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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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  • Pulau  Misool

    Pulau Misool

    Misool Island is a remote, tropical hideaway, one of four largest islands in the Raja Ampat archipelago, world renowned dive destination in the province of West Papua. Located off the west coast of the main island of Papua, directly bordering the Seram Sea, the waters are a veritable traffic lane for many large sea creatures, including whales. The crystal clear turquoise sea-waters allow spectacular views of Misools sub-surface colorful...

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    Location: Papua » West Papua

     

    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

     
    The Banda Islands

    The Banda Islands

    Since the first century AD, the Banda islands have been the sole producers of the fragrant nutmeg and mace for which Chinese, Indian, and Arab ships traveled across the seas. These precious spices could be sold at enormous profit in foreign markets. The people of Banda thrived on their natural resources, but in later years suffered at the hands of Dutch colonizers who wanted to dominate the world’s spice trade.Despite such a big reputation...

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    Location: Maluku » North Maluku , Maluku » Kab. Maluku Tengah

     
    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

     
  • The Island of Morotai

    Locals who still remember World War II would tell visitors that back in 1944-145 Morotai was a hive of military activities with tens of sorties roaring daily from aircrafts taking off and landing at airstrips along Daruba Bay,endless stamping of thousands of military boots marching across the island, and navy ships anchoring daily carrying supplies and reinforcement.  For Morotai back then, was the strategic base of the Allied Forces from...

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    Location: Maluku » North Maluku

     
    Pombo Island atoll

    Pombo Island atoll

    Pombo Island is one of over a thousand islands in the Maluku Province, East Indonesia, about 5 kilometers from Ambon, the capital city of Maluku. Pombo is a small, uninhabited little island surrounded completely by a rocky, coral atoll, which is a circular shaped reef.This charming little island spans only about 2 hectares, yet presents amazing underwater tours with beautiful rocks, scattered tastefully with a colourful variety of ornamental...

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    Location: Maluku » North Maluku , Maluku » Kota Ambon

     

    Pulau Gunung Api Banda

    Pulau Gunung Api Banda is one of ten volcanic islands in the Banda archipelago, and as you may have suspected by the name of the island, Gunung Api Banda – meaning fiery mountain - is made up entirely of a volcano. This small island chain was part of the fabled “Spice Islands” during the time of Portuguese and Dutch maritime trade, and until the mid-19th century, was the only source of nutmeg and mace in the world. The shallow...

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    Location: Maluku » North Maluku , Maluku » Kab. Maluku Tengah

     
    Ngurtafur’s White Sand Beach in the Kei archipelago

    Ngurtafur’s White Sand Beach in the Kei archipelago

    Filled with charm and a sense of magic, from the beauty of the blue sky, to the endless stretches of sea and sand. Historically recognized as the legendary Spice Islands, the enchanting Maluku Province is home to much more than just mace and nutmeg.   Here in Southeast Maluku, on the tiny Warbal Island in the Kei island chain, lies a peculiar, yet entirely captivating beach. Unlike most beaches which stretch along the coast of an island,...

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    Location: Maluku » North Maluku , Maluku » Kab. Maluku Tenggara

     
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