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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 Terawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air: Ideal Tropical Islands Getaway

    Gili Terawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air: Ideal Tropical Islands Getaway

    White sandy beaches. Tropical coral reefs. Warm inviting waters. All this awaits you on the Gili islands.  And with no cars, no motorbikes and no distractions other than beautiful tropical island scenery, the Gili islands off the northwest coast of Lombok are truly an ideal destination for a tropical getaway. Offering spectacular reefs and ominous dive sites like Shark reef, the Gili islands are the perfect escape for anyone wanting to...

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    Location: The Nusa Tenggara Islands » West Nusa Tenggara

     
    Halmahera Island

    Halmahera Island

    The remote Halmahera island, also called Gilolo or Jailolo, is the largest island in Maluku (the Moluccas), K-shaped almost like a miniature Sulawesi.  With white sandy beaches, unspoiled forests and the spectacular Mt Mamuya in the distance, this island offers stunning scenery. This is a rugged and mountainous landscape and much of the island is still covered in forest. While the island covers an enormous area of over 17,000 square...

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    Location: Maluku » North Maluku » Kab. Halmahera Barat

     
    Jayapura

    Jayapura

    Facing a peaceful bay that once was dubbed ‘a better harbor’ than Ternate, Moluccas by the great British naturalist Sir Alfred Wallace, Jayapura is today the capital city of Papua and  home to more than 100,000 people. The residents of this city come from many parts of Indonesia. Jayapura, located in East Papua, is the starting point for many travelers wanting to make the adventurous journey into the interior of Papua. Travelers...

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    Location: Papua » Papua

     
    Kakaban Island

    Kakaban Island

    Indonesia is a fascinating country in every sense of the word. Rich in culture, natural beauty and biodiversity. Home to the weird, the wacky and the wonderful. And just when you think you’ve seen it all, think again.  Kakaban island is a large coral atoll in the Derawan Archipelago in the district of Berau, off the east coast of East Kalimantan, covering 774 hectares of uninhabited terrain. It’s most distinctive feature is a...

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    Location: Kalimantan » East Kalimantan » Kab. Berau

     
  • Kanawa:  Best Satellite Island to enjoy the Komodo National Park

    Kanawa: Best Satellite Island to enjoy the Komodo National Park

    The island of Kanawa, only some 15 kilometers from the growing fishermen’s town of Labuan Bajo on Flores, is fringed with a bed of coral reefs teeming with colorful fish all around. Its turquoise water is exceptionally calm and clear. Swimming and snorkeling are most poular family activities here. Dive down the sea from the jetty, and meet schools of fish that cloud the stilts. Hours would pass so quietly as you are busy with all of these...

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    Location: The Nusa Tenggara Islands » East Nusa Tenggara » Kab. Manggarai Barat

     
    KARIMUNJAWA: Marine Adventure in the Java Sea

    KARIMUNJAWA: Marine Adventure in the Java Sea

    Travelers to Central Java do not need to go far to enjoy marine life, above and below the sea. The Karimunjawa archipelago, located in the Java Sea, north of the capital city of Semarang, has everything to offer divers and backpackers who enjoy trekking and snorkeling along a pristine beach. The Karimunjawa National Park (not to be confused with the Karimun Islands in Bintan, Riau) is one amongst seven marine national parks in Indonesia. Taking...

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    Location: Java » Central Java » Kota Semarang, Kab. Jepara

     
    Kiluan Bay

    Kiluan Bay

    Many of us have seen real life dolphins, whether in zoos, aquariums, or animal shows, but watching schools of dolphins darting across the open sea, or swimming merrily alongside your boat is an entirely different experience altogether.   The herds of wild dolphins diving freely beneath the crystal sea, coupled with sandy white beaches against a backdrop of a clear blue sky are key elements representing the unabridged natural beauty of...

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    Location: Sumatra » Lampung » Kab. Lampung Barat, Kab. Tanggamus

     

    Kofiau Island in Raja Ampat – rarely visited corner of a diver’s Paradise

    " ... when you finally see what goes on underwater, you realize that you've been missing the whole point of the ocean. Staying on the surface all the time is like going to the circus and staring at the outside of the tent. "  -Dave Barry   Off the northwest tip of Bird's Head Peninsula on the island of New Guinea in Indonesia's West Papua province lies a unique little island among the Raja Ampat Archipelago or Four...

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    Location: Papua » West Papua » Kab. Raja Ampat

     
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