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Hatta Island, Maluku

Hatta Island in Maluku

Explore untouched reefs and vibrant marine life

What you need to know about Hatta

Hatta Island, part of the Spice Islands in Indonesia, offers divers a pristine underwater paradise. Known for its vibrant coral reefs and abundant marine life, Hatta Island is a hidden gem in the Banda Sea. The island's remote location ensures that its dive sites remain untouched and full of life, making it an ideal destination for avid divers seeking unspoiled beauty.

Diving around Hatta Island reveals stunning coral gardens, steep drop-offs, and a variety of marine species, including reef sharks, turtles, and an array of colorful reef fish. The clear waters provide excellent visibility, making it a favorite spot for underwater photographers.

For non-divers, Hatta Island offers a wealth of activities to enjoy. Snorkeling in the shallow reefs is a fantastic way to experience the vibrant marine life up close. The island's scenic hiking trails provide breathtaking views of the surrounding sea and lush landscapes. Additionally, visitors can explore the local village to get a glimpse of traditional island life and enjoy the tranquility of this off-the-beaten-path destination.

Interesting facts about Hatta Island

Getting there: The best way to reach Hatta Island is by liveaboard, which provides easy access to its remote and pristine dive sites. Alternatively, you can fly to Ambon and take a boat from there.

Best time to visit Hatta Island: The ideal time for diving at Hatta Island is from March to November, when water temperatures are between 27°C to 30°C (81°F to 86°F) and conditions are calm.

Diving Conditions: Expect water depths ranging from 5 to 40 meters (16 to 131 feet) with excellent visibility and mild currents, suitable for divers of all levels.

Our liveaboard trips: Several of our liveaboard vessels operate in the Banda Sea, offering trips that typically last 7-10 days. These itineraries often include visits to other historical Spice Islands like Banda Neira and Run Island.

A little known fact: Hatta Island is named after Mohammad Hatta, Indonesia's first Vice President, who was exiled here during the Dutch colonial period.

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Hatta Island, Maluku
Hatta Island, Maluku
Hatta Island, Maluku

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