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Lighthouse Reef, Gili Lawalaut

Lighthouse Reef Dive Site in Gili Lawalaut

Discover vibrant marine life and beautiful coral formations

Information about Lighthouse Reef

Lighthouse Reef, located in the Gili Lawalaut area of Komodo National Park, is a must-visit dive site for underwater enthusiasts. Known for its exceptional visibility and vibrant marine life, this site offers divers a stunning underwater landscape filled with healthy coral gardens and diverse species of fish. The reef starts at a shallow depth, making it accessible for divers of all experience levels.

Diving at Lighthouse Reef is like entering an underwater paradise. The site features a rich variety of soft and hard corals, creating a colorful backdrop for the numerous schools of fish that call this reef home. Expect to see trevallies, fusiliers, and the occasional reef shark gliding through the clear waters. This dive site is also excellent for spotting macro life, including nudibranchs and pygmy seahorses, making it a favorite among underwater photographers.

Beyond its impressive marine biodiversity, Lighthouse Reef stands out for its calm conditions and excellent visibility, often exceeding 30 meters. Whether you're an advanced diver or a beginner, the beauty and tranquility of Lighthouse Reef provide a memorable diving experience in the heart of Indonesia's Coral Triangle.

Interesting facts about Lighthouse Reef

Getting there: The best way to visit Lighthouse Reef is by joining a liveaboard trip that explores the dive sites of Komodo National Park. This ensures you have ample time to experience the reef and its surrounding attractions.

Best time to visit Lighthouse Reef: The ideal time to dive here is from April to November, with water temperatures ranging from 27°C to 29°C (81°F to 84°F) and visibility up to 30 meters (98 feet).

Diving Conditions: The reef's depth ranges from 5 to 30 meters (16 to 98 feet), making it suitable for divers of all levels. The currents are generally mild, providing a relaxing diving experience.

Our liveaboard trips: Our liveaboard options typically offer 7-10 day itineraries, combining visits to Lighthouse Reef with other top dive sites in Komodo National Park, such as Batu Bolong and Manta Alley.

A little known fact: Lighthouse Reef is home to a rare type of coral known as the "blue coral," which is not commonly found in many other dive sites around the world.

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Lighthouse Reef, Gili Lawalaut
Lighthouse Reef, Gili Lawalaut
Lighthouse Reef, Gili Lawalaut

Possible Activities in Lighthouse Reef

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