Arriving on Maumere airport, we will have a short 15 minutes drive to the bay where the boat is anchored. While having your lunch, we will cruise to Tanjung Darat. There we can have a nice wall dive and see ribbon eel and eagle ray. Snorkeling around these clear water is also very rewarding.
This morning, after breakfast , we will go ashore to visit a traditional village (45 min drive). Watublapi a village where the locals still make their clothes with the traditional woven machine. A throughout process from making the thread to the finishing and coloring the fabric can be seen in watublapi. Afternoon we will be back onboard to enjoy watersport. In the night we will cruise to Batu Payung or Umbrella rock
Batu Payung and Danau Asmara
Batu Payung is a wonderful diving site with dramatic wall dive. It
also has a beautiful beach perfect for sunset cocktails and barbecue dinner. Early in the morning, we can trek to reach lake Asmara. Lake Asmara (Amour lake) it has a legend where a couple decided to take their life there because of both families’ disagreement of their love for each other. Known as a place with lots of crocodiles, the couple’s bodies remain intact after the suicide and the locals believed that the crocodiles in the lake are the incarnation of their ancestors.
Pantar Island (east)
This day we will explore the remote islands east of Pantar. These islands are excellent for hiking, fishing, kayaking and diving. There are many lovely beaches in the area if guests just want to relax. Overnight cruise to the Pura Island.
Pura Island (anemone carpet)
This is the only place in the world where 5 meters to 40 meters deep in the water are covered with Anemone. In a lucky day, we can see some treasure sharks. Since the water here are so clear, we can see the traditional fishing cage from the local fishermen. Another interesting activity in here is to see the seacow (dugong), with the permission of the “dugong explorer”.
Kalabahi (dancing tribe and night dive)
Arriving at Kalabahi, the main city of the island. We will be able to visit the traditional tribe village in Latifui or optionally to snorkel or dive in many amazing spots in Alor.
Enjoy the last day in Alor with a good dive in the morning. After brunch, our crew will bring you to the airport for your next voyage.