Flores liveaboard, the secret of underwater paradise. Exploring Indonesia underwater maybe will never finished, after Bali, Bunaken, Wakatobi, Raja Ampat, Lombok, Komodo Island, and many more the secret treasure island. Still in the eastern waters of Indonesia, Near from Komodo Isand, Flores are keep the underwater paradise that is not widely known by many divers.
There are several exotic diving spots on Flores. But do you know the best one ?
1. Maumere Bay
Maumere Bay is located in Maumere, East Flores. Maumere is the largest city in the Flores Island. Coming to this island, you can not only meet the humble Maumere people, but also greeting with the underwater dwellers. There are many type of colorful fish on beautiful at the coral reefs that are engrossed in playing with.
Maumere Bay also offers a diversity of marine biota that you may rarely encounter on another places. Dive with the little sea horse? Yes, in Maumere Bay you can see the smallest species of sea horses. If you lucky, dive in there can also meet with various shells, like pearl shells. Where th dolphin ? Haha.. Sure you’ll get the experience swim with the funny dolphins in Maumere Bay.
2. Pink Beach
The color of the pink sand beaches does not seem unusual. Looks beautiful though seen from a distance. it made the name Pink Beach is getting popular among the travelers today. Actually, there are many ways to enjoy the underwater beauty of Pink Beach, in addition to diving.
Enjoy underwater with snorkeling alone is enough. Fortunately for Pink Beach’s waters are so clear so you can see the beauty underwater just from the boat.
Exotic beach that decorated with pink sand. After enjoyed the beach, and lets stretching and preparing your dive gear, just dive guys! You will be fascinated by the beauty of nature under the Pink Beach, have fun.. like kids without any life problems.
There are many colorful fish dancing between the coral reef. So many hidden coral reefs that live under the Pink Beach, like the real painting. Diving under the sea Pink Beach does take you into the heaven of Flores underwater.
3. Kanawa Island
Kanawa Island, unhabited island in Flores archipelago, it is only inhabited by the tourists who come and the hotel staff.You must try diving in Kanawa seabed. Discover the colorful coral reefs and found many cute fish, and stranger species I think.
Kanawa island can be inhabited by anyone ranging from beginner to professional divers. Not far a way to find a diving location filled with beautiful biota, just swim 8-10 meters from the shore, you have entered the royal gate underwater of Kanawa.
Not only the underwater, above the land, Kanawa has a high hill that can be reached by footpath. From the top of the hill, you are immediately faced with a stretch of open sea that its beauty will not run out even continue to be seen.
4. Bidadari Island
For the beginner divers, can try out the natural beauty under the sea Flores around Bidadari Island. This island are located north of Labuan Bajo, Flores. it only takes about 15-20 minutes by speedboat, The quiet atmosphere enveloped the plains of Bidadari Island sweetable for enjoyed the honeymoon..
The currents around the Bidadari island are so calm. Beautiful coral reefs and colorful fish are not too far from sea level. Not need to dive deeply to see its beauty, snorkeling as well good enough.
The rare fish and other marine spcies can be easily found here. Lion fish, clown fish and sea horse are some of the marine fauna that can be found the seabed. Don’t worry about the current because is very quiet and will not interfere the diving.
The story above will only be a fantasy if you do not come directly to prove, and feel the sensation of the island paradise.