Scuba diving in Mangroves

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From Boat
Diver level
Average: 8 m
Maximum: 20 m
Light to strong
Average: 10 m
Maximum: 30 m
The Mangrove dive site is located in Indonesia between Lembongan, Nusa Ceningan, and Penida. It is an extension of a nearby mangrove. It gradually slopes down and has enormous sponges, soft coral formations, and fans. This unique site plays an important role in the local ecosystem.

When to go

Divers can dive year-round at the Mangrove dive site, but the best conditions are from March to November. The air temperature averages 30-35C/86-95F, while the average water temperature is 25-26C/77-79F.

What to see

The Mangrove is home to larger creatures like reef sharks, green sea turtles, and marble rays. Big schools of mackerel, barracudas, and tuna can be found here. The smaller life forms at this site are pygmy seahorses, pipefish, trumpetfish, moray eels, and sweetlips.

Reachable from

Nusa Lembongan, Denpasar

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