The Spice Islands are a destination of absolute wonders that are rich with both nature and history. Banda used to be a center of the spice trade in the world and the commodities sold in the islands used to be prized more than gold; going on a Banda sea liveaboard is one of the best ways of exploring this fascinating archipelago that’ll leave a deep impression on you.
Banda sea liveaboard
Sailing aboard the fantastic Banda Seas is a tropical dream coming true. Setting sail on Banda sea liveaboard is truly a privilege and it’s something that you’ll find an absolute wonder to experience. Experienced divers would be able to experience some of the best dive sites in the world.
When Banda sea diving is your top concern, going on a liveaboard is something that you’ll absolutely love. It’s certainly worlds different from staying on a land accommodation; so be prepared of what to expect. There certainly wouldn’t be a diving shop that’s ready to be visited when one of your equipment fails on you. But going on Banda sail the diverse oceans of the Spice Islands is the most efficient method of transportation if you’d like to experience the most out of your diving.
No typical itinerary for your cruise
The typical liveaboard on Komodo will start at Labuan Bajo and you’re going to move from there to Sebayur and/or Siaba, then to Padar Island down to Rinca island—there’s a pattern that they follow. The same could be said about liveaboards in Raja Ampat. But it’s different when you’re talking about Banda sea liveaboard as they usually don’t have a typical itinerary to follow! Each boat providers offer different itineraries so make sure that you find out the accurate information.
The Banda Sea is located in quite a central area of Indonesia diving spots and it neighbors many diving sites outside of the Banda area. Each liveaboard departs from different ports. The liveaboard trips are particularly favored by experienced divers as many of them charter a boat Banda Neira trip for a completely tailored trip to explore the spectacular diving spots.
Healthy reefs and biodiversity
Thanks to the remoteness of the islands, the reefs in Banda Seas are in excellent health. Human impact does leave damage and it’s a great thing this place wasn’t so accessible a decade back. Otherwise it’ll be swarmed with tourists and there would be little left of marine life because of it.
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Diving in the oceans though Banda Sea liveaboard is among the best ways to make the most of your trip. If you prioritize your diving (whether you’re an experienced diver or a marine photographer) then going on a diving cruise is the most efficient method to dive. If you’re staying on a resort then it’ll take a great deal of your time going on a boat to your designated diving spot. While a liveaboard would just hover over your dive spot. This enables you to reach diving spots that are not reachable by a day trip on a small boat.