Diving in Indonesia with Maleo Moyo Scuba Divers – A SDI certified Dive Resort

Welcome to Maleo Moyo Scuba Divers

Maleo Moyo Diving, a family-operated SDI dive centre located at the Maleo Moyo Resort, has been offering the best diving experiences on Pulau Moyo since 2015. Pulau Moyo, a small and remote island, is located next to Sumbawa Besar in Indonesia.

Diving with Maleo Moyo Scuba Divers

Our Dive Resorts is located just 5 min walking distance from the arrival pier and 10 minutes boat ride from our resort where you’ll have four great reefs and seven different dive sites with a huge variety of fish such as reef sharks, sea snakes, turtles, schooling fish and beautiful corals, while in front our home reef offers a small wreck, excellent teaching conditions and great divings from beginner to advanced.

Experience the thrill of diving with our expert local and foreign dive instructors, who both have been diving here since 2015.

We offer instructions in four languages: Dutch, German, English, and Indonesian, and for those who haven’t been diving for a while, our short repeater course is designed to help you quickly regain confidence and feel at ease underwater once again.

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Maleo Moyo Dive Packages

Certified divers can enjoy Leisure Diving Moyo Island with 14 dive sites from which seven are reachable within 10 minutes from our resort, plus a home reef. Prices include equipment rental, refreshment, and a professional guide. If you want to go more off the beaten track we offer excursions with surface interval by the waterfall and having lunch on the beach. 

SDI Dive Courses

At our dive center, we have a wide variety of SDI diving courses for everyone, from beginners to those needing a quick refresher. Our courses include training on how to use a dive computer.
If you’re new to diving, check out our Discover Scuba program – it’s a great way to get started and explore the underwater world.

Embark on your underwater adventure with the SDI Open Water Scuba Diver course. This beginner-level program equips you with the essential skills and knowledge for safe and enjoyable scuba diving. Over the course, you’ll learn dive theory, master basic scuba techniques, and experience your first open water dives.

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Progress your diving journey with the SDI Advanced Adventure Diver course. Designed for those who’ve completed the open water certification, this course introduces a range of specialty dives. Enhance your skills in navigation, deep diving, and more, gaining confidence and proficiency under the guidance of expert instructors.

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The SDI Rescue Diver Course is an empowering and challenging experience, focusing on crucial emergency response and management skills. You’ll learn how to prevent and manage diving accidents, honing your problem-solving abilities. This course is a rewarding step up in your diving education, emphasizing safety and diver rescue techniques.

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A Dive Adventure to Remember

With our Local Certified Dive Guides we offer off-the-beaten-path excursions with waterfall intervals and beachside lunches. Beginners or rusty divers need not worry – we offer short refresher courses led by our experienced staff. We specialize in customizing packages to cater to your need.

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Frequently Asked Question

The best time to visit Moyo for diving is from May through to early December. The weather can make the diving conditions become unpredictable from December through to late March due to prevailing winds, boats do then not always run.

No. You can learn to dive in Moyo with us, we are a fully equipped SDI dive resort. We also offer 1-day Discover Scuba Diving experiences for those who would like a taste of the underwater world without becoming certified.

At our Maleo Moyo Hotel & Dive Resort located at the tip of Labuan Aji village. We have a range of comfortable accommodation for divers, from basic fan rooms to luxury air-conditioned bungalows. We also have a beach restaurant and pool on site serving tasty food for breakfast, lunch & dinner.
We can’t guarantee you’ll see anyparticular species (it’s the ocean after all) but we can guarantee you’ll see a lot! There’s a huge variety of colourful marine life surrounding Moyo island. There’s a possibility of spotting Manta Rays, Turtles, Whalesharks, Reef Sharks, Sea Snakes, Octopus, Barracuda, Eagle Rays.. to name a few.. Check out our videos for examples of what there is to see when scuba diving Moyo island.

Monsoon Season is from December to March. During this time the weather in the area can be unpredictable.

Local public boats do not run when the sea is rough. Maleo Moyo resort can not take any responsibility for the weather, but we are happy to assist you with information on how to travel to us. We recommend booking 1 week prior to arrival during monsoon season when we can predict the weather more effectively. We have our own big boat available for transfers to Moyo for hotel/diving packages and are flexible with dates during monsoon season.

Imagine this: You arrive by plane or car in Sumbawa Besar and around an hour, you’re ready to embark on your first dive at the stunning Sumbawa Wall. Dive into crystal-clear waters and enjoy an peaceful safety stop on a shallow plateau with beautiful healthy corals like a leisurely walk in the park. Ask for details!

How to get to
Maleo Moyo

The easiest way is fly to Sumbawa Besar Airport (SWQ). We can collect you from the airport, take a taxi to the port then take our private boat to our resort.

We charge 1.8 million IDR each way (for the entire boat charter). Alternatively you can take a local boat over to Moyo, local boats leave normally everyday from Mulut Kali (River mouth) or Pantai Goa around 13:00. The price 100,000 IDR per person one-way.

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