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Banda Islands in march

Posted by michalkos on 5/2/2016 at 14:02

I want to visit Banda Islands in March but I'm really not sure about the weather... I've checked lot's of websites and I'm still confused because information are mixed. Some sources says it's good time (or best) in Bandas some says exactly opposite... Someone help me please :)

Or maybe can you suggest some other options for great snorkeling in Indonesia in march? It's raining season in almost whole country but maybe I'm missing something?

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Posted by somtam2000 on 6/2/2016 at 02:46 admin

Have you considered Flores? For eg Komodo National Park or the beaches and islands near Labuan Bajo? Some great snorkelling and far far easier to get to than the Bandas.

Yes a bit of rain, but March should be drying out.

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Posted by michalkos on 6/2/2016 at 03:26

I've been to Flores and Komodo area (Seraya Island couple years ago) but I'm not sure if march is right time for this place... As I remember Seraya was even closed in this time of the year... (now they changed it for billion dollar fancy resort).

I know it's not easy to get to Banda but it might be maybe only place with decent weather and great snorkeling that time in Indonesia. But I'm a little worried that if it will be raining and stormy I would stuck at the end of the world in the middle of nowhere where there is nothing to do in bad weather...

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Posted by mooball on 6/2/2016 at 19:49 TF writer

The other option is Pulau Weh. Weather should be good in March... Sumatra has a different climate to a lot of Indonesia because it straddles the equator. So many places don't have a typical dry/wet thing going on.

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Posted by trisnasuanda01 on 16/2/2016 at 02:32

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