30 DIVES

10 NIGHTS

28 °C
20 May 2019
30 May 2019
From : BITUNG
To : LUWUK

from 3200.00
What you will discover

For those who know us, this is a kind of "back home" cruise in an area that we very well know because we started our operation, in the early 2000, in these areas of Sulawesi. Departing From Bitung, the "central Sulawesi" visits the East coast of Sulawesi and the Togian islands. It ends in Luwuk. Beautiful dive sites of the East coast in the areas of Ratatotok, Tanjung Flesko, and Gorontalo (fabulous walls and whale sharks !). We then dive the best spots of the Togian islands, especially around the islands of Una2. the two last days are spent in the Tompotika area where Wallacea recentlys did set up a dive resort, Tompotika Dive Lodge, just because we found there spots that are among the best dive sites of the Indonesia.

DAY 1

  • Transfer to the boat in air conditioned vehicles (transfer takes around 1hour 20 minutes) which is moored in Bitung
  • Check in
  • Meet the crew
  • Welcome briefing
  • Assign caibins
  • Departure during the night for Ratotok.

DAY 2

  • Diving along the East coast of North and Central Sulawesi: Ratatotok will be our check dive, on a gentle slope with nice corals and lot of critters.
  • Dive will follow at Tanjung Flesko with more action around this rock packed with fishes. Napoleon wrasses, schools of surgeons fishes and baracudas, enormous murenas.
  • The 3rd dive is a beautiful slope with many critters in the bay of Flesko, where we will do a night dive and spend the night. 

DAY 3

  • Going West, we will dive along the coast in Bolsel area, a  recently discovered zone that looks very promising.
  • 4 dives and a night dive

DAY 4

  • Gorontalo area. Fantastic walls with overhangs, crevasses, beautiful soft corals and the famous "Dali" sponge (so called because of it's intricate swirling surface pattern).
  • Also possibility to see whale sharks. we'l do three dives + a night dive there before to navigate to Togian islands during the night

DAY 5

  • Togian, Una-Una island. We will stay 2 days around this vocanic island (last eruption was in 1984 and the traces are clearly visible) where the dive sites look like boosted by the volcanic ashes.
  • The dive site of Apollo is home for probably what is the biggest school of barracudas in Indonesia, tunas, napoleon wrasse, and lot of other fishes.
  • Other dive sites have also very rich fish life; sponges of all shapes around Una-Una are enormous. 3 dives + night dive

DAY 6

  • 3 day dives + 1 night dive around the island of Una-Una

DAY 7

  • Togian islands, Kadidiri area. 2 dives in Kadidiri including the sea mount of "Batu Gila" (crazy stone), where fish life is impressive, including generally grey reef sharks and eventually hammerhead sharks.
  • We will then pass a narrow strait between the islands to reach the site of B24 plane wreck.

DAY 8

  • During the night we reach the Eastern part of the Togian islands, and we will spend the day diving in Waleabahi area. Walls dropping in the blue, abundant fish and critter life and eventually manta rays.
  • During the night we will steam to the end of the Peninsula that closes the South of Tomini Bay, the area of Pulau Dua. 

DAY 9

  • Pulau Dua area. The diving take places on rocky ridges and pinacles or big boulders on sandy bottom.
  • Colorfull soft corals, black corals, sea fans cover the rocky substrat; the fish life is exremely wealthy; While some reef dive sites are very fishy, some others are more for critters and macrophotography.
  • Dives in Pulau Dua area, night dive.

DAY 10

  • 3 Dives and night dive in Pulau Dua area.

DAY 11

  • Last day of the trip
  • Breakfast on board
  • Check out
  • Transport to the Luwuk airport
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MSY SEAHORSE
Designed by a diver for divers

Built in 2005, The MSY Seahorse Liveaboard is a Phinisi rigged Buginese Schooner offering liveaboard scuba diving trips and adventure cruising charters to the best sites of Indonesia.

Refurbished in 2018, MSY Seahorse offers a level of comfort and safety among the bests for a liveaboard dive charter boats in Indonesia.

The classic beauty of The Seahorse Liveaboard combines traditional craftsmanship with modern conveniences and safety features providing charming comfort in the remotest waters of Indonesia.

5 Twin, 1 double with a berth and 2 double bed "Sea View" cabins attended by 12 crews, 4 Dive guides and a multilingual Cruise Director. 

How to come
  • Arrival airport : Manado International airport (MDC)
  • Departure airport: Luwuk (LUW), Central Sulawesi
  • Check in time: 15:00
  • Check out time: 08:00

Silkair (a subsidiary of Singapore Airlines) operates flights from and to Singapore on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays. Connecting flights in Singapore from and to any major cities of the world with Singapore airl and other companies.

The cruise starts in the evening. You can arrive at 13:15 by the Silkair flight of the cruise departure day.

The cruise ends in Luwuk, where daily flights can bring you back to Manado. Alternatively you can fly to any other major city of Indonesia via Makasar.

What's included

What's not included

  • Park entry and harbour fees : 50.00 €/cruise.
See on board price list

All predictible extras can be paid together with the invoice before departure.

from 3200.00