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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.

Flexible cancellation.

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Trip Snapshot


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.

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


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.

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

Diving Packages

3 Days Diving Package In Bali

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

Mola Mola In Bali

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.

> Inquire for price

Private Diving Package Bali

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.

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