For those who know us, this is a kind of "back to the roots" cruise in an area that we very well know since we started our operation, in the early 2000, in these areas of Sulawesi.
Day 1: Arrival at Manado International airport where you are welcomed by the Wallacea staff. Transfer to the boat in air conditioned vehicles (transfer takes around 1hour 20 minutes) which is moored in Bitung. Welcome drink, lunch, briefing. Departure during the night for Ratotok.
Other useful information:
Rates: based on twin share cabins. If travelling as single person you will be allocated a cabin with another diver of the same sex.
Surcharges: Upper deck cabin extra charge €440/cruise. 100 cf tank surcharge €65/cruise.
Equipment rental: We have a limited number of equipment on board, please drop us an email with the requested equipment and corresponding size - click here
Destination known for: Large animals, small animals, walls, underwater photography, drift dives, reef life.
Currents: Currents can be consistent on a number of dives while some others are really quiet. Some dives on reefs or pinnacles have to be done on the current exposed side in order to enjoy the best fish life and can therefore be slightly “sporty”. Our dive guides always check the current before the dive and will inform you of the conditions. A reef hook is recommended.
Visibility: Commonly you can see 30 meters away, but visibility can be even better in certain areas or punctually.
Boarding/check-out: Check in time: Depending on arrival flight / Check out time: Depending on return flight, not later than 1 PM
Climate & diving conditions: The weather is generally dry and sunny with a refreshing breeze. The sea can at times be a little choppy.
Extensions: Suggested extensions is Lembeh Strait. Also if extending your stay at Tompotika Dive Lodge you get a 20% discount.
Water temperature: The temperature is all year long between 28° and 31°C.
Diving regulations and info - click here
To see the dive map and itinerary - click here
See yacht specification and layout - click here
See the destination video for this expedition:
Ved skriftlig aksept av vårt tilbud bekrefter du/dere at våre betingelser er både lest og forstått og at evt kansellerings gebyrer kan tilkomme ved en evt. avbestilling av reisen.