Discover  the experience of the journalist Peter Lutz, from Unterwasser magazine, aboard Adelaar. He and his colleague, Tobias Zimmer (photographer), boarded for a Komodo dive cruise on the Indonesian waters. This feature covers all it is to know about this itinerary. From the ship itself, to the incredible underwater wonders on the way. Peter also tells us what life at sea looks like aboard this 120 years old Dutch Schooner, and Tobias illustrates it with a very high taste…


The fate of the schooner Adelaar seemed sealed: On a small jetty in a small East German village on the Baltic Sea, he sat rust. But under the present owner of it comes with a lot of convenience to some of the most spectacular dive sites in the world. Indonesian hotspots, in the truest sense of the word.

Text: Peter Lutz Kaubisch Photos: Tobias Zimmer

Indonesia – once formed the largest island country in the world a land bridge between Asia and Australia in the north to the south. Massive floods after the last ice age about 10,000 years ago created new conditions. The nature designed to thoroughly, further sticking out of the water. The result is an archipelago of more than 17,000 islands today. They lie along the equator – scattered over an area of 5,000 kilometers between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific.

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