Experience snorkeling or diving with whale sharks in the remote area of Cenderawasih Bay, Indonesia, this June on Shakti Liveaboard.

If spending several days swimming with these gentle giants while they interact with local fishermen sounds like an ideal holiday to you, then this is a trip for you!

During this 11-day phenomenal wildlife expedition you will also explore one of the most biologically diverse and remote areas on earth – the Galapagos of the East. Guests will take part in world-class snorkeling or diving above pristine coral reefs and WWII wrecks, paddleboarding around spectacular karst islands and searching for birds of paradise and dugongs.

Shakti is a 32m traditional Indonesian phinisi that comfortably hosts 10 guests. It is the most experienced boat in the area and offers unparalleled possibilities to discover remote areas of Indonesia. Run by cruise director Bob Brunskill, an expert on the local fish and coral and who has 20 years experience of running trips in this area, this trip is truly a once in a lifetime experience.

For prices and more details please contact info@shakti-raja-ampat.com

Dates: 22 June – 2 July 2022 and 6 – 16 July 2022,arriving and departing from Nabire, Indonesia

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Thomas has a university background in the UK and in Latin America, with studies in Languages and Humanities, Culture, Literature and Economics. He started his Asian experience as a publisher in Krabi in 2005. Thomas has been editing local newspapers and magazines in England, Spain and Thailand for more than fifteen years. He is currently working on several projects in Thailand and abroad. Apart from Thailand, Thomas has lived in Italy, England, Venezuela, Cuba, Spain and Bali. He spends most of his time in Asia. During the years Thomas has developed a great understanding of several Asian cultures and people. He is also working freelance, writing short travel stories and articles for travel magazines. Follow Thomas on www.asianitinerary.com

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