Diving in Indonesia

This South-East Asian country is one of the biggest archipelagos in the world and comes in as the fourth most populous country on Earth. Of its more than 17,500 islands, there are five main islands, including; Sumatra, Kalimantan, Sulawesi, Irian Jaya, and Java. Here, you will find a kaleidoscope of cultures and peoples, spectacular landscapes that range from volcanoes to beaches bountiful flora and fauna. Indonesia is the second richest country in the world in terms of biodiversity, after Brazil.

Indonesia is considered one of the best diving destinations in the world. It is a beautiful nation with more than 17,500 islands distributed over about 5,000 kilometers and it has a lot of surprises for divers of different levels of experience. If you dream of swimming among colorful coral, Indonesia is set within the exceptional Coral Triangle. Covering around six million square kilometers, this marine area in the western Pacific Ocean is home to an estimated 76 percent of the world’s coral species. The other marine life inhabiting this space is also pretty special and diverse, with more than 2,000 species of reef fish.

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Aquatic Life in Indonesia

Featured places to go in Indonesia

Located just eight degrees from the equator, in the Java Sea, Bali is set between Islands of Lombok and Java in Indonesia.

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Central Sulawesi

A veritable underwater Eden waiting to be explored, Central Sulawesi is perfect for both beginner and advanced divers with warm, gin-clear waters.

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North Sulawesi offers more than 100 dive sites from muck dives to the Lembeh Strait.

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Southwest Sulawesi is a place of lush mountains and rice paddies, as well as otherworldly dive sites, featuring dazzling reefs as well as rocks and walls.

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The southeast region of Sulawesi, Indonesia is home to some of the most spectacular diving in the entire world.

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The northernmost point on the island of Sumatra is the region of Aceh, blanketed by rainforest and fringed with clear, warm waters and beautiful reefs.

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The Moluccas, also known as the Spice Islands, are located in the center of Indonesia and it is set splendid isolation with a rich and important history.

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North Moluccas offers a variety of cultures and attractions to explore in this tropical hideaway.

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Discover Jakarta and explore the heaving and vibrant metropolis.

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Lombok and Gili Islands

Relaxed, bohemian and bathed in glorious nature, the island of Lombok and the three Gili Islands are all bleached white beaches and aquamarine waters.

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The island of Flores offers superb diving, spectacular scenery and a unique blend of cultures.

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Raja Ampat is known as one of the best places for diving in Indonesia with pristine coral reefs and some of the most biodiverse waters in the world.

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If you’re looking for incredible landscapes, Borneo promises breathtaking sites, from the jungle-clad interior to the reefs, caves, walls and muck dives.

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Dive Sites in Indonesia