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Diving around Komodo Island is possible all year round. The rainy season is from November to March. The high season is from March to October. The air temperature varies from 22 to 34C/71-93F. The average water temperature varies from 23 to 28C/73-82F year round. The visibility varies from 10-40m/32-114ft, being the best from November to January. The currents are usually strong.
What to see
The island and the waters around are home to a diverse marine life, including different shark species, mantas, tunas, dolphins, eagle rays, seahorses, nudibranchs, blue-ringed octopus, snappers, as well as a spectacular range of colourful sponges, tunicates, and corals.
The Komodo Island is well-known for the world-class diving and also for the world's largest living lizards, commonly known as 'Komodo Dragons'. Komodo Airport is located there. The closest international airports from which you can get to Komodo is Denpasar. Komodo and the small islands around are part of Komodo National Park, which was established in 1980 to protect the Komodo dragon. In these waters divers can find over 1000 species of fish and 250 species of reef building corals, explore rock formations, caves, walls, pinnacles. Komodo is a macro enthusiast's heaven. Komodo offers a variety of different diving opportunities for divers of all levels of experience.
There are about 50 dive sites in this area. Among the famous dive sites are: Batu Bolong, Karang Makassar, Manta Alley, Yellow Wall, Crynoid Canyon, Castle Rock, Crystal Rock, Lighthouse.