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Black Water Diving

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Black water diving is a special type of night dive. Typically a night dive is close to shore, either on a reef or sandy slope. On a black water dive you will dive in deep open water and wait for platonic creatures to come floating past on the currents. What’s Black Water Diving like? This […]

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Shrimps in Indonesia

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Harlequin shrimp with its blue spots

Shrimps in Indonesia Shrimps in Indonesia come in all shapes, sizes, colours and forms. There is a wide range of amazing shrimps that can be found while scuba diving. Coralia Liveaboard can take you on cruises all over Indonesia. We can find you some of these magnificent shrimps! This article is more like a gallery […]

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Liveaboard Packing List

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our phinisi cruise ship Coralia at sea next to a tiny tropical island in Raja Ampat

Coralia Liveaboard Packing List Liveaboard holidays are all about relaxing, diving or snorkelling, eating, relaxing a bit more and repeat! While on your scuba diving cruise with Coralia you will spend a lot of time in the water. The rest of the time you will spend relaxing on deck, in our comfortable air-conditioned lounge or […]

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Komodo Dragons

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Komodo dragon in Horseshoe Bay on Rinca Island in Komodo with Coralia Liveaboard in Indonesia

Komodo dragons are the world’s largest lizard. They live on only a few islands in the Komodo National Park in Indonesia. Komodo National Park is a World Heritage Site. It was also voted as one of the New 7 Wonders of the World. It is a highlight of any liveaboard scuba diving cruise to Komodo […]

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Top 5 Big Marine Life Encounters in Indonesia

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Giant manta ray with diver in Raja Ampat with Coralia Liveaboard in Indonesia

Big Marine Life in Indonesia Indonesia has so many great liveaboard scuba diving destinations to satisfy all divers. But if ‘big stuff’ is what you are looking then Indonesia can tick all those boxes too. Big marine life encounters in Indonesia can be found in many destinations. Manta rays in Komodo and Raja Ampat. Hammerhead […]

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Abui Tribe in Alor

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members of the Abui tribe dance in Alor

In Alor there is a traditional tribe from the Abui people. Abui means “mountain” in the Abui language.  They live in Takpapa Village in Benlelang Bay on the island of Alor. Approximately 16,000 people speak the Abui language.  The tribe still actively hunts with bows and arrows and is one of the only Abui tribes […]

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Marine Life Cleaning Stations

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Coral grouper at a marine life cleaning station in Raja Ampat with Coralia Liveaboard in Indonesia

Various marine life regularly visit cleaning stations. A cleaning station is where a special type of cleaner fish or shrimp live. At these areas on the reef these cleaners offer their services! On a scuba diving liveaboard in Indonesia, such as Coralia Liveaboard, you can witness this amazing behaviour at many dive destinations. In the […]

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Critters in Indonesia – Weird and Wonderful Creatures

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a dark red Rhinopias sitting on rubble ground

Indonesia – A Critters Paradise Indonesia is a great place to come scuba diving to see weird and wonderful critters. Some divers already know about the existence of some of these creatures and they are on their diver’s bucket list. Others have never heard, let alone seen, of these strange underwater creatures. We have put […]

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The Spice Islands

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Fresh Cinnamon on the Banda Islands with Coralia Liveaboard in Indonesia

The tiny insignificant Banda Islands in the middle of the Indonesian archipelago were once the world’s only supplier of nutmeg. Also known as the Spice Islands, these remote islands played a large part in history that not many people know about. The Banda Islands are isolated in the Banda Sea off the island of Seram. […]

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Coralia Liveaboard Food Favorites

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sample of our culinary buffet on Coralia Liveaboard Indonesia

One of the things that makes our guests stay on board Coralia Liveaboard as well as at Papua Explorers Eco Resort memorable is the food that we serve. There is nothing more comforting to know that after a satisfying dive, there is a warm, healthy and hearty meal waiting for you. A happy tummy makes […]