DAY 01. Serangan.
Departing at the port of Serangan Bali. we will then sail the day to our first destination , Moyo island. Please set back, enjoy the sceneries of Mount Agung as our backdrop while everyone greet each other and enjoy a day sailing!Day 02. Moyo
Our first two early morning dive will be along the reef outside Moyo island. A land excursion will follow through the local village and visit to waterfall. Those who dare will able to swing over the waterfall and drop on the pool below. When we are making our way back to the boat we will pass the plantation of cashew, teak and perhaps some water buffalo and goats. While the gourmet lunch serve aboard, we set the course to Satonda.Magical Satonda. Satonda is and old volcanic island, formed with a crate lake as the center, filled with saltwater. The local ranger explained that the crater filled with saltwater by a tsunami after a great Mt Tambora erupted back in 1814. Satonda also known for the wishing tree, that says one hang rock on the tree will have their wishes come true! Who knows .. Night we will cruise toward Mt Sangeang northern of Komodo National Park.DAY03. Sangeang.
Sangeang, an active volcano that erupted recent year, the lava still steaming as it flows to the sea. Mt Sangeang black sandy sea bottom makes a spectacular diving. Some bulbous sulfur up from the ground at the dive site makes spectacular view.
As the sun reach the highest point, we will sail to Gili Banta while our onboard lunch filled with the chat of our experiences and anticipations of what ahead us in the Komodo National Park.
Gili Banta. Stopping at Castle rock and Crystal rock, two of many dive sites in the northern of Komodo National Park as site hold most fishes in the park. In night we anchor and plan for our night dive.DAY 04. Komodo National Park.
Wake up at Komodo island after night short cross, we will leave early to meet the dragon itself.
Komodo dragon is the genus of monitor lizard that isolated for hundreds of thousands years in Komodo national park archipelago. During that years, Komodo survives while some species are not.
The people that live in Komodo believe they are descendent of the Komodo dragon itself. They are making the Komodo dragon to owner their ancestor, the female Komodo. We will set course top Gili lawa darat for a trekking a night dive followed by a cross to southernmost of the park, island of Padar
Day 05. Padar
In Padar visibility are generally better and we can see a larger school of fish. After a whole morning spent in Padar we will go to Wainilu, that we can spend an afternoon trekking up the hill while we await for our Wainilu night dive. This Wainilu white sand slope there are variety of animals, starry night octopus, fingered dragonnet are frequently sighted in the area, and do not forget the bobtail squid , too.
Day 06. All day at Nusa Kode
Nusa ode or also known as Horseshoe bay located at the southern part of Komodo National Park. Where in this island you can spot the Komodo dragon wanders along the Nusa Kode hunting for food. We will plan two dive in this area. The first one will be at Cannibal Rock and we will explore the towering underwater cliff around Nusa Kode before we sail up north to Rinca for our macro dive. After dinner we will sail to Manta Alley and set anchor there for a quiet night sleep.
Day 07. Manta Alley
Today is the Manta day, we plan for two dives. This area typically has cooler temperature and lower visibility. During summer, we found that visibility and temperature are improved. After our dive we will set course to Sabolon for a beach bbq dinner.
In Sabolon, crew will prepare dinner on the beach and set a bonfire while you can enjoy the gourmet dinner barefoot on the beach. Night after the dinner we sail to Labuan Bajo.
Day 08. Labuan Bajo
Arriving Labuan Bajo, the main port in Komodo National Park, we are regret that we have to say goodbye. But every journey always has it farewell and memories. We hope that we are able to welcome you again aboard Mutiara Laut in the next dive expedition.
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