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Bayview Garden Hotel

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Bayview Garden Hotel

3 star hotel
JL. Ande Bole, Labuan Bajo, Komodo, Kabupaten Manggarai Barat, Nusa Tenggara Tim. 86554, Indonesia
19 rooms
FREE Internet

Dive Komodo

PADI 5 star dive center
Walking distance
Max 4 divers per guide

Package highlights

  • At Bayview Garden Hotel, breakfast is delivered straight to your room’s terrace - enjoy your stack of pancakes with a magical view
  • A short stroll will get you to Labuan Bajo, the launch for Komodo National Park expeditions where you’ll encounter manta rays and the legendary Komodo Dragons
  • Dive, snorkel, trek, and explore old villages to your heart’s content, then cool off the infinity pool as the sun sets over the bay
  • Refuel with some local produce at the onsite restaurant before retreating to your private terrace to watch as the harbour twinkles below
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All recommended precautions are in place including hand sanitisers, masks and gloves for staff, and recommendations for physical distancing.

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Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot


We usually get back to you within 24 hours to confirm that your booking is final


You then have 48 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment & cancellation

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  • Now: 0%
  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 100%

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 100.0% will be charged if you cancel less than 365 days prior to arrival

Explore diving around the Bayview Garden Hotel

Best dive sites in Komodo

Tatawa Kecil – The small island of Tatawa Kecil has a big reputation with divers. In fact, this underwater playground is a Komodo classic. There’s a mix of swim-throughs, small caves, bommies and valleys which harbour huge numbers, and a huge diversity, of fish including reef sharks, jacks, batfish, snappers, groupers, sweetlips and occasionally a passing ray. Cannibal Rock – A firm favourite with macro photographers and those wanting to see some of Komodo’s more unusual marine life, Cannibal Rock is home to frogfish, pygmy sea horses, nudibranchs and coleman shrimp. This seamount dive site is famous for invertebrate species and colorful soft corals and, being quite sheltered, it’s a good site if you want a break from drift diving. The Cauldron – True to its name, The Cauldron looks like the top of a boiling pot and the crater offers many nooks and crannies to explore. Explore the macro life down one side, then be prepared for the contrast when you reach the bottom and find yourself surrounded by big fish. You’ll leave The Cauldron via the channel where dense schools of small to medium sized fish congregate. Only after you’ve dived here will you truly understand why it’s so iconic. Batu Bolong – Marine life gathers here as though the huge rock pinnacle is a magnet drawing them in. In the blue, you’ll see sharks and tuna hunting while schools of smaller fish dart around in sync. On the pinnacle itself the colors will astound you, along with the sheer number of small reef fish swimming in and out of corals trying to keep up with the action. Pillarsteen – Pillarsteen boasts incredible topography including a number of caves and swim-throughs. Peering into many of the crevices, don’t be surprised to find something looking back at you! Marine life highlights here include a range of crustaceans, moray eels, often a passing shark or turtle, and plenty of reef fish. If macro is more your thing, take a close look at the soft corals and you won’t be disappointed – this site has something for everyone.
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Dive Center


  • A true pioneer of diving in Komodo, with permanent operations since 1997
  • Worked with producer Howard Hall on Animal Planet
  • Actively involved in conservation efforts around Komodo National Park
  • Dive with incredible macro creatures, manta rays and more
  • Fair employment practices, training local staff to dive master and captain qualifications


DiveKomodo was established in 1997 and is actively involved in conservation efforts around Komodo National Park to help protect, promote, manage and develop Komodo for the future.

Spend a day or more cruising and diving through Indonesia's Galapagos! A true Jurassic Park with Komodo Dragons patrolling the beaches and manta rays breaching around you. The diving in Komodo is beyond description, surely one of the top ten diving hot spots in the world! 

We offer access to dive sites throughout Komodo National Park and beyond, as well as a range of PADI courses from Open Water Diver level through to professional qualifications.

In total there are twenty sites to choose from, including the most popular sites in Komodo such as Castle, Crystal, Cauldron, Manta Point, Batu Bolong, Tatawa, Mawan, Siaba, Sebayur and many more. Our liveaboard has an even bigger selection.

The center trains local staff to Divemaster and Captain qualifications.  We are commited to preserving the environment through good practises. We regularly support Trash Hero Komodo, are proud members of dive association DOCK and part of the WWF Signing Blue program. Notable projects include installing moorings throughout the park, working with Komodo National Park to implement visitors code of conduct regulations and organising clean up days with hundreds of local school children.


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Rental Equipment

  • Dive Computer
  • Regulator
  • Compass
  • Bcd
  • Wetsuit – 5Mm
  • Gauges
  • Wetsuit – 3Mm

Diving gear

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Filling Station

Dive boat facilities

  • Shaded Space
  • Seating Area
  • Ladder
  • Drinking Water
  • Dry Area
  • Surface Interval Snacks

PADI® Courses Available

  • Project Aware Specialties
  • Intro Dives/Discover Scuba Diving
  • Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Rescue Diver
  • Divemaster
  • Deep Diver Certification
  • Night Diver
  • Drift Diving

Languages spoken

  • English

For your safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits
  • Vhf Radio

Dive Center Facilities

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Retail Shop

PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Dive Resort

Resort Amenities

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling


  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Cash (Local Currency)

Amenities & services

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • A La Carte
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food

Resort Description

Bayview Gardens Hotel is a beautiful hillside resort overlooking the old fishing harbour.

This charming hotel is surrounded by tropical plants and you'll feel as though you're in the heart of a botanical garden, surrounded by the soothing sounds of the ocean. Set at 60 meters above sea level, you can make out the mossy peaks of the Komodo Archipelago in the distance.

The nineteen rooms are tucked away among the Indonesian flora and each have air-conditioning, fresh crisp linens and private terrace, where your breakfast is served up every morning so you can enjoy the serene sunrises. Wake up with a dip in the hotel's infinity pool, or enjoy a private swim by choosing a Harbour Master Pool Villa.

There's a 5* PADI dive center just 500 m away, offering all sorts of dives in the bio-diverse Komodo National Park. After an exhilarating diving day, refuel on local produce at the onsite restaurant and spend the evening chatting over drinks at the bar.


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How to get there


  • The best airport to fly into is Labuan Bajo Airport (LBJ). From there, a transfer can be arranged for an additional cost (advance notice required)
  • Once you have booked your flights, send us the details and we will arrange the pick up and drop off for you
  • Check in time is at 1 pm


  • Check out time is at 11 am
  • A transfer back to the airport can be arranged in advance (additional cost)


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