2018 Raja Ampat Dive Trip Hosted by Rick Heydel

Raja Ampat & Ambon - The Best of Indonesia!

Raja Ampat Dive Trip hosted by Rick HeydelAsk any professional dive travel expert and they will agree that Raja Ampat offers the best reef diving in the world. Those same pros will agree that Ambon is arguably the best critter diving on the planet. On this trip you can experience the best of both worlds, and do it in style. Enjoy 5 nights at Maluku Divers in Ambon where you will see critters most divers never see in a lifetime, and then enjoy 8 nights on the Blue Manta liveaboard on this incredible Raja Ampat dive trip.


Expedition Dates: 

February 07, 2018 - February 22, 2018

Price: From $5300*USD per person, double occupancy. Deposit Required: $1000USD Booking Status:  FULL - Wait List Open Trip Hosted By: Rick Heydel


More Details: 

18RHSOQ_BIL0120.rev-940webWe will be diving Ambon and staying with Maluku Divers, positioned on the waterfront only minutes from the best critter diving in Ambon. The resort has comfortable, air conditioned rooms and bungalows with great food and world class dive guides. We then fly to Sorong to board the Blue Manta Liveaboard. One of the world’s premier Liveaboards it is perfectly suited for 24 divers, but we are holding the number to 20 to allow for more comfortable experience for each diver. We will be diving Raja Ampat and Misool Islands on reefs that are as pristine today as the day God made them.

What Is Included:

  • 5 nights accommodation at Maluku Divers with 11 guided boat dives
  • 8 nights accommodations on the Blue Manta with 26 guided divesRaja Ampat dive trip aboard the Blue Manta
  • All meals and soft drinks
  • Tanks, weights and belts
  • Marine and harbour fees
  • All taxes and transfers in Ambon and Sorong


  • World class reefs in Raja Ampat and Misool Islands
  • Possibly the best critter diving in the world in Ambon
  • An experienced group leader with 35 years of hosting over 125 group tours worldwide, including 15 tours to Indonesia
  • A fantastic and fun group of experienced dive travelers

What Else You Need To Know:

18RHSOQ-shrimp-940webNot including: Flights (ask about airfares from your gateway city!), airline baggage fees if applicable, Nitrox ($158), internet use while onboard the Blue Manta ($50 unlimited), gratuities, dive gear rental, optional travel insurance and personal expenses.

Single and nondiver rates also available. Please inquire.

*Accepted forms of payment vary per trip. Inquire within.

Rate subject to change, especially if booking within 90 days of travel.

All photographs by Rick Heydel.



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