Forgotten Islands to the Banda Sea, Oct 2023
Experience Adventure in the Forgotten Islands and Indonesia's Banda Sea, Oct. 11-20, 2023.
Leg two of our back-to-back trips from Saumalaki around the Banda Sea.
Join Optical Ocean Sales for a 10 night cruise on the luxurious Damai II liveaboard with one of the most diverse and unique itineraries in all of Indonesia. Located between the much publicized Raja Ampat islands to the north and the venerable Komodo islands to the south, the Banda Sea is an exciting outpost that offers some of the most unique diving adventures to be found in the Indo-Pacific regions.
What are The Forgotten Islands? Damai has conducted many trips through this incredibly rich area and the area is typified by crystal clear water, deep walls, awesome overhangs, beautiful pristine corals, huge barrel sponges and large schools of fish. Animals like rare olive sea snakes, schooling hammerhead sharks, nudibranchs of every variety, passing pelagic like tuna and much more are seen. The trip is recommended for those divers looking for adventure in remote areas that are rarely dove, combining a sense of exploration, while enjoying the casual comfort, amenities and unique service that has made the Damai vessels the most desirable liveaboards in the industry.
MV Damai II: This beautifully designed wooden boat been designed to offer a personal luxury service, that only a vessel of this size, that is dedicated to small groups can provide. With an overall length of 40 meters (130 feet) and a beam of over 9 meters (29 feet) the vessel has 7 staterooms. All cabins are furnished with queen or king sized beds, and large ensuite heads. There is a spacious indoors camera room like found in a resort.
Optical Ocean Sales: Owner Jack Connick will help you get the most of your underwater photography. Photo presentations at night as well as other information and assistance will be available.
Included in your Package: 10 Days/9 Nights on board the Damai II Liveaboard • 4 dives a day offered • Full equipment, nitrox, laundry and massages and port fees included! - a $480 value! • Photo presentations & assistance • All meals served in a fine dining environment • Beer, drinks and 1 glass of wine each night onboard • Airport transfers to/from boat.
Not Included: Airfare, any Park Fees. We will provide booking assistance for domestic airfare and hotels.
Book now! 4 guests in twin share cabins available
Call 800-359-1295 or signup online
*New booking deposits are refundable until Indonesia re-opens, then they are non-refundable. 3% surcharge for credit cards.