Diving around Nusa Penida is fantastic and definitely worth a visit. From the resort it is 1 1/2 hours by car to Padang Bay, from there it is an hour by boat to Nusa Penida. Ideal as a day trip where you experience both the beautiful nature from the rocks and 2 to 3 dives.
Nusa Penida - Manta Point
One of the most popular diving spots around Bali is Manta Point. Where numerous manta rays pass by all year round to enjoy the large cleaning station. The dive is located along the cliffs around Nusa Penida. By boat one hour boat trip from Padang Bay, you are there. It is an easy and shallow dive that can be dived by all divers. There is also the opportunity to snorkel with manta rays if the weather conditions are right. Depth 10 to 25 metres, around the cleaning station 15 metres. Can be dived by beginners to experienced divers. Visibility: 5 to 20 meters depending on weather conditions.
Nusa Penida - Crystal Bay
This is also a boat dive from Padang Bai about 1 hour. Crystal Bay is known for its beautiful corals, and fantastic animal life, and also its current conditions which mean that the possibility of seeing Mola Mola around the 30 meters is good, however this is a good thing that requires experience and that you have your AOWD, as current conditions can be difficult. The opportunity to see everything from sea snakes to turtles and reef sharks is good here and the beautiful coral landscape is definitely worth a visit in itself. The depth is from 8 to 40 + meters. Visibility 10 to 30 meters depending on weather conditions.
The Island offers shallow areas, coral garden, sandy slope with sand eels, walls, amazing drop off to abys.
Lots of fish and sometime sharks, eagle rays and turtles. Big gorgonians soft and hard corals. All in all an amazing dive location for all levels.
Location: Menjagang is an Island off the north west of Bali, is also part of West Bali National Park
Depth: Guided dive depth if from 5 – 30 m. dep. of the level of certificate of the divers
Visibility: 15 – 50 metres
Current: Zero to mild currents
Min. Level: All levels beginner to exp divers and snorkelers.
Dive Types: Boat dive.
By Pos II can it be also shore diving. Wall, wreck, reef and drift diving Conditions: 30 min. boat from mainland Bali.
Beautiful vertical walls, warm water, white sand.