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With more than 17,000 islands, Indonesia presents ample diving opportunities. Bunaken at the northern tip of Sulawesi, claims to have seven times more genera of coral than Hawaii, and has more than 70% of all the known fish species of the Indo-Western Pacific.

Moreover, there are over 3,500 species living in Indonesian waters, including sharks, dolphins, manta rays, turtles, morays, cuttlefish, octopus and scorpionfish, compared to 1,500 on the Great Barrier Reef and 600 in the Red Sea. Tulamben Bay in Bali boasts the wreck of a 120 meter (400 foot) US Army commissioned transport vessel, the USAT Liberty Glo. Beside Bunaken and Bali, Lombok, with three Gilis (Gili Air, Gili Meno and Gili Trawangan), Thousand Islands and Bangka are some of the most popular diving sites in Indonesia.

Location: Southeastern Asia, archipelago between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean
Geographic coordinates: 5° 0' S, 120° 0' E
Coastline km: 54,716 km km
Climate: tropical; hot, humid; more moderate in highlands
Terrain: mostly coastal lowlands; larger islands have interior mountains
Elevation: lowest point: Indian Ocean 0 m highest point: Puncak Jaya 5,030 m
Natural hazards: occasional floods, severe droughts, tsunamis, earthquakes, volcanoes, forest fires
Currency: Indonesian rupiah (IDR)
Population: 245,452,739 (July 2006 est.)
Languages: Bahasa Indonesia (official, modified form of Malay), English, Dutch, local dialects, the most widely spoken of which is Javanese
Capital: Jakarta
Divisions: 30 provinces (propinsi-propinsi, singular - propinsi), 2 special regions* (daerah-daerah istimewa, singular - daerah istimewa), and 1 special capital city district** (daerah khusus ibukota); Aceh*, Bali, Banten, Bengkulu, Gorontalo, Irian Jaya Barat, Jakarta Raya**, Jambi, Jawa Barat, Jawa Tengah, Jawa Timur, Kalimantan Barat, Kalimantan Selatan, Kalimantan Tengah, Kalimantan Timur, Kepulauan Bangka Belitung, Kepulauan Riau, Lampung, Maluku, Maluku Utara, Nusa Tenggara Barat, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Papua, Riau, Sulawesi Barat, Sulawesi Selatan, Sulawesi Tengah, Sulawesi Tenggara, Sulawesi Utara, Sumatera Barat, Sumatera Selatan, Sumatera Utara, Yogyakarta*

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Zones (13) Dive sites Sub zones
Alor & Pantar 2 0
Bali 73 11
Central Java 3 1
Flores 1 0
Kalimantan (Borneo) 29 4
Komodo island 12 0
Lombok 25 4
Maluku Islands 21 1
Sulawesi (Celebes) 172 11
Sumatra 16 2
West Java 10 1
West Timor & Rote Island 1 0
Western New Guinea 19 6

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Whale bones
Door chris
apr 26, 2015
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Alung Banua
Door chris
apr 26, 2015
- Trois hippocampes pygmées.
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Sachikos point
Door chris
apr 26, 2015
- Tombant assez moyen, visi moins bonne que sur les autres sites. Grosse squille en fin de plongée!
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Tasik Ria Pier
Door chris
apr 25, 2015
- Crépusculaire. Crevettes arlequin, thor, empereur...
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Muka Kampung
Door chris
apr 25, 2015
- Vu 4 tortues; steph 9!!!

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Trip: Manado & Lembeh 2015
Door chris
Van apr 19, 2015 tot mei 2, 2015


Trip: Wakatobi
Door realspido
Van jun 7, 2011 tot jun 17, 2011


Trip: Bali 2011
Door MagnusO
Van apr 13, 2011 tot apr 27, 2011

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Trip: North Sulawesi 2010
Door DeReuf
Van sep 10, 2010 tot sep 25, 2010

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Trip: Bali
Door johnvic
Van sep 14, 2010 tot sep 21, 2010
Stayed in Grand Mirage Resort, Nusa Dua Dived with Atlantis International Dive Center Dived with Bali Hai Diving Adventures


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