Located on the south eastern tip of the lagoon on the Maratua Atoll, the resort provides adventurous divers with access to some of Indonesia’s finest diving.
The resort is built to very strict ecological standards and comprises two areas; the main buildings overlook the long jetty and open sea, whilst the lavish guest bungalows are nestled in the tropical landscaped gardens overlooking the lagoon. The 22 air conditioned spacious bungalows are dotted along the white sandy beach, each with a private verandah.
Extra Divers Nunukan
Extra Divers operate the on-site dive centre at Nunukan Island. Turtles, stingrays, tuna, leopard and nurse sharks can be spotted on the 4km house reef, as well as plenty of macro life living on the large gorgonian fans and whip corals. Unlimited unguided house reef diving is interspersed with speedboat day trips to ‘Big Fish Country’. Extra Divers offer a full range of courses from beginner to Divemaster (SSI, CMAS & PADI) level. Nitrox is available.
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Immense diving experiences are to be had in the Maratua Atoll. The underwater world boasts colourful reefs, critters, huge schools of barracuda, sharks, turtles, manta rays and a lake of non-stinging jellyfish.
When to go: Jan-Dec
Duration inc. flights: 15 days
Price inc. flights: From £2,395 pp
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This remote area of Indonesia is worth the journey for intrepid divers. Highlights include Big Fish Country, the channel dive at Maratua Atoll, manta ray encounters at Sangalaki and non-stinging jellyfish at Kakaban; all part of the Derawan Archipelago.
Ideal for viewing: green turtle, barracuda, leopard shark, manta ray, giant frogfish