Manta Poin Nusa Penida w/ Bambu Divers
Manta Point is one of most popular dive sites in South of Nusa Penida in the Indian Ocean. About 45 minutes by speedboat from Padang Bai. Not surprising as the cleaning station here attracts the giant Manta Rays. They cruise around the rock in groups. This dive leaves you with nothing but awe for these beautiful creatures. An amazing experience you will not easily forget. However encountering the mantas is not guaranteed! Even if there are no manta's there are nice things to see here.
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Toyapakeh lies just at the entrance between Nusa Penida and Nusa Lembongan. some of dive schools often takes more experienced divers to this dive site. As a result of the constant current through the channel, the reef is very healthy here and you can enjoy blooming coral gardens. Toyapakeh is a drift dive.
S.D. is named after the primary school Sekolah Dasar that lies just opposite the site on Nusa Penida island. This dive along a coral slope is usually a drift dive which can be exhilarating at times. This beautiful coral garden is home to a wide variety of fish including the large Queen Angelfish, large Puffer fish, Hump headed parrot fish and Cuttle fish. And if you are lucky you might run into some Whitetip reef sharks and Mola Mola's. Coral garden with hard and soft corals. Smaller reef fish and Nudi Branches.
Crystal Bay is best known for the Mola Mola. Your chances of spotting a Mola Mola here is the highest. Crystal Bay is a small bay on West Nusa Penida and is relatively protected. Diving takes place around a rock and beside the Mola Mola, this site has a beautiful reef life. The dive site is not always easily accessible because of the strong current. Often we see Mola Mola (sunfish), Sharks, Giant Angelfish, Eels, Eagle Rays, Tuna, and schools of fish.
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