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Siaba Island, Magnificent Heaven for Divers & Snorkelers in 2023

Siaba Island, Magnificent Heaven for Divers & Snorkelers in 2023

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Popularly known as ‘Turtle City’, Siaba Island is a great place to observe green sea turtles. The crystal-clear waters and beautiful coral reefs invite you to step off the boat and immerse yourself in the beauty of the ocean. Siaba Island is the perfect place to document the once-in-a-lifetime experience of swimming with turtles.

Expectation on Siaba Island

Siaba Island is great for diving and snorkeling. A wide variety of beautiful sea creatures live around this island. The area is home to green sea turtles, many of which swim along the reef.

Great Place for Diving and Snorkeling

Siaba Island is known as one of the world’s premier diving and snorkeling destinations. Marine biodiversity attracts tourists to explore the underwater world of Siaba Island.

Beautiful coral reefs make this a great area for beginner divers, where you’ll find sweetfish, unicorn fish, bigeye soldier fish, whitetip reef sharks, blue jet rays, flounder, blowfish, and gurnards.

Night diving is available on Siaba Island. With a calm seabed of 15 meters and white sand beaches, it is a perfect spot for night diving.

In addition, the place is safe, there is no current, and if a visually impaired person is watching, they will feel the sensation. Some areas are pitch black due to a lack of lighting. To snorkel in Komodo National Park, you have to pay 15,000 IDR per person.

On the other hand, the cost of diving is Rp 275,000–350,000 per person for foreigners and Rp 80,000–85,000 per person for Indonesians. Swim along spectacular coral reefs in giant aquariums with green turtles and other colorful creatures. Snorkeling and Scuba diving Get his gear ready and explore the underwater world of Siaba Island.

However, there is no need to bring your own snorkel gear when chartering Waturanda Trip, as it is included in the package at no additional charge.

Turtle Town

Siaba Island
Fig. 1. Heaven for Turtle (source: Diveconcepts.com)

Siaba Island is also known as ‘Tortoise City’ and has ideal sea conditions for green turtles. These species typically inhabit areas near coasts and islands, bays, and protected coastlines, especially in areas with seagrass beds. In addition to green sea turtles, Siaba Island is also home to jaranseafish, seahorses, mandarin fish, squid, cowboy sharks, and staghorn corals.

A green turtle’s diet varies greatly throughout its life. When they are less than 20–25 centimeters long, they eat aquatic insects, earthworms, young crustaceans, grasses, and algae.

When the green turtle reaches 20–25 centimeters in length, it feeds mainly on algae and seagrass and is the only sea turtle that becomes herbivorous as an adult. Their jaws have fine serrations that allow them to tear up vegetation with ease.

Beautiful Scenery (Terrestrial and Marine Ecosystems)

Siaba Island offers breathtaking views of land and sea ecosystems. Aquatic life is very rich with many different types of marine life, including shrimp, frogfish, hairy frogfish, flashy squid, seahorses, ghost pipefish, stonefish, crabs, striped pipefish, Indian migratory rhinoplasty, and horned octopus. Snorkeling and diving around this island is a great way to capture beautiful photos of the marine biodiversity.

On the other hand, after swimming with sea turtles, you can enjoy beautiful views of the earth from the boat. The sight of the deep blue sea meeting the green grass of the island is sure to please your eyes.

Final Thoughts

If you stay in Komodo National Park, don’t miss Siaba Island. See Komodo monitor lizards on Komodo Island and swim with green sea turtles in the beautiful underwater world of Siaba Island.

Soak up the region’s land and sea ecosystems to cap off a perfect vacation. Experience the best of snorkeling and diving on Siaba Island on vacation with friends, family, and loved ones.

If you’re looking for a special experience to dive and snorkel on Siaba Island, check out our latest packages of open trip Labuan Bajo starting from Rp 2,350,000/person and private trip labuan bajo that offer an unexpected journey with a holistic experience during your trip to Labuan Bajo. Come on and save your seat with us!

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