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Lembeh – Halmahera – Raja Ampat

13 Days

Trip itinerary

Day 1 :
Bitung

Board Aurora in Bitung. After pick you up in the airport a refreshing welcome drink will be waiting for you on board. Time to know each other and prepare everything to start the adventure.

Time for some 5-start muck diving in Lembeh Strait renowned to be one of the favourite places for this particular kind of diving where find hidden critters around the sandy bottoms will become the ultimate goal of this gorgeous and complete adventure.

Time for some 5-start muck diving in Lembeh Strait renowned to be one of the favourite places for this particular kind of diving where find hidden critters around the sandy bottoms will become the ultimate goal of this gorgeous and complete adventure.

Pulau Tifore is a small island between Halmahera and Lembeh with a submerged reef, where the main attraction is definitely the schooling barracudas . Cruise overnight to Lembeh.

Located on the west coast of Halmahera. The Goraici Islands have beautiful white sandy beaches with small villages, amazing reefs and pinnacles. Colourful soft coral in the deeper parts and hard coral gardens in the shallows. Overnight Cruise to Tifore Island.

We will spend the next two days in the south of Halmahera. Here, two large pinnacles break the surface and are excellent dive sites due to the amount of schooling fish as well as the healthy state of the soft corals. Strong currents here will dictate when you will dive. We will cruise overnight to the Goraici Islands.

We will spend the next two days in the south of Halmahera. Here, two large pinnacles break the surface and are excellent dive sites due to the amount of schooling fish as well as the healthy state of the soft corals. Strong currents here will dictate when you will dive. We will cruise overnight to the Goraici Islands.

These two islands and two small rocks between Misool and Halmahera, are the perfect spot to spend the day diving in sloping reefs full of soft and hard corals bommies . When the currents are running, the dive sites can be very fishy and possible to see dogtooth tunas passing by. Cruise overnight to the Strait of Patintie.

Day 9 :
Misool

Misool is the southernmost island in Raja Ampat and it is surrounded by several hundred small islands and rocks. Some of the most beautiful soft coral reefs in the world are located here. Many of the dive sites around Misool are just as fishy as the ones in the Dampier Strait, with some schools of barracudas, batfish, snappers and fusiliers. But not only that, Misool is also a great macro destination. Known as the kingdom of the pygmy seahorse. Cruise overnight to Pulau Pisang.

Day 10 :
Misool

Misool is the southernmost island in Raja Ampat and it is surrounded by several hundred small islands and rocks. Some of the most beautiful soft coral reefs in the world are located here. Many of the dive sites around Misool are just as fishy as the ones in the Dampier Strait, with some schools of barracudas, batfish, snappers and fusiliers. But not only that, Misool is also a great macro destination. Known as the kingdom of the pygmy seahorse. Cruise overnight to Pulau Pisang.

During these days we will be in Dampier Strait and Fam Islands, that are located between Waigeo and the Bird’s Head Peninsula. Along with Misool, the most famous area for diving in Raja Ampat. All of the dive sites around the Dampier Strait and Fam Islands are known for a huge amount of schooling fish and Coral Gardens where you get to see reef sharks and wobbegong sharks between others. Some of the best manta dives are also located in the Dampier Strait. And of course, cannot forget the dive sites at some of the jetties in front of local villages, where the pillars are covered in soft corals and are home to small critters. Cruise overnight to Misool.

During these days we will be in Dampier Strait and Fam Islands, that are located between Waigeo and the Bird’s Head Peninsula. Along with Misool, the most famous area for diving in Raja Ampat. All of the dive sites around the Dampier Strait and Fam Islands are known for a huge amount of schooling fish and Coral Gardens where you get to see reef sharks and wobbegong sharks between others. Some of the best manta dives are also located in the Dampier Strait. And of course, cannot forget the dive sites at some of the jetties in front of local villages, where the pillars are covered in soft corals and are home to small critters. Cruise overnight to Misool.

Day 13 :
Sorong

Unfortunately is the last day of this incredible adventure and is time to Disembark after a good breakfast and a lot of hugs. Hope to see you again soon !

Trip & Price Details

Embark on an extraordinary dive expedition with Dune Liveaboard as we take you on a 12-night journey through the underwater wonders of Lembeh, Halmahera, and Raja Ampat. This exclusive itinerary promises a combination of unparalleled macro diving, diverse marine life encounters, and the breathtaking landscapes of three distinct regions.

Lembeh – Halmahera – Raja Ampat

13 Days
Group Discount Available
From USD 5850
/ Adult

Price Inclusion

Included in the price

  • Pick up and drop off (before and after the cruise) from the nearest airport to Aurora
  • Accommodation in a double-bed or twin-bed cabin with en-suite bathroom, toilet and AC
  • Meals and all soft drinks on board (excluding beer, spirits, wine, espresso coffee)
  • Minimum 25 to 30 dives (inluding night dives), according to weather conditions and flights schedule
  • 12L Tank, belt, weights and diving guide
  • Nitrox. As a service offered by Dune, Nitrox can’t be subject to any complaint or refund in case of a possible failure or malfunctioning of the compressor
  • Multilingual guides on board (French, English, Indonesian)
  • Land excursions, according to the diving cruise itinerary
  • Wifi : subject to network availibility - some areas might not be covered

Excluded in the price

  • Scuba diving courses
  • Rental diving equipment
  • Dive insurance (mandatory)
  • 15L tanks
  • Extra excursion requested
  • Beer, wine and spirits, Expresso coffee
  • Souvenirs, laundry, use of satellite phone
  • Tips on board (for crew): 15 USD minimum / person / day - to be paid in cash

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