snorkling at manta point nusa penida

Manta Point Nusa Penida: Must-Visit List

When it comes to mesmerizing underwater adventures in Bali, Manta Point Nusa Penida, is a familiar name on the bucket list of divers and nature enthusiasts alike! Situated just a short boat ride away from Bali, Manta Point is renowned for its awe-inspiring manta ray encounters and vibrant marine life.

Getting There

The most common way to reach Nusa Penida is by taking a fast boat or ferry from Sanur or Padang Bai in Bali. The journey typically takes 30 minutes to an hour, depending on your departure point. Be sure to check the departure times and book your tickets in advance, especially during peak tourist seasons.  

To reach Manta Point Nusa Penida, you can hire a private boat or join a snorkeling or diving tour. Many tour operators offer packages that include snorkeling gear, a guide, and visits to other nearby attractions like Crystal Bay and Kelingking Beach.

You can definitely explore Nusa Penida at your own pace by renting a local motorbike. However, the roads can be challenging, so ensure you have a good map or GPS.

Manta Point

Snorkeling and Diving
Manta Point Nusa Penida is primarily known for its manta ray population. Snorkelers and divers can witness these majestic creatures gliding gracefully through the water. You can spot the manta rays from around 10 meters deep!

Apart from mantas, Manta Point Nusa Penida is home to an array of colorful coral reefs and diverse marine life. Snorkelers can explore the vibrant underwater world, encountering various species of fish, turtles, and other fascinating creatures.

Don’t forget to bring an underwater camera or GoPro to capture the mesmerizing marine life and your manta ray encounters. The crystal-clear waters provide excellent visibility for photography.

sunset views on manta point nusa penida

Sunset Views
After your underwater adventure, don't miss the opportunity to enjoy the breathtaking sunset views from Manta Point Nusa Penida, or explore other iconic beaches like Crystal Bay and Angel’s Billabong. The horizon over the Indian Ocean offers a stunning backdrop for your evening!

Where to Stay

If you’re thinking about extending your island vacation, there are plenty of cozy and unique accommodation options available. We have a list about the best place to stay for you while visiting Nusa Penida. Discover here!

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