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Paradise on the Edge – Raja Ampat to the Spice Islands

My wife and I were among 12 very fortunate divers on board the Seven Seas, a one hundred foot Iron wood trading Pinisi built in Makassar and tricked out for anything a diver could wish for. On our first dive an immense Ocean Manta appeared, at first like a ghost ship then floated above us, blocking out the sun. Read More
Photo by David Pincus

An Experience of a Lifetime

On December 23 I embarked on the Seven Seas, ready for an experience of a lifetime.. The luxurious boat provides spaces to read, chat, sunbathe or chill out. It is a total detox from life. The variety and high standard of food satisfied even the pickiest of eaters. Read More
The Seven Seas at Raja Ampat

Coming up Aces in Raja Ampat: Luck of the draw on a most unforgettable dive

By Tommy Schultz - What’s the difference between a scuba diver and a Vegas gambler? Might seem like an odd question, but if you look closely we’re really not so different. We all take leaps of faith, venturing into the unknown, hoping lady luck is going to smile on us this time. At least that’s how I felt on the morning of January 11th, just four days into our incredible 12-day cruise of Raja Ampat on the Seven Seas when I had the luckiest dive of my life. Read More
Coming up Aces in Raja Ampat: Luck of the draw on a most unforgettable dive

Raja Ampat – The benefits of enforcement

By John Tanzer. – The difference ‘real’ protection from fishing can make to coral reef fish life and dive experience. Marine protected areas are most valued where they pay their way. Well protected they will continue to support the resilience of the magnificent reefs of Raja Ampat as well as the wellbeing of communities into the future. Read More
Malabar grouper

Raja Ampat – A Photographer’s Dream

As I stepped off the tender boat onto the deck of the Seven Seas anchored in Sorong Harbor, I knew Wendy and I were in for a special kind of dive trip. For 12 relaxing days, this classic Buginese schooner served as home while we cruised the waters of Raja Ampat, treating the 12 divers and 1 snorkeler to the best scuba diving I’ve experienced in my 15 years of diving! Read More
Raja Ampat Diving

Magic and Memories – The Forgotten Islands

The magic of the Indonesian archipelago has whispered to me since I was a little girl, the call to explore her 17,000 islands sometimes a murmur, at other times a siren song. I can’t quite recall when I first heard mention of the Forgotten Islands, but I know I was instantly smitten, drunk with longing for these lost and lonely isles. Read More
Forgotten Islands, by Hayley Bailli

What a Wonderful World

By Candra Dewi, Operational Director The Seven Seas. --- Time flies, huh? Can you believe it’s December already and there goes 2017! Feels like it all happened just in a blink of an eye!!! My first born is in high school and my baby boy turned 7 years old this year. Read More
Candra Dewi – Operational Director

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