Menjangan Diving, Menjangan Island is one of the islands without human inhabitants in Bali, only inhabited by a herd of deer, so it is known as the Menjangan island. To reach the island, by sea transportation, you have to rent a boat or motorboat from the Labuan Lalang pier or it can also be from the Banyuwedang bay pier, it takes about 20 minutes by sea. Enthusiastic tourists to enjoy the natural beauty of the underwater island of Menjangan is quite high, so that the beach tourism area that provides the underwater natural charm is never lonely.
Menjangan Island is currently more popular for those who like marine tourism such as diving and snorkeling, including also popular for Hindus, because there are at least 8 temples found in this Menjangan island region. The location is indeed quite far from many tourism centers located in the South Bali region such as Kuta, Nusa Dua, Seminyak, Canggu including also from the airport. But of course, it will not obstruct your tour agenda in the West Bali region to enjoy the underwater charm offered.
The waters of the island of Menjangan indeed offer beautiful nature, one of which provides a beautiful underwater park, so that it becomes my main attraction for tourists who are ideal for snorkeling and diving activities, on this island as the first diving or diving activity occupied in Bali, and at in 1978 the Indonesian Navy held a gathering event for the Indonesian diving club in the waters of the Menjangan island, with the holding of the event Menjangan island became even more popular, even on the international scene it became a mainstay diving location in Bali.
Menjangan Island is a small island, located to the west of Bali, as the name implies, this island is inhabited by Menjangan (wild deer type). This island is part of the West Bali National Park area. The main attraction of this island lies in the beauty of the natural scenery under the sea, besides that the island is uninhabited. Because of the beauty of the underwater scenery, the island has become one of the best locations for diving on the island of Bali.
The beauty of Menjangan Island
When tourists first arrive on this island, you will see a white sand beach area. In addition, seawater is blue with a gradation of green. The thing that causes the gradation of color in seawater, because the seabed there are many planktons that flourishes. In addition to plankton, on the seabed, there are coral reefs still naturally inhabited by colorful fish.
Vacation activities that tourists like while on vacation to the island of Menjangan are snorkeling or scuba diving. The snorkeling location on this island is not only in one place. There are some places that are very interesting for lovers of seafloor life. and see diving package here!
Menjangan Diving Spot
The first place is near the dock. The location is very close to the beach. If you swim a little on the edge you will only see a few fish passing by. But if you keep swimming in the middle of the coral reef, various kinds of colorful fish and underwater beauty are increasingly visible.
The second spot is not too far from the first spot. It’s just that the snorkeling location is near the cliff and there is no need to dock at the dock. Even if you don’t dive into the sea, you can still see the beauty of coral reefs from the top of the cliff. This is because in the second location the water is clearer than the first location.
For those of you who don’t want to snorkel but want to see the natural beauty of the underwater Menjangan Diving, you can come to the second location. Moreover, the view of coral reefs approaching the border with the sea trough is more colorful fish. It is not wrong for people to call Menjangan Island as a paradise for underwater life.
The best time to visit
The best time to visit the island is between April and November. Because this island is an uninhabited island, you should bring your own food and drink supplies. Don’t forget to bring medicine, sunblock and clothes.
Before deciding to do Menjangan diving, don’t forget to prepare the equipment that supports these activities first. You can rent diving and snorkeling equipment at a nearby resort before crossing the island.
It is recommended for you to stay overnight here because the time you need to drive back and forth to Denpasar is around 7 hours. It is important for you that besides bringing your own baggage, bring special plastic bags for dirty clothes and also for your food and drink waste. Do not let the beauty of this island polluted by our own garbage.
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