Kwatisore / Indonesia

Whale shark
Bahan Kwatisore is located 70km/43mi to the west from Naber. It is an open fishing platform that is used by local dwellers. It is called “bahan”. Around the platform there are nets that catch small fish. In due time the nets are dragged out in order to attract whale sharks. Near one bahan it is possible to see simultaneously up to 7 whale sharks that eat the fish out of the nets. Diving conditions are good.

Location: 70km/43mi to the west from Naber

What to see: Whale sharks

Depth: 6-8m/19-26ft

Currents: 1-2knots

Visibility: 10-30m/33-99ft

Season for diving: All year round, although the most comfortable period is from November to April. The average water temperature is 30C/86F.

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