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Komodo’s most famous and frequently visited dive site for spotting the majestic Manta Rays, this is a dive site suitable for both beginner and advanced divers.

Book in advance! Starting from USD 210 /pers

ⓘ Komodo National Park fees not included.

Reserve now & pay later: Save your spot free of charge with flexible booking.

Most popular diving spot in Komodo.

Flexible cancellation.

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Trip Snapshot


Duration: 6 hours

Hotel transfer offered

Access: speed boat

Highlight: Manta Rays

Suitable for advanced divers only

With an average depth of approximately 15 meters / 50 feet, Karang Makassar is a generally an easy dive. Without many features, the highlight is by far the Manta Rays.

Know before you go

Reservation is required.

Manta Rays is the only highlight to be seen.

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Available languages

English, Chinese, Indonesian, Romanian


Stretching over 1.5 km, this is the ideal place to see Manta Rays in Komodo. With an average depth of 15 meters, the bottom is mostly rubble. There are some small critters to find here, but the mantas are the highlight of this Komodo dive. Lucky divers can spot Eagle Rays, Reef and Leopard Sharks. 

The day starts with morning briefing, equipment check and a timely departure from Labuan Bajo. Upon arrival at Castle Rock, Divemasters will first check for current conditions to ensure maximum safety.

Bottom time is set for approximatley 45 – 60 minutes.

Surface intervals are set for approximately 45 – 60 minutes.

Important Information

What’s included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Professional PADI Divemaster
  • Boat rental
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected areas)
  • Scuba Diving Insurance
  • Full set scuba diving equipment
  • Towels
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water


  • Komodo National Park fees
  • Additional equipment such as but not limited to: dive computers, 15L tanks, NITROX, extra wetsuits, hoodies


6 hours.

Estimated hotel transfer at 7AM. Estimated return 4-5PM

Departure details

Traveler pickup is offered.

Free hotel transfers are available in Labuan Bajo. We also provide transfers from and to vacation rentals, Airbnbs, points of interest.

Meeting point: Komodo Resort, Sebayur Island, Komodo, Flores, Indonesia

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