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Dive Map Tambora Cruising The Spices of Neira 8D7N Dive Trip

The Spices Neira 8D7N Embarkation Point Ambon AMQ MOLUCAS Disembarkation Please note that the Spices Neira 8D7N expedition offers a unique opportunity to explore the breathtaking underwater world of the Molucas region. However, it is important to keep in mind that dive site locations may be subject to change based on weather conditions and other factors for the safety and enjoyment of all participants. 

Day 01

Ambon Arrive not more than 11AM Check Dive Cruising to Suanggi Island for the first dive of the trip. Suanggi Island is known for its vibrant coral reefs and diverse marine life. After the check dive, we will continue cruising to our next destination, keeping in mind that the itinerary may be adjusted based on weather conditions and other factors to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone on board. 

Day 02

Suanggi 3 dives at Suanggi Cruising to Banda Neira achipelago for more diving adventures. Banda Neira is famous for its historical significance as the center of the spice trade in the 16th century, and it also offers stunning underwater landscapes with colorful coral gardens and abundant marine species. We will explore different dive sites in Banda Neira, immersing ourselves in the rich history and natural beauty of this unique destination. 

Day 03

Banda Neira Archipelago 3 dives Batu Kapal , Pohon miring and Hole in The Wall. Each of these sites offer their own unique underwater landscapes and marine species. Get ready for an unforgettable day of diving in the Banda Neira Archipelago! After the dives around Banda Neira we will visit Fort Belgica an important fort during the busy years of the spice trade as well as have a walk around the historic town town of Banda Neira.  We'll enjoy the sunset from the fort and then cruise to Manuk Island for more diving opportunities. Manuk Island is known for its diverse marine life and pristine coral reefs, providing a perfect setting for underwater exploration. each offering their own unique underwater landscapes and marine species. 

Day 4

Manuk 3 dives at Bubble Ridge, Babylon Ridge and Coconut corner. Manuk is famous for it's numerous sea snakes as well as possible hammerhead sightings. The reefs here are gorgeous and healthy. Manuk is also an Indonesia word for bird and with all the birds flying overhead you'll see how this island got it's name. After today's dives we'll cruise back north to Pulau Hatta, the island just east of Banda Neira

Day 5

Banda Neira Archipelago Dives, start the day with 2 dives around Pulau Hatta -Karang Hatta and Tanjung Buton. These two sites are both fantastic. If we are lucky we can see the schooling bumphead parrotfish as they gather together and head out for the day. After the two dives at Pulau Hatta we will move just west over to Banda Neira and do an afternoon dive at the Lava Flow. The dusk dive here is also not to be missed with Mandarin fish being one of the main attractions

Day 6

We will start the day with 2 dives around historically significant Run Island. Just think, you'll be diving around an island that the British ceded control to the Dutch in 1667 in return for the island of Manhattan. The reefs here are super healthy and it's possible to see schooling trevallies, bumpheads, tuna, mackerel and occasionally schooling hammerheads.  After 2 dives at Run we will go for a late afternoon dive at Suanggi before heading north to Nusa Laut.

Day 7

Nusa Laut 2 dives. Two relaxing dives where the reefs are beautiful and vibrant, with chances to see hawksbill and green turtles, black tip and white tip reef sharks along side some interesting macro critters as well. After the two dives, relax as the crew washes all your gear and we head back to Ambon

Day 8

Ambon Check Out.

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