Batu Bolong Dive Site

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WOW! Once in a lifetime experience!
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Very strong current
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Outstanding! 20m and more
Level Advanced Divers
Dive depth Normal diving depth, 10-25m

Batu bolong is a world class dive site! At the surface, we can just see a small rock with hole in it, but underwater it is a giant rock going deep into the blue to 70m. This rock is full of all kinds of marine life with an amazing hard and soft coral cover and many cracks.

Watch this great video of Batu Bolong site by Corinne Bourbeillon:


There are some huge schools of fishes around the surface, be careful to not lose your buddy ;-). Many pelagic fishes such are dogtooth tuna, giant trevallies and Napoleon wrasse are hunting around the divers. Deeper you can see many white tip sharks sleeping on the slope. This is really an amazing dive site of the Komodo Islands!!! But be careful the current can be very strong and divers must be experienced and take care.

Macro observation and photography spot. This location is a Reef. This is great place for spotting and diving with Sharks!

You can dive Batu Bolong all year long. Access: from the Shore. See the map of Batu Bolong on the right for the exact location.

Batu Bolong Batu bolong is a world class dive site! At the surface, we can just see a small rock with hole in it... Julien 5

Fishes you may spot while diving Batu Bolong

  • Turtle Turtle
  • Whitetip Shark Whitetip Shark

... and more fishes & sea life, Wrasse

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3 dive logs in “Batu Bolong

  1. Great diving spot! Saw nurse shark, whit tip shark, plenty of other fish and corrals of course. Visibility is good enough, but current is quite strong, especially on both sides of the rock so stay close to the rock will help you. Descend on you max depth and zigzag your way up looks to be working. Definetly must dive spot

  2. I did not have enough eyes to take it all in at once. Sharks and all sorts of bigger fish. At my dive somewhere 2012 we were warned of washing mills on both sides of the rock.
    Did the dive with a local dive operator from the main city in Flores island and as second dive the Manta alley.

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