Far East & Australia - Liveaboards
Australia & the Far East is home to some of the world’s most exciting and sought after scuba diving and perfect diving holiday locations. Visit sites that haven’t changed since the dawn of diving to glide along some of the most picturesque and impressive walls and distant coral seas - dive holidays dreams are made of.
Visit one of the seven wonders of the world – The Great Barrier Reef which runs some 2000 miles along the north western coast of Australia.
Manado and Wakatobi off the north and south east of Sulawesi in Indonesia. Manado's Bunaken Marine park is within 30 minutes of the authentic and unassuming accomodation. Wakatobi offers the best of luxury accommodation & liveaboards. Both are world class diving locations. Photographers will enjoy diving in Lembehwhere there are specialist led diving weeks and camera rooms.
Layang, Layang off the coast of Saba is largely unexplored with 50m visibility and famous for hammerheads. This reclaimed 50 acre island offers spectacular wall diving plus giant mantas and morays.
Offering excellent value in the Far East is in the Philippines with some of the best diving in all asia. dive sites. It has the widest choice of dive sites from deep dives, drift dives, wreck sites and many more. Our latest edition to the programme is our choice of liveaboard to Sipadan, Borneo on the north east coast of Malaysia. See 1000s of schooling pelagics, visit world class muck, reef and wall dive sites - some of the best in the world. And finally, Thailand, ideal for leisurely diving, stunning beaches and perfect for non-divers too.
Raja Ampat Aggressor - Raja Ampat , Far East & Australia
Our recommended Raja Ampat Liveaboard is the Aggressor. The Raja Amat Aggressor luxury liveaboard offers 4 exciting itineraries diving Raja Ampat, Cenderawasih Bay, Banda Sea, Triton Bay the heart of The Coral Triangle, Raja Ampat is known to have the richest coral reef ecosystem in the world. If you haven’t experienced the diving in this area before, it is is known for the diversity and abundance of marine life.
The area of the Four Kings is comprised of over 1500 islands and home to 600 types of corals, 1,500 fish species and over 600 types of mollusks 14 passenger yacht. Each of the four itineraries offer remote pristine diving, each with something a little different. Dive on healthy and vibrant reefs, seamounts, sheer walls, caves, beautiful coral gardens and magnificent critter dives. A 3mm wetsuit and hood is recommended. All diving is from tenders. The yacht offers up to four dives per day (including night dives) and depending on the weather and itinerary.
Raja Ampat is located off the northwest tip of Bird's Head Peninsula on the island of New Guinea, in Indonesia's West Papuaprovince, Raja Ampat, or the Four Kings, is an archipelago comprising of over 1,500 small islands, cays, and shoals surrounding the four main islands of Misool, Salawati, Batanta, Waigeo, and the smaller island of Kofiau.
The Banda Sea is a sea in the Maluku Islands of Indonesia, connected to the Pacific Ocean and surrounded by hundreds of islands, as well as the Halmahera and Ceram Seas.
Cenderawasih Bay is a large bay in the northern Province of Papua and West Papua, New Guinea, Indonesia. The western part of the bay was declared a marine national park in 2002. Triton Bay is the name given to the coastal region east of Kaimana, a small harbor town on the southwest coast of West.
Due to the varied itineraries on offer a variety of arrival airports and locations are offered.
This 100ft steel monohull offers a high levels of comfort and a highly personalised service with 5 Twin Staterooms, 2 Deluxe Staterooms and 1 Master Stateroom.
Twin (lower) and twin bed (upper) L-Shaped. All with private head and shower, port hole in #1 & 2, picture window in #6, 7 & 8. Individual climate control, monitor with media player and hair dryer. Deluxe Staterooms have a Queen bed (lower) and twin bed (upper) bunk-style. Private head and shower, picture windows, individual climate control, monitor with media player and hair dryer. The Master Stateroom has a Queen bed. All with private head and shower, picture window, individual climate control, monitor with media player and hair dryer.
Meal plan 7 nights on board including all meals and beverages. Breakfast (cooked to order), buffet lunch and an elegant chef prepared dinner with tableside service are served in addition to mid-afternoon snacks. Beverages (soft beverages, local beer and wine with dinner) are complimentary while onboard. The yacht is equipped with hairdryers and bathrobes in each stateroom. Linens are changed mid-week and fresh towels are placed in each stateroom as needed.
Filled tanks, weights and weight belts are included.
Raja Ampat • Cenderawasih Bay • Banda Sea • Triton Bay
These itineraries include the best of the Banda Sea and South Raja Ampat (Misool).
Cenderawasih Bay National Park is one of the most exciting places to dive in Indonesia
Triton Bay lies to the south east of Raja Ampat and is located in the center of the Coral
Sample Raja Ampat 10 Night Itinerary
The Dampier straight separates the Birdhead Peninsula from Waigeo and Mansuar. Here
The night dives under the Arborek or Cape Mansuar jetty is a favorite spot with peculiar
Misool is the southeast of the four big islands of the Raja Ampat archipelago. At the
Banda Sea Itineraries (10 nights)
Cenderawasih Bay Itineraries (7, 9, 10, & 12 nights)
Triton Bay Itineraries (10 nights)
Itinerary may vary due to weather conditions.
Best Time: All Year.
Average Air temps: 25-17°C
Average Water temps: 28-30°C
Visibility: 5-100m (Jan-June)
Top Dive Sites: Four Kings - Raja Ampat - Cenderawasih Ba - Banda Sea - Triton Bay.
Great Reasons to Dive in Raja Ampat