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Mauwang Island, Komodo

Mauwang Island in Komodo National Park

A hidden gem in Indonesia's archipelago

What you need to know about Mauwang

Mauwang Island is a hidden gem nestled in Indonesia's stunning archipelago, offering a perfect escape for those seeking tranquility and natural beauty. This small, unspoiled island is renowned for its pristine beaches, crystal-clear waters, and vibrant coral reefs, making it a haven for nature lovers and adventure seekers alike.

What makes Mauwang Island stand out is its untouched landscapes and rich biodiversity. The island's lush greenery provides a picturesque backdrop for relaxing on the beach or exploring the coastal trails. The surrounding waters are teeming with marine life, offering excellent snorkeling and diving opportunities. Visitors can encounter colorful coral gardens, tropical fish, and even occasional sightings of dolphins and sea turtles.

For non-divers, Mauwang Island offers a range of activities to enjoy. Take a leisurely hike through the island's scenic trails, have a picnic on one of its secluded beaches, or engage with the local community to learn about their traditional way of life. The island's serene environment and minimal tourist presence ensure a peaceful and authentic experience. Mauwang Island is truly a slice of paradise, perfect for those looking to disconnect and immerse themselves in nature.

Interesting facts about Mauwang Island

Getting there: The best way to reach Mauwang Island is via liveaboard, providing easy access to its remote dive sites. Alternatively, you can fly to Wangi-Wangi Island and take a boat transfer from there.

Best time to visit Mauwang Island: The ideal time to dive is from March to December when water temperatures are warm, and the sea conditions are calm. However, diving is possible year-round due to the island's stable climate.

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

Our liveaboard trips: Several liveaboards operate in this region, typically offering trips that last from 7 to 10 days. These trips often include visits to other stunning Wakatobi dive sites, ensuring a comprehensive diving adventure.

A little known fact: Mauwang Island is part of a marine conservation area established to protect its rich biodiversity, ensuring that its reefs remain vibrant and healthy for generations to come.

Pictures of Mauwang

Mauwang Island, Komodo
Mauwang Island, Komodo
Mauwang Reef, Komodo

Our trips to Mauwang

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