About 17 000 islands, where only 6000 are inhabited. A total supperficy around 2 million square kms, next to the ecuator with tropical and hot weather. Every diver`s dream. One more top dive destination in the world.
Video: Indonesia Above and under the water
Wet season: December to march.
Dives: Drop offs, reefs, plateaus, caves and wrecks
Water temperature: 23°C (73°F) to 29°C (84°F)
Visibility: 10 – 40 metres (30 – 120 feet)
Marine life: Dolphins, sharks, mantas, turtles, morays, octopus, scorpionfish, angelfish and many more. More than 3,500 species live in Indonesian waters, compared with 1,500 on the Great Barrier Reef and 600 in the Red Sea.