Monday, 25 June 2012

Alor, Indonesia's beauty and rare diving site

Alor regency in East Nusa Tenggara Province (NTT) is an archipelago and formed by 20 islands. Nine of the island has beeninhabited by residents, such as Alor Island, Pantar island, Pura island, Tereweng Island, Ternate, Kepa, Buaya Island,kura Island and Island Kangge. Another 11 islands are uninhabited.There are two main islands, the Alor island and Pantar Island. This district is located directly adjacent to the state of Timor Leste. Because this location was on eastern Indonesia, the island is not as popular as Bali and Lombok. Whereas nature, especially the beach is no less captivating. Most of the beaches in Alor is still relatively quiet because of the access leading to it is still quite difficult.

 As a district, surrounded by the sea, visitors can enjoy diving on the island of Pantar which can be reached by speed boat ride from Kalabahi. Around the Pantar island, there are 18 diving points, known as the "Baruna's Dive Sites at Alor".For every divers, Pantar Strait is a paradise on Earth. Fish species diversity increase appeal in Alor. You can find a variety of sea creatures, from the largest like the Pope, the Sharks, Pari, Mola mola to small-like Mantis, Napoleon fish, and much more. Coupled with the clear and the coral reefs, is guaranteed the time seemed to stop while diving here.

 Its Recorded, there are 26 diving points that stunning many of traveller there. All-26 point of diving is Fallt Line, Peter's Prize, crocodile Rook, Cave Point, Baeylon, The Edge, The Arch, The pacth, Nite Delht, Kal's Dream, The Ball, Trip Top, The Mlai Hall, No Man's Land, Half Moon Bay, The Chatedral, School's Ut, Coral Clitts, and Shark Close.

In addition spoiled by the beauty of marine parks, they also discovered by the rare phenomenon and very attractive sea parks in Alor. So, it's a normally, if marine tourism with spefisik submarine panoramic view of Alor in the Strait of Pantar being an excellent and the teaser for the world-class diver from all over the world like the United States, Australia, Austria, Britain, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Canada, New Zealand, and several countries in Asia . One proof that you can seebecause the underwater beauty panorama Pantar strait is the availability of agency services such as Dive Alor diving experience ( and Alor Dive (

  How To Get There

Air transport to Alor.
We can use the flight from Jakarta to Kupang in order, to get to Alor. Arriving at El Tari Airport,Kupang, we can proceed to use a flight to Mali Airport Kalabahi City, the capital city of Alor. Only, flight routes to Kalabahi still very limited because there are only a few airlines have flights that serve there. From the airport of Mali,we are able to travel overland to the city center which is only about 7 km .

Transportation during the Alor. Public transportation is only in Kalabahi. For all other districts are usually people use a small boat or car passengers. Oto is the designation for trucks converted into passenger transport. The cost of the car ride to the Kalabahi East  Alor for about Rp 30,000. While for transport in the village or between villages, travelers can use a taxi for Rp 10,000 to Rp 30,000 depending on the distance of the field. As a suggestion, visitors can familiarize themselves with local residents. If you are already familiar, local residents will usually offer help with free transport.


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