Indonesia hosting a greater variety of marine life than anywhere else on earth. With the South China Sea, the Pacific Ocean and the Indian Ocean converge here on the world’s largest archipelago of more than 17,000 islands, of which only 6,000 are inhabited, making it the world's top diving paradise!
The scuba diving is nothing short of outstanding. The variety and abundance of island shapes and sizes create habitat for reefs in many different varieties: from mangroves to deep walls, and black sand volcanic bubbles, the entire archipelago teems with life. There’s exhilarating drift diving, extensive reef diving, fantastic night diving, unique muck diving and breathtaking steep walls. Tec divers probe the deep trenches and wreck divers love the many World War II relics.
Liveaboard Diving Regions :
Komodo National Park
Located in the strait of the same name at the confluence of the Indian Ocean and the Banda Sea, where nutrient rich currents underpin a vibrant ecosystem. Komodo and Rinca are also the only places where we can still see these Komodo Dragons in the wild. It is famous for it macro life and an abundance of fish and corals due to its mineral rich waters. Also home for some beautiful pelagic, like sharks, dolphins, or manta rays.
Also known as Four Kings. The myth goes that each King reigns over one of four main islands: Misool, Salawati, Batanta, and Waigeo. It has highest marine diversity on the planet, schools of fishes, macro and outstanding landscapes from wall to slopes, caves and canyons, seamounts, much diving, wrecks...etc.
Banda Sea Area
It is a sea in the Maluku Islands of Indonesia, connected to the western Pacific Ocean, surrounded by hundreds of islands, as well as the Halmahera and Ceram Seas. It is characterised by a generally very good visibility. Hammerhead sharks are often spotted in Banda Sea and in the "Ring of Fire" during this period of time (September to December).
Located near the southern tip of Sulawesi in the Banda sea, comprises several islands including: Wangi Wangi, Kaledupa, Tomia, and Binongko. It usually offers crystal clear waters, little currents, great light combine, a great place for underwater photographers.
Located between Flores and Sawoe Sea, Alor archipelago is one of Indonesia’s last frontiers, also part of the volcanic belt which stretches from Sumatra, Java and Bali to the east of the Indonesian archipelago. It offering world class dive sites, interesting critters, big fishes and currents are the highlights.
Lies to the south east of Raja Ampat and is only visited by a handful of liveaboards each year and those who make the journey are duly rewarded. This region offers magnificient diving that includes beautiful soft coral, giant sea fans, black coral forests, large schools of fish. The topside scenery is breathtaking with cliffs, beautiful greenery and ancient cave paintings.
Located in Indonesia’s Papua province, on the opposite side of the Bird’s Head Peninsula to Raja Ampat. Liveaboard trip to Cenderawasih Bay promises encounters with Whale Sharks, exploration of forgotten WWII wrecks off Manokwari and amazing diversity on Cendrawasih Bay’s rich reefs.
Located off the eastern coast of Borneo, is one of the most remote areas of Indonesia. It offers truly spectacular world class diving among its 5 islands, Derawan, Maratua, Kakaban, Sangalaki and Pulau Sambit. The diving offers abundant marine life with a huge variety of coral reef dives, caves, walls, and lagoons, including a jellyfish lake visit. Sharks, schooling barracudas, mantas, whalesharks and macro life, green turtles are quite common.
It is a place for anyone interested in Macro Critters and underwater photography. In this region, there are two palce to dive : Bunaken Marine Park and Lembeh Strait. In recent years the small island of Gangga has been emerging as another favourite place for divers to base themselves.