Diving at Toya Pakeh – If you come to Bali, don’t miss your chance to visit a small island in southeastern part of Bali, Nusa Penida. Administratively, this island belongs to Klungkung regency. It offers you some wonderful beach destinations which are well-known in both domestic and foreign visitors. It has exotic and unique allure especially its white sand beach which is least visited because lack of access to reach the destination. To reach Nusa Penida, visitors can go either by fast boat or helicopter but most of them choose to go by fast boat.
Toya Pakeh Beach
Nusa Penida is well-known as an island with largest dive site in Bali complete with the natural nature and sea biota. One of dive sites we will review on this article is Toya Pakeh which is located in Toya Pakeh village on the southern part of Bali bay. This beach is a transit harbour for fast boats and paddle boats. The beach has a wonderful view which has pure water with wonderful undersea view which you shouldn’t miss. Therefore, Toya Pakeh becomes a great dive site for diving and snorkeling.
Diving at Toya Pakeh
The dive site is available from 6 meter visibility with the view of soft corals and some unique fish like sweetlips, jackfish, trevallies, schooling bannerfish, scorpionfish, moray eel, trumpet fish, puffer and ray. In 10 meter visibility, you will be taken to look at the deeper undersea view where you will find some sea biota like bommies, sweetlips, jackfish, and batfish. Diving deeper to 30 meter visibility, you will see a wonderful rim with wonderful coral reefs and get an opportunity to see Mola-mola (sunfish), blue trigger, and giant trevally. The stream at Toya Pakeh is not too strong and the pure water let the divers see the sea biota clearly under the sea. It will be a great diving experience you will never forget which will make you always miss your diving at this site.
To reach the dive spot, you can rent boat from Toya Pakeh to the middle of the sea. Diving at Toya Pakeh is a great chance to see the wonderful coral reefs with thousand small colourful fishes hiding inside the coral reefs.