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Dive Review of Iqdivers and DiveZone in
Indonesia/Lombok

Iqdivers and DiveZone: "Diving in north and south west Lombok, Indonesia", Oct, 2013,

by Andrew Falconer , WA, AU (Sr. Contributor Sr. Contributor 28 reports with 5 Helpful votes). Report 10210.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vanuatu, South Africa, Iceland, Scotland, Norway, Cuba, Maldives, Chuuk, Galapagos, Phillipines, Sri Lanka
Closest Airport Lombok international Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather Seas
Water Temp 26 to 29 Celsius Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 10 to 15 Meters

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals N/A Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities N/A
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Snorkeling N/A
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Beginners 3 stars
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Comments Recently direct flights (Jetstar) started from Perth to the new international airport on Lombok, so I decided to take advantage of the relatively short (3.5hrs) and cheap (under $400) flights. I knew about diving on the Gilis off the north west of Lombok, but was also interested in diving off the south west in Sekatong and Belongas bays.

Gili Trawangen



From the airport it is about a two hour taxi ride to Bangsal, the mainland point of departure to the Gilis.. There are three islands, Gili Air, Gili Meno and Gili Trawangen, with separate ferries to each. My ferry ride of about 30 minutes went to Trawangen, the outermost island, and the most developed. Despite this, the island is quite laid back with no cars, motorbikes or dogs, only horse carriages, bicycles and cats. Although there are a lot of tourists, and it has a reputation ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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