Frasers Dolphin (Charles Anderson) Komodo

Dolphin Encounters in Komodo Aboard Adelaar

Imagine yourself, relaxing on deck, a nice cup of java in your hand, a platter of warm croissants at your elbow and succulent fresh mango, papaya and pineapple sitting on your plate. Now take a deep breath of that fresh sea air, exhale, and take a look at the crimson sunrise off the port side bow. As if this isn’t […]

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2017 New Year Resolution

9 New Year Resolutions for the Adventurer in You!

Let’s face it. Thousands of us make New Year resolutions but only a slim percentage actually follow through with them. If you were one of the few who could keep one of these resolutions, how cool would that be! I RESOLVE TO…take all my vacation time! “I have never believed that vacations are luxuries. They are our necessities–just like shelter, […]

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Sangeang, hot rocks, bubble reef, underwater hot springs, geothermal acitivity

Sangeang Island – Diving Between Bali and Komodo | Part III

Located outside Komodo National Park, this volcanic island is a must do on any dive liveaboard traveling from Bali or Bima. Although volcanic, with black sand, Sangeang isn’t normally considered a traditional “muck” area. Fantastic muck diving is available, but Sangeang is so much more! The most diverse of the sites there, and the one at the top of my […]

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Adelaar at Boat shows

Adelaar at dive travel shows!

In January, we will be in Europe for two of the most visited dive travel shows! Adelaar will be attending the Paris International Dive Show (January 6-9, 2017). Stop by and see us, we will be in booth #D09. Our representative will be available to answer questions about diving the world-class dive sites of the Komodo National Park, aboard Komodo […]

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Holy Grail, Critters for Scuba Divers. Indonesia, Komodo, Adelaar

Holy Grail – 6 Must See Critters for Scuba Divers in Indonesia

Think of what Mt. Everest is to mountain climbers, that is what Indonesia is to reef and critter diving. Most divers in the know already realize that Indonesia sits in the heart of the coral triangle and that is has the largest fish and coral biodiversity in the world; but let’s take a closer look at a lineup of critters […]

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Travel Bargains, sunset, plane

More Travel Bargains, Free For the Asking

Exotic Stopovers, Tours and More | Flying East to S.E. Asia and Indonesia Stopovers, tours, hotels, and name brand goods are available FREE for the asking all around the world, if you know where and how to find them! If your holiday takes you to Indonesia or some other destination in S.E. Asia, why not add an additional exotic stopover […]

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travel bargains, free stopovers, free city tours, indonesia

Travel Bargains, Free For the Asking

Travel Bargains, Free For the Asking Exotic Stopovers, Tours and More | Flying West to S.E. Asia and Indonesia Stopovers, tours, hotels and name brand goods are available FREE for the asking all around the world, if you know where and how to find them! If your holiday takes you to Indonesia or some other destination in S.E. Asia, why […]

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ata-main

Photographers – Know Before You Arrive

Photographers – Know Before You Arrive! It has come to our attention that Indonesia and various ASEAN countries have started to recognize and slowly enforce the ATA Carnet System. This system permits the duty-free/tax-free temporary import of goods for up to one year. This system is recognized worldwide and photographers and all media professionals should be aware of this. If […]

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Pre dive checklist

Pre-Dive Checklist | 10 Tips for Diving in Remote Areas

Pre-Dive Checklist | 10 Tips for Diving in Remote Areas Warning, some content may be complete rubbish, some of the healing effects may be all in my head! This information is based on my observations, good old common sense, and stuff I’ve learned along the way as a working dive professional in a remote area. Are you traveling to an […]

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Gili Banta – Diving Between Bali and Komodo | Part II

Imagine yourself diving inside the caldera of a volcano without ever having to climb above sea level to get there. Gili Banta (Banta island) is an ancient, uninhabited, partially submerged volcano off the Northwest coast of Sumbawa. Very little is known about this island, no villagers live there but for liveaboards diving between Bali and Komodo National Park it’s a […]

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