Top Snorkeling and Scuba Diving in East Nusa Tenggara
Ready to check out the best sites in East Nusa Tenggara for scuba diving, snorkeling, shore diving, free diving or other ocean activities? Zentacle has 4 dive sites, snorkel spots, beaches, and more. Discover hand-curated maps, along with reviews and photos from nature lovers like you. No matter what you're looking for, you can find a diverse range of the best ocean activities in East Nusa Tenggara to suit your needs.
#1 - Crinoid Canyon
Indonesia, Komodo island
This site is located in a small bay just outside the southern entrance of Loh Dasami, southern side of Nusa Kode island, almost directly opposite Yellow Wall. Diving entry point is at the southern basin and continues along the wall in a counter-clockwise direction. Best to start the dive at 25 meters depth and swimming back and forth up along the wall to the surface. This is a easy dive with little current. Best time to dive is the early morning with the morning sun. Multiple varieties of small invertebrate life, nudibranch, urchins, all manner of tiny shrimp and crab can be found here on very colorful walls covered with featherstars.
#2 - Anemone City
Indonesia, Alor Pantar
This is a very special dive site, with a carpet of sea anomones stretching over more than a kilometer. The dive site is on the southern side of Pura island in the middle of Panatar Strait. Anemone City is also known as Slab City.
#3 - Wodong Wreck
The wreck lies on its side from 12m–32m depth, it is twisted and iron spruces and doors are clearly visible, some overgrown with hard and soft corals. Schools of trevallys, jacks, lionfish and batfish swim around its surface and the wreck is a perfect hiding place for all kinds of marine animals: Mantis shrimps, octopus, scorpionfish, stonefish, lionfish, twin-spot lionfish, different nudibranchs, pipefishes, morays, ghostpipefishes, frogfishes and a large variety of shrimps. If visibility is low, which sometimes happens at the end of the rainy season, it is sometimes difficult to find the wreck. Wodong Wreck is also known as Wairterang Wreck.
#4 - Heaven Alley
Indonesia, West Timor Rote Island
The coral and marine living are extra ordinary. The big school of hundreds of big-eye trevallies during end of high tide is the highlight when dive on tip of eastern island. Fusilliers, unicornfish, swim on parade and groupers, sharks are swim among them. The boulder of Porites coral can protect you from the current. The location can be reached by live-aboard vessel. Best time to visit is during moonsoon when the wind is lack and water is more clam in this area. Heaven Alley is also known as Gemilang Point.