Banda Sea

About the Banda Sea

The Banda Sea is famous for its deep walls, healthy reefs, giant sponges, all in crystal clear blue water. There is also a good chance to see hammerhead sharks!


Embarking on a journey to the Banda Sea is a maritime odyssey that promises to unravel one of Indonesia’s best-kept secrets. Nestled between the islands of Maluku and Papua, the Banda Sea is a pristine expanse of azure waters teeming with marine biodiversity. Renowned among divers for its remote and untouched coral reefs, this region offers a rare opportunity to explore underwater wonders that include vibrant coral gardens, schools of exotic fish, and encounters with pelagic species like sharks and manta rays. The Banda Islands, with their rich historical significance as the Spice Islands, boast colonial architecture and a unique cultural fusion. This remote sea invites intrepid travelers to sail through its secluded waters, exploring hidden coves, volcanic islands, and experiencing a world where the marine realm seamlessly intertwines with a storied past, making it an unparalleled destination for those seeking both natural and historical marvels.