We’re a big lover of night dives when away on a trip. The mystical creatures that venture out during darkness often amaze us as they vary so much from those during the day, and this was most definitely the case during a night dive at Alami Alor!
There was a stiff current blowing from all angles making focusing difficult at times, but despite being churned around like a bowl of soup I was rewarded with a spectacle of the weird and wonderful.
The variety of crabs on offer was astounding – many I’d never seen before, but the cherry on the cake was the tiniest and most cutest little coconut octopus that had made what looked like a small nutshell him home. With the shell no bigger than a walnut, this tiny cephalopod waved his string like arms like he was conducting an orchestra – maybe I was his biggest audience ever?!
This Video formed part of an article we wrote for Dive Travel Adventures magazine for the team over at Scubaverse.
You can read the article at https://issuu.com/scubaverse/docs/dta_spring_2019 on pages 24-44 – come and check it out!
Music was sourced from Epidemic Sounds
Song in this video:
Concussion by Nihoni