Alor with its smoldering volcanoes reaching down into crystal clear waters fringed with pristine coral reefs and stretch of white beaches. Located in the middle of nowhere due to its mountainous topography and difficult to pass from one side to another become remotely away from crowd, with nearby islands of Lembata and Kalabahi.
The masses of swirling schooling fish, rich concentrations of invertebrates and critters may well make Alor one of the best diving Indonesia has to offer. Shear drop offs with amazing coral reef scenery and great fish life, giant pinnacles covered in beautiful corals. Home of rare anthias and endless garden of clown anemone fish in dive site Clown Valley.
The most memorable experience while diving in Alor is to look up and to see many children snorkel with basic wooden swimming goggles that they made themselves with their wide smiled approaching toward divers, such a priceless experience that will stay in the visitor’s mind forever.
During the trip to Alor we will visit the village and to be able to witness the ladies weaving their traditional fabric call Ikat, their Ikat are well know it’s uniqueness using all natural colors from the surrounding nature.
Best time to visit Alor
Alor which offers both coral reef and muck dive are dive able all year round, but the best time will be from March to December.
The normal underwater temperature between March to April and between October to November could be around 25C, then in between May to September up to 30C.
Some pelagic as Mola Mola or Sun fish and Orca etc also known passing Alor region and often spotted in September