Maika Komodo Tour
Scuba Diving with Sharks in Komodo National Park
It is common to See White Tip, Black Tip, and Grey Reef Sharks while diving in Komodo National Park.
Komodo National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Indonesia, is a diver's paradise known for its stunning underwater biodiversity. Among the many marine creatures that inhabit the waters, white tip reef sharks, blacktip reef sharks, and grey reef sharks stand out as some of the most fascinating and awe-inspiring species. In this article, we will explore the exhilarating experience of diving with these magnificent sharks, the precautions to take, and the conservation efforts in place to protect these incredible creatures. While Diving in Komodo National Park, you may encounter many different kinds of sharks. Here are the 3 most common.
Understanding White Tip Reef Sharks
The Characteristics of White Tip Reef Sharks
White tip reef sharks (Triaenodon obesus) are a relatively small species of sharks, typically measuring between 5 to 6 feet in length. They are named for the distinctive white tips on their dorsal and caudal fins, which make them easily identifiable. These sharks are nocturnal hunters and prefer shallow reef environments where they can find food and shelter.