Lembeh Straits

Rather, sandy areas and small reefs give divers the chance to see critters and macro life such as the mimic octopus, flamboyant cuttlefish, harlequin shrimps and all sorts of nudibranchs. Ambon scorpionfish, snake eels, stonefish, sea robins, stargazers, devil fish, weedy scorpionfish, as well as pygmy and pegasus seahorses, mandarinfish, ghost pipefish and Banggai cardinalfish are also examples of the varied marine life that live in the waters of Lembeh Straits.

Best Time to Dive

  • There is a dry season between March-October, and a wet season between November-February. A typical day during the wet season is overall very sunny, but usually has about two hours of heavy rain in the afternoon. Peak season runs from July to October, low season between January and June. During peak season some resorts may not have any room available, consider making reservations beforehand.


Additional Information

Valid passport and Visa (if applicable)
Cash in local currency (Indonesian Rupiah; IDR)
Personal Medication
Travel Insurance (recommended)
Able to snorkel/swim in the sea
Minimum of Open Water Diver Certification or equivalent (for leisure diver)

Getting there:
By Air and Land
Catch a plane from Singapore to Manado (approximately 4 hours).
Coach/minibus transfer from Manado Airport to Resort (approximately 2 hours)

2 way land transfer between Manado Airport and Lembeh Hills Resort
Full board accommodation at Lembeh Hills Resort
Up to 6 guided boat dives
30 minutes complimentary massage (Head and shoulders massage or foot massage)
1 complimentary merchandise (T-shirt, cap or beach sarong)
Air tanks and weights provided

Airfare between Singapore and Manado
Lembeh Marine Park fees


Currency accepted: USD, EUR, SGD, GBP, IDR, JPY

Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa and Mastercard

Electricity Supply: 220-240V 50Hz, 2 pin round plug

Time difference: None

Countries with a 30-day visa-free entry
Countries which require a 25USD 30-day visa on arrival
All other countries are required to apply for a visa at an Indonesian Embassy prior departing for Indonesia

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