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Beautiful underwater gardens featuring fascinating coral reefs decorated with various shapes, sizes, and colors of many sea creatures, that is the view that awaits snorkelers and divers under the crystal clear waters of Abang Island, south of Batam in the province of the Riau Archipelago.


Abang Island is surrounded by many other small islands, most of which are conservation areas for coral reefs, while the main island of Abang only measures around 10 square kilometers. With relatively shallow waters –around 15 to 18 meters deep- this fascinating underwater wonder is a perfect spot for both diving and snorkeling. Its beauty is often compared to that of the waters around Komodo Island National Park, Bunaken, and Raja Ampat, since COREMAP (Coral Reef Rehabilitation and Management Programs) itself  has also designated the area as site for a special underwater coral reef observation center

Above the surface, the landscape of Abang Island is still pristine with hills dominated by granite rocks. Most of the shores are still decorated with beautiful mangrove forests.
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Re: Abang Island near Batam : Rare Coral Reefs in Crystal Clear Waters
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2012, 11:34:12 PM »
nice! ;)

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Re: Abang Island near Batam : Rare Coral Reefs in Crystal Clear Waters
« Reply #2 on: June 29, 2013, 04:37:56 AM »
Abang Island?
Batam are the beautiful place with the many of beautifull archipelago
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Re: Abang Island near Batam : Rare Coral Reefs in Crystal Clear Waters
« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2014, 03:22:01 AM »
Batam is the best

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Re: Abang Island near Batam : Rare Coral Reefs in Crystal Clear Waters
« Reply #4 on: March 17, 2015, 10:57:46 AM »
lho, ini di daerah mana ya? kokbaru denger ada abang island..
padahal udh lama dibatam

mohon rinciannya

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Re: Abang Island near Batam : Rare Coral Reefs in Crystal Clear Waters
« Reply #5 on: March 21, 2015, 12:04:29 AM »
Keren gan artikel-nya, belum pernah denger sebelumnya mengenai Abang Islands ini, ternyata menarik untuk di kunjungi dan indah sekali :)
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Re: Abang Island near Batam : Rare Coral Reefs in Crystal Clear Waters
« Reply #6 on: March 31, 2015, 06:35:32 PM »
it's recommended place to do activities like scuba diving and snorkeling based on personal experiences. it will be great if there has a pictures that you could share. thanks
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