Bandaneira Spice Trails

Ambon, Kota Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia

Kurabesi Explorer
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Oct 4 - 10, 2018
Group size: 1 - 25
Bandaneira Spice Trails
Ambon, Kota Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia

Kurabesi Explorer
  • Email address verified

Oct 4 - 10, 2018
Group size: 1 - 25

About this trip

Sails to the stunning place with historical appeal. Banda Archipelago is the original Spice Islands. A truly magical both visiting the old town with its forts, museums and historic buildings, as well as exploring its rich reefs and enjoying the spectacular exotic topside scenery.

Our trip start in Ambon. We will sail The Banda Sea, the deepest of the numerous seas that make up the beautiful Indonesian archipelago. Typically, with depths over 4,500 m and the deepest point being over 7,300 m. The Banda Sea is located North of Flores and South of Seram. 

Beside landscape and history attraction, another objectives of this voyage for divers are encounters with those big fish: schools of tunas and jacks, barracudas, Spanish mackerels,  different shark species – grey reef, silky, silvertip, thresher, and the real stars of the show are the hammerhead sharks.

How to get there?

From Jakarta, take direct flight to Ambon City. Several airline serve this route, incluing Garuda Indonesia, Batik Air and Citilink. Our crew will be ready at the airport to pick you and transfer to port where the boat anchor. 

Weather & Sea Condition

Most of the climate here is determined by monsoon winds. Refreshing breezes onboard throughout most of the season. The sea condition generally calm but can be choppy while crossing in open sea.

Living On Board Experience

You will stay all time on board. Our boat is traditional pinisi wooden boat with length over all 28 meters. Six guest cabin, with 2 double bed and 4 room with bunk bed arrangement comfortably for 12 passenger. All rooms equipped with private toilet/shower, Air Conditioning, cabinet, fresh towel and organic soap toiletries. The boat complete with lounge area/living room, camera room, minibar, semi open dining area, sun deck and diving station. We have two 7,5 meter tender can accommodate up to 20 person.


We serving mostly fusion Indonesia food with to match your palate. Experience local delicacy such as nutmeg candy, freshest fish/seafood, and local liquor. Let us know your choice and any food restriction, our chef will take care of you. 

Booking Policy

1. Trip is guarantee with minimum 6 guest. Trip automatically cancel if minimum passenger is not fulfilled. In this case of cancellation, we will refund 100% of your monies.

2. Request of cancellation from you up to 45 days before departure, 50% monies will be refund.

3. Request of cancellation from you within 45 days before departure, all monies on hand are fortified.

What’s included

  • Transfer airport-boat
  • Accommodation on board
  • Full board meals
  • Snack/light meals
  • Unlimited coffee & tea
  • Unlimited mineral water
  • Spice tour
  • Volcano hiking
  • Kayaking / SUP
  • Snorkeling
  • Up to 3x dives/day
  • Air filled, tank, weight
  • Divemaster
  • Tour leader/Local guide
  • Hotel stay
    Before/after on board
  • Dive gear rental
  • Alcohol/Beer
  • Satellite Phone using
  • Laundry services

Available options

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Kurabesi Explorer
An award-winning sustainable tourism operator for Papua, Mollucas and Banda Sea of Indonesia. Providing live on board experience for diving trip, cruising, ocean expedition and land excursion. Join our trip and contribute more for local economy and environment conservation.