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Forbidden times for dive

Are some local holiday or some special days in Aceh when sea activities or diving are not allowed

Every Friday

From 7p.m. of Thursday until Friday at 2p.m 

To respect the Ocean, snorkelling, fishing and other activities on the Ocean are not allowed, except the Ferry to and from Banda Aceh.


18th of June 2015

First day of Ramadhan, fasting month for Muslims, starting on 7p.m of the day before.
The date change every year.

Hari raya Puasa (Eid al-Fitr)

17th of June 2015

Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadhan. The date change every year.

Hari raya Haji (Eid al-Adha)

23rd of September 2015

Feast of the Sacrifice Muslim holiday. 
The date change every year.

Indonesian independent day

17th of August

From 6a.m. until 12a.m. Indonesia declared its independence from the Dutch Government on August 17, 1945.

Tsunami memorial day

26th of December

From 6a.m. until 12a.m. Remembering the Indian Ocean Tsunami of December 26, 2004.

Kenduri Laut 2015

12th of May at 8p.m. until 15th of May at 2p.m.

Acehnese tradition to say thank to God for giving sustenance in form of fish to the fisherman. The date change every year.