/// Diving Nusa Lembongan, Bali

/// Scuba diving with mantas and mola molas!

diving nusa lembongan

Most of the diving in Bali is just off the beautiful south east coast of Sanur and Pandang Bai or Tulamben on the north east coast. We believe the best diving is found around a group of three islands about 15 kilometres east of Sanur. One of these islands, Nusa Lembongan, is home to the latest Two Fish Divers resort; the other two are Nusa Penida and Nusa Ceningan. All three islands are surrounded by amazing sites for diving. These three islands are also the home of the mantas and mola molas (ocean sunfish) that made diving Nusa Lembongan, Bali famous.

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/// Diving around Nusa Lembongan

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The coral reefs around Nusa Lembongan and the other islands are very healthy, with an incredibly diverse variety of creatures, and visibility is nearly always 15-25m. During June-October the water can be cooler and a 5mm wetsuit is advisable. As we are based on the island of Nusa Lembongan, most of the dive sites are only 10-20 minutes away making it the perfect location for a lazy way to dive with the reefs and mantas! There are currently approximately 15 dive sites around these islands, with more being discovered all the time. They offer a mixture of fantastic hard corals, colourful soft corals, all sorts of critters from macro to pelagics, and large schools of fish. Discover what special encounters diving Nusa Lembongan can bring. 

/// Best time to see manta rays

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All year round!

Mantas can be seen all year round in the south of Nusa Penida, our neighbouring island. The waters around sites like Manta Point are full of plankton, and this can attract sometimes seven or eight mantas at a time. This part of the island is a wild and remote area with dramatic sea cliffs rearing three hundred feet from the sea.

The best times to visit these sites are when the seas are calm from November-May.

/// The Two Fish experience

  • First class dive service in Lembeh
  • Small groups of no more than four guests per dive guide
  • Expert dive guides who have done thousands of dives in Lembeh Straits
  • All guides are PADI Rescue Diver trained
  • Oxygen and first aid on every dive boat
  • Dive groups are organised according to air consumption and dive experience
  • English speaking friendly crew and dive guides
  • Long dives – we just ask you to surface after 75mins or on 40bar
  • Photographers – please enquire for a private guide for spotting and carrying your accessories

Lembeh has Certificate of excellence winner 2014
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/// Mola mola season in Bali

diving mola mola

The mola mola (ocean sunfish) visit us for about four months of the year, another signature of diving Nusa Lembongan, Bali! The best time to see them is July-October. There are sightings on either side of these months, but generally these are less frequent. Mola mola can be seen at most of the dive sites, but Crystal Bay and Blue Corner are where they are seen the most. You can also see eagle rays, wobbegong, tuna, marbled rays, schools of snappers, jacks and shark at these sites.

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/// Tulamben Liberty Wreck

tulamben and liberty wreckWe are close enough to Tulamben to offer trips where you can dive the shipwreck of the famous USAT Liberty. Further sites on the south east coast of Bali between Sanur and Candi Dasa offer alternative slopes for daytrips – for the rare occasional that someone gets bored of the mantas and fantastic marine life around Lembongan Island!

/// Only nitrox provider

diving nusa lembongan We are proud to be the only operator on Lembongan that offers Enriched Air Nitrox!


/// Dive Courses in Nusa Lembongan

While you are here diving Nusa Lembongan, why not take advantage of our instructors and take a course?

Not yet a diver? Many of our sites are ideal for a try-a-dive or the Open Water Diver course – a beautiful start to your scuba experience among award winning walls and reefs.

Qualified? Want to learn new dive skills? How about an Advanced Open Water Course or Rescue Diver course? We also have specialty courses for all levels of divers that are ideally suited to this area.

Doing an Indonesian Dive Safari with us? Spread any course over our three dive centers – Bunaken, Lembeh and Nusa Lembongan, Bali.

More information and prices of all courses that we offer…

Perfect to learn around Bali:

Peak Performance Buoyancy
Most of the dives are wall dives, so you need to have good buoyancy, and this will increase your dive times by a significant amount
Underwater Naturalist
Fascinating course to do in one of the most diverse marine environments in the world
Enriched Air Nitrox
This can be used to extend your time underwater, so you can spend more time with the mantas
Night Diver
Some creatures just don’t come out during day light hours
Take advantage of the great drift diving around some of the local sites
This will allow you to explore the amazing walls and slopes around Lembongan at 40m

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