing & dive 2
- Lunch, relaxation followed by briefing & dive 3
- Briefing for sunset or night dive
For your last full day on board, we schedule two morning dives to allow plenty of time for off-gassing before disembarkation and your onward flight the following day.
After breakfast say your farewells, disembark SY Indo Siren and transfer to Alor Airport or local resort.
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The itinerary below is an example of the planned route and dive sites cannot be guaranteed. All dives sites are subject to weather conditions and the final route taken is at the absolute discretion of the captain and dive guides. Adverse weather can affect this route which includes several overnight sailings.
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