Through the Banda Sea


Divers exploring an underwater channel at Farondi (Raja Ampat)
Divers exploring an underwater channel at Farondi (Raja Ampat)

What else can you hope for? A week out at sea, a boat, great company, tasty Indonesian cuisine and the prospect of seeing Hammerhead Sharks, Manta and Mobula Rays, Wobbegongs and simply stunning underwater landscapes. We embarked on a trip with the Black Manta again and went from Ambon in Eastern Indonesia all the way through the Banda Sea to Raja Ampat. Raja Ampat means four Kings in Bahasa and except for the Mantas all the royal celebrities made an appearance for us (if only a brief one ...)