Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Penida offer a wide range of beautiful dive sites that will delight any diver, from beginner to highly experienced.
Pristine and colourful healthy coral are the shelter of an incredible amount of marine life : green and hawksbill turtles, vibrant nudibranchs, flashy angle fish and of course the graceful Manta rays that made our waters so famous!
The rare Mola Mola, or moon fish, visits us from the depth quite often, so if you’re lucky you will be able to admire one of the biggest and weirdest fish in the world.
Diving in Nusa Penina and Lembongan can be quite challenging from time to time because of their strong and fast-changing currents. The Indo Divers team has been diving in this area for a long time, therefore we will take you to the best dive site that will suit both your dive level and your expectations, so that you can have a safe and enjoyable experience with us.
Most dive sites are still accessible for all levels of divers, but not at all times. So don’t hesitate to contact us or stop by and we’ll arrange the best possible trip for you.
Drift divers, macro divers, turtle lovers, manta seekers and beginners, you will find for sure the spots that will make you starry-eyed!
- Mangrove Point (Drift Dive) – Location: north Nusa Lembongan
Close to the mangrove forest. Beautiful, wide-sloping hard coral reef, many coral bommies, which act cleaning stations for all kind of reef fish. You could be treated pufferfish, trumpetfish, triggerfish, occasionally turtles and barracudas, eagle rays and white-tip reef sharks.
- North Penida (Drift Dive) – Location: north Nusa Penida.
The distance from Toya Pakeh to Bujuk is around 12km and consists of one closed coral reef. The reef top starts at 2m and slopes down to approx. 16m, before it goes really deep. There’s an enormous amount of various hard coral species, stag horn (acropora) fields, big sponges, whip corrals, schools of reef fish, occasionally turtles, sea snakes and reef sharks.
- Toya Pakeh (Drift Dive) – Location: north-west end of the channel
Big, hard-coral filled bay with fantastic coral bommies, schooling fish, scorpionfish, moray eels, challenging currents and a chance of giant travellys.
- Ceningan Channel – Location: north side of Ceningan
Very easy and shallow dive site. You can tour Buddha statues, now becoming encrusted with life and coral, at 3m, gently sloping towards the deep channel.
- Ceningan Wall (Drift Dive) – Location: channel side of Ceningan
A pretty challenging dive site for very experienced divers only. Strong currents along a beautiful wall with nudis, schooling fish and smaller colorful corals.
- Gambat Bay – Location: west Nusa Penida
The bay itself is shallow and beautifully covered with hard corals. The edge slopes down to the channel bottom. Nice coral bommies, schooling fish, marble rays and turtles.
- Crystal Bay -Location: north west Nusa Penida
One of the favourite dive sites in the whole area. The name comes from the crystal clear visibility and is well known for the Mola Mola, which can be found frequently between July and late September. Located at the channel, the currents can be very tricky. Due to the size of the area it is suitable for all levels of divers, as the bay itself is quite sheltered and has a wonderful reef.
- Manta Dives -Location: west Nusa Penida
Manta Bay is a shallow bay with a stunning backdrop. As it’s rich in plankton, it attracts manta rays all year round. The dive has a maximum depth of 12m and the coral bottom, with its gullies and swim-throughs, is an interesting distraction from the manta action going on above. Similar to Manta Point, we cannot get to this site every day, but it is closer and more protected than Manta Point, so is fast becoming a very popular dive.