RAJA AMPAT, WEST PAPUA
January 28th - February 8th
Join us for a once in a life time experience in Raja Ampat, the oceans crown jewel of marine biodiversity. An all inclusive live aboard experience onboard The Damai I. Limited to a small, exclusive group of only 11 guests, to ensure an intimate setting for each participant. Secure your place today for an unforgettable venture into the depths of Raja Ampat, West Papua.
Our journey will begin in Kaimana, West Papua where we will board our beautiful vessel and home for trip, The Damai I. From there we will venture south to towards Triton Bay. This region boasts colourful reefs which are fed by the nutrient rich waters from the rivers producing huge fields of soft corals, giant sea fans and clouds of planktonic feeding fishes. There is also the possibility to encounter whale sharks here which is a real highlight. We will then move north west towards Misool to explore some of the most stunning reef walls and sea mounts with colourful giant sea fans, soft corals and an abundance of life, big and small. The final leg of our trip will lead us north to experience some of the wonders in central Raja Ampat and the Dampier Strait.
Full in depth trip itinerary available on booking.
This 13 day live aboard aims to showcase the diverse marine life and beauty of Raja Ampat's reef systems while connecting us with something bigger than ourselves. Open your eyes to a new world, using photography as a creative medium we will gain a deeper understanding of our relationship with the ocean.
Throughout this trip, participants will be given the opportunity to delve into the fundamentals of underwater photography and photo editing with Brooke Pyke. The trip will also host a variety of marine life chats and lectures should you wish to learn more about the amazing marine life we are encountering on our dives. This expedition promises a comprehensive and immersive marine wildlife experience whether you're a photographer or passionate diver, this is the trip for you.
The trip includes everything you need such as: 12 Nights onboard our luxury vessel The Damai I, Twin share accomodation with private ensuite, full board meals, drinks and refreshments, alcohol (beer and wine), massages, laundry, 36x dives, dive gear, tanks and weights, Nitrox, dive guide, photography and editing masterclass, marine park fees, harbour fees, airport transfers and 1x night hotel stay with welcome dinner before boat departure. (see full details by clicking link below).
Prices from : $9,950 USD Per Person
Exclusions: Flights, travel/dive insurance, camera equipment, crew gratuities.