Head boat captain - Raja Ampat

Melki is the head boat captain at Barefoot Conservation. He comes from Sop Island near Sorong. His hobbies are playing the guitar and singing, and he was a champion volleyball player.

He is an excellent repairman and a terrifying bodyguard. He works with his brother, Fleming, and they make an incredible team driving the White Manta.

Read about other members of Our Team

Our advantages

  • Please check out the list below, for just a few of the advantages your receive when joining an expedition with us... 

    • Diving in the most bio-diverse area in the world
    • Amazing Community Projects
    • See the difference you make first hand
    • Accommodation on paradise beach location
    • High quality and well serviced scuba diving equipment
    • When possible a qualified doctor/nurse or medic available on site