Location

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Misool and Wayag Raja Ampat

Location

TOUR DATE

Monday, December, 16, 2024

Duration

DURATION

11 Days - 10 Nights

Duration

Available Seats

8

Duration

Boat Size

Capacity of 8 Pax

Description

11 Days 10 Nights Misool and Wayag Raja Ampat aboard MV Putri Papua

Day 1

Embarkation in Sorong

  • Pick up at airport and transfer to harbor to board the boat.
  • Sailing to Misool.

Days 2

Misool – up to 4 dives

1st dive at Magic Mountain : also known as Shadow Reef for its amazing corals, this is one of the prime sites in Misool. An underwater sea mount with lots of currents around it, it is a popular Manta Ray and Shark cleaning area. 2nd dive at Boo Window : features an interesting underwater topography with a number of large swim-throughs, or so called windows that start to appear just below the sea surface.   3rd dive at Tank Rock : 3 pinnacles lie to the east of Tank Rock. Giant grouper 6 – 8 feet long may approach close to divers in deeper waters. The fish schools around these pinnacles can make it difficult to see the reef. One of the most pristine coral reefs. Night dive at Wayil

Days 3

Misool – 3 dives + hiking

1st dive at Four Kings : this site features schooling barracudas, smaller schools of jacks, scorpionfish, napoleon wrasse and huge potato groupers. The pinnacles themselves are dramatic structures, with vibrant colors and corals and good visibility as well.   2nd dive at Barracuda Rock : although most liveaboards call this “Barracuda Rock”, schooling trevally are more reliably encounterd. 3rd dive at Gorgonian Passage : a stunning wall with impressive corals dominated by enormous sea fans which really make this a breathtaking site. Hiking to Love Lagoon to overlook the beautiful heart-shape lagoon

Days 4

Misool – 2 dives then crossing to Fam island

1st dive at Farundi Cave :  is one of the favourite dive sites due to its unique and distinctive landscape: tunnels, caverns, and colourful walls. It highlights two famous dive spots, which are Goa Besar and Verena’s Garden. 2nd dive at Three Sisters : has three limestone projections embedded in water. The various species of marine life like sponges, turtles, Manti shrimps, seahorses, and crabs there further enhance the appeal of the Three Sisters. Sailing to Fam

Days 5

Fam Island upto 4 dives

1st dive at My Reef : this reef is more of a large pinnacle extending 30 meters beyond the island and has some super strong water currents sometimes. The schools of big barracudas and snappers will greet you, and you will be at a loss at where to look and where not to.   2nd dive at Melisa’s Garden : you will start to encounter the amazing diversity of coral and fish life that this reef has to offer. As you get closer to the top of the reef you will find that the corals fight with each other for space, making it one of the most spectacular garden reefs.   3rd dive at Keruo Channel  : Coral reefs are diverse underwater ecosystems held together by calcium carbonate structures secreted by corals. Coral reefs are built by colonies of tiny animals found in marine waters that contain few nutrients. Night dive at Galaxy Reef Sailing to Wayag

Days 6

WAYAG – up to 3 dives + hiking

The island is known for its beautiful atolls and amazing underwater life. Here, you find pristine beaches with unique Karst islands that look like mushrooms sprouting out from the sea. The crystal clear turquoise waters surrounded by lagoons and the rich underwater diversity make it one of the best dive sites in Raja Ampat. The medium to strong currents surrounding the pinnacles invites pelagic species like barracudas, tuna and big groupers of sharks. 1st dive at Batu Delapan 2nd dive at Batu Luar 3rd dive at Wayag’s Corner Afternoon hiking to the top of the hill to overlook stunning view of the overall Wayag Geo-site) Sailing to Kawe

Days 7

Kawe – up to 4 dives

1st dive at Lone Tree Rock : a lot of fushilier, wobbegong shark, black and white tip shark, sometime manta and eagle ray, barracuda, jack fish, giant trevally, tuna, napoleon, pigmy sea horse, lobster, etc 2nd dive at Black Rock : locally referred as Batu Hitam, this site is covered with gorgonians, leather coral and host a few black coral colonies, home to Glassy Sweepers, besides other kind of coral formation. 3rd dive at Eagle Rock : schooling of yellow tail barracuda, wobbegong shark, black coral, really nice pinnacle or big bommies, beautiful soft coral garden, pigmy sea horse bargibanti, dennis, lobster, manta ray,nudibranch flat worm,etc   Night dive at Ju Island : walking shark, decorator crab, comensal shrimp, lobster, bobtail, squid, ghost pipe fish, etc. Sailing to Tanjung Putus

Days 8

YANGGEFO – up to 4 dives

1st dive at Mayhem Reef : This site has a great variety of encounters, from large schools of fusiliers, snappers, jacks and batfish to wobbegongs and pygmy seahorses on the bottom. The ideal dive on Mayhem involves dropping in along the edge of the pinnacle along the current side and watching the schools of fish parading in the current. As bottom time slips away, then it’s time to swim along the plentiful large bommies leading toward the shallows. 2nd dive at Citrus Ridge : The reef is made up of a ridge that slopes down and it is one of the dive sites that are often called aquariums for the vast numbers of marine life that exist here. There are many bommies littered on the sandy bottom. The soft corals are home to literally thousands of glassfish that nest all over the dive site. The sea fans are home to many different types of sea horse including pygmy seahorses. There are also many different types of sweetlips and jaw fish. 3rd dive at Mangrove Point Night Dive at BJ Reef  

Days 9

Mansuar island – up to 4 dives

1st dive at Manta Ridge : is one of the most popular dive sites in Raja Ampat region, when it comes to close encounters with mantas, as it is a cleaning station that attracts groups of them. Mantas rays can be seen in the surroundings areas, but in the central region you will have more chances to spot them. 2nd dive at Sawandarek Jetty : for the turtle lovers you will encounter larger than usual green turtles, Giant clams and large schools of fusiliers and barracuda. It also has a wide variety of macro life. 3rd dive at Cape Kri : holds the world record for the site with the largest number of species referenced in one single dive! The crossroads of different currents at the tip of the island of Kri has created an incredible variety of marine biodiversity – all kinds of sharks, many schools of fish, amazing coral diversity, specimens for macro fans. Night dive at Friwen Reef

Days 10

Mansuar island – 2 dives

1st dive at Blue Magic : at this dive site divers regularly see a large number of pelagic species, including reef sharks, manta rays, jacks, barracudas, and tuna. It also frequently offers a chance to see the oceanic manta.   2nd dive at Mioskon : as soon as leaving Waisai, we do check dive at the nearby island of Mioskon. It offers a relatively easy dive condition with healthy reef and varieties of fishes. Schools of Yellow Snapper, Napoleon Wrasse, big groupers and Wobbegong sharks can be found here. Pigmy seahorses and different species of nudibranch can be seen as well. Report document in Waisai then  sailing back to Sorong

Days 11

Disembarkation in Sorong.

After breakfast, transfer to airport for onward flight.

The above itinerary can be changed depend on the weather and sea condition

  • The boat and the diving
  • Tanks
  • Weights
  • Weights belts
  • Dive guide
  • Meals (from lunch on day 1 through breakfast)
Important

Important Notes

  • Divers should bring own gear / equipment for utmost comfort.
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