As a result of the remoteness of the Anambas islands and their very low human population density, the archipelago's marine environment is still pretty much untouched.
Typically, coral coverage is considerable, and whilst there has been some deterioration due to climate-linked bleeching, most coral gardens are in a robust state of health. This can be concluded, not only from the corals themselves, but also from the exceptional biodiversity of flora and fauna associated with Anambas' coral gardens.
A veritable coral kaleidoscope
With sea water of a clarity without equal in the vicinity, it quickly becomes apparent that Anambas is nothing short of a diving El Dorado.
Best of all, the better known diving locations are sheltered from most of the wind and waves that result from the Northeast monsoon. This means that diving around Anambas is as good as year-round, albeit with the best months from April to September. Read More...
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