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Amazing Diving Indonesia Location

More than 5 million square meters in waters around the Indonesian archipelago.  No doubt, Indonesia became a shelter for hundreds or even thousands of species of underwater creatures and coral clusters are beautiful and colorful.  Surely this country offers many dive sites which is a dream for most divers.

Due to the often volatile political situation and a warning to tourists who are usually too much, you'll rarely find this country in the list of most tourists travel.  Fortunately for tourists who are brave and adventurous, this means fewer tourists and more peace, so you better be able to enjoy the beauty as you like.  Here is a list of eight stunning dive sites in Indonesia.

Pulau Bintan, Riau

Maybe this is the island's most easily reached from outside Indonesia, where the diving is only one hour from the noise of Singapore.  The island has white sandy beaches stretch along the 18 km with a rich marine life, and a variety of dive sites for you to enjoy.

Not far from the coastline to the north, there are a small canyon as deep as 8 meters with a flat base, ideal for your first time to learn scuba diving.  Another unique place is the location of the wreck, you can explore the remains of an old tanker that sank many years ago in the depths of the sea.

Thousand Islands, Jakarta

This unique area made up of hundreds of small islands (hence so exaggerated 'Thousand Islands'), is a must for divers from Jakarta.  Of the various islands, some of the famous Big Island kotok, kotok Island Small, Coral
Hunchback, Sepa Island and Island Pantar
Pulau Seribu is easy to achieve, you just need to hire a speedboat from Marina or boat fishing from one of the ports.  Only about one or two hours from Jakarta, you will be able to dive as much.  Some of the larger islands
provide better accommodation class resorts and villas, but you need to rent a boat to reach the small islands - where the reefs are beautiful!

Karimun Java, Central Java

Another part of the Java Sea which is also a paradise for divers is an island across the sea from Semarang, Central Java.  This place, called Karimun Java, is a series of 27 small island surrounded by sea which is rich in blue coral Acropora group.  Divers can explore the remains of Indonour, an ancient merchant ship which sank in 1955.  Additional treat here is the variety of sea turtle that hatched in the park of nature protection.

Derawan Island, East Kalimantan

About 50 miles from Cape Redeb, Berau regency, East Kalimantan, an area that includes the small islands.  This place is filled with a cluster of spectacular coral and underwater caves for the adventurous traveler.  Derawan has more than 17 dive sites, each site has its own unique attractions for you to enjoy.  Some places are famous Charitable Island, and Island Kakaban Maratua.

Charitable Island you can find eagle rays, manta rays, tiger sharks and cuttlefish.  Every night you can see the giant green turtle eggs hatch on the island.  Kakaban main attraction is the salt water lake inhabited by a jellyfish that did not sting and gobies.  While on the island Maratua, you'll find plenty of large fish like barracuda, tuna and mackerel.  Tourists even had time to see sharks and hammerheads to eight species of whales here.

Komodo Island, Flores

The island is usually known for being a playground for the dragons, giant lizard species.  For scuba diving, Komodo Island also has a number of the best dive sites in the country.  From Sebayour Small, Small and Middle Island Red Beach offers a variety of underwater attractions as diverse mackerel, cod and grouper.

At Red Beach, not far from the beach, you'll find a 5-meter full derivation of colorful fish.  There are more dive sites on the coast such as the western part of Flores Island, Tatawa, Tatawa Small Island, Rinca Island and the island of Nusa Node.

Nusa Penida, Bali

Nusa Penida Island, located in eastern Bali, is a famous location for local and international divers.  About an hour from Bali, the island has some very healthy group of coral, which is clearly visible at depths of 15 to 30 meters.

For beginners, trdapat various dive sites in the east coast of this island are suitable to be explored.  On the south coast there is Blue Corner, Nusa Lembongan and Gamat, more appropriate for experienced divers who are looking for a challenge.  Fish are often seen in the sun while manta birostris Crystal Bay is a common sight at Manta Point.

Bunaken, North Sulawesi

This place is famous dive sites that have an international reputation is better than the other, consisting of small islands such as Pulau Sialdoen, Ganga, Mantehage, Nine and an old mountain in the middle of the sea, Manado Tua.  Snorkeling and
diving is very popular here with more than sixteen point dive spread across an area of islands.  Bunaken has grooves as deep as 30 feet, housing a variety of species of fish and other marine life.  Shark sightings are common, so be careful!

Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi

Still in North Sulawesi, there are other icons of the world diving, Lembeh Strait.  This location is renowned internationally as the diversity of marine life that exists only in the place.  Here you will be able to find the mimic octopus, pygmy seahorses, cuttlefish, and hairy frogfish.  This place is a paradise for underwater photography and is often called the "Qiblah of Macro Photography."  After all remain vigilant, the beauty of the Lembeh Strait is for experienced divers.
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