The world's largest island state Indonesia consists of over 17,500 islands and lies between the Pacific and the Indian Ocean. The main islands are Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Sulawesi and Irian-Jaya (western part of New Guinea). Approximately 1.9 million km2 live on a total area of 255 million inhabitants. The capital of the island state is Jakarta, which is located on Java. The official language is Indonesian. Indonesia is in the time zones UTC +7 to +9 hours.
DIVING AT DESTINATION
DIVING QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
When diving in Indonesia you will experience a diverse and diverse marine flora and fauna with over 3,100 fish and 600 colorful coral species. Among the common species include whale sharks, hammerhead sharks, lunar fish, mantaroches, barracudas and dolphins.
Indonesia offers divers a unique experience, regardless of their experience.
POPULAR DIVE REGIONS
Lombok also offers a variety of sites for diving, some of which can be scuba diving or coral reefs. The areas around Lombok are blessed with a variety of different types of fish. Among the marine inhabitants are Hammerhead sharks, barracudas, reef sharks, rays and other cancer and molluscs.
Bali is located in the Indian Ocean and is one of the smaller islands of Indonesia, but also the most famous island. In Bali you will find many worthwhile diving spots, some of which are protected by nature, such as the island of Menjangan. The underwater world around Bali offers colorful overgrown reefs, wrecks, steep walls and corals in which, among other things, large fish, lunar fish and mantas have their habitat. Popular dive sites are also the Secret Bay near Gilimanuk, Tulamben, the offshore islands of Nusa Penida and Nusa Lembongan.
Indonesia is characterized by a humid tropical climate and is a popular tourist destination, which can be visited all year round due to the average temperatures around the 27 ° C.
BEST TRAVEL TIME
Indonesia can be dived at any time of year. The best travel time is from May to September.