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1173 Logged Dives

Tatawa Besar

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.

Turtles, Reef sharks, Eagle Rays, Cuttlefish, Manta Ray, Oriental sweetlips, Surgeons, Leaf scorpion fish, Nudibranch, Shrimps, Orang Utan crab, Frog fish, Candy crab, Hairy shrimp.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

This data is provided from the logbook information in the MySSI app

DIVE TYPES

  • Drift Dive
  • Snorkeling

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
  • Expert

Programs

  • Extended Range (XR)
  • Freediving
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt Water

currents

  • no
  • moderate
  • medium

Maximum Depth

  • 19m

Visibility

  • 17m
This data is provided by divers logging their dives in the mySSI App
Wildlife Diversity
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sharks
Whitetip Reef Shark
Blacktip Reef Shark
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Frogfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Soldierfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Porcupine Fish
Box Fish
Trumpetfish
Molluscs
Octopus
Cuttlefish
Crustaceans
Shrimps
Lobster
Crab
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Sharks
Whitetip Reef Shark
Blacktip Reef Shark
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Frogfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Soldierfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Porcupine Fish
Box Fish
Trumpetfish
Molluscs
Octopus
Cuttlefish
Crustaceans
Shrimps
Lobster
Crab

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