Scuba Diving in Indonesia
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What can I expect with scuba diving in Indonesia.
LeisurePro Tip: Indonesia, consisting of over 17,508 islands and at more than 5,000km long, is the world's largest archipelago. Indonesia is home to multiple seas including the Bali Sea, the Java Sea, the Banda Sea and the Flores Sea. From Bali and South Pagai to Java and Maluka, the scuba enthusiast has many dive sites from which to choose. Wherever you choose to dive in Indonesia, here's what you can expect:
- Water: The water temperatures in Indonesia range from 72 - 84 degrees Fahrenheit. The current is unpredictable due to the sheer number of islands the tide passes through.
- Dive sites: The dive sites in Indonesia vary from coral reefs and sunken World War II ships to caves and shore diving. You can rent equipment at any of the dive shops that travel to these sites, or buy your scuba diving gear before you visit.
- Marine Life: Scuba diving in Indonesia is always exciting as Indonesia is home to over 20 percent of the world's coral reefs. Your scuba diving trip will allow you to view some of the more than 3,000 species of marine animals that inhabit its waters.