Nusa Penida Diving Trip

We are a PADI 5 Star Dive Center in Sanur, Bali offering dive trips, PADI courses and snorkeling trips to Bali’s Best Sites in Tulamben, Amed, Nusa Penida/Nusa Lembongan & Padang Bai.

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Nusa Penida Diving Trip with mantas & mola-molas

Two Fish Divers Sanur is an award winning PADI 5 Star Center located in Sanur, Bali and we can organise hotel pickups from any hotel in Sanur, Kuta, Seminyak or Legian.

Rp2,410,000 2dives Rp2,860,000 3dives

Nusa Penida/ Nusa Lembongan are part of a group of islands about 30-45min off the SE coast of Bali that have reefs full of vibrant corals and teeming with underwater life. It is also home to the famous Manta’s of Bali, and during the season of July to October divers will also encounter the strange Mola Mola, the gentle sunfish that can reach 1,000kg and 2m+ wide!

We also own a dive center on Nusa Lembongan itself and dive the manta’s and mola-mola every day, giving us inside information where the Manta Rays and Mola Mola are – something other mainland dive centres in Bali do not have!

Price includes:

  • Transport from and to your hotel in Sanur/ Kuta/ Seminyak;
  • Dive guide, boat and any porter/diving fees;
  • Tanks & weights;
  • Lunch;
  • Unlimited coffee, tea & drinking water.

Equipment rental:
Rp150,000 per person for Full set – reg, BCD, long wetsuit, mask, booties, fins. Add dive computer for only Rp100,000.

Nusa Penida Diving Trip Schedule

  • Hotel Pickup

    For the Nusa Penida Diving Trip we pick you up from your hotel (Sanur, Kuta, Seminyak & Legian areas) around 7.30-8.00AM to arrive at the boat departure area in Sanur at around 8.15AM.

  • Boat Departure

    Relax and meet your guides while the staff load your equipment onto the boat, then we head off on the 30 minute boat ride to the first dive site.

  • Choice of 2 or 3 dives

    • 3-dive day: we do two dives before having lunch on the boat, and then a third dive before returning to Sanur.
    • 2-dive day: we normally have lunch after the first dive and enjoy some sunbathing before jumping back in for the second dive.

    Please note: We always plan for one of the dives to be at a manta site (Manta Point or Manta Bay) however this is not always possible due to sea conditions.

  • Return to Hotel

    You’ll arrive back in Sanur around 3.30-4.30pm when we’ll transfer you back to your hotel / resort for a relaxing drink!

Why Choose Two Fish for your nusa penida diving trip

Our Two Fish dive service includes:
  • Small groups of no more than four guests per dive guide
  • Dive groups are organised according to air consumption and dive experience
  • Expert dive guides who have done thousands of dives, and are PADI Rescue Diver trained
  • Oxygen and first aid on every dive boat
  • English speaking friendly crew and dive guides
  • Long dives – we just ask you to surface after 75mins or on 40bar
  • All our dive guides are trained to assist photographers, spot amazing critters and help carry accessories
  • Wash and store service – all dive gear is loaded onto boats in the morning, and removed and washed after your diving, so all you need to do is DIVE
  • Commitment to Quality Courses by having full-time instructors at each dive center who teach according to our principles, and who follow the PADI guidelines for providing a safe courses.

We pride ourselves on being committed to a first-class dive service, having excellent dive staff & managers, having great Aqualung dive equipment and providing safe, top quality PADI courses.

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Nusa Penida Diving Highlights

Nusa Penida is the largest (17km long) of 3 islands; the others are Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan.

Its a short 30-45 minute boat ride from Sanur harbour, and while Nusa Penida dive sites are perhaps best known for Manta rays and Mola-Mola, the diving here actually offers some of the best dive sites in Bali in terms of corals and marinelife.

The majority of diving at Nusa Penida is drift diving and, as the currents are not always predictable, you need to listen to your guide’s briefing and follow him underwater. Sites that are popular here include Manta Point, Manta Bay, Crystal Bay, Toyapakeh, PED, and SD.

Please note: the Mola Mola season runs from July-Oct but Manta Rays are seen all year around.

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Our favourite dive sites

day-trips to Nusa Penida/Nusa Lembongan

Manta Point

The site that made Penida famous! The plankton rich waters here attract the mantas all year round, sometimes seven or eight at a time, though even one is a fantastic sight. We rarely dive more than 15m deep at this site as along with the main attract of the mantas, turtles, nurse sharks, bamboo sharks and blue-spotted rays are regularly sighted at this depth, when the sea conditions are calm and favourable, it’s a dive to be savoured.
diving manta point on day-trips to Nusa Penida/Nusa Lembongan

Manta Bay

Manta Bay is a shallow bay with a stunning backdrop. Being rich in plankton it attracts manta rays all year round. The dive has a maximum depth of 12m and the coral bottom, with its gullies and swim-throughs, is an interesting distraction from the manta action going on above. Similar to Manta Point, we cannot get to this site every day, but it is closer and more protected than Manta Point, so is fast becoming a very popular dive.

