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What is Muck diving? – Ambon Muck Diving

Muck diving. To anyone not familiar with diving, this term sounds pretty uninviting. It sounds as if a diver is expected to swim around in muddy, zero visibility water. However, this is not the case. Muck diving gets it name from the sediment—often volcanic and sandy—found at the bottom of the dive site. Aside from … Read More

Dive Site in Ambon

Dive sites in Ambon

Dive sites in Ambon still remain one of the top diving destinations in East Indonesia. It offers the best of both worlds with opportunities for muck diving down to the bottom of the sea where you will find an amazing array of creatures, coral skeletons and much more. Of course, this diving spot is also … Read More

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Close Focus Wide Angle with Snoot

More photography insight from Maluku Divers’ very own photo pro and all-round photography wizard, Mr Frederick Dion gives tips about snoot photography.

At Maluku Divers the main emphasis of the diving we do is finding and photographing small and unusual critters, which is great as we definitely have plenty of both here.

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Muck Diving Experience by Marty Snyderman

Marty Snyderman is an award winning underwater photographer, author and photography instructor, specializing in the marine environment. It was a great pleasure to host Marty when he visited Maluku Divers earlier in 2016 season, he writes here about his experience ‘Muck Diving’ on the famous dive sites in Ambon Bay.

Get Low, Go Slow,

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Psychedelica Makes an Appearance

Maluku Divers’ Resident Photo Pro Mr Fred Dion has just got his first taste of diving with what could be the rarest fish in the world (Histiophryne Psychedelica).

“In 2008 a new species of Frog Fish was discovered in Ambon Bay. First photographed by divers from Maluku Divers in January 2008 it was eventually

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What They Said About Diving in Ambon

The team at Maluku Divers is so proud of the resort, the diving in Ambon and the level of service we offer, that it is difficult for us not to keep telling everyone to come and try diving with us in Ambon. It would probably get a little boring…

Throughout the year we get testimonials … Read More

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Compact Cameras at Maluku Divers, Ambon

Maluku Divers’ resident camera expert Fred Dion talks about the capabilities of his compact cameras when diving in Ambon – see the fantastic images he’s producing, without the headaches.

It’s not always about size!

We have many photographers who come to Ambon to see and photograph the abundance of unique critters here. We see cameras

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Let’s go snooting in Ambon!

Maluku Diver’s resident camera expert, the fabulous Mr Fred Dion has been playing around with cameras under water a lot more than he ever used to back in the States. His latest obsession is snoots, read below to find out what he’s been doing during recent weeks in Ambon.… Read More

Larike Eels

The wonderful season has continued on a high this week as guests have been treated to all things great and small during their long and leisurely dives.

Ambon Bay is always full of surprises and this week along with our usual wonderful selection of frogfish, ornate ghost pipefish, harlequin shrimp, bearded gobies and mimic octopus, … Read More

Bad Behaviour

Animal behaviour has always been popular for divers here at Maluku Divers. When I began guiding for macro photographers I was told that the divers wanted to see “either very cool critters or normal critters doing really cool things” and this has been very true. It is just one of the aspects highlighting the great … Read More

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