Crystal Bay, Nusa Penida

Located on the west-side of Nusa Penida Island, Crystal Bay has two coral reef formations separated by sand slopes. The combination of slopes and walls that form the topography at this dive site goes down to more than 50 meters and meets with large rock which is an ideal place for a cleaning station for sunfish.

Crystal Bay plays host to many different marine species. There is much hard and soft coral, which sustains healthy populations of turtles, fish, and macro marine life.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 19 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
  • Ripping Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Snorkeling
  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Macro Spot
  • Cleaning Station
  • Cavern/Cave

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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Dive sites nearby

This cave has a horizontal length of about 200 meters where, at the end of the cave, is a large open space inhabited by bats. The mouth of the cave is at a depth of 8 meters below sea level.

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A small bay in the west of Nusa Penida that has healthy coral in flat shallow area, followed by a slope that reaches more than 40 meters. One of the best places to spot Mola mola, or Oceanic sunfish, during the right season.

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This dive sites is close to the cliff which has strong water movement (surge). It is a gathering place for manta rays to filter the food collected due to the pressure of the waves from the open ocean.

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Ceningan wall, Nusa Lembongan, Bali, Indonesia

Located on the east edge of Nusa Ceningan this impressive wall dive can only be dived during slack high tide when conditions allow. In the channel between Nusa Ceningan and Nusa Penida the site experiences strong currents which accounts for the impressive marine life that can be seen there.

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Toyapakeh Wall

Toyapakeh is known as one of the best dive sites in this area. It is situated in a small nook on the northern mouth of the Ceningan Channel. While currents can be strong and, at times unpredictable, divers are rewarded with some of the finest coral structures and marine biodiversity Penida has to offer.

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Large open bays with coral that begins growing in the shallows. As you descend you will meet large rocks covered by amazingly colored coral reefs. Toyapakeh often has strong and sometimes unpredictable currents.

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Rabbit Hole (Batupahet)

Rabbit Hole (Batupahet) is our newest dive site on the South Coast of Nusa Penida between Manta Bay and Manta Point dive sites. Here you can see Manta Rays, Brownbanded Bamboo Sharks and a plethora of macro life.

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Mangrove Point is a beautiful dive site on the north side of Mangrove! It is a 10 Minute boat ride out of Nomads Diving. Mangrove features a stunning sloping reef. Mangrove is often known for its currents which can also bring it some big fish

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This dive starts from a coral slope that meets some ruins, combining to form a wall and boulders descending to 20 meters deep. This dive site has strong currents that can drag divers into the open ocean so be aware! Large boulders are often uses by predator fish to hide from the current while waiting on their prey.

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Batu Bolong, Nusa Penida

Located off the south coast of Nusa Penida, Batu Bolong is the dive site around the famous arch that is often photographed. It can only be dived on a rising tide when the swell is low and is subject to high current and surge.

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