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Picture yourself swimming alongside towering volcanic walls, adorned with vibrant corals and sponges. Drift along gentle currents as you explore expansive seagrass meadows, home to seahorses and other small marine life

 

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Majestic manta rays
Volcanic landscapes
Vibrant fish species

Hidden beneath the surface of the vast blue ocean lies a hidden gem known as Alor. This enchanting destination is located in the eastern part of Indonesia, far away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Alor liveaboard diving is a haven for those seeking to explore the wonders of the underwater world and immerse themselves in the beauty of marine life.

As you descend into the depths of Alor's waters, you are greeted by a vibrant tapestry of colors and a diverse array of marine creatures. The underwater landscapes of Alor are as mesmerizing as they are captivating. Each dive reveals a new panorama, a hidden world waiting to be discovered.

The waters surrounding Alor are teeming with life, offering an abundance of marine creatures to encounter. Here, you may come across graceful manta rays gliding effortlessly through the water, their elegant movements leaving you in awe. Schools of shimmering fish dance around you, creating a symphony of movement and colors. The coral reefs, with their intricate structures, provide a habitat for a multitude of fish species, from tiny clownfish darting between anemones to larger predators patrolling their territory. One of the most fascinating inhabitants of Alor's underwater realm is the elusive pygmy seahorse. These tiny creatures, no larger than a fingernail, camouflage themselves among the colorful coral, making them a true marvel to spot. Their intricate patterns and delicate movements remind us of the incredible diversity that exists within nature.

The underwater landscapes of Alor offer a variety of features that add to its allure. Picture yourself swimming alongside towering volcanic walls, adorned with vibrant corals and sponges. Drift along gentle currents as you explore expansive seagrass meadows, home to seahorses and other small marine life. Dive into hidden caves and crevices, discovering secret chambers filled with life and mystery. Each dive site in Alor tells its own story, inviting you to uncover its unique secrets.

To reach the captivating destination of Alor, you will need to plan your journey by air. The nearest international airport to Alor is the Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) located in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia. Once you arrive, you can continue your journey to Alor by taking a domestic flight. The closest domestic airport to Alor is the Alor Island Airport (ARD), also known as Alor Kecil Airport. Several Indonesian airlines offer regular flights from Denpasar, Bali to Alor Island Airport. The flight duration from Denpasar to Alor Island is approximately 1.5 to 2 hours

 

When To Go Dive at Alor

The best time to go diving in Alor is during the dry season, which typically occurs from May to September. This period offers favorable weather conditions with reduced rainfall, resulting in calmer seas and improved visibility underwater. However, diving is possible year-round in Alor, and even during the wet season (October to April), diving can still be rewarding, although visibility may be slightly affected by increased rainfall. It's important to note that Alor is known for occasional sightings of Mola mola (ocean sunfish) from July to September, adding to the unique diving experiences in the region. Regardless of the season, Alor's diverse marine ecosystems and abundant marine life make it an exceptional destination for diving enthusiasts.

The water temperature in Alor ranges from around 26°C to 29°C (79°F to 84°F) throughout the year. These temperatures are relatively warm and comfortable for diving, allowing divers to enjoy extended underwater exploration without feeling too cold. Alor is known for having diverse currents, which attract a variety of marine life. Some areas may experience strong currents, particularly around channel entrances or exposed areas

Water temperature
°CF
28 C
 
Jan
28 C
 
Feb
28 C
 
Mar
28 C
 
Apr
28 C
 
May
27 C
 
Jun
26 C
 
Jul
26 C
 
Aug
26 C
 
Sep
28 C
 
Oct
29 C
 
Nov
29 C
 
Dec

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