Category Indonesia

Drift Dives in the Bahamas - Dive liveaboard Aqua Cat picking up divers after doing the drift dive Washing Machine in the Exumas.

The Joy of Drift Dives

Who Doesn’t Love Drift Dives? We Know We Do! There are slow drifts, swift drifts, and all kinds of drifts in between. Some of the most memorable dives I’ve ever done were rapidly moving drift dives where I felt like Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz experiencing the tornado scene. How to Get the Most…

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When to dive Indonesia, which season is best. Komodo diving and Raja Ampat diving

When is the Best Time to Go Scuba Diving in Indonesia?

Best Time to Go Scuba Diving in Indonesia? You can go scuba diving in Indonesia year-round. You’ll just need to make sure you’re diving the best region for a given part of the year. Don’t worry though! Most Indonesia dive liveaboards choose for you! We have made it easy to plan your travels because our…

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Stargazer fish in the muck in Raja Ampat, Indonesia

What in the World is Muck Diving?

It doesn’t sound pretty, and I’ll admit I was skeptical at the beginning of my first muck diving experience. On my Indonesia dive vacation, I back rolled off the boat into black sand for as far as I could see. Not a piece of coral was in sight. This did not seem like it was…

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Whale shark at a bagan fishing platform in West Papua, Indonesia

Triton Bay – Liveaboard Diving with Whale Sharks

Dive with whale sharks in Triton Bay, West Papua, Indonesia aboard All Star Velocean Liveaboard Triton, son of Poseidon and Amphitrite, lived in a golden palace at the bottom of the sea with his parents. Triton Bay certainly honors its namesake with vibrant corals, the ever-popular whale sharks and an abundance of fish life, when…

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Schooling hammerheads in the Banda Sea aboard with All Star Indonesia's dive liveaboards Velocean or Aurora

Banda Sea Liveaboard Diving

The Banda Sea – Best Explored by Dive Liveaboard Nutmeg farms, Active Volcanos and Abundant Marine Life Bordered by the Maluku Islands as well as the Halmahera and Ceram Seas, the Banda Sea spans 600 miles east to west and 300 miles north to south. The Banda Sea went undiscovered by the Western world until…

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Magnificent Misool

Discover why divers around the world have Raja Ampat’s Misool on their bucketlist! “I’d like to be under the sea in an octopus’ garden in the shade” The words of Ringo Starr in the Beatles’ Octopus’s Garden come to mind when I reminisce about my time diving in Misool. Vibrant soft corals, sea fans and…

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Komodo – The Overlooked Dive Destination

Walk with Komodo Dragons and Dive with Manta Rays Aboard All Star Indonesia’s Dive Liveaboard Ask any diver where they would like to visit in Indonesia and the #1 response will undoubtedly be Raja Ampat. And while Raja Ampat is home to more species of fish and coral and gets most of the publicity, Komodo…

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Biodiversity Galore – Indonesia Liveaboard Diving

Indonesia is a member nation in the exclusive Coral Triangle area, renowned as the most diverse underwater marine environment on earth. When we talk biodiversity, we mean a depth and breadth of species that no other area on earth can compete – at least from a numbers perspective. Think hundreds of species of corals and…

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