Toyapakeh Wall

Toyapakeh means salt water in Balinese and is found at the north end of the deep channel. It is a diver’s favourite as you often find yourself swimming through school after school of colourful fish of all varieties, including the red tooth triggerfish, giant trevallies and batfish. Toyapakeh is a large coral covered bay dotted with bommies that leads to a sloping reef that drops off gently all the way to 190m! Mola sightings are possible here and even the infamous pygmy seahorse is occasionally spotted by keen sighted divers.

Underwater Buddha

There are many diving spots around Nusa Lembongan, but nothing beats Ceningan Channel, a diving spot located between the Lembongan and Ceningan Islands. Ask your dive guide to take you there, and you’ll be fascinated with the surprising discovery of the underwater Buddhist artifacts. You’ll also find a 2.5-meter-tall (8.2 ft) statue of Buddha in the middle of the domes along with smaller Buddhist statues!

S.D Point

The reef offshore is named SD point by the local dive operators. This site stretches as long as the coastline, it offers a pristine healthy coral reef with a number of reef fish mainly pelagic fish, as the reef is extends from the east marked by the white fibre buoy to the most west marked by the jetty, which it separates from Toyapakeh. It is best to do a drift dive because the shore currents are always flowing with uniform direction miles away and the coral heads spread along the slope bottom and make us easy to stop or hide behind them. Reef Shark, Sunfish (Mola-Mola) and even Manta Ray have frequently been seen. Experiencing a drift dive in Bali is best taking SD point at Nusa Penida.

Manta Point

The spot for Manta Rays! Best season is September to June but Manta Rays are there all year. Nusa Penida Manta Point is situated off the south east side of Nusa Penida and is known for its manta rays all year round. The best diving season is September to June due to the calmer seas during this period. The dive site comprises of a large area which is too big to cover in one dive.
Naturally, here are manta rays, manta rays and more manta rays! But also large quantities of tropical fish, emperor fish, scorpion and lion fish, moray eels and a lot of shrimps, mussels, crustaceans and nurse sharks in the sand.


Most noteworthy is Mangrove Point, which lies off the eastern tip of Nusa Lembongan. It's a sprawling coral garden with plenty of fish and very light currents. You don't actually need to tour to get here — just ride up to where the cafes and mangrove tours are, then walk along the beach perhaps another 100 metres and just snorkel out from the beach. This site is best done around high tide as some of the reef and coastal seaweed farms get exposed at low tide.


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