TRITON BAY

STARTING AT USD 4,900

Hidden paradise for several years, Triton Bay is now on the bucket list of all marine life and coral lovers. This area shelters some exceptional dive sites holding the world record of number of species counted in one single dive. The yacht will cruise along the most magical islands of Raja Ampat and Triton Bay. This unique diving liveaboard experience to Triton Bay should please all kinds of divers expectations. Spot incredible critters such as the smallest pygmy seahorse or enjoy a ballet of oceanic mantas or whale sharks. On top of amazing diving, the passengers will remember a unique scenery on land and will have the chance to see beautiful waterfalls or breathtaking viewpoints.

Cruise Highlights

World class diving: Dive the unknown most biodiversified destinations in the world! A kaleidoscope of colors.

Whale shark: Be the witness of a symbiosis between the whale sharks and Papuan people.

Love Lake: This UNESCO Geosite allows guests to enjoy the views of a picturesque heart-shaped lagoon from the top. Accessible via a small hike upwards, it promises an incredible experience for all guests.

White Sand Beach: Weather and tide permitting, the crew will drop the guests on a small white sand beach where a BBQ dinner can be planned.

Papuan Village: Discover and interact with the locals in this remote area, and experience the uniquely heart-warming culture and smiles of the local community.

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Diving Areas

Weather, sea conditions and length of trip may affect the itinerary and dive sites selection. 

Central Raja Ampat

Located between Gam and Batanta, the Dampier Strait is famous for its incredible diversity. Cape Kri holds the world record of the highest number of species of fish encountered during a single dive. Oceanic Mantas, Reef Sharks, Schooling Fish or Small Critters can be found here. Cruises and diving will occur between Airborek, Kri and Yangeffo.

Famous Dive Sites: Blue Magic, Cape Kri, Manta Ridge, Yenbuba Jetty, Citrus Ridge, Mangrove Ridge

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Piaynemo

This UNESCO Geosite houses one of the most incredible coral gardens of Indonesia. Melissa’s Garden is an underwater journey. Fish and coral live in harmony in this colorful haven. Other dive sites such as My Reef will also amaze the divers with the diversity of fish and colors. Sweetlips, Barracudas, Reef Sharks, and Wobbegong Sharks are among the marine life divers can encounter. Macro lovers may also spot Pygmy Seahorses or some Mushroom Pipefish.

Famous Dive Sites: My Reef, Melissa’s Garden, Keruo

Misool

Balbulob / Farondi: Situated on the East side of Misool, this area is made up of several islands. Each island is worth exploring. Farondi has stunning corals and an incredible diversity in terms of diving style and wildlife. Cavern, drift, wall, or shallow dive fits all expectations. Macro lovers, coral lovers, diversity lovers, fish lovers have been attracted to this site for a long time.

Most famous dive sites: Goa Farondi, Three Rocks, Love potion

Wayilbatan/ Fiabacet/ Boo: The boat will spend a few days in this area. Preserved by the Misool Foundation as a no-fish area, this beautiful diving area is constantly blooming. The impressive quantity of fish is a paradise for divers. On top of that, hard and sea fans complete the heavenly backdrop. Magic Mountain often welcomes some extraordinary footage for some documentaries. The divers may often encounter Mantas and  Mobula rays in this dive site. 

Most famous dive sites: Magic Mountain, Boo Windows, Nudi Rock, 4 Kings, Barracuda

Daram: The Candy Store leaves divers feeling like kids entering a candy store once they descend into this dive site. This dive site has a unique topography, finished off with the bright colors formed by the mix of its healthy corals and fish life. Divers will dive Black Rock, another unique and special dive site. Divers may encounter Mobula Rays in this area along small rocks making up an impressive hard coral garden. Barracudas, Humphead Parrotfish, schooling spade fish or Wobbegong sharks are some of the residents in this site. Macro lovers will try to spot the tiny Pygmy seahorse.

Other areas like Pele might be explored based on the schedule and numbers of days. Kaleidoscopes certainly shelter one of the most incredible sea fan gardens where some mantas come for some cleaning.

Pisang

Those islands on the west side of Papua lay on the Arafura Sea. Pulau Pisang shelters a few dive sites between Raja Ampat and Triton Bay. Divers will spend a day discovering a variety of dives sites such as seamount or ridge where they will encounter colorful sea fans and tiny fish that have been spotted only in this area. This island is accessible by a diving liveaboard going to Triton Bay.

Most famous dive sites: The Dome, LightHouse, T Bone

Tanjung Papisoi / Momon

Tanjung Papisoi holds the World record of fish species counted during a single dive A few dive sites in the world can claim this kind of record. Divers will encounter an incredible diversity and quantity of fish. The colors of Papisoi or Momon stay in the mind of each divers for a while.

Most famous dive sites: Papisoi, Momon

Triton Bay

If Raja Ampat would have a sister place it would definitely be Triton Bay. Triton Bay has something as magical as no other place in the world. The remoteness of Triton Bay preserved this place until now. A lush vegetation covers the mushroom islands where the ship will cruise. The dive sites have a diversity of fish species, hard corals and soft corals that must be on the bucket list of every divers. The local people have lived with Whale sharks for centuries and the divers may have the chance to spot those giants. Scientists are still today amazed by the diversity of this place and discover new species during each expedition. The guests will certainly encounter species that they have never seen before. Triton Bay is a unique experience from a diving liveaboard!

Most famous dive sites: Seven Heaven, Last Frontier, Three Rocks, Larry’s spot

Other Information

Sorong (SOQ): Direct flights from Jakarta (CGK) or Manado (MDC). Transit flights from Bali.

Kaimana (KNG): Direct flights from Sorong.

1,700 species of fish and 75% of the coral species (as no other place in the world)

Whale Sharks, Reef sharks, Oceanic Mantas, Reef Mantas, Eagle Ray, Mobulas

Most incredible soft corals

Wobbegong shark, Raja Epaulette

Schooling fishes such as Barracudas, Sweetlips, Jacks

An incredible range of critters and tiny fish

Like the other parts of Indonesia, Raja Ampat and Triton Bay are affected by two monsoons. 

Triton Bay / Raja Ampat : 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

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