Best liveaboards in June or July?

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Dan

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Yes I was looking at that itinerary! I'll keep it in mind. I'm going to be on Mermaid I in 2023 for a Band Sea trip so I was leaning towards trying a different boat but I won't rule it out- departure from Bali is very convenient.
Good pick for Banda Sea! I was there on Blue Manta in 2019.
I’ll be there again on Pindito for Banda Sea in November.

 

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Me: I've been thinking about going on this cool trip to _________.

Dan: I've been there 17 times and would suggest ______, _______, _______ oh and _______. Here are my trip reports and videos: <youtube link> <youtube link> <youtube link> <youtube link> <youtube link><youtube link><youtube link><youtube link><youtube link><youtube link><youtube link><youtube link><youtube link><youtube link><youtube link><youtube link><youtube link><youtube link><youtube link><youtube link><youtube link><youtube link><youtube link><youtube link><youtube link><youtube link><youtube link>
LOL. That means the trip is really cool. Don’t think too much about it, just do it. 😜
 

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Dan is my spirit animal.

I'm heading to the Red Sea in June. I was in the Maldives in Jan. While I might be an outlier on this, I preferred the Central Atolls to the Southern Route. However, I do know the regions can be very seasonable. Highly recommend Blue Force One. Would not recommend Emperor fleet.

Dan, Im heading to Indo for the Ring of Fire on Mermaid I in Sept. Looks like I will just miss ya.
 

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Dan is my spirit animal.

I'm heading to the Red Sea in June. I was in the Maldives in Jan. While I might be an outlier on this, I preferred the Central Atolls to the Southern Route. However, I do know the regions can be very seasonable. Highly recommend Blue Force One. Would not recommend Emperor fleet.

Dan, Im heading to Indo for the Ring of Fire on Mermaid I in Sept. Looks like I will just miss ya.
Mermaid is a good boat. Great chef & DMs. Ya, you’ll have a blast with them!

Enjoy Banda Sea!
 

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How about the Socorro Islands as an option for the OP? Not sure they have 10 day itineraries tho, due to the 20+ hour crossing.
 

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How about the Socorro Islands as an option for the OP? Not sure they have 10 day itineraries tho, due to the 20+ hour crossing.
It’s a good place for pelagics, but not in June or July, weather-wise. Most of the boats would go to Isla Guadalupe by then to cage diving to see Great White Sharks. Then move back to Socorro in December till May.
 

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