Best Dive Site in Raja Ampat

At Mikumba Diving we are lucky to operate in two of the best places in Indonesia to dive – Komodo National Park and Raja Ampat. From May to November our Komodo liveaboard is based in Labuan Bajo, cruising around the National Park until towards the end of...

Best Dive Site in Komodo?

Best dive site in Komodo? One of the most common questions we get asked is “what is the best dive site in Komodo”.  At Mikumba Diving we operate daily dive trips in Komodo and also liveaboards in Komodo as well as dragon tours at Rinca Island...

Fish Facts: Moray Eels

Moray eels are a firm favourite of divers, who love to encounter anything from the enormous giant moray, to the small but colourful ribbon eel.  Usually hiding in a hole or crevice during the day, they are nocturnal creatures who come out to hunt at night,...

Komodo Dragon and Diving Trips

One of the biggest attractions when you visit the island of Flores, is a Komodo National Park day trip. At Mikumba Diving, one of the more popular choices for a Komodo day trip is a combination of 2 dives, and a visit to see the famous dragons. ...

Day Trips in Komodo

One of our guests was so happy after diving with us she wrote a blog for us... It’s always been a dream of mine to dive Komodo as I’d heard it has some of the best diving in Indonesia.  As a backpacker I have to choose where and when I’m going...

Komodo Diving

Diving in Komodo Did you know you can dive in Komodo all year round? Enjoy manta trains, empty dive sites, cheaper flights & a wider range of accommodation while exploring the best of Komodo & flores during off-season. For a few years now...

A Day on our Budget Liveaboard in Raja Ampat

Wakey wakey! That’s usually the sound of our Cruise Director going for a wake up round on the boat. It’s 06.45 and the boat is softly rocking with the waves of the ocean and you know you're about to experience the best diving in Indonesia. The first thing...

Fish Facts: Leaf Scorpionfish

The leaf fish is a master of masquerade. It relies on its unusual shape (it is flattened from side to side) and its behaviour (it will rock from side-to-side or back and forth) to mimic a piece of plant material resting on the sea floor. The leaf...

Fish Facts: Spotted Garden Eel

Every diver usually remembers their first garden eel encounter. You are swimming near the edge of the reef, over the sandy bottom, and you see a grassy area at the limit of your vision. As you move closer to the grass, it begins to shrink and eventually...

Fish Facts: Seahorses

Seahorses are on the wish list of many divers, and can be regularly seen here in the Komodo National Park. These fish have their heads angled down and bodies ending with curved tails generally attached to something near the bottom blending expertly with...