Scuba diving in Crystal Rock

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From Shore
Diver level
Average: 10 m
Maximum: 25 m
Currents are strong (>2 knots)
Average: 10 m
Maximum: 30 m
Crystal Rock is one of the best dive sites in the Komodo National Park, located next to Castle Rock on the northern tip of Komodo Island. Among the highlights of this site are a great visibility, lots of corals and a rich marine life. Diving here is recommended to advanced divers because of strong currents.

When to go

Diving is year round. April to November are the best months. The average water temperature ranges from 23-28C/73-82F.

What to see

Rocks, walls covered with soft corals and large fans. The marine life includes yellow-ribbon sweetlips, trevallies, snapper, fussilier, butterfly, angel, grouper, damselfish, parrot, trigger, puffer, moray eels, surgeonfish, and anthias, numerous interesting nudibranchs and elk horn sea cucumber with bright colors. White tip sharks and gray reef sharks are commonly spotted here.

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