• Manta rays during Discover Scuba Diving or Open Water course.

    Dive Concepts Lembongan organises diving days out every day with the Manta rays of Manta Bay (2-5 meters wide)

  • Dive with the Mola Mola of Nusa Penida

    From July to November, the Mola Mola (2-3 m) are present on the sites of Crystal Bay, Buyuk, PED and Blue Corner.

  • 95% chance of seeing Manta rays on a dive

    The chances of seeing the Manta rays of Nusa Penida are excellent and it is rare to not see them. Last year, the record was of 22 Manta rays on one dive.

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Crystal Bay

Crystal Bay is one of the most famous sites of Bali. It is one of the only sites in the world where you can see the giant sun fish (Mola Mola) from July to October. The water is crystal clear, hence the name of the site. In the middle of the bay a small rocky island emerges from the waters where a temple has been built. The est part of the bay is home to a beautiful little dessert beach.

Accessibility

A 20 minute boat ride where you will have time to enjoy the beautiful landscapes of the channel in between Nusa Penida and Nusa Ceningan.

wildlife

It is one of the only places in the world where you can see the giant sun fish (Mola Mola) from july to november. This marine animals come up from the depths during this season where banner fish await them in between 25 and 30 meters to clean them. Outside of the Mola Mola season, the dive is excellent because of the richness of coral reefs and you will see many fish such as: Jack fish of more than 40kg, clown fish and scorpion fish...

Flora

Crystal Bay is rich in hard and soft coral of all shapes, sizes and colours. You will find here mounds of coral and even gardens if you stay in the bay.

Depth

This site can be dived from 4m to 40m, for the divers holding the deep dive speciality. Anyway the most beautiful parts of the site can be found inbetween 5m and 18m.

Kind of diving

Slow exploration diving is a priviledge on this site

Notes

Crystal Bay is a site diveable by beginner and expert divers. We take initiation courses, but also divers having the first certification level up to the professional divers.

Video diving from Lembongan

  • On the way to the Manta Rays of Nusa Penida from our center on Nusa Lembongan!

  • Crystal Bay is the most renowed dive site to see the Mola Mola in season from juin to november. At only 20 minutes by boat from our center on Nusa Lembongan, we have one of our boats go to this site almost everyday.

  • Drift dive on the north of Nusa Lembongan, Mangrove dive site.