Bluegrass Dive Club
Lexington, Kentucky

October 8th - 19th, 2009 - Archipelago Adventurer II Liveaboard, Indonesia

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Trip Leader:

For Questions Regarding Trip
Doug Geddes
(859) 224-3197


For Questions Regarding Payments
George Fleischmann
(859) 873-9539


October 8th to October 19th, 2009
Please note that travel dates and additional side trips are being looked into which may extend this date range.


Archipelago Adventurer II Liveaboard
111 Jalan Danau Poso
Sanur, Bali
+62 (0)362 282369
+62 (0)361 286490 FAX 

Dive Operator:

Archipelago Adventurer II Liveaboard


This 7-Day itinerary is for illustration only.  Our trip is 12 days - 11 Nights 

Sample Itinerary - Ambon Lucipara-Banda-Nusa Laut

Day 1: Ambon to Lucipara
  • Join the Depart the Adventurer II for vessel orientation
  • Possible afternoon dive – depends on domestic flight schedule.

Day 2: Lucipara

  • Enjoy some of the fabulous walls of the 7 islands of Lucipara.
  • Divers may see schools of surgeon fish, Dog Tooth Tuna, sea turtles, reef sharks, hammer heads and much more.

Day 3: Banda Neira

  • Begin the fantastic diving around the Banda islands. Phenomenal array of fish life, and big pelagics too.
  • Uncover an array of huge marine life, 2 meter moray eels, sting rays and sharks.

Day 4: Banda Neira

  • Divers will enjoy dives to see the fastest growing table coral in the world.
  • Divers enjoy the best Mandarin fish dive in the world.

Day 5: Banda Neira, Hatta and Lonthor

  • More diving in the Banda region.
  • Dive some excellent dive sites such as “Batu Kapal”

Day 6: Nusa Laut

  • Dive at some of our favorite dive sights on Nusa Laut, more pristine wall diving with huge pelagics and schooling fish life.

Day 7: Ambon

  • Departure to domestic flights.


These cost figures are accurate (except those marked estimate) but not to the penny.  Some are rounded.  Your final cost will be determined by the club treasurer.

Included in the price:
- 12 days-11 Nights aboard the Archipelago Adventurer II
- Virtually unlimited diving
- All food
- Canned non-alcoholic drinks
- Tanks and weights
- Nitrox fills
Not included in the price:
- Visa on Arrival - $25
- Alcoholic drinks
- Souvenirs
- Gratuities (voluntary)
- Equipment rental
- Airport tax when leaving Indonesia (100,000 Rupiah).
Archipelago Adventurer II Liveaboard (Estimate)


Air Fare (Estimate) - No Club Air for This Trip


Trip Administration Fee


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Trip Insurance:

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Flag of Indonesia


Map of Indonesia

Indonesian Provinces

Links to information on:

Archipelago Adventurer II - Liveaboard
Archipelago Adventurer II - Downloadable, printable, 4-page brochure on the boat
Continental Airlines - Flight transportation
U.S. State Department - Consular Information Sheet - Indonesia
Embassy of the United States of America - Jakarta, Indonesia
Embassy of Indonesia in America - Washington DC, USA
Centers for Disease Control - Health information for Indonesia
Time in (Eastern) Indonesia - Please note: Indonesia has three time zones - this link is for the Eastern most area of Indonesia
Weather in Ambon, Indonesia
- I choose Ambon because it is central to the area of this trip
CIA World Factbook -


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