The island nation of Indonesia straddles the equator between the Indian and Pacific Oceans and lies at the heart of the ‘Coral Triangle’ - the epicentre of the world’s marine biodiversity. Nowhere on earth can visitors experience such a range of spectacular diving - from encounters with huge whale sharks and oceanic manta rays, to muck dives with beautiful Rhinopias and the exceedingly rare psychedelic frogfish.

INDONESIA HIGHLIGHTS

 With its backdrop of volcanoes, jungles, verdant rice fields and palm-fringed beaches, this island nation is for most divers, their dream destination.

  • Encounter manta rays, sharks and schooling fish in Komodo, West Papua, Bali and the Banda Sea
  • Explore the rich macro sites of Sulawesi, Ambon, Alor, Komodo and Bali
  • Drift over some of the worlds finest reefs in West Papua, Sulawesi and the Banda Sea
  • Watch Mola Mola being cleaned in Bali - the only place in the world where sightings are guaranteed
  • Dive with whale sharks in West Papua or Kalimantan
  • Explore the rich cultures that make Indonesia such an extraordinary country

INDONESIA PROVINCES

INDONESIA DESTINATIONS

AMED

Bali

Best time to visit: Year round, but September - December has great conditions and is less busy

  • Enjoy a drift dive around at Jemuluk Bay
  • Hire a jekung and dive Gili Selang
  • Watch the sun go down behind Bali’s volcanoes
Explore Amed

LEMBONGAN & NUSA PENIDA

Bali

Best time to visit: Year round, June - September best time

  • Dive with manta rays
  • Encounter Mola mola at cleaning stations
  • Dramatic reefs, with prolific marine life
Explore Lembongan & Nusa Penida

PADANGBAI & CANDIDASA

Bali

Best time to visit: Year round

  • Explore coastal sites and nearby islands for 'critters', sharks and more
  • Encounter mola mola during the cold-water season
  • Visit a local temple or a traditional villages
Explore Padangbai & Candidasa

PEMUTERAN & MENJANGAN

Bali

Best time to visit: Year round

  • Explore coral gardens and beautiful walls
  • Encounter reef sharks, turtles and a giant statue of Ganesha
  • Explore the Biorock structures at Pemuteran - coral restoration in action
Explore Pemuteran & Menjangan

TULAMBEN

Bali

Best time to visit: Year round, September to November has great conditions and fewer visitors

  • Dive the Liberty, one of the world’s most accessible wrecks
  • Encounter schools of jackfish and bumphead parrotfish
  • Explore Bali’s incredible marine biodiversity on the reefs and walls around the wreck
Explore Tulamben

BUNAKAN & MANADO

Sulawesi

Best time to visit: Year round, best May - July, September - October

  • Great visibility, prolific marine life and great diving year round
  • Dramatic drop offs and coral walls plunging to the ocean depths
  • Interesting macro life on the muck sites of the mainland
Explore Bunakan & Manado

BANGKA & GANGGA

Sulawesi

Best time to visit: Year round, best from March to June

  • Dive current-swept pinnacles, with stunning soft corals and schooling fish
  • Search for interesting macro subjects amongst the reefs and sandy bays
  • Encounter the rare, resident dugongs
  • Explore tranquil lagoons and stunning beaches
Explore Bangka & Gangga

LEMBEH STRAIT

Sulawesi

Best time to visit: Year round, best August - December

  • Bizarre and beautiful critters at the world’s best muck diving destination
  • Explore reefs, barren slopes, sheltered bays, pinnacles, wrecks and piers 
  • Dive at night and experience a completely different world
Explore Lembeh Strait

GILI ISLANDS

Lombok

Best time to visit: Year round

  • Great visibility and easy conditions
  • Encounter turtles, reef sharks, cuttlefish and even mantas
  • Perfect destination for an Open Water course, or to advance your skills
Explore Gili Islands

RAJA AMPAT

West Papua

Best time to visit: North - year round. South - September to July.

  • Dive the most biodiverse reefs on the planet
  • Encounter both manta rays and schooling fish
  • Explore pristine beaches, hidden lagoons and towering limestone pinnacles
Explore Raja Ampat

TRITON BAY

West Papua

Best time to visit: September - June

  • Visit a pristine destination, unspoilt by development
  • Explore the bay's unique habitats, decorated with colourful soft corals
  • Encounter whale sharks at the ‘bagans'
Explore Triton Bay

ALOR

Nusa Tenggara

Best time to visit: March - December, best in October & November

  • Dive reefs with exceptional biodiversity
  • Encounter hammerhead sharks and other big animals
  • Hunt for critters at Kalabahi and Beangabang Bay
Explore Alor

KOMODO

Nusa Tenggara

Best time to visit: September to December - great conditions and the park is less busy

  • Experience one of the world’s richest marine environments
  • Dive or snorkel with groups of manta rays
  • Trek in search of the infamous Komodo dragon
Explore Komodo

