DIVE SITES


We dive around the three islands of Nusa Lembongan, Nusa Ceningan and Nusa Penida. These islands are a part of the marine protected area of Indonesia. They are also located in what is referred to as the ‘Coral Triangle’, which is widely accepted as having the greatest marine diversity.

OUR DIVE SITES

Manta Point

Depth: 5 – 18 meters Level: Beginner Location: South Nusa Penida

Enjoy the incredible scenic cliff views on the 1 hour (approx) journey to Manta Point. While there is no currents here, do expect swells. The visibility can be around 10-15 meters due to the plankton rich waters, which attract the graceful Manta Rays at their cleaning stations all year round. Sightings of blue spotted stingrays, bamboo sharks, scorpion and stone fish are often spotted. A dive not to be missed!

Manta Bay

Depth: 5-12 meters Level: Beginner Location: South Nusa Penida

Manta bay is a shallow bay dive with a maximum depth of 12 meters with a coral bottom. Plankton rich waters surrounds the dive site, which attracts the stunning Manta Rays. This dive site can be a great alternative to Manta Point, which is closer and more protected. Due to the conditions it is not a dive site we can visit everyday. Expect to see also wobbegong sharks, bamboo sharks and octopus.

Crystal Bay

Depth: 10 to 100+ meters Level: Beginner Location: South East Nusa Penida

Crystal Bay is named after its famous ‘crystal’ clear waters, as visibility here can reach over 40 meters on a good day! Crystal bay is popular amongst snorkelers and divers, as it is famous for the Mola Mola (Sunfish) from July to October each year. The site has a sandy bottom with a sloping reef either side with healthy coral. While it is a dive site for all levels, caution must be taken due to the strength of the current into the channel.

Mangroves

Depth: 5- 30 meters Level: Beginner Location: North East, Nusa Lembongan This site is named after its location, right by the Mangroves area in North East, Nusa Lembongan. You will find yourself drifting down a gentle slope, with the reef covered with healthy and colourful coral. Often you will see great barracuda, napoleon wrasse, frog fish, stonefish, nudibranch, moray eels and more! The best time to dive here is in high tide, as when it is lower tide it can be a very intense drift.

Sekolah Dasar (SD Point)/ Pura Ped/ Buyuk

Depth: 5 to 40 meters (approx) Level: All Levels Location: North Nusa Penida

A sloping reef topography with very beautiful coral wall, with different rock formations. Expect strong currents here at times, which provides exhilarating drift dives! You will be able to see different types of marine life from Turtles, Mantis Shrimp, Box Fish, Giant Travels, Scorpion Fish, Octopus and schools of Batfish!

Toyapakeh

Depth: 6 – 100+ meters Level: Intermediate Location: North West Nusa Penida

Toyapakeh means ‘Salt Water’ in Balinese, and considered one of the best dive sites in Nusa Penida. At around 15 meters, as you will drift through the current, with stunning corals with beautiful corals. Expect to see Lionfish, Pufferfish, Boxfish, Barracuda, Moral eels, Octopus, and Nudibranch. If you’re lucky enough Mola Mola (sunfish) can be spotted during the colder water months around June to September. Beware that currents can get strong around here, so ensure that you stick close to the reef!

Blue Corner

Depth: 30 meters Level: Advanced Location: North West Nusa Lembongan

One of the most famous dive sites in Nusa Lembongan; an exhilarating dive suited to the experienced divers only! The dive sites starts as a shallow reef, leading to a drop off wall, where currents can be strong and unpredictable. Depths can range around 20 to 30 meters. Regular sightings of Eagle Rays, Marble Rays, Wobbegongs, Sharks, Tuna – even the Mola Mola during the right season.

Lembongan Bay

Depth: 10 meters Level: All Levels Location: West Nusa Lembongan

With a calmer waters , a sandy bottom with a maximum depth 10 meters; this dive site offers an ideal place for beginner or learner divers. The dive site is also well suited to experienced divers or photographers who are interested in macro life. This site is home to healthy coral, Nudibranchs, Blue Spotted Stingray, Frogfish, Moray Eels and more!