Manta Point / Makassar Reef

Makassar Reef, aka Manta Point, is located in the central area of Komodo National Park. It has a rubble bottom and is a beginner friendly dive site. Max depth is 18 m. This site is considered a drift dive.

Reef manta, Marble ray, Eagle Ray, Unicornfish, Hawksbill turtle, Reef shark, Octopus, Stingray, Humphead parrotfish, Nudibranch, Blue ringed octopus, Mantis shrimp, Crab.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 15 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
  • Ripping Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Drift Dive
  • Cleaning Station

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

Dive sites nearby

Karang Makassar, or Manta Point as it’s more famously known, is Komodo National Park’s biggest dive site at approximately 3km long by 400-500m wide. It is a shallow drift dive site with a beautiful coral reef to the south, dunes to the north, and a rubble coral bottom in between, scattered with manta cleaning stations.

Learn more

One of the world class dive sites. Suitable for advanced and/or experienced divers, due to its strong currents Batu Bolong offers some huge schools of fish, many pelagic fish and different kinds of sharks in the depth.

Learn more

At Mawan (“beautiful“ in the local language) there are manta cleaning stations. This site is located at the central part of Komodo National Park. The topography consists of a white sandy slope with coral garden and fringing reef. This is a beginner friendly dive site. Max depth is 30 m.

Learn more

Batu Tiga is located in the central area of Komodo National Park. This is an advanced level dive site as there is usually a strong current. Highlights of the dive include excellent habitat for big fish like napoleon wrasse, grouper, giant trevally, and barracuda . Maximum depth is 35 meters.

Learn more

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.

Learn more

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.

Learn more

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.

Learn more

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.

Learn more

Golden Passage is located in the north area of Komodo National Park. It is a sloping site with a max depth of 25 meters. A suitable site for experienced divers as current conditions are generally strong.

Learn more

China shop is located at northern area of Komodo National Park. The topography is a gentle slope, making this an easy dive site. All levels of divers are welcome as current condition are mild. Maximum depth is 20 meters.

Learn more