Komodo Marine Life in the National Park
Come Experience The Marine Life Of Komodo, Indonesia
Many people choose to travel to Komodo, Bali, and the Lesser Sunda Islands of Indonesia for the Komodo Dragon, and to witness this amazing creature in his own habitat. Many are unaware of the majesty that lies below the surface of the surrounding seas. Komodo and the Lesser Sunda Islands, is full of some of the most diverse and wonderful marine life of Komodo. The diversity of marine life of Komodo is unlike anything else in the world.
The combination of both warm and cold water makes this an amazing habitat for a wide variety of marine life. You will find that the coral reef contains over one hundred different types of hard and soft coral. There are over one thousand different species of fish and mammal fish that surround the island of Komodo. The biodiversity of the marine life of Komodo, earned this area a spot as both a Marine and terrestrial National Park and Reserve, as well as the UNESCO World Heritage Site. From the moment you hit the water, and begin to see the marine life of Komodo you will understand why this area is a Reserve and is maintained by the Biodiversity division of the National Park and Reserve Society.
Komodo Marine Life
The Komodo marine life is one of the main reasons that divers and snorkelers come from all over the world just to partake in the stunning array of life below the water’s surface. There are over fifty registered dive sites off of the island of Komodo. This amazing island has some of the best dive and snorkel destinations that the world has to offer. Whether you are in search of the white or black tipped reef shark, or the humphead parrothead fish, Komodo marine life is sure to amaze. You will have the opportunity to see whales, dolphins, sharks of all kinds, and one of the largest arrays of color the seas have to offer. Sea turtles are abundant in the waters surrounding Komodo and the Lesser Sunda Islands.
There are a wide variety of tours and excursions that are available. This is the safest and best way to see the marine life Komodo. The tour guides know where the best spots are to see the stunning marine life of the area. Keep in mind that you should never dive or snorkel alone or without an experienced professional. These waters can be turbulent and have currents that are extremely strong, even for the most advanced swimmers. There are also dangerous animals and fish in the area, and a spotter is always a good idea. You will find that there are sharks of all species, sea snakes, snappers, and of course the Komodo Dragon. You will have the best experience with the marine life of Komodo if you take a tour or diving or snorkeling excursion. You will be provided all the equipment and the guidance that you need to see the best that Komodo marine life has to offer. These tours are also family friendly, which provides the opportunity for the young or inexperienced to enjoy the Komodo marine life, as well as the most seasoned professional.
If you would like to enjoy the marine life of Komodo National Park first hand you can join an amazing Komodo Diving Liveaboard