And here’s a little video we made during our time on Banda islands. It’s filmed on Pulau Ai but neighboring island Hatta is even more beautiful. Well, I’m comparing the best to the best πŸ™‚ You can see the pictures in this post.

View from Banda Neira city to the other islands. Banda islands.

We really wish that everyone of you would get a taste of Banda islands. If you find the time, don’t worry about the money – you will probably spend much less than at home. So the only reason not to go is because you don’t know how to get here and there’s little information on the www? We’ll try to sum upΒ the info we found out πŸ™‚ How to get to Banda islands?

Snorkeling on island Ai where the underwater life bustles with life. Banda islands.

Banda islands are supposed to have one of the most beautiful coral reefs in the world. And we have to agree. We’ve snorkeled in Bandaneira, on Ai and Hatta and the coral reef is amazing. Huge corals every shape and size, moving in its life and color.  

After 36 hours on several buses and ferries, we arrived to Labuan Bajo, sleepy and hungry. Our broken bodies needed rest and we decided to relax a couple of days in this port city. But just the next day we ate lunch on a small remote island surrounded with a coral reef and turquoise water. Ah, the joy of not planning πŸ˜€ Kanawa island is small and most of it is a hill with dry brown grass (good for watching sunset and sunrise) and in the base the…

Let’s dive! So we came to Havelock not knowing what to ecpect. Too much tourists, parties everywhere, no silence. Maybe that’s the case in high season. But now, in the end of april and may it was not like that at all. It was different than Neil’s Island for sure but not in a bad way. Not at all. One thing that everyone does on Havelock is diving. So we said Let’s go! πŸ™‚ We chose Dive India, the first diving school on Havelock Island, and we decided…