Maika Komodo Tour
Siaba Kecil is located just west of Siaba Besar and can offer amazing diving experiences with stronger current and giant overhangs. This Komodo dive site is for experienced divers only.
Introduction to Siaba Kecil
Nestled in the central part of Komodo National Park, Siaba Kecil emerges as a hidden gem for diving enthusiasts. As the smaller counterpart of the Siaba Islands, Siaba Kecil promises an underwater adventure like no other.
Situated in the central region of Komodo National Park, Siaba Kecil is the smaller sibling of Siaba Besar, separated by a channel to the west. The name "Kecil," meaning small in the local language, perfectly encapsulates the charm of this petite island.
Diving Highlights at Siaba Kecil
Diving enthusiasts are in for a treat at Siaba Kecil, where the underwater world unfolds into a captivating spectacle. Distinguishing itself from Siaba Besar, the dives here present an adventurous drift, making it an ideal choice for moderately expert divers. Depending on the current, the dive can commence from either the east or west cape, leading divers through enchanting canyons to a breathtaking coral garden.
Reef Characteristics and Topography
Siaba Kecil's underwater landscape is a masterpiece, featuring a sloping reef adorned with vibrant corals and sponges. Fast-moving currents add an element of thrill to the dive, creating an exhilarating drift that mimics the sensation of flying. The dive culminates in a shallow reef plateau hosting a pristine hard coral garden, a sanctuary teeming with turtles and Mandarin Fish.
Marine Life Encounters
Siaba Kecil unfolds a marine wonderland, inviting divers to encounter small invertebrates, nudibranchs, and a myriad of marine species. From sharks, groupers, and schools of sweetlips to trevallies, tunas, barracudas, and sea turtles, every moment beneath the surface is a spectacle. The stunning hard corals and schools of anthias add to the underwater tapestry.
Accessibility for Snorkelers and Macro Divers
Siaba Kecil caters not only to divers but also to snorkelers and macro enthusiasts. Its proximity to Siaba Besar, merely 1 km away, positions both islands as havens for underwater exploration. Whether snorkeling or diving, these islands offer a diverse and enriching experience.
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