Karnobol

Banda Sea dive sites

Napoleon wrasseKarnobol is a very fishy dive site located to the east of Banda Besar Island. It is made up of many large rocks and underwater coral bommies that are covered with healthy hard corals, soft corals, sponges and gorgonian seafans.

Currents are mild and visibility is excellent.

The usual large schools of snapper, fusilier and red tooth triggerfish are here. Parrotfish, including large bumphead parrotfish are common.

There are also many different species of butterfly fish including ovalspot butterfly fish and Meyer’s butterfly fish. Napoleon wrasse are often seen here.