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1983 Logged Dives

Siaba Besar

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.

You can spot many turtles here usually. Cuttlefish, reef sharks, blue-spotted stingrays, as well as macro life are present and commonly sighted.


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Macro Spot
  • Snorkeling

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
  • Expert

Programs

  • Extended Range (XR)
  • Freediving
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt Water

currents

  • no
  • moderate

Maximum Depth

  • 16m

Visibility

  • 16m
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
Seahorses and Pipefishes
Common Seahorse
Fishes
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Soldierfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Porcupine Fish
Box Fish
Trumpetfish
Bannerfish
Flounder
Emperors
Molluscs
Octopus
Cuttlefish
Crustaceans
Shrimps
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
Seahorses and Pipefishes
Common Seahorse
Fishes
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Soldierfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Porcupine Fish
Box Fish
Trumpetfish
Bannerfish
Flounder
Emperors
Molluscs
Octopus
Cuttlefish
Crustaceans
Shrimps
Crab

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