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Siaba Besar

Siaba Besar, also known as Turtle Town, is a popular dive site located in the central area of Komodo National Park, Indonesia. This dive spot is ideal for all levels of divers, including beginners, advanced, and expert divers. With its stunning coral seamounts, vibrant reef, and sandy bottom area, Siaba Besar offers a diverse underwater experience.

Turtle enthusiasts will be delighted by the abundance of green sea turtles that call Siaba Besar home. These magnificent creatures can often be found resting on the hard coral reefs. Additionally, divers can encounter fascinating marine life such as cuttlefish, reef sharks, and blue-spotted stingrays. The area is also rich in macro life, including seahorses, leaf scorpion fish, and various types of shrimp.

For an even more thrilling dive, explorers can venture down to the channel where white or black tip reef sharks and graceful eagle rays occasionally make an appearance. Lucky divers may even have the opportunity to spot a dugong, a rare and majestic marine mammal. The vibrant hard coral reef is a hub of activity, with blue spotted stingrays playfully chasing each other and a kaleidoscope of colorful reef fish.

Siaba Besar boasts a visibility of 16 meters and a maximum depth of 17 meters, ensuring a clear and captivating underwater experience. It is conveniently located near Pasir Putih, Manggarai Barat, in East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia.

Finally, for those seeking a unique diving adventure, the boutique liveaboard, Amalia, occasionally organizes night dives in Siaba Besar. This extraordinary experience allows divers to witness a completely different underwater world come alive.

Discover the wonders of Siaba Besar, Turtle Town, and immerse yourself in the beauty and diversity of Komodo National Park's underwater realm.

Last updated: 8 mo. ago - Oct 2, 2023

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Overview of Siaba Besar

Depth:17m
Visibility: 0m - 16m
Experience level:
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