Sabolan Besar

Located in the central area, this is one of the closest dive sites to Labuan Bajo. This site is suitable for check out dives with its calm sandy bottom area. All levels of divers are welcome.

The sandy bottom area of this site has some really good macro life and little critters hidden away.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 17 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Snorkeling
  • Macro Spot
  • Pinnacle, Needle, Seamount

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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Dive sites nearby

MACHINE TRANSLATION: We reach Sabolon Kecil in just 40 minutes by boat. It offers a pleasant drift dive and a seam. At the beginning of the dive we follow the reef, then cross a sandy bottom to the seam, and finish our dive with a slight drift on a beautiful plateau.

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Bidadari is one of the closest islands to Labuan Bajo. Also called Angel Island, this is a beginner friendly site. Located in central area of the park, the topography is a gentle slope. Good for training dives as well as night dives.

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Waecicu is one of the dive sites directly accessible from shore in Labuan Bajo. You can access this site from Waecicu Beach in the northern area of Labuan Bajo. This is a beginner friendly site with no current and a mostly sandy bottom area.

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Mini Wall is located in the central area of Komodo National Park. The topography consists of a wall covered by corals. This is a beginner friendly dive site. Highlights at this site include corals and macro critters. Max depth is 30 m.

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Sebayur is located in the central area of Komodo National Park. Topography is a sloping, sandy bottom area. A beginner friendly dive site as current condition are easy. Highlights of the dive site are soft and hard coral, and garden eels. Maximum depth is 30 meters.

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Tatawa Besar is located in the central area of Komodo National Park. The topography is a sloping reef and is a suitable site for all level of divers. The current can be mild to moderate, offering an easy drift dive. Maximum depth is 30 meters.

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Gindang is a dive site near Rinca Island with great macro life to be found around the sandy bottom areas. It is an alternative to Wainilu and can be heaven for macro photography enthusiast. Located in central area, this is a beginner friendly site.

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Tatawa Kecil is located in the center of Komodo National Park. The highlight of this dive site is the coral garden of soft and hard coral. Maximum depth us 30 meters. This site is suitable for experienced divers as current conditions can be strong.

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Siaba Kecil is located at the central area of Komodo National Park. The topography consists of overhangs and a coral garden. This is an advanced level dive site as current conditions are moderate to strong. The highlight of this dive site is the soft and hard coral. Maximum depth is 30 meters.

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Siaba Besar is also called Turtle Town and is located in the central area of Komodo National Park. It is a generally beginner-friendly dive site with coral seamounts, reef, and a sandy bottom area.

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