Tatawa Besar is an easy and shallow drift dive over colorful coral gardens with an amazing landscape. With great visibility, this dive site in Komodo is also suitable for snorkeling.
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.
Popular diving spot in Komodo.
Duration: 6 hours
Hotel transfer offered
Access: speed boat
Highlight: Sharks, Diverse Marine Life, Coral Reef
Suitable for beginner divers, snorkeling
Dive along Giant Trevallies, Massive Barracudas, White and Black Tip Reef Sharks, Eagle rays, and large schools of fusiliers while drifting along the currents of Tatawa Besar.
Know before you go
Reservation is required.
Moderate currents. Suitable for snorkeling.
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Alongside the large marine life living in the Tatawa Besar reefs, this dive site in Komodo is also a famous spot for macro-photography. When there are no currents, Tatawa Besar is perfect for finding all the macro delights: Nudibranchs, Leaf Scorpionfish, Shrimps, Orangutan Crabs, Frogfish, Candy crabs, Hairy Shrimps, and more.
It is not necessary to do deep dives in Tatawa Besar. The average depth of this dive spot is approximately 18 meters as the marine life is largely concentrated within this depth.
- 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
- Bottled water
- Komodo National Park fees
- Additional equipment such as but not limited to: dive computers, 15L tanks, NITROX, extra wetsuits, hoodies
Estimated hotel transfer at 7AM. Estimated return 4-5PM
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: Sudamala Resort, Jl. Pantai Pede No.Km. 3, Labuan Bajo, Flores, Kabupaten Manggarai Barat, Nusa Tenggara Tim. 86554
3 days fun dives
Our most famous package of 3 days fun dives for a complete experience of diving in Komodo. Suitable for beginner and advanced divers.
> Starting from: 560 USD
5 days fun dives
This diving package can be customised and adapted to fit diving interests. Additional land tours and other customisations can be organised.
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Private Diving Package
Ideal for underwater photographers, and advanced scuba divers, the private diving package allows the organisation of special logistics and dive locations otherwise not available through the standard trips.