Indonesia has plenty of amazing diving spots. We bring to you several dive sites we think you will love and enjoy. So what are you waiting for? Put on your flippers and dive into the amazing underwater world of Indonesia!
The Bunaken Island of the Bunaken National Park is ranked amongst the top 10 best diving destinations in the world. Situated in Manado Bay, Bunaken Island’s deep crystalline waters contain a surprisingly high number of different species of corals, sponges, and fish. The oceanic currents are rich in food and nutrients which attract an abundance of marine life. Divers will find deep walls carpeted in coral and pocketed caves and crevices. Best of all, divers can head to Bunaken at any time of the year, however, the best period to dive there is between April and November.
Untouched coral reefs, pinnacles, and home to a myriad of sea creatures, this pristine dive site in Indonesia offers a spectacular diving experience. Divers will find giant creatures such as Hammerhead sharks, White-tip Reef sharks, Moray Eels, Mantas, and plenty of others. Lombok Island offers 100% intact coral and a large diversity of marine life in a single dive. With white sandy beaches and underwater panoramas, Lombok Island makes the perfect diving holiday destination.
Situated at the northern tip of the mainland between Bunaken and Lembeh, Bungka Island is a diving site with amazing corals and marine wildlife. Bangka Island has 4 villages and several dive sites. Divers can find precipitous pinnacles stemming from the ocean beds and plenty of areas for which to escape the currents at Batu Gaso. Large boulders and pinnacles can be dived at Sahaung and colour coral and schools of fishes can be found. Bangka Island is definitely a dive spot where divers will be entertained by the great variety of underwater critters.
Komodo National Park
Famous for its Komodo dragon monitor lizard, the Komodo National Park is a kaleidoscope of colorful marine life. From whale sharks and eagle rays to blue-ringed octopuses and Pygmy seahorses, the marine diversity of Komodo National Park rivals the world’s best dive destinations.
The Banda Islands offer some of the finest diving in the country. Situated in the middle of nowhere, the remote islands have a vibrant, natural, and healthy reef system thanks to the low levels of the human population. Divers will find large schools of Fusiliers, countless Redtooth Triggerfish, huge sea fans, and monumental hard corals. Besides a great underwater scene, Banda Islands has lush vegetation-covered volcanic mountains, which visitors can choose to give a go if they’re up for a hike.