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Raja Ampat: Technicolor Symphony

You know it’s a fantastic dive site when you can’t see the sharks for the anchovies. Rivers of anchovies flashing silver and blue in the light – so dense we couldn’t see each other at times, much less the patrolling grey reef sharks a bit further out in the blue. Read More
Raja Ampat

My First Trip as Cruise Director – Windy Crossing

I was very excited to start my first trip as a Cruise Director on the Seven Seas. I was already on board two times as a guest, then for two months supported Karl, and then cruised 15 days with Mark, learning from them all the time. Read More
The Seven Seas

Creating an Amazing Experience

Over the last twenty years I have been on holidays all over the world, been on liveaboards, and dived in many locations. However none of those experiences compare with the Seven Seas Forgotten Islands cruise that I have just been on. Every single aspect of the trip was simply exceptional. Read More
Diving the Forgotten Islands

Painting Komodo with Valerie Taylor

Dive legend Valerie Taylor talks painting and diving during a Komodo trip on the Seven Seas. Valerie and her husband, Ron Taylor, pioneered underwater photography and filmmaking in Australia and around the world. Read More
Valerie Taylor

Seven Seas East of Flores Cruise Report

Our stay at the Seven Seas Cruises was exceptional. We were blown away by how spacious and beautiful the boat was. Our cabin was gorgeous, super comfortable and the shower was awesome! Read More
East of Flores reef

Seven Seas opens the storybook on coral reef survival

This past trip to the best dive sites west and east of Flores met all expectations and exceeded others. Corals apart, the snorkeling with six mantas was unforgettable. While we worked hard to keep position in the current, they glided effortlessly right up to and past us, including a newborn with the fold marks on its back still visible. Read More
Boulder Porites coral

Snapshots of Explorations – Sumbawa and beyond

A jolly group of travelers got together for a trip on the Seven Seas this past month of July, planning to explore and dive some new locations, off the beaten track, around Sumbawa, Sangeang Api, Gili Banta and the North West coast of Flores. Read More
On the beach

Komodo and East of Flores Trip Report

The experience of being closely checked out by a group of manta rays and their ancillary followers was a highlight for us all. They showed no fear, only apparent curiosity. This despite the fact that many continue to be hunted for their gills so valued in Chinese medicine. Read More
Turtle and fish

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