Banda Naira Diving

Banda Neira or Banda Naira is one of ten volcanic islands in the Banda Archipelago in the Maluku province, in eastern Indonesia. This intriguing island is a key destination for both diving and snorkelling. There are many dive spots in the waters surrounding Banda Neira, each with their own unique splendor and charm – and many more are still being discovered. The crystal clear waters are almost overgrown in numerous types of corals and inhabited by hundreds of species of fish and other marine life.

Large schools of fish patrol the seas together with a mesmerizing array of surgeonfishbannerfish, jacks and barracuda. Even schooling sharks and mobula rays are frequently sighted in the deeper waters. Other large species found roaming the waters include tuna, hammerhead sharks and several species of rays.