Toyapakeh

The ‘jewel’ of Penida, Toyapakeh means salt water in Balinese and is the richest site in Penida. It is a divers’ favourite as you often find yourself swimming through school after school of colourful fish of every variety, including the red tooth triggerfish, giant trevallies and batfish. It has a steep wall to the south, terraces with huge hard coral formations in the bay and a shelving reef in the north that drops off gently all the way to 190m! The density of coral, sponge and fish life is incredible, even the infamous pygmy seahorse is occasionally spotted here. All this plus occasional larger pelagics such as hammerhead sharks, mantas and sunfish.

Crystal Bay

Also known as Penida Bay, the ‘Crystal’ in Crystal Bay refers to the fantastic visibility normally experienced here, which can reach over 40m on a good day. Crystal Bay is certainly one of the area’s most popular dive sites and is a favourite of the visiting mola mola (ocean sunfish) from August-October. The rock in the middle of the bay has very steep drop offs to the south and west and an amazing shelf in the north that is carpeted with wrinkled soft corals in the shallows. A healthy reef, an interesting cave, huge table coral and hundreds of fish of all shapes and sizes – there is not much that this dive site cannot offer!
day-trips to Nusa Penida/Nusa Lembongan

Pura Ped, Pura Mas Gading & Buyuk

These three sites are found side by side on Nusa Penida and share similar sloping reef topography. The colourful reef is made even more interesting with big, randomly placed barrel sponges and coral bommies. Schools of redtooth triggerfish, fusiliers, butterflyfish and drummers compete for passing food that rides the ocean currents. Turtles, rays, sea snakes and the occasional mola mola distract divers from the multitude of smaller creatures hiding amongst the corals, such as scorpionfish and frogfish.

Pura Ped, Pura Mas Gading & Buyuk

These three sites are found side by side on Nusa Penida and share similar sloping reef topography. The colourful reef is made even more interesting with big, randomly placed barrel sponges and coral bommies. Schools of redtooth triggerfish, fusiliers, butterflyfish and drummers compete for passing food that rides the ocean currents. Turtles, rays, sea snakes and the occasional mola mola distract divers from the multitude of smaller creatures hiding amongst the corals, such as scorpionfish and frogfish.

Stay & Dive on Nusa Lembongan - from Rp2,000,000

Stay & Dive Option

from Rp2,000,000 1NT/2dives
We have a PADI 5 Star Dive Center on Nusa Lembongan so why not have an overnight island experience as part of your holiday in Sanur? The price includes 1night stay in a resort on Nusa Lembongan with 2 dives and fast-boat transfers, and works out as less than the price of the dive trip! Don’t worry, we will organise both the diving & accommodation, and there are different accommodation options to suit different budgets.

Tropical-island Accommdation

With prices from Rp250,000 per night (incl breakfast), our budget option offers great value with garden-view rooms and pool-view rooms, AC, balcony/seating area, en-suite bathroom with shower and free Wifi. There is also a Family Suite with 2 bedrooms that provides 1 double & 2 single beds, sitting area and small kitchen area.

Daily Diving Prices & Package

Daily Dive Trips

LocationPrices
Nusa Penida 2 day-divesRp2,410,000
Tulamben 2 day-divesRp1,800,000
Amed 2 day-divesRp1,800,000
Padang Bai 2 day-dives
Rp1,940,000
Candidasa 2 day-dives
Rp2,340,000
3rd day-dives all locationsRp450,000

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20% discount!!

Standard Package

2days/ 4dives

Padang Bai x 2
Tulamben x 2

Rp3,000,000 per person

Minimum 2 persons

17% discount!!

Popular Package

2days/ 5dives

Padang Bai x 2
Nusa Penida x 3

Rp4,000,000 per person

Minimum 2 persons

24% discount!!

Best-of-Bali Package

3days/ 5dives

Tulamben x 2
Padang Bai x 2
Nusa Penida x 3

Rp5,000,000 per person

Minimum 2 persons

21% discount!!

Advanced Package

3days/ 5dives

Tulamben x 2
Candidasa x 2
Nusa Penida x 3

Rp5,500,000 per person

Minimum 2 persons

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