Alor Island, LA P’TITE KEPA Homestay & Diving

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Alor Island, LA P’TITE KEPA Homestay & Diving

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« la P’tite Kepa Homestay » is situated on the small magic KEPA island, in the middle of Pantar Strait, the heart of Alor archipelago. Just five minutes by boat from Alor Kecil village, on Alor main island west coast, this is a central place to explore ALOR islands and the dive sites.

The homestay is located on the nothern coast of Pulau KEPA, where you can enjoy the fantastic scenary of Pulau TERNATE, BUAYA, PANTAR, PURA and ALOR.

The bungalows have been built like a traditionnal village, with Alorese style houses made of bamboo, coconut trees, and thach covered, inspired by our respect for local culture and natural environment.

Alor is an hidden paradise for marine biodiversity. You can meet the best coral formations and the richest underwater life in the Alor-Pantar strait. With its volcanic origin, Alor offers a wide variety of dive sites, nearly limitless ; some outstanding walls, rock slides, valleys, seamounts, pinnacles, and unspoiled coral reefs. Surrounded by clear water, the visibility can reach more than 40 meters, with a temperature of 28°C The dive sites are chosen according to currents, drift and static dives are possible. underwater scape Alor dive Kepa ambiance Alor got a real good health reef : fishermen here are mainly using sustainable fishing practices (lines, bamboo traps,…), and offers a great diversity and density of sealife. A few dive sites are renown for big fish (schools of big eyes jack, dog tooth tunas, some sharks, giant groupers, Napoleon wrasse, eagle rays or occasional mola-mola, …). But you will be impressed by the rich concentration of invertebrates, anemonas or hard and soft corals, and the variety of critters. critters paradise The Dive sites are reachable in 5 minutes to 1H30 from Kepa. We generally organise 2 dives per day, but 3d dive or night-dive can be arranged. In addition, shore dives are also possible for qualified divers at tank cost (5 euros). 1 up to 3 dive guides (maximum 4/5 divers per group) will show you the most exciting jewels of Alor! Diving prices : Rate per dive Packages 2 up to 5 dives 28 €/dive 56 € / 2 dives (1 day) 6 up to 11 dives 26 €/dive 156 € / 6 dives 12 up to 17 dives 24 €/dive 288 € /12 dives 18 dives and more 22 €/dive 396 €/18 dives Includes boat trip, dive guide, snack & hot drink, tank & weigh Marine park entrance fee : a daily fee of Rp 35’000/diver is required by the local government Equipment Rental rate BCD 2 €/dive Regulator/Octopus 2 €/dive Wetsuit (long, 3 mm) 0,5 €/dive Mask 0,5 €/dive Fins/Booties 0,5 €/dive Full equipment 5 €/dive Torch 5 €/night dive

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