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Nusa Laut, Maluku Islands

Nusa Laut in Maluku

Dive into a untouched marine paradise

What you need to know about Nusa Laut

Nusa Laut, an idyllic island in the Maluku province of Indonesia, offers divers a pristine underwater paradise. Known for its unspoiled coral reefs and rich marine biodiversity, Nusa Laut is a top destination for those seeking an authentic and serene diving experience. The island’s remote location ensures minimal tourist traffic, allowing divers to explore its vibrant reefs in tranquility.

Diving in Nusa Laut, you will encounter a diverse array of marine life, from colorful reef fish and stunning coral gardens to larger pelagics such as sharks and rays. The clear, warm waters and excellent visibility provide perfect conditions for both macro and wide-angle underwater photography. Each dive site offers unique underwater landscapes, making every dive an exciting adventure.

For non-divers, Nusa Laut offers a variety of activities to enjoy. The island’s lush landscapes are perfect for hiking, offering trails that lead to breathtaking viewpoints and secluded beaches. Snorkeling is also highly rewarding, with shallow reefs teeming with life just a short swim from the shore. Visitors can also immerse themselves in the local culture by exploring traditional villages and experiencing the warm hospitality of the island's inhabitants.

Interesting facts about Nusa Laut Island

Getting there: The best way to explore Nusa Laut is by liveaboard, which provides easy access to the island's remote and pristine dive sites. Alternatively, you can fly into Ambon and arrange for a local boat transfer.

Best time to visit Nusa Laut: The ideal time for diving at Nusa Laut is from October to April, with water temperatures ranging from 27°C to 30°C (81°F to 86°F) and visibility often exceeding 30 meters (98 feet).

Diving Conditions: Nusa Laut offers varied dive sites with depths ranging from 5 to 40 meters (16 to 131 feet), suitable for all experience levels. Currents are generally mild, making for relaxed and enjoyable dives.

Our liveaboard trips: Several liveaboards include Nusa Laut in their itineraries, often combined with other Maluku highlights like Ambon and the Banda Islands. Trips typically last 7-10 days, ensuring a comprehensive exploration of the region.

A little known fact: Nusa Laut is home to an ancient submerged temple, a unique dive site where divers can explore the ruins of this underwater relic, surrounded by vibrant coral reefs and teeming with marine life.

Pictures of Nusa Laut

Nusa Laut, Maluku Islands
Akoon Village, Maluku
Akoon Village, Maluku

Our trips to Nusa Laut


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