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Forgotten Islands – Making them Count

This last month, we were diving in the Forgotten Islands. A remote and isolated chain of volcanic islands surrounded by deep crystal waters, going from East Timor to Papua, in one of the deepest oceans on this planet. Read More
Hammerheads

Seven Seas @ the 2019 Bali Triathlon

On Sunday, Nov 10th 2019, Laura and Guteri joined Herbalife Bali International Triathlon (HBIT) 2019. Laura is the daughter of one of the Seven Seas’ owners, and Guteri is the one asking you to fill in your booking form! 😊 Read More
Guteri Third Place

Tropical Orcas – East of Flores

In August this year while heading for Alor we had the privilege of sighting and following a pod of tropical orcas just south of Pantar Island, East of Flores. We stayed with the pod for over an hour. There were 2 males, 2 females and a calf. Read More
Orca

Snorkeling Raja Ampat in 2021

We will be offering a few trips per year, in different parts of Indonesia, specifically geared to snorkeling, perhaps with diving on the side. Perhaps also offering an introduction to diving onboard for snorkelers who would like to progress to diving should there be interest to do so. Read More
Manta

Komodo Snorkeling Trip

This October I was leading a two weeks snorkeling trip all around Komodo and including a quick visit to Sumbawa. As many of our trips are dive trips or mixed trips (snorkeling-diving), this pure snorkeling trip was a new experience: I loved it. Read More
Mantas, Komodo

Cruising East Nusa Tenggara, between Sumbawa and Alor

Our combination trips to the East of Flores, Sumbawa and Komodo never cease me to amaze me. During our recent trip we sailed almost 550 miles, heading first to the East until Alor, then back to the West until Komodo, with a detour around Sumbawa. Read More
Dive East of Flores

Expect the Unexpected

One never knows what chance sightings will arise on any given snorkel or dive so it’s a treasure hunt every time you jump in the water. A particularly memorable sighting is now emblazoned on my brain from a snorkel in August over “The Crack”. Read More
Titan Triggerfish attacking Spanish Dancer

Aquaculture in Indonesia

Lida shares some short info stories every now and then, we hope you like them. This one is about Indonesian aquaculture. Read More
Intensive shrimp farm in North Bali

Big John to the Rescue!

Us few snorkelers had our own reward in a bittersweet way. Seeing a small manta (1.5-2 m) with a strange series of white lines marking its back, I free dived down and noticed deep cuts in the left wing. The second dive down I found a long monofilament fishing line trailing behind it. Read More
Young manta with cuts

For more trip reports please see our Newsletter Archive and our Trip Report PDF Archive.

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