-8.5551, 119.5812

422 Logged Dives

Manta Point

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.

Komodo has a known resident manta population of 1200 mantas and you have the opportunity to see them all year round!


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Drift Diving
  • Cleaning Station

Level

  • Beginner

Programs

  • Extended Range (XR)
  • Freediving
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Boat

Body of Water

  • Salt

currents

  • moderate
  • medium
  • heavy

Maximum Depth

  • 14m

Visibility

  • 15m
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
Reef Manta
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Reptiles
Banded Sea Krait
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Porcupine Fish
Box Fish
Bannerfish
Emperors
Molluscs
Octopus
Crustaceans
Shrimps
Crab
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Sharks
Whitetip Reef Shark
Blacktip Reef Shark
Rays
Reef Manta
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Reptiles
Banded Sea Krait
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Porcupine Fish
Box Fish
Bannerfish
Emperors
Molluscs
Octopus
Crustaceans
Shrimps
Crab

RECOMMENDED TRAINING

Try Scuba
Marine Ecology

Are you fascinated with the oceans? Do you want to learn more about the incredible environments you are diving in? Join the SSI Marine Ecology specialty program! You learn about the exciting science of Marine Ecology and become an underwater naturalist in no time. Enhance your dives - earn the SSI Marine Ecology specialty certification now!

Try Scuba
Scooter / DPV

Do you want to dive for longer, explore further and cover a large area? The SSI Scooter/DPV Specialty program is the best course for you! Your legs can only take you so far, but with an underwater scooter or diver propulsion vehicle (DPV), you can enjoy easy diving every time. Start this specialty today!

Try Scuba
Perfect Buoyancy

Glide through the ocean effortlessly, extend your dive time, reduce your air consumption and more with the SSI Perfect Buoyancy specialty. No matter what your diving interest, having perfect buoyancy is the key to success. Start this essential specialty course now!

Try Scuba
Sea Turtle Ecology

Sea turtles are some of the most enchanting and fascinating animals you will ever dive with. Discover more about them and in the SSI Sea Turtle Ecology Specialty program!


DIVE SITES NEARBY

AFFILIATED TRAINING CENTER