Raja Ampat

RAJA AMPAT

Mermaid 1 Raja Ampat April 10 – 19, 2017 Last trip of the season in Raja Ampat. Mermaid1 travels again on a wicked cruise around Raja Ampat and its fascinating diving spots. The last full trip covering the incredible scenery …

A NEW NAME TO THE LIST

Mermaid II Raja Ampat Apr 15 – 23, 2017 The list of marine species documented for the Bird’s Head Seascape, which includes coral, reef fish, as well as sharks & rays, is the largest in the world and the epicenter …

AMONGST THE CHAOS

Mermaid II Raja Ampat Cruise April 06 -14, 2017 Amongst the wonderful chaos of the diving that Raja Ampat offers, it can be difficult at times to stop to admire the simple things. And just to clarity what I mean …

THE SHALLOWS

Mermaid I Raja Ampat Snorkeling Cruise Feb 25 – Mar 6, 2017 Raja Ampat’s Beauty at Any Depth Would you ever expect to find a huge amount of  marine life combined with incredible healthy coral reefs  just a few feet …

CHANGOO

Mermaid I Raja Ampat Diving Cruise February 15- 24, 2017 A combination of swimtroughs, sharks, and large schools of fish. When the current is right this place can be superb, schools of Jacks and Barracudas on the very shallows and …

SHARK DEN

Mermaid II Raja Ampat Diving Cruise February 05 – 13, 2017 Once again I find myself writing about another unique encounter with one of the oceans most amazing creatures, sharks. Since Raja Ampat has become a MPA, (Marine Protected Area) …

SHARK MECCA

Mermaid II Raja Ampat Scuba Diving Cruise Jan 27-Feb 4, 2017 Years ago, well before Raja Ampat became a marine protected area, it was a mecca for sharks. As a result of the devastating effects of shark finning, the shark …

SHAAAAARK!

Mermaid II Raja Ampat Scuba Diving January 18 – 26, 2017 Recently there has been a considerable amount of action on the surface here in Raja Ampat. In the first month or so of the season we had multiple encounters …

OUR 2ND RAJA AMPAT TRIP OF THE YEAR

Our second Raja Ampat trip of the year. Mermaid I Raja Ampat Scuba Diving Cruise Jan 12-21, 2017 Starting from Missols with an early dive. From far we could hear a school of Bumpheads feeding on hard corals. The sun …

KAWE

Mermaid II Raja Ampat SCUBA Diving Cruise Jan 9- 17, 2017 Raja Ampat, which translates to The Four Kings in English, is made up four main islands. According to myth, these islands are where four kings ruled after hatching from …