GPS Point Dive Site

Scuba Diving Tips Been diving in GPS Point? Please Vote!

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars
4.00/5 (1 votes)
Loading...

It'd be great to hear about your experience!

Click here to share your recommendations Diver Smiley

This dive site is heralded as one of the best sites of the Komodo National Park but it actually lies outside the park close to Banda Island. The site is a part of an area of submerged rock that makes up the island. On the same dive, you can see many different sharks, Napoleon Wrasses, schools of barracuda and tuna. There have been dive trips where up to seven shark species have been seen.

You do not have to go far to find nudibranchs, cuttlefish, scorpionfish, and hermit crabs, with all of these to be found around 5 meters. In September, hammerhead sharks can also be seen in large quantities, schooling around the reef.

Unfortunately, in 1997 and in 1998, there was substantial dynamite fishing which damaged the corals and reduced the fish numbers. There has also been extensive shark finning reducing the numbers of sharks in the area. Large amounts of fish can still be found on the North Western corner where the current provides ample nutrients to bring up the numbers again.

Given the location of the dive site, liveaboards are the normal way to visit the site as it is far from the national park and its resorts. However, it is well worth the trip and on calmer days, macro divers can even have fun delving amongst the staghorn and soft coral.

Other Dive Sites Reviews in Komodo

The Lighthouse reef off Malapascua Island is world-famous for one main reason: most often visited right before sunset, divers flock ...

This submerged pinnacle is a favourite amongst divers, and for good reason! Castle Rock boasts bottlenose dolphins, mackerel and trevally ...

Crystal Rock dive site gets its name from the incredibly clear, crystal waters and is in the top ten dive ...

Batu Bolong offers truly world-class diving in the heart of the Komodo Island and National Park Reserve. Although it doesn’t ...

This site is famous for having some of the most astonishing coral gardens in the Komodo National Park. Given the ...

If you are a macro diver, then this is the site for you. If you are not a macro diver, ...

The main attractions at this site, especially from July to September, are the vast quantities of sharks that can be ...

Although Tatawa Kecil has notorious strong currents, it is nonetheless another fantastic dive site in the Komodo National Park. These ...

This dive site is one of only seven pink or red beaches in the world. The color comes from the ...

Now here is another fantastic dive site that is pristine, brimming with life and flourishing with corals. The site is ...

Liveaboard Reviews in Komodo

The Cheng Ho liveaboard is one the most luxury liveaboard sailing between Komodo and Flores.

This superb liveaboard goes to Komodo, Raja Ampat and the Forgotten Islands for some amazing diving.

The MSY DAMAI 1 is one of the best liveaboard sailing the Indonesian archipelago.

The M/V Seven Seas is one of the top luxury liveaboard sailing the Indonesian top diving destinations.

The MSY Arenui is a luxury boutique liveaboard offering a five star service.

The MSY Aurora liveaboard is a traditional vessel featuring all the modern comfort.

Far into the archipelagos of Indonesia lies a majestic vessel that offers its guests a top-notch experience worthy of 5 ...

The Adelaar features 4 beautiful double rooms with en-suite, A/C and entertainment options.

The Blue Manta Liveaboard is a spacious ship designed to deliver a comfortable Indonesian diving experience.

Alila Purnama means full moon. And the Phinisi liveaboard Alila Purnama, which takes divers on round trips to Raja Ampat ...

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Name

Email

Website

*