Snorkeling in Nusa Penida – Diving is one of the most favourite activities for visitors. Diving is done by enjoying the undersea view with its wonderful coral reefs and any kind of fishes. Snorkeling is another great choice for beginners where they can do something like diving in shallow area. Snorkeling is a great choice for you who can’t swim with a help from life jacket. One of the most-visited snorkeling sites in Bali with the wonderful sea biota and clean water is in Nusa Penida. There are some snorkeling sites by this island, they are as follows:
Crystal Bay Nusa Penida
Crystal Bay is one of beaches in Nusa Penida which has pure water. It is located at Banjar Penida in Sakti village. It takes 30 minute drive to reach this place from Nusa Penida harbour. Visitors will be satisfied by the view of wonderful fishes and other sea biota during snorkeling. Mantis shrimp hiding among corals, frogfish, nudibranch, glass fish, and leaf scorpion are kinds of sea biota you will see at this site.
Toya Pakeh is located in southern part of Bali bay which belongs to Nusa Penida area. It is one of the most favourite dive sites both for diving and snorkeling. It has wonderful corals with a school of small fish. You will also find big sea fan corals, turtles, and mola-moa at this site.
Manta Point is one of the dive sites which has Manta ray as its own characteristic. For you who love snorkeling, Manta point will be a great site to meet manta ray and other sea biota like ray, octopus, tuna fish, shark, and others.
Batu meling is another great site for snorkeling. It is surrounded by sandstone hill and it has clear water with wonderful undersea view. There is a sandstone in the middle of the sea, it is where the name of Batu meling came from. You will enjoy the view of ray swimming around the sea and corals around the sandstone.