MSV Amira in February 2014, picture Essi Havula.

Living Colours together with Aventura are arranging a liveaboard trip to two of the world's richest coral reefs in January 2015. Trip begins from underwater paradise of Raja Ampat National Marine Park with liveaboard MSV Amira and contienues to Living Colours Diving Resort, which is located in the heart of Bunaken National Marine Park.

Nearly 3 weeks lasting diving trip begins with a flight from Manado to Sorong, where the MSV Amira liveaboard will pick up the divers towards magnificent diving spots. 52 metres long MSV Amira is equipped with top-quality navigational system and security and rescue equipment. The safety of divers is highly valued. Ship has 8 double cabins and 2 single cabins. Every cabin has a private bathroom with shower and all the cabins are in natural light. Well-equipped MSV Amira has an atmospheric restaurant, romantic lounge area and large sun desk.

Black manta ray in Raja Ampat National Park, picture Markus Dernjatin.

Raja Ampat in Papua is a world-famous diving area where several shark species and mantas can be found. You can spot over 1300 different fish species and over 500 different coral reefs have been recognized in the area. In addition to underwater scenes the tropical beauty of the nature will delight travelers in an 8 -day diving safari

After 9 nights in Amira we will head back to Manado and continue to small idyllic Living Colours resort with a professional dive centre. Living Colours is based in the heart of world famous Bunaken National Park.

Read what divers who went this year say about the trip!

20 days, 17 nights at the destination

5 290 €, Price without Helsinki-Manado-Helsinki long-haul flights is 3 990 €/per person in a double room.

Additional price for the single room 990 €.

Days 1-2 | Flights to Manado, Manado 1 night 
Days 3-11 | Raja Ampat 9 nights
Days 12-18 | Bunaken 7 nights
Days 19-20 | Manado – Helsinki

• Two top-class diving destinations in one trip
• Group size exceptionally only 16 persons
• We will meet in Helsinki in the beginning of the trip. Intendant Markus Dernjatin will have a lecture about Indonesia´s coral reefs and the spectrum of different species. During the trip we will have two meetings; in the first one we will discuss about coral reefs of Bunaken National Park and biology of Raja Ampat archipelago and in the second one we will revise the species we have seen during the trip.

Helsinki – Copenhagen 09.30–10.10
Copenhagen– Singapore 12.30–07.15
Singapore – Manado 09.25–13.05
Manado – Singapore 13.50–17.05
Singapore – Paris 23.55–06.55
Paris – Helsinki 10.50–14.50
Long-haul flights with Singapore Airlines

Divers relaxing between the dives on the deck of Amira, picture Heini Härsilä.

Included in the price
- Above mentioned flight tickets with taxes
- Mentioned (or equivalent) accommodation with meals mentioned
- Airport transport mentioned
- Full board in Living Colours and Amira liveaboard (excluding drinks)
- 10 dives in Living Colours and max 4 dives per day during Amira liveaboard.
- National Park fee in Raja Ampat

NOT included
- Office fees 20 €/per person
- Indonesian departure tax
- Visa for Indonesia (35 USD)
- Additional divings and diving courses in Bunaken
- Rent of diving equipment
- National Park fee in Bunaken (around 15 €)
- Possible airport taxes
- Other things not mentioned

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Living Colours Diving Resort 
PADI 5 Star Dive Resort S-36220
Pangalisang Beach, Bunaken
North Sulawesi, Indonesia

Tel: +62 812 430 6401 Mia | +62 81 2430 6063 Jaakko

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