Scuba divers love Underwater macro photography in Indonesia
Destination At A Glance
Water Temperature - 
20°C to 28°C
Ideal Season - 
Year round. Ask us which areas are best for the time you wish to travel!
Visibility - 
Air Temperature - 
26°C to 30°C
The diving in Indonesia is as diverse as the country itself and certainly some of the best in the world.

Indonesia is the largest archipelago in the world, with more than 17,500 islands, and covering an area the size of Europe. As a result, the country offers an amazing diversity of flora and fauna, culture and geographical range. It is a country of impressive volcanoes, lush tropical rainforests, remote islands and friendly and colourful people. It sits where the Indian Ocean meets the Pacific, and here the warm waters collide with cool upwellings from the southern seas to create an unparalleled diversity of marine life.

This is tropical diving, a riot of colourful coral reefs, warm water, stunning macro life, huge schools of fish, pelagic species and the opportunity to see marine mammals, making it a favourite with photographers. The underwater scenery can be dramatic with caverns and walls but equally, much of the best diving is 'muck diving' in the black sandy bays where you may discover species of marine life you never thought possible!

Scuba divers dining on liveaboard Pindito in IndonesiaCabin on Pindito liveaboard for scuba divers in IndonesiaSaloon on liveaboard Pindito for scuba diving holidays in Indonesia

The Pindito is an elegant 37 metre wooden Phinisi with a cruising speed of nine knots and a range of 1300 nautical miles. The ship is superbly equipped and can accommodate a maximum of 16 guests in six double and two twin cabins. She is owned and operated by Edi Frommenwiler, who has been diving in West Papua (then known as Irian Jaya) for over fifteen years. He and his crew bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to ensure the best diving. Pindito operates all year round; from December to May she has an itinerary in Raja Ampat, from June to October she runs cruises around the Komodo area, returning to Raja Ampat in November.

Key Facts
  • 16 guests, 6 double and 2 twin air conditioned cabins with ensuite bathrooms

  • Free Nitrox available

  • Multilingual guides accompanying all dives

  • 11 day itineraries including Komodo National Park, Banda Sea Raja Ampat or Biodiversity Cruise 1

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