The best islands for snorkelling in Indonesia

The best islands for snorkelling in Indonesia

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Do you know where the top places in the world for snorkelling are? Keep reading and find here the best islands for snorkelling in Indonesia.

Few places in the world like Indonesia have the sufficient and most appropriate conditions to enjoy the best snorkelling experience.

This water sport is one of the most recommended for those fans who wish to go diving for the first time. Ideal for those enjoying first the views of the sea floor but diving almost at water level, without making the deepest and most complicated dives, typical of divers.

Indonesia offers an excellent opportunity for many snorkelling enthusiasts, willing to enjoy a magnificent experience contemplating beautiful marine landscapes. This archipelago belongs to the so-called Coral Triangle. With its nearly eighteen thousand islands the Coral Triangle has an infinite number of perfect spots to practice all kinds of water sports.

Every year there is a growing interest in enjoying the best islands for snorkelling in Indonesia. This is because they are a safe bet to enjoy and contemplate the most interesting marine species on the planet, as well as to admire its impressive coral funds.


Go on reading, we are telling you about some top places for snorkelling in Indonesia.

The impressive volcanic island of Pulau Weh

Snorkelling fans have an excellent option in Pulau Weh to enjoy this sport. Located in the north of the country on the island of Sumatra, it offers beautiful landscapes to the tourists who come to the region. This island is part of a protected reserve of great wealth. Therefore, the presence of marine species and almost virgin funds are insured for people who want to snorkel or diving.


The incredible islands of Raja Ampat

These islands are currently considered one of the best snorkelling destinations in Indonesia and around the world. Every year thousands of people come to this archipelago of small islands, surrounded by crystalline waters and coral reefs. These coral reefs are some of the most beautiful and colorful on the planet, where a large number of marine species live and can be observed while snorkelling or of course diving around their islands.

Raja Ampat is one of the best tourist options in Indonesia, where you can find some of the most recommended ecoresorts in the whole country. These ecoresorts are ideal for combining outdoor activities in the middle of nature, leisure and rest in one of the most enviable regions of the entire planet for its stunning beauty and for the richness of its natural landscapes, both in and out of the water.


The paradisiacal Gili Islands

On the mythical island of Lombok is this small archipelago of islands. Every year it attracts a large number of tourists who want to dive and snorkel in clear waters, within a unique marine landscape, enjoying the many marine species that inhabit the seabed of these three islands Gili: MainTrawangan and Air.

The touristy and overwhelming island of Bali

Within Indonesia, Bali is a reference point for tourists and snorkelling enthusiasts, as they know that here they will be able to enjoy all kinds of water activities. Also, they will discover one of the most beautiful and unique corners of the planet, where the overwhelming nature, both in and out of the water, is one of the richest and most varied in the world. Areas such as Manta Point or Crystal Bay are just some of the most interesting corners for snorkellers.

Other recommended snorkeling destinations in Indonesia

 Indonesia offers along its islands a great number of beautiful corners, very varied and recommended for snorkelling. Some of them are Bunaken Island National ParkSangalaki IslandSulawesi Celebes IslandAlor Island, or Moluccas Islands. A unique destination that is increasingly attracting a large number of tourists who are aware that in Indonesia they will be able to enjoy a great vacation.

So now keep safe and stay at home, but do not forget to prepare your next trip to paradise.

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