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.

Travelinformation for Indonesia

Languages in
Currency IDR
Timezone UTC+07:00 - UTC+09:00
Tipping optional
Network Provider Telkomsel
Dial Code 62
Electricity 230 V / 50 Hz
Power Plug Type C, F
Wildlife in Indonesia
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Whales
Pilot Whale
Dolphins
Common Dolphin
Bottlenose Dolphin
Pilot Whale
Spinner Dolphin
Sharks
Whale Shark
Great Hammerhead Shark
Scalloped Hammerhead
Oceanic Whitetip Shark
Thresher Shark
Whitetip Reef Shark
Blacktip Reef Shark
Nurse Shark
Wobbegong
Grey Reef Shark
Oceanic Blacktip Shark
Rays
Reef Manta
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Olive Ridley Sea Turtle
Reptiles
Banded Sea Krait
Seahorses
Pygmy Seahorse
Common Seahorse
Spiny Seahorse
Weedy Seadragon
Pipefish
Fishes
Ocean Sunfish
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Molluscs
Octopus
Crustaceans
Crayfish
Wildlife in Indonesia
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Whales
Pilot Whale
Dolphins
Common Dolphin
Bottlenose Dolphin
Pilot Whale
Spinner Dolphin
Sharks
Whale Shark
Great Hammerhead Shark
Scalloped Hammerhead
Oceanic Whitetip Shark
Thresher Shark
Whitetip Reef Shark
Blacktip Reef Shark
Nurse Shark
Wobbegong
Grey Reef Shark
Oceanic Blacktip Shark
Rays
Reef Manta
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Olive Ridley Sea Turtle
Reptiles
Banded Sea Krait
Seahorses
Pygmy Seahorse
Common Seahorse
Spiny Seahorse
Weedy Seadragon
Pipefish
Fishes
Ocean Sunfish
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Molluscs
Octopus
Crustaceans
Crayfish

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