DERAWAN, SANGALAKI & MARATUA

Kalimantan

Best time to visit: All year

  • Dive with manta rays, turtles and sharks
  • Explore Kakaban's unique jellyfish lake
  • Snorkel with whale sharks at Talisayan
Explore Derawan, Sangalaki & Maratua

AMBON

Maluku

Best time to visit: September - June

  • Hunt for the elusive psychedelic frogfish - found only in Ambon Bay
  • Dive the world-famous ‘muck’ sites in search of amazing critters
  • Explore the caves and reefs of the south coast
Explore Ambon
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Bunakan & Manado, Sulawesi, Indonesia

Siladen Resort & Spa

Siladen Resort and Spa is Sulawesi’s premier dive resort and can rightly claim to be one of South East Asia’s - or even the world’s - best dive resorts. Carefully designed to compliment the stunning island environment, the resort combines sophistication, luxury and fantastic service, with a commitme...

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Lembongan & Nusa Penida, Bali, Indonesia

Hai Tide Beach Resort

Surrounded by white sand beaches, coral reefs, amazing scenery and some great surf breaks, Hai Tide Beach Resort is a perfect choice for anyone looking for some diving combined with water sports, family time or simply relaxing on the beach. The resort’s newly built dive centre with its dedicated tra...

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Komodo, Indonesia

Kalimaya Dive Resort

Kalimaya Dive Resort is the first dedicated dive resort in East Sumbawa and the only dive operator offering day trip diving to West Komodo, Gili Banta and Sangeang Islands. Nestled away in a private bay on a beautiful stretch of beach, the resort provides a unique diving experience in a remote and l...

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Triton Bay, West Papua, Indonesia

Triton Bay Divers

Opening its doors in 2015, Triton Bay Divers is the latest resort in West Papua to offer access to incredible dive sites once only accessible by liveaboard. The small resort, catering for just 12 divers, is perfectly located on a beautiful white sand beach, with easy access to the famous Triton Bay ...

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Murex Resorts in partnership with Lembeh Resort offer guests the ultimate way to explore Sulawesi - the ‘Passport to Paradise’. Dive from 3 different resorts in Manado, Bangka and Lembeh and explore all that this extraordinary area has to offer. This package includes 13 nights accommodation, 30 dives and all transfers by boat. Upgrade to Deluxe Ocean View Cottages or Cliffside Suite at Lembeh Resort. Upgrade to nitrox fills throughout.

  • 4 nights accommodation in a Deluxe Cottage at Murex Manado
  • 4 nights accommodation in a Deluxe Beach Front Cottage at Murex Bangka
  • 5 nights accommodation in a Garden View Room at Lembeh Resort
  • 30 guided boat dives with Air (including 2 dives per boat transfer)
  • Unlimited free self-guided house reef dives with air
  • All meals & snacks; drinking water, coffee & tea; taxes; free Wi-Fi
  • Arrival airport escort service (upon exiting terminal)
  • Round trip airport transfers
  • Boat transfers between resorts with 2 dives on the way
  • Bunaken Marine Park entrance fee
  • Rental equipment
  • Nitrox surcharge
  • Night dive surcharge
  • Alcoholic beverages and soft drinks
  • Outside hours transfer
  • Land tours

Passport to Paradise

at Murex Manado

Explore the best of North Sulawesi - 2 weeks, 3 resorts, 30 dives

Duration
14 Days
13 Nights
Starts At US$2908
Diving

Dive in and explore the amazing underwater diversity of Triton Bay, the last frontier of diving in Indonesia. This package includes accommodation for 7 nights, transfers on the resort’s weekly transport boat, 15 dives plus a trip to see the local whale sharks. Prices for single occupancy are available, as well as packages if you would like to do less diving. Please let us know your preferences when making your booking.

  • Transfer from Kaimana airport to resort and back
  • Full board, including afternoon snacks
  • Naturally cooled rooms with ceiling fan, hot water showers in bathroom
  • 2 or 3 dives a day
  • 1 trip to snorkel or dive with the whale sharks per week stay
  • Night or sunset dives - available at additional cost
  • Marine park fees, paid in cash at the resort
  • Additional excursions
  • Soft drinks and alcoholic beverages 

Dive the Species Factory

at Triton Bay Divers

Explore the remarkable dive sites of remote Triton Bay

Duration
8 Days
7 Nights
Starts At US$2450
Diving

This 5 day, 4 night package includes your PADI Open Water course, as well as an extra day of diving to enjoy Lembongan’s reefs. Accommodation is in a beautiful Garden Lumbung - a traditional Indonesian thatched room - and is for a minimum of 2 people. Upgrades to the beachfront Lumbungs and single accommodation are available - contact us when you make your booking.

  • 4 OW dives, 2 fun dives
  • Accommodation in a Garden Lumbung, shared room
  • Course material as required
  • Dive equipment
  • Application fee for certification as required
  • Transfer to and from Lembongan
  • Breakfast and lunch
  • Access to all facilities of resort
  • Dinner

Learn to Dive

at Hai Tide Beach Resort

Complete your Open Water course then jump in and explore with an extra day of diving

Duration
5 Days
4 Nights
Starts At US$905
Diving
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