Komodo Dive sites : Best & Beyond

Discover and dive World-class dive sites in Komodo with experienced guides.

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Komodo DIve Site

Komodo National Park offers you a unique underwater environment. Here you’ll find everything you ever wanted to see – colorful coral reefs in tropical (warm) water up to giants pelagic to unbelievable macro life in a pristine water. 
You can see more than a hundred different species of fish, go diving accompanied by manta rays, sharks, dolphins and schools of tuna etc…

The geographical position, and the mix between Indian and Pacific Ocean make the diving conditions absolutely perfect, and spectacular. You will dive into a unique environment ultra-rich in biodiversity.

Below you will find the most popular dive sites in Komodo Park.
Note that there are more than 40 dive sites between the North and South of the park, which have been identified and we offer nearly 25 all year round.

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Manta point

Most wanted dive sites from customers! This dive is the main location in Komodo to find manta rays – often as many as 10 or 20.

Batu Bolong

It is a summit / pinnacle that descends to 85 meters, between Tatawa and the east of the main island of Komodo to the west of it. Located north of Komodo, this dive site is a real fish festival.

TAtawa besar

Tatawa Besar (“Big Tatawa”), some 30 km east of Komodo’s. Turtles seem to be everywhere and watch out for the blacktip reef sharks, giant trevallies, barracudas. Manta rays also seen occasionally.

Siaba Besar

Located near the dive site Manta Point, this dive site is an excellent spot for the macro dive. It is even probably the best that can be found in Komodo with its flamboyant, fish pegasus, frogfish and hornet ghospipe fish, stingray and stargazers.

3 sisters

Located near Pulau Padar Island, this dive site has a magnificent topography including three pinnacles from 5 m to 40 m with a very gentle current. You will find benches of mobulas, white and black tips sharks and benches of blue surgeon.

Castle Rock

One of the top sites in the Komodo National Park. Schools of fish as far as you can see. Giant and big eye trevallies hunt in big numbers, grey and white tip reef sharks in between. Also a spot where dolphins appear regularly!

TAtawa kecil

It’s best to dive the west coast of this island to explore its vibrant shallow coral gardens full of anthias. Its caves and boulders are perfect harbors for larger groupers.

GPS point

Submerged reef with often strong currents, which attracts a good number of fish such as schools of jacks, rainbow runners and thousands of anthias. Grey and white tip reef sharks patrol the deeper part of this magnificent reef.

Pink Beach

It is located just in front of the old dragon feeding station in the eastern part of Komodo Island, directly across the bay from Komodo Village. Thousands of fish of every color and shape are here including yellow damsels, regal angelfish, checkerboard wrasse, masked unicorn fish and schooling reef fish such as striped fusiliers and Frogfish also hang around the wall, blending in colorfully with their host sponge and surrounds.

Torpedo Alley

Near Cannibal Rock dive sites, this dive site is an excellent spot for macro diving. Black sand and reef patches are a perfect habitat for ghost pipefishes, frogfishes, nudibranchs and a huge variety of crustaceans and octopus.

Banta Wall

Wall located on the north side of Gili Banta. it’s full of beautiful gorgonian fans and hard corals, lot of fish life in all varieties along the wall. Often Manta rays can be seen around.

Cannibal rock

Named by famous Divemaster Larry Smith, this is a must to dive if we plan to dive around Rinca. Beautiful corals all around this submerged reef with plenty of cute nudibranchs, frogfish, and pigmy seahorses. Also offers proper fish action, as this reef sits in the middle of a channel where plankton are present.

WAINILU

Just next to Rinca Island, where you can observe the Komodo dragons, Waenilu is an easy and shallow dive site suited for all divers. Protected from the currents, it is a gentle sandy slope, perfect for macro and night dives. You can find many bobtail squids and other critters hiding in the algae and in the sand. You can also walk to the top of the island and watch the sunset over Komodo Island.

SEBAYUR

On the eastern side of the Komodo National Park, Sebayur is one of the closest dive sites from Labuan Bajo. It is easy and suited for all levels. The sloping reef is covered by corals, and you can find cuttlefish and ornate ghost pipefish hiding in the feather stars. Schools of mobula rays also like to swim on top of the reef.

MAWAN

South-east of Manta point lies the island of Mawan. It is the second manta spot in the Komodo national park and could be the highlight of your trip. Although shallow, the dive site is prone to very strong currents that attract dozens of mantas looking for cleaning stations. You are guaranteed to do a beautiful drift dive, flying above the bed of corals and the thousands of reef fishes.

PENGAH

Located in the midway between Flores and Komodo, Pengah Kecil is a small island that can be dive on the north or south side. It shelters a very rich marine life from the tiny pigmy seahorses to reef sharks and eagle rays and everything in-between. The shallow part of Pengah is one of the most beautiful coral gardens you will see in the Komodo National Park.

POlice corner

At the southern tip of Siaba Besar, Police corner can only be dived when the tide is right. The underwater topography is magical and you can find three huge overhangs from 22 to 35m. Huge schools of fish live there as is provides a natural protection but also sharks patrolling the reef. On the top reef, it is common to see dugongs either from the boat or at the beginning of the dive.

batu tiga

Just east of the pink beach, in the channel between the islands of Komodo and Padar. Only accessible with a mild current, Batu tiga is only for experienced divers who are used to currents. Lots of sharks are usually seen during this from white and black tip to grey reef sharks and the giant trevallies will also join the show. Divers will find themselves swimming in a cloud of anthias.

secret garden

North of Padar Bay lies a huge split rock. The shallow part of the secret garden is an amazing coral garden where all kind of nudibranchs lives. The deeper part of this dive can be divided into two parts. First, the sandy slope will amaze the most avid critter hunters and huge schools of mobulas ray will swim above you. Then, the wall is home to many fishes and giant frogfish are common there.

pillarsteen

Located on the south side of Padar Kecil, this wall dive has a lot of offers. The many swim-throughs and caves always bring something special. It is also the last southernmost dive site around Padar and pelagic fish can be spotted there. There is also a special wild atmosphere here because of the more secluded location compared to other areas of the park.