The northern reefs of Bintan are an easy short journey from Batam, Indonesia onboard The Seaborne, approximately 3-4 hours. So no long journeys to get you to and from Singapore. So if you are looking for a easy live on board (LOB) weekend, this is perfect for you.
The shallow reefs are suitable for beginners and above. There are over 8 dive sites to choose from to keep you diving and it’s an idyllic location.
Most sites have a flat sandy bottom with scattered coral clusters. The fish life is good, with loads to see and the macro is also very good with a lot a nudibranchs. The soft and hard coral is very colourful. The maximum depth is usually 10 metres and it’s easy to enjoy 1 hour dives.
The water is very clear with visibility around 10 metres. There is also a wreck nearby called Sarawak Maru.