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Karang Makassar (Manta Point)

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  • Diver level:

  • Depth max:

    17 m
  • Visibility:

    to 25m
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Abundant sea life

Karang Makassar, widely regarded as a must-see dive site, is a captivating destination that should be on the itinerary of any liveaboard diving enthusiast. Located in Indonesia, this remarkable site offers an unforgettable diving experience that can be explored within a single cruise. Diving at Karang Makassar unveils a world of mesmerizing underwater features, including encounters with majestic manta rays, which are the main highlight of this site. The gentle to moderate currents provide an ideal environment for divers to witness these graceful creatures up close. Alongside the magnificent mantas, divers can also admire the vibrant coral formations and a diverse array of reef fish that populate the area. With its captivating marine life and awe-inspiring underwater scenery, Karang Makassar guarantees an exhilarating diving experience that will leave a lasting impression on any liveaboard diving journey

When To Go Diving

Karang Makassar, also known as Manta Point, offers exceptional diving opportunities throughout the year. The best time to dive here is during the dry season from April to November when the water visibility is at its peak. Divers can encounter majestic manta rays all year round, with a higher likelihood of sightings from May to September. The site is known for its gentle to moderate currents, creating ideal conditions for divers. The underwater temperature ranges from 25 to 29 degrees Celsius (77 to 84 degrees Fahrenheit), providing a comfortable environment for diving enthusiasts

What to see

Divers exploring this underwater paradise can witness an array of fish species, including colorful reef fish, schools of fusiliers, and the magnificent manta rays that the site is famous for. The coral gardens surrounding Karang Makassar boast an impressive variety of hard and soft corals, creating a stunning backdrop for divers to admire as they navigate the crystal-clear waters. This underwater sanctuary offers divers an immersive experience, showcasing the beauty and diversity of marine life in this remarkable Indonesian destination

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