Maluku Islands

The Moluccan Islands, an Indonesian archipelago, are also known as the Moluccas or Maluku Islands. These islands are part of the Australian plate and lie to the east of Celebes (Sulawesi), west of New Guinea and south of Timor. The Europeans and Chinese refer to them as the ‘Spice Islands’. The name ‘Maluku’ comes from an Arabic origin: ‘Jizrat-al-Muluku’, which translates to ‘The land of kings’.

The original inhabitants of the Maluku Islands were Melanesian. However, the people of the different island clans died in the seventeenth century. In the twentieth century, the Dutch brought over Malay people and thus continued in the Indonesian era.

Upon arriving in Maluku, you will discover that majority of the mountainous islands are covered and hiking in the forest, with two of the island groups, Tanimbar and Aru, being the main swamp. Gunung Binaya, found in Seram, is the tallest mountain standing at 3,027 meters. Since most of the islands are volcanic, the people here tend to live on the slopes of the mountain. Earthquakes and volcanic eruptions have been quite frequent in past centuries.

Maluku is an amazing paradise both on land and underwater. If you’re making plans to come here, stay at Maluku Divers Resort and enjoy all that has to offer.

8D7N Exotic Maluku Kei Island

Price per person: USD. 799 (Min.2 persons /twin share) Day 01 : Airport – Hotel ( D ) Arrival at
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7D6N Discover Ambon – Banda Neira

Price per person: USD. 699 (Min.2 persons /twin share)   Day 1: Arrival Ambon (L,D) **ideally arrive on Monday to
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3D2N Explore Maluku Ora Beach

Price per person: USD. 449 (Min.2 persons /twin share)   Day 1 : Ambon Arrival (D) From PATIMMURA airport, you’ll
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