This unique itinerary is an opportunity to combine in one single trip two of the most famous places for scuba diving. Lembeh, for its unique critters and Raja Ampat, known as the most biodiversified underwater place on earth. This diving liveaboard adventure will cruise along the remote islands of the Halmahera sea, which are only reachable by liveaboards. It is a diving experience out of the crowd! Divers and nature lovers will appreciate the diversity of diving and species encountered during the trip. Critters, Pelagic, schooling fish, soft corals and hard corals are among the beauty of this trip.
STARTING AT USD 4,900
World class diving: Combine two of the most incredible diving places in the world. Raja Ampat and Lembeh and explore Halmahera
Cruise along remote islands : Enjoy some incredible sunset and sunrise while cruising along the Halmahera sea and its remote islands accessible only by boat.
Dive sites accessible only by liveaboard : Dive some magic dive sites only reachable by diving liveaboard.
Weather, sea conditions and length of trip may affect the itinerary and dive sites selection.
Recognized as a paradise for macro lovers, Lembeh is one of the most famous places for critters lovers and macro photographers. The marine life in Lembeh is unique. Mimic Octopus, Wonderpus, pygmy seahorses, a diversity of nudibranchs, and rhinopias are among the diversity of Lembeh. It will be a fantastic starting or ending point in your vacation.
Our vessel will spend a few days in this area located between Sulawesi and West Papua. A diving liveaboard in Halmahera offers the possibility to dive so many islands that it could be difficult to dive all of them in one or two expeditions. M/Y White Pearl will sail along the most famous dive sites of the area such as Doroobi, Bacan and Goraici. Diving in Halmahera can fit all kinds of expectations.
The Patientie strait may encounter some currents and all the marine life that divers can expect in these conditions. Macro lovers will love some calm dive sites in Bacam where critters will be the highlights of the dive. Coral lovers and diversity lovers will enjoy the Goraichi islands where a few dives will be done.
Sorong (SOQ): Direct flights from Jakarta (CGK) or Manado (MDC). Transit flights from Bali.
Manado(MDC): Direct flights from Singapore (SIN) or Jakarta (CGK).
1,700 species of fish and 75% of the coral species (as no other place in the world)
Reef sharks, Oceanic Mantas, Reef Mantas, Eagle Ray, Mobulas, Wobbegong shark,
Mimic Octopus, Nudibranch, Frogfish, Ghost pipefish and some incredible critters
Schooling fishes such as Barracudas, Sweetlips, Jack
Like the other parts of Indonesia, this part is affected by two monsoons.
Halmahera: December to May
Water Temperature: 27 to 30 degrees Celsius
Air Temperature: 25 to 32 degrees Celsius
Current: Gentle to Strong
Visibility: 15 to 40 meters
Experience Level: Beginner to Advanced
Experience Recommended: 20+ Logged Dives