Dugongs are endangered marine mammals who live in the sea of Alor islands. We will take you to the place where they usually feed on the lamun (seagrass) in the conservation zone of Sika islands ... More info ›
Dugongs are endangered marine mammals who live in the sea of Alor islands. We will take you to the place where they usually feed on the lamun (seagrass) in the conservation zone of Sika islands. They are a peaceful yet curious mammals who are shy, but we can interact with them on the boat since they love to swim towards our boat. On this tour, we can't swim with the Dugongs because they are quite aggressive when they are suspicious.
Afterwards, we can stop by in the conservation islands to see the mangrove forest, other wildlife species like birds and turtles
This tours followed a strict guidelines of marine mammals observation by World Wildlife Fund. We are a certified sustainable marine tour operator who is a part of Signing Blue movement.
Pick up at hotel and drive to the harbour (pick up time depends on the high tide time)
Arrive and prepare to move to the boat. The guide will explain to you the conditions about the current, tide and safety briefing as well as the guidelines if you met the Dugongs.
It is forbidden to touch, chase and hurt the Dugongs at any cost. Violation of this can get you fined according to the local regulations & laws.
You can put your camera underwater, but it’s not allowed to snorkel/dive
We serve you a bottle of mineral water during the trip
- If we have time, we can stop by in Sika island to observe wildlife in this conservation zone
Arrive back to the harbour
Drive back to your hotel/airport