Scuba Diving in Weda, Halmahera Indonesia

Scuba Diving in Halmahera Indonesia Halmahera is the largest of the Maluku Islands, North Maluku Province, Indonesia, between Northern Sulawesi and Raja Ampat. Nicknamed “Gajah Tidur” or the Sleeping Elephant, Halmahera has a distinct shape, complex geography, and rich coastal…

Weird and Wonderful Corals of Weda Indonesia

Whenever i’m diving on a coral reef, I often find myself turning to the scuba diver next to me in excitement, “can you believe we just found this epic blastomussa colony…” only to realize they could really care less about a…

Acropora Thrive In The Shallow Reefs Around Halmahera Indonesia

Halmahera Indonesia We’ve just spent a week diving in the northern province of Maluku Indonesia around the island of Halmahera, and to say we found our Acropora dream reef is an understatement. We visited this region as part of the…

Acropora plumosa Is A Coral That Sprouts Wings!

Acropora plumosa Have you ever heard of Acropora plumosa, the glorious coral that sprouts wings? The unique beauty and distinguishing traits of this corals are only realized once it reaches a mature adult size, and even if you’ve spotted this…

Gorango Reef – Coral Spotting in Weda, Halmahera

Gorango┬áReef Gorango reef is a long underwater ridge running parallel to the northern coastline of Weda Bay. The reef is divided into three dive sites following the contours of the ridge and sloping pinnacles. The dive sites are Gorango Obesar,…

Kobe Reef – Coral Spotting in Weda, Halmahera

Kobe Reef Halmahera Kobe Reef is a turbid sheltered reef slope located five minutes boat ride south of the Weda Reef & Rainforest dive resort. The reef is named after the local village ‘Kobe’ which is just in front of…