Critters Power in Ambon, Indonesiahttp://www.marcellodifrancesco.com
A journey to discover the muck dive sites and reefs of Maluku that are some of the richest in the world for the biodiversity and the Macro life. A destination dedicated to the amazing critter creatures of Ambon resident marine life.
How to get there:
Four different airlines (Lion Air, Garuda, Batavia and Sriwijaya) operate daily flights to Ambon, with regular schedules through Makassar from Bali, Jakarta, Sorong and Manado.
Macro Marine Life Highlights:
Ghost pipefish, Bumble Bee shrimps, Leaf Scorpionfish, Zebra crabs, Emperor shrimps, Coleman shrimps, Hinge-back shrimps, Cleaner shrimps and Anemone shrimps, Lacy Rhinopias, Giant frogfish, Juvenile Clown frogfish, Ambon Scorpionfish, Mimic Octopus, Ribbon eels, Napoleon
Snake eels, Mandarin fish, Banded pipefish, Moray eel, Coral Cat Sharks, Thorny seahorse, Pygmy seahorse, baby cuttlefish, a giant Mantis Shrimp etc
What I like about this trip:
It was a great dive experiences, a resort dedicated to all underwater photographers, beautiful and useful camera room and individual editing tables in every bedroom. I loved the abundance of subjects for Underwater Photography, the “Twilight Zone” is an incredible dive site with an amazing critters variety and biodiversity.
What I did not like about this trip:
Too much waste in some dive sites.
Resort Rating: 5 (Excellent)
Dive Operator Rating: 4 (Good)
Dive Guide Rating: 4 (Good)
Macro Diving Activity Rating: 4 (Good)
Marine Life Rating: 4 (Good)
Visibility: 8-12 Metres
Overall Rating: 4 (Good)
Resort Name: Maluku Divers Resort
Dive Operator Name: Maluku Divers
Contact Details: Marcel Hagendijk