The Best Nusa Penida Snorkeling And Meet Manta Ray

Bali as a tropical island does not have many snorkeling spots. Sometimes it is difficult to choose one spot from the many snorkeling locations. Nusa Penida is one of the popular snorkeling spots around Bali. One of the best snorkeling spots in Indonesia is located on the southeast side of the island of Bali along with 2 other islands that are no less popular, Ceningan & Lembongan. Nusa Penida is a popular destination because of its beauty which is always displayed on many social media.

The Best Nusa Penida Snorkeling And Meet Manta Ray

Nusa Penida snorkeling with calm ocean currents & good visibility

Several spot snorkeling in Nusa Penida offers fairly calm sea currents, although the currents can change at any time. In addition, the visibility when snorkeling is quite good, around 10 meters to 20 meters during the day, especially during the dry season. 

The waters between the islands of Nusa Penida, Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan have very beautiful underwater views. Many international divers are interested in snorkeling or diving in Nusa Bali.

There are 296 species of coral reefs and 576 species of reef fish in the waters of Nusa Penida. Good or bad coral reef conditions, depending on the location you dive. However, most of the coral reefs in Nusa Penida are still healthy.

Snorkeling spot in Nusa Penida

Crystal Bay

Crystal Bay Nusa Penida is more widely known by tourists as a tourist destination for white sand beaches on the island of Nusa Penida. The location of the coastline facing the southwest side makes Crystal Bay beach Nusa Penida one of the best locations to see the sunset on the island of Nusa Penida. In addition, the location of Crystal Bay is also close to Gamat Bay which is only 15 minutes by road. One of the most anticipated marine life to see during Crystal Bay Nusa Penida snorkeling is the Mola-Mola.

Manta Point

There is Manta Point which is located in the south of Nusa Penida Island, precisely in Batukandik Village, Nusa Penida District, Klungkung Regency.

The name Manta Point was taken because around this area is the residence of manta rays around this beach so that visitors who want to snorkel can swim and interact with a group of manta rays here.

Gamat Bay

Crystal Bay is close to the Gamat Bay location. However, access to Gamat Bay is more difficult than access to Crystal Bay beach.

To get to the Gamat Bay cliff-top area, you must travel through several dirt roads. You must descend the path from the top cliff of Gamat Bay to reach the shoreline.

When compared to Crystal Bay, there are fewer visitors in the Gamat Bay area because access to the Gamat Bay location is more difficult. For the time being, Gamat Bay is mostly visited by tourists looking to snorkel or scuba dive.