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Diving in Alor

Diving in Alor
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  • On October 25, 2012
  • http://www.diveindonesia.net

Indonesia is a beautiful country that has natural beauty and incredible destinations all over the world. The famous destinations both on land and in the water can easily be found here. The ocean becomes the best tourist attractions that have not been exhaustively explored its beauty, especially for divers. Diving is a great choice to enjoy the beauty of the underwater world in Indonesia.

Alor is one of the best islands in Indonesia. Alor has the beauty of nature that can be seen directly not only on land but also on the beach. Alor has natural beauty under the sea. You can find rare fish, beautiful reefs, and marine plants that are so fascinating. Alor is a paradise for divers all over the world. You can see the diversity of marine life. Alor is surrounded by crystal clear sea. In addition, the diving visibility can be up to tens of meters. The sea water is very unique in Alor, you can feel warm temperature in the sea and if you forward a bit you can feel the cold temperature. That is because sea Alor is a meeting point between the two tides.

There are so many marine tourism attractions that are very potential in Alor. There are only three dive centers in Alor and all of them are owned by foreigners. The first dive center, Dive Alor, is owned by a Germany, Thomas. La Petite Kepa, the second dive center, is owned by Cedric. While the third one, Alor Divers center, owned by a French man, Neil. The third one is located on the island of Pantar, a little way from Alor. If you want to use Alor Divers diving center, you have to stay up to six days in the resort.

Alor is a place that will win your heart over completely. The underwater beauty of Alor has been witnessed by many divers from various countries in the world. The water temperatures are warm with a cool. Its location between Indonesian and Australian marine, made Alor as a meeting point of unique and magnificent marine life. In the waters around Alor, at least there are more than 60 diving points with 20 of them qualified in the world. The best dive spots are scattered from Alor Besar, Alor Kecil, Dulolong, Buaya Island, Kepa Island, Pantar Island, and many more.

Alor has a variety of exotic locales, especially the beach and the underwater world. Pantar is an island located at the eastern end of Nusa Tenggara Islands. Pantar Island is one of the two main islands in Alor District. Kepa Island is the capital of Alor Island, while Kalabahi is the only town on the island. Mali Coast located in Kabola, is also one of beach tourism destinations frequently visited by local or international tourists. You may enjoy the landscape of the bay, and you also can swim around the Mali beach.

There is very limited accessibility to reach Alor Island, but for the adventure lovers it would be a challenge. If you want to fly to Alor, you need to fly to Kupang before taking a flight to Kalabahi. The other access to get the island is by water transportation.