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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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  • The Savu Sea National Marine Park: main corridor for migrating Whales, Dolphins, and Mantas

    The large swathe of the Savu Sea in the province of East Nusa Tenggara was designated a National Marine Park by the Indonesian Government since early 2014.  Covering 3.35 million hectares, the Savu sea lies at the heart of the Coral Triangle and is an important corridor for huge sea mammals like whales, dolphins, turtles and dugongs migrating between the Indian and the Pacific Oceans. It is, moreover, habitat for a large number of species of...

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    Location: The Nusa Tenggara Islands » East Nusa Tenggara » Kab. Ende

     

    Pandan Beach: Immerse in the Beauty of the Sibolga Coastline

    Vast stretches of white sandy beach, an indulging sun in the clear blue sky, a cool refreshing breeze, and nothing but crystal clear water all the way to the horizon, these are what await visitors to the enchanting Pandan Beach, in Central Tapanuli Regency, North Sumatra Province. Situated near the town of Sibolga on the north-west coast of North Sumatra, Pandan Beach is the perfect place to get away from the bustling everyday city life. The...

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    Location: Sumatra » North Sumatra » Kab. Tapanuli Tengah

     

    Sibolga : North Sumatra’s west coast Gateway from the Indian Ocean

    The town of Sibolga is the main sea port on the west coast of the province of North Sumatra. Ever since the early centuries AD , Indian and Arab merchants used to sail across the Indian Ocean to Sumatra using this western gateway.  The main attraction here then was the high quality camphor exported from the nearby port of Barus. Until today, the Indonesian word for camphor is kapur barus, or chalk from Barus, a region that still exists until...

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    Location: Sumatra » North Sumatra » Kab. Tapanuli Tengah

     
    Diving Experience in Celebes

    Diving Experience in Celebes

    Bunaken is one of the most spectacular spots for diving and admiring marine life. Other places nearby are also ranked among the favorites by locals and international tourists Located near Sulawesi or Celebes, Indonesia, Bunaken, Manado Tua, Siladen Island, Lembeh Strait are perfect destinations for amateur and professional divers.

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    Location: Sulawesi » North Sulawesi » Manado City

     
  • Wonderful Waigeo Island of Raja Ampat

    Among the wonderful Raja Ampat Islands, Waigeo is the largest of the archipelago’s four main islands. Waigeo is also known as Amberi, or Waigiu, located in the West Papua province near the town of Sorong.  The three other largest islands in this cluster are Salawati, Batanta and Misool. On Waigeo is the town of Wasai, capital of the Raja Ampat regency, located in the west of the island. Waigeo is home to a wide range of attractions....

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    Location: » Papua » West Papua , Kab. Raja Ampat

     
    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

     
    Makassar

    Makassar

    Formerly called Ujung Pandang, the city of Makassar is the largest city in east Indonesia. Capital of South Sulawesi, Makassar enjoys a central location in the Indonesian archipelago and today Makassar is Indonesia’s busy air hub, connecting Sumatra, Java, Bali and Kalimantan in the west with Sulawesi, the Moluccas and Papua in the east.    In fact,  ever since the 14th. century Makassar was already known as a thriving sea...

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    Location: Sulawesi » South Sulawesi » Kota Makassar

     
    Raja Ampat

    Raja Ampat

    The roaring engines fixed to a large wooden boat are finally quiet. Nothing can be heard but the rifting little waves, lapping against the vibrant paint on the sides of the vessel that gracefully slows down. Native birds hop on the tip of a small tree in one of the deserted islands in the distance. Raja Ampat or ‘Four Kings’, is the name given to these islands and comes from a local myth. The four major islands found here are Waigeo,...

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    Location: » Papua » West Papua , Kab. Raja Ampat

     
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