KOMODO NATIONAL PARK DIVE SITES

Sebayur Kecil:

Sloping reef / no strong current

Lots of small stuff – Leaf Scorpionfish, Frogfish, Broadclub Cuttlefish, Octopus, Garden Eels

OK for beginners

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Siaba Besar:

Combination of Coral and sandy areas / Sheltered bay / no strong current

White tip reef shark, Green Turtles, Broadclub Cuttlefish, Frogfish, Thorny Seahorses, Flamboyant Cuttlefish, Ghostpipefish, Blue spotted Stingrays

OK for beginners

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Mini Wall:

Wall dive / no strong current

Lots of small stuff – Nudibranchs, Rumegans Pipehorse, Soft Coral Crabs, Orangutan Crabs, Fusiliers, Eagle Rays, Hawksbill Turtles

OK for beginners

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mini-wall

Siaba Kecil:

Drift Dive / strong current

Schools of fish snappers, Sweetlips, Bumphead Parrotfish, Trevallies, Hawksbill Turtles

Intermediate level, advanced divers or open water with more than 30 dives

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siaba-kecil

Tatawa Besar:

Drift dive / Varying strength current

Beautiful variety of corals / Hawksbill Turtles, Schools of Batfish, White tip and Black tip reef sharks, Eagle Rays, Potential for large pelagic encounters, Lots of small stuff

Intermediate level, advanced divers but also open water according to the current.

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Mawan:

Sloping reef / Varying strength current

Manta Rays, White tip and Black tip reef sharks, Hawksbill Turtles, Lots of small stuff

Intermediate level, advanced divers but also open water according to the current.

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mawan

Manta Point:

Rocky rubbly shallow gradual slope 2-3km / Drift dive / Strong current

Manta Rays, Marbled Rays, Eagle Rays, White tip and Black tip reef sharks, Bamboo sharks, Hawksbill Turtles.

Intermediate level, advanced divers but also open water according to the current

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manta-point

Batu Bolong:

Steep slope / Hiding from strong current.

Pristine Reef with White tip reef sharks, Napoleon Wrasse, Hawksbill Turtles, Giant Trevallies, Blue fin Trevallies, Marbled Groupers, Pretty Nudibranchs, Abundance of marine life in general

Intermediate to advanced level, not recommended for beginners

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batu-bolong

Tatawa Kecil:

Steep Slope / Can only dive at certain times/tides.

White tip reef sharks, Hawksbill Turtles, Napoleon Wrasse, Snappers, Sweetlips, Pretty Nudibranchs

Advanced level, we do not bring here open water divers

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tatawa-kecil

Pengah Kecil:

Sloping reef Hiding from strong current.

Good for small stuff, Hawksbill Turtles, Moray eels, Baby White tip reef sharks (falling tide), occasional Cownose Rays.

Intermediate level, advanced divers but also open water according to the current

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pengka-kecil

Wainilu:

Sandy slope (Muck dive) –  no strong current.

Great for small rare and weird camouflaged critters – frogfish, Rhinopia, pictured Dragonets, Blue Ringed Octopus, Wonderpus, Zebra Crabs, Coleman shrimp, Ribbon eels, Harlequin Shrimps, nudibranchs

Ok for beginners but with good buoyancy ( sandy bottom)

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Castle Rock:

Submerged Pinnacle /  Strong current so not suitable for beginners. Must equalize quickly and descend fast.

Schools of White tip and Black tip reef sharks, Grey Reef Sharks, Giant Trevallies, Blue fin Trevallies, Batfish, Napoleon Wrasse, Hawksbill Turtles and sheer abundance of marine life in general 

Advanced level, we do not bring open water divers here.


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castle-rock

Crystal Rock:

Submerged Pinnacles, main one breaks the surface / Varying strength current (can be strong so not always suitable for beginners)

White tip reef sharks, Eagle Rays, Pygmy Seahorse, Napoleon Wrasse, Giant Trevallies, Blue fin Trevallies, Batfish, Hawksbill Turtles

Advanced level, we do not bring open water divers here.

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Cauldron:

Unique Dive Site – channel between 2 islands creating fast current / Varying strength current

White tip reef sharks, Manta Rays, Marbled Rays, Eagle Rays, Pygmy Seahorse, Giant Trevallies, Leaf  Scorpionfish, Frogfish.

Advanced level, we do not bring open water divers here.

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