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Manta Ray, Nusa Penida: Dive into Underwater Marine Life

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If you want to have a great experience on your Bali vacation, head to Nusa Penida Island and discover the underwater world. The boat will transport you to the cliffed shore, where you will be able to see the waves crashing against massive rocks! This is where enormous manta rays come to hunt for little coralfish. The stunning beauty of Nusa Penida's coral gardens and the odd marine life will provide you with wonderful memories! Swimming with Manta rays is one of the must-do things to do in Bali; include this activity on your Bali tour package.

Learn More About Manta Ray Snorkeling Point in Bali

Snorkeling with Manta Rays at Nusa Penida's Manta Point is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Nusa Penida is a small island off the coast of Bali that can be reached in 35 minutes by speed boat. Manta Rays are both majestic and gentle. These gentle giants cruise around you while you snorkel, with a wingspan of 5 meters. The Manta ray and the Mola Mola are two pelagic species that attract divers from all over the world to dive at Nusa Penida, Bali. Manta rays can be seen there virtually all year long, while Mola Mola can be seen there frequently from July to October.also read Bali in October. If Nusa Penida is part of your Bali vacation package, don’t miss snorkeling with Manta rays, it is one of the best activities to do in Bali.

What To Expect In Manta Ray, Nusa Penida

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Manta Point is known as one of Nusa Penida's most popular dive locations in Bali, offering a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to dive with spectacular manta rays practically every day of the year. The name of the place comes from the group of manta rays that live in the adjacent deep seas. Visitors are frequently treated to a stunning spectacle as the creatures rise to shallower waters, where they are attended to by small reef fish that aid in parasite removal. The dive usually starts at a sandbar and proceeds to the first of numerous cleaning stations.

The show starts there, around that enormous coral bump where they're flying about. After a while, you will normally travel through a vibrant and diverse coral plateau to the second cleaning station. You'll enjoy the wide range of creatures in Manta Point. Finally, you will follow the blue to identify the precise rocks and bumps where reef sharks can be seen.

Manta Point is famed for its Mantas, but it is also a wonderful diving spot where anything might appear. Bamboo sharks and blue-spotted stingrays are also common. It's also fun to witness smaller critters like uncommon nudibranchs, Zanzibar shrimps, and porcelain crabs. One of the best things to do in Bali’s Nusa Penida is to swim with Manta rays.

Other similar places you can visit in Bali are:

Mahana Point Cliff Jump
Thousand Islands Viewpoint
Blue Point Beach

What is the depth of Manta Point?

The bay's shallowest point is 8 meters deep and no deeper than 12 meters. As the manta rays are normally between sea level and 10 meters, the place is ideal for discovery dives. For those wanting more challenging dives, there is a considerably deeper section, down to 40 meters, with multiple asperities and reliefs.

Are Manta Rays amazing? Now, you can plan to visit Manta Point on your next Bali vacation. Pickyourtrail has wonderful Bali vacation packages, and you can customize them based on your preferences. Also, our support team will be available throughout your vacation, and you can reach them anytime for assistance.

Frequently Asked Questions for Manta Ray

The Manta ray and the Mola Mola are two pelagic species that attract divers from all over the world to dive at Nusa Penida, Bali. It is true that you can see Mola Mola and Manta rays there frequently from July to October.

Yes, you can swim with manta rays off the coast of Bali. Trips are available from all across Bali to take you to Manta Point, which is located off the neighboring island of Nusa Penida.

Whole-day manta snorkeling Nusa Penida cruises from Bali start at 1.000.000 IDR and include hotel pick-up, a drop-off from most South Bali regions, soft drinks, and lunch. Manta rays swimming across the reef—what a graceful creature!

Mantas are usually present all year except during their breeding season, as they breed in the depths. Pollution, water temperature, and weather conditions can all be harmful. And the sea can be a little rough at times. We will notify you when the conditions are unfavorable, but you may choose to take your chances anyway!

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