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5 Favorite Spots for Snorkeling in Nusa Penida

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The island of Bali is famous for its beautiful beaches, which have golden sand and clear green seas.

It is not wrong if, at this time, the island of Bali has become a paradise for diving enthusiasts.

For those of you who are not very good at swimming at depths under the sea, maybe you can try snorkeling.

One of the areas in Bali that has the beauty of marine life and is a favorite among tourists is Nusa Penida.

This article will provide the 5 best snorkeling spots in the Nusa Penida area. Let’s language!

Crystal Bay, Nusa Penida

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It has clear water, so this beach is nicknamed “Crystal Bay.” You will see several traditional boats and speed boats on the edge of Crystal Bay Nusa Penida beach.

The sea waters of Crystal Bay Beach are very calm because the waters of this bay are sandwiched between the islands of Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Penida. This is suitable for you as a snorkeling beginner.

If you don’t bring snorkeling equipment, you don’t need to worry, because there are many who rent snorkeling equipment here.

Manta Point Nusa Penida

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Manta rays are iconic at this one snorkeling location. If you are lucky, you can swim next to these manta rays.

To reach the Manta Point and Manta Bay Nusa Penida locations, you have to use a boat. because the location of Manta Point and Manta Bay Nusa Penida is in the middle of the sea.

The location of this manta point is a little wavy, and the water is very deep; if you want to snorkel, you have to be with an expert to be safe.

Buddhist Temple Nusa Penida

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This one snorkeling location has deliberately placed several Buddhist temples under water to attract underwater tourism activities such as snorkeling.

Many snorkel or dive in this area not only for peace of mind, but they can also see Buddhist temples underwater. The view is amazing. So, don’t forget to prepare your underwater camera.

Mangrove Point

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Mangrove Point is famous for its aquatic biodiversity. There are various types of fish, coral, and other sea creatures that you might not see in other areas.

With clear water, it allows you to see what’s inside from a distance. With water temperatures that tend to be cool and sometimes warm. So this one snorkeling location is a favorite for snorkelers.

Wall Point Nusa Penida

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Wall Point is highly recommended for you snorkel beginners. With fairly shallow waters, you can enjoy the scenery even without diving or snorkeling.

The sea area is safe without big waves, so you can play here without worrying. There are guides and instructors who are ready to help you do snorkeling activities.


To do snorkeling activities, you can use tour packages that are widely offered. However, you can also do your own snorkeling activities, provided that you are really familiar with the sea conditions in Nusa Penida.

The unpredictable condition of Nusa Penida’s sea water can make your snorkeling plans fail because you are not guided by professionals in their field.

In addition, you have to have complete snorkeling equipment, such as waterproof goggles, flippers (fins), and drinking water.

There are several important things that you should also bring, so that you are comfortable while snorkeling in Nusa Penida, such as swimwear, towels, sunblock, sunglasses, and hats, waterproof bags to store your cameras, wallets, and cellphones, and prevention of dehydration such as ORS. because just drinking water will not be enough to replace your body’s lost minerals during snorkeling activities.

Hopefully the above article is useful for those of you who are planning a snorkeling activity.

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