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Nabucco Island Resort offers 17 en-suite bungalows, located either on the beach or nestled in the lush gardens, and is perfectly situated to dive 'Big Fish Country' off the Kalimantan coast.

The resort sits right in the middle of tropical vegetation, with its eco credentials intact: it was built without felling a single tree, hot water is produced by solar energy and there is a rainwater processing plant on site.

A long stay is recommended due to the distance travelled in getting there, which includes a long boat journey from the mainland. The journey to this remote paradise can be incredibly rewarding.

Extra Divers Nabucco

The dive centre at Nabucco Island Resort is operated by Extra Divers, daily boat dives to the ‘Big Fish Country’ dive sites of Maratua, Kakaban and Sangalaki are most popular, where divers can expect to encounter, large schools of barracuda and jacks, manta rays and Kakaban's other-worldly stingless jellyfish. A full range of courses (SSI, CMAS & PADI) are offered from beginner to Divemaster. Nitrox is available.

Key info

  • Ideal for:
    • Groups
  • Diving suitable for:
    • Intermediate
    • Advanced
  • Nitrox available
  • Dive boat: Speedboat
This accommodation is located in:

Kalimantan

This remote corner of Indonesia is well worth the journey for intrepid divers. Highlights include Derawan for drift and muck diving, Kakaban’s stingless jelly fish, manta rays at Sangalaki, plus Maratua Atoll for its encounters with large pelagics.

  • Ideal for viewing: green turtle, pelagic thresher shark, scalloped hammerhead shark
  • Excellent for: Resort based diving, Manta ray