DAY 1: Transfer to the boat, welcome drink, and accommodation upon arrival. Two dives outside Labuanbajo, in Sebayor: check the afternoon and night dives.
DAY 2: Three-day dives in the Straits between Komodo and Rinca, in the spectacular sites of Batu Bolong (a pinnacle rising from the depths and concentrating large amounts of sealife) and Tatawa Islands. Night dive in Wainilu.
DAY 3: Early morning walk to the Komodo National Park, followed by diving dive in Pulau Tengah, and afternoon and night dives in Pulau Siaba, with lots of turtles and other interesting encounters.
DAY 4: Full diving day in South Komodo, in famous sites like Manta Alley and other secret submerged pinnacles covered in soft corals and sporting large schools of fish. Night dive in the wreck of a wooden schooner cargo ship.
DAY 5: Dive around the Gili Motang Islands and its satellite rocks and islets, pristine reefs only accessible during the NW monsoon.
DAY 6: Full day of diving in the bays southeast of Rinca, colorful reefs with school and reef sharks. Night dive inside Nusa Kode bay.
DAY 7: Four dives in Nusa Kode, on world-famous sites such as Cannibal Rock, an underwater mountain literally covered in marine life and invertebrates, and Yellow Wall, Boulders… Night dive in Torpedo Bay.
DAY 8: Full diving day in Pulau Padar, diving the famous submerged ridges of Three Sisters, the labyrinth of canyons and caves in Pilarsteen or the cryptic site of Secret Garden. Afternoon ascends to viewpoint and night dive at a small wrecked barge covered with invertebrate life.
DAY 9: Last two dives in the morning, usually repeating favorite sites such as Batu Bolong or Tatawa, or alternatively can do new sites around Padar. Witness the daily migration of hundreds of fruit bats at sunset and sail back to Labuanbajo, to prepare for departure the morning after.
DAY 10: Check out in the morning.
Marine Life: Bumphead parrot fish, bamboo sharks, marble rays, nudibranchs, dusky sharks, jawfish, bubble coral shrimps, leaf fish, porcelain crabs, pygmy seahorses, schools of barracudas, trevally, and mackerel, white tips, black tips, grey reef sharks, turtles, octopus, frogfish, manta rays, dugong, banded pipefishes, mandarin fishes, Wonderpus, Indian Walkman.
(*) the itinerary description provided by the boat operator. Sample itineraries and maps are for illustrative purposes only. The exact route and sites visited are subject to change based on local regulations, guest experience, weather, and logistics, and are at the Captain’s discretion.