Scuba diving in Lighthouse reef

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Access
From Boat
Diver level
Novice
Depth
Average: 32.8 ft
Maximum: 82 ft
Current
Moderate
Visibility
Average: 65.6 ft
Maximum: 98.4 ft
Located to the east of Sangalaki Island, Lighthouse is a dive site that starts with a reef near a lighthouse. It features 2 small shipwrecks covered with soft corals and anemones. The bottom is sandy and full of giant clams.

When to go

Lighthouse is open for diving year-round. The rainy season is in January and February. The average air temperature is around 28C/82F, while the water temperature ranges between 28-30C/82-86F.

What to see

The variety of species at Lighthouse includes pygmy seahorses, parrotfish, scorpionfish, sweetlips, jawfish, clownfish, anemonefish, and gobies. Larger fish are grouper, ribbon eels, and snapper that swim past beautiful gorgonians, purple fans, and various types of corals.

Reachable from

Pulau Derawan

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