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Diving and Snorkeling

Home to over a quarter of the world's marine life, the Indonesian Archipelago is famous for its world class diving and exciting underwater beauty.

Take a plunge and discover an ocean teeming with all types of marine life, from Weh Island in Sumatra to Raja Ampat in Papua. Where else in the world can you get up close to a whole school of giant manta rays and turtles, dive spectacular drop-offs and explore old shipwrecks?

Whether you're an experienced diver looking for a new challenge or simply want to try your hand at snorkeling for the first time, the tropical waters of Indonesia will not disappoint. Plunge into Indonesia's ultimate underwater experience.

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  • Gili Nanggu : Romantic Paradise in South Lombok

    Gili Nanggu : Romantic Paradise in South Lombok

    While the trio islands of Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno, and Gili Air in the northwest of Lombok are continuously gaining in popularity and visitors, the island of Lombok still has a secret  paradise off its southern coast at the pristine small island of Gili Nanggu.Situated among the small islands chain in South West Lombok, the 12.5 hectares island is approximately 60Km away from Mataram, capital of the West Nusatenggara Province. Surrounded...

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    Location: The Nusa Tenggara Islands » West Nusa Tenggara » Kab. Lombok Barat

     
    Cendrawasih Bay National Park: Playground of the spotted Whaleshark

    Cendrawasih Bay National Park: Playground of the spotted Whaleshark

    The large Cendrawasih Bay National Park in the north of the island of Papua, otherwise known as Teluk Cenderawasih, includes Indonesia’s largest marine national park, and is one of the best dive-sites in the archipelago. Here are magnificent vertical drops, picturesque hard coral gardens, sponge life and myriads of fish This is the playground of one of the world’s largest animals: the spotted whaleshark or rhincodon typus. If...

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    Location: Papua » Papua, West Papua » Kab. Teluk Wondama

     

    Pulau Sipora

    Whether you are an experienced surfer, looking for a challenge, a solo backpacker with a more adventurous side, or thinking of just getting away from your routine daily life, this island is a haven of activity. With its challenging surfing spots, white sandy beaches with exotic fish and colorful corals, Pulau Sipora offers a little something for everyone. Strategically located in the Mentawai Islands, Pulau Sipora is the smallest island in...

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    Location: Sumatra » West Sumatra » Kab. Kepulauan Mentawai

     
    WAKATOBI National Marine Park:  the”Underwater Nirwana”

    WAKATOBI National Marine Park: the”Underwater Nirwana”

    Legendary underwater explorer and conservationist, Jacques Cousteau is said to have called the Wakatobi islands – then known as the Tukangbesi islands:  an “Underwater Nirwana” Now a National Marine Park covering the entire Waktobi District, it comprises a total of 1.4 million hectares, of which 900,000 hectares are decorated with different, colourful species of tropical coral reefs. For Wakatobi is widely recognized...

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    Location: Sulawesi » South East Sulawesi » Kab. Wakatobi

     
  • Weh Island

    Weh Island

    Embraced by vivid and healthy coral reefs, Weh Island is naturally untouched despite its small size and convenient access. It is another garden often forgotten. Its location is at the westernmost island of the Indonesian archipelago. Situated at the entrance way of the Malacca Strait, the island is commonly a sea passage and a jewel for many yachts and cruise ships to visit and see. Diving in Weh Island is a well established recreational activity...

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    Location: Sumatra » Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam » Kota Sabang

     

    The stunning Taka Bonerate National Park

    Stretching south of the main island of Sulawesi in the Flores Sea, the Taka Bonerate National Park in the Selayar Regency is predominantly a rich marine park , but it is also habitat to a number of bird species from land birds, to coastal and sea birds that frolic on the many sand dunes.   The Island of Selayar is the gateway to this extensive 530,765 hectares national park, of which 220,000 hectares form an expanse of atolls and lagoons....

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    Location: Sulawesi » South Sulawesi » Kab. Selayar

     
     Selayar

    Selayar

    Located at the most southern end of South Sulawesi, this quiet and now isolated island of Selayar, with its swathes of pristine white sand beaches and crystal clear tropical waters used to have an illustrious past.   Ancient Javanese writings in the Nagara Kertagama mention that in the 14th century there was already a thriving kingdom on Selayar. This pre-Islamic kingdom seemed to have been a hub of trade, visited by merchants from China,...

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    Location: Sulawesi » South Sulawesi

     
    Belitung: The Island beyond the Rainbow

    Belitung: The Island beyond the Rainbow

    Off the eastern coast of Sumatra, flanked by the Gaspar and Karimata Straits, lies an enchanting island with beautiful beaches and fascinating scenery called:  Belitung Island. Its unique landscape, decorated with pearly white sand beaches, crystal clear water, and magnificent granite stone formations on its shallow shores, are some of the best features of the island.   Along with the much larger nearby Bangka Island and other smaller...

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    Location: Sumatra » Bangka Belitung » Kab. Belitung

     
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