The Divers’ Paradise in Bali – Menjangan Island

Menjangan Island

Menjangan Island – Aerial Fotography Taken by Xiro Drone | Pilot : Panji Inu Kertapati

Bali Island is the number one vacation destination in Indonesia. Despite its small size, the island is the home of beautiful beaches and small islands. Have you ever heard Menjangan Island? It is a hidden beauty in Bali. It is located in Klampok Village, West Bali. Many visitors come here for relaxing and diving. As the name suggests, the island becomes the home of deer (Menjangan). You may expect to see this gorgeous animal near to the beach. When it comes to the water, it is both clear and soothing.

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Visiting Menjangan Island

Menjangan Island becomes the representation of beauty. It holds wonderful marine life and stunning beach. Also, the wild deer makes the island more attractive. Though, their number decreases over time. It is because they are losing their source of foods gradually. Fortunately, the government has paid attention to this issue. They have built conservation in this island. This way, tourists won’t miss it when visiting Menjangan. Everyone has the same opportunity to take pictures of the wild deer. Are you interested?

Menjangan Island

The best activity in Menjangan Island is snorkeling. The island is famous for its wall diving. That means you can dive and follow the wall of corals. It is quite popular among divers. The Depth of the wall is about 25-60 meters. Apart from wall diving, the island has beautiful fishes and coral reefs. On top of that, the sea current is quite calm. Beginners won’t have bad times here. During nice weather, the visibility is up to 50 meters.

 

Many Diving Spots in Menjangan Island

If you are looking for the best snorkeling spot in Menjangan Island, you should visit Eel Gardens. It is located in the west part of the island. People consider it as the best spot for diving in Bali. As the name suggests, you can find many garden eels. Not to mention there are several sea fans. It starts from the depth of 40 meters. Next, there is Secret Bay. For those who love macro diving, it is the right destination. Beneath the sea, you may expect muddy sand. On top of that, you can find rare sea creatures and unspoiled beauties.

Menjangan Island

Diving Spot

Menjangan Island also has the Anchor Wreck. One thing, it is only suitable for professional divers. The depth is about 45 meters. This spot offers a unique shipwreck and its anchor. According to the locals, this ship belonged to the Dutch. It was destroyed during the World War II. It was actually a tanker. The Dutch used it to carry slaves from Bali to Jakarta. Inside the wreck, you may find several ceramics and chests.

Overall, Menjangan Island has been the best diving spot for decades. The best time to visit the island is between April and November. Here is the fact. The island is uninhabited. You may expect no villagers here. Not to mention there are no facilities. In this case, you should carry some snacks or bottled water. Also, it is better to carry clothes, sunblock, and medicines. On top of that, you should have prepared diving equipment.

 

For more information about Menjangan Island travelling package, documentasi and others, please contact :

Panji Inu Kertapati

Phone/SMS/Whatsapp : +62 852 36703153

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