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Moyo Island, Sumbawa

Moyo Island in Sumbawa

Dive into the heart of a marine paradise where adventure meets tranquility

What you need to know about Moyo

Nestled in the heart of the Indonesian archipelago, Moyo Island offers an unparalleled diving experience for both novice and experienced divers. Located north of Sumbawa, this hidden gem boasts crystal-clear waters, vibrant coral reefs, and an abundance of marine life that will leave you mesmerized.

Moyo Island's dive sites are renowned for their biodiversity. Expect to encounter everything from majestic manta rays and graceful sea turtles to colorful nudibranchs and schools of tropical fish. The coral gardens here are some of the most pristine in Indonesia, providing a stunning backdrop for underwater photography.

For non-divers, Moyo Island has plenty to offer. Explore the island’s lush jungles, visit the breathtaking Mata Jitu Waterfall, or relax on its serene beaches. Whether you’re diving or just soaking in the natural beauty, Moyo Island promises an unforgettable adventure.

Interesting facts about Moyo Island

Getting there: The best way to reach Moyo Island is by liveaboard, offering direct access to its remote and pristine dive sites. Alternatively, you can fly to Sumbawa and take a boat from there.

Best time to visit Moyo Island: The ideal time to visit is during the dry season from April to November, when the water temperatures range from 27°C to 30°C (81°F to 86°F) and visibility is at its best.

Diving Conditions: Moyo Island features a range of dive sites with depths from 5 to 30 meters (16 to 98 feet) and generally calm conditions, suitable for divers of all levels. Currents are mild, making it an excellent spot for underwater photography.

Our liveaboard trips: Our liveaboard expeditions to Moyo Island typically last 7-10 days, often including visits to other top dive destinations in the region such as Komodo and Sumbawa. Several of our liveaboard vessels operate in this area, ensuring a comfortable and exciting adventure.

A little known fact: Moyo Island gained international fame when Princess Diana visited its shores in the early 1990s, seeking a peaceful retreat away from the public eye.

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Moyo Island, Sumbawa
Moyo Island, Sumbawa
Moyo Island, Sumbawa

Highlights and Visitorpoints on Moyo

Our trips to Moyo

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