Top 10 Most Beautiful Diving Spot in Indonesia

As a maritime nation that has a total of 13,466 islands and is also the world's largest archipelago, Indonesia has a wide range of the most beautiful coastal and marine ecosystems and relatively untouched by the modern world. Among the top ten most beautiful coral reef ecosystems in this world, six are in Indonesia.

Find below Top 10 list of The Most Beautiful Diving Spots in Indonesia.

10. Lombok

Lombok Island is a small island located in the province of West Nusa Tenggara with Mataram As the provincial capital. Most of the developed tourism part of Lombok is on the west coastline of the small island which is centered about the township of Senggigi. The immediate surrounds of the township consist of the most improved tourism facilities. The west coast coastal tourism strip is get spread around a 30 km strip following the coastal street north from Mataram and Ampenan.  Many hotels and resorts offer holiday accommodations which range from budget to luxurious. Right now direct fast boat services are already operating from Bali making a direct link to the Gili islands. Even though promptly transforming in character, the Gili islands nevertheless offer both a lay-back backpacker's retreat as well as a high end resort destination.

Lombok does not get too much attention like its greatly famous neighbor Bali. Nonetheless, a lot of Indonesians choose holidaying in Lombok over Bali island. Lombok gives a wide selection of diving and snorkeling activities on all the popular  Dive Sites around the Gili Islands (Trawangan, Air and Meno). The Gilis Islands are an awesome dive location. The drop-offs, plateaus and slopes of the Gili’s represent a good cross-section of what Indonesia has to offer. At Gilis island you will be intrigued by turtles, White-tip Reef Sharks, Cuttlefish, Moray Eels, Angel Fish, Ghost Pipefish and more.


How to get there :
- Getting to Lombok from Denpasar, Bali you have two options.
1. By plane - flight time is only 25 minutes and fares start from around US $35 one way.
2. By Ferry - from Padang Bai harbour, Bali. Public Ferries depart every hour for the sea voyage between Padang Bai Harbour (Bali) and Lembar Harbour (Lombok). The crossing between the islands costs about 4 dollars/person and takes approx. 4 to 5 hours.
    By Fast Boat - direct fast boat services every day between Padang Bai Harbour (Bali) and Senggigi (Lombok) with ticket price about 50 dollars/person.

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1 comment:

  1. Thanks for this great list. I always love Scuba Diving in Indonesia. More posts about this please.