An overview, and list of things to bring and prepare for your stay at Divers Lodge Lembeh, and for traveling in Indonesia.


  • Make sure your travel insurance covers you for medical expenses abroad and if you will be diving, that diving is covered. If not, supplemental insurance for overseas coverage, including possible evacuation, should be seriously considered.
  • Ensure that you are covered by your insurance policy if you need to cancel your trip.
  • Bring adequate supplies of all medications in their original containers, clearly labelled. Pack all medications in your hand luggage. Carry a duplicate supply in the checked luggage.
  • Before leaving, visit your dentist for your regular check-up.
  • If you wear glasses or contacts, bring an extra pair. Don’t forget to take lens liquid
  • If you are a light sleeper, remember to bring earplugs, since at night and early morning, birds are very active around the resort.
  • Please note that tampons are not sold locally, and you will need to bring them if necessary.


  • Passport
    That is valid for six more months and at least has one empty page
  • Visa
  • Watertight bag for your valuable documents
    Indonesia is a warm country, but water and damp is everywhere
  • Money
    There is a bank on the airport where you can get a small amount of money from the machine. In Bitung city you can get maximum IDR 5.000.000 from the machine (ATM) per card per day.
  • Travel insurance number


Insect repellent, after-bite and other medical items are also available at the resort.

  • Insect-repellent (with DEET).
  • After-bite (with ammonia)
  • Sun block (at least factor 20)
  • Iodine or antiseptic lotion and watertight band aids.
  • Eardrops (to prevent ear infections)


All diving equipment in the list below are also available for rent. Details regarding the prices of renting dive equipment can be viewed on our Prices and Booking page.

  • Dive computer
  • Buoyancy jacket, breathing regulator, weight belt, fins, shoes, mask, snorkel, dive knife (weights and 80-cubic feet tanks are available)
  • Dive suit 3 mm neoprene or 5 mm plus hood when you get cold fast
  • Dive lamp (there is 220 V electricity to charge batteries)
  • Spare parts, o-rings, battery for computer etc.
  • The proper cables if you want to watch your own video or photos on our television set or computer


  • Swim suit
  • Walking shoes
    Shoes that may be used in the water against coral, stinging animals, hot sandy beaches, etc
  • Shorts and long trousers for jungle trips, village visits, against mosquitoes.
  • Shirts and also long sleeved shirts.