Being the worlds largest island country with more than 17.000 islands in 2 oceans (Indian and Pacific), it doen't come as a surprise that Indonesia is one of worlds favorite scuba diving destinations.
Indonesia is right in the center of the tropical marine waters of the Coral Triangle. It has 20% of the worlds coral reefs, over 3,000 different species of fish and 600 coral species, deep water trenches, volcanic sea mounts, World War II wrecks, and an endless variety of macro life in its waters.
Scuba diving in Indonesia is diverse, relatively inexpensive and the water is warm.
According to Conservation International
, marine surveys suggest that the marine life diversity in the Raja Ampat area is the highest recorded on Earth