Manta Bay Nusa Penida and Manta Point Nusa Penida
We’re going to discuss this further to know the difference between the two places.
if you wanna visit Nusa Penida or are currently in Nusa Penida, you surely wanna explore all popular spots here.
Not only the ocean view, cliff, beautiful white sand beach but also the colorful underwater life in Nusa Penida that you’re interested to see has its own charm. By doing snorkeling, you can have an encounter with school of fish, corals, or even mantas. Yes, people are exploring the underwater life of Nusa Penida to see manta rays.
What is Manta Ray?
As cited from Wikipedia, manta ray is one of the biggest manta species in the world. It can get 7 meters long from its fin to another. The heaviest manta ever been weighted is reaching 3 tons.
Snorkeling in Nusa Penida?
If you’re looking for an agent that provides snorkeling in Nusa Penida and you wanna see mantas, it’s best for you to ask them whether they visit manta bay or manta point as most agencies in Penida only goes to manta bay instead of manta point.
What’s the difference between Manta Bay and Manta Point?
We come to the part where you will understand if your agency takes you to Manta Bay, the chance that you will see manta rays is less. So don’t get disappointed but just keep on reading.
What about Manta Point in Nusa Penida?
If you visit Manta Point, the chance that you encounter manta rays is higher. This spot is where all manta rays swim so that you can see them or even swim with 1 – 2 of them.
Where is Manta Bay located in Nusa Penida?
Manta Bay Nusa Penida is located around the cliff of Broken Beach. If you visit Broken Beach in the morning (around 9-10 am), you will see smaller boats taking snorkelers to the bay. If you’re lucky enough you can see it from atop of the cliff.
Where is Manta Point Nusa Penida located?
Manta Points is situated close to Peguyangan Waterfall. This spot is pretty far from the starting point for snorkeling (Crystal Bay Beach), that’s why most snorkeling agencies don’t go all the way there to visit Manta Point. Plus, the tide is high and it can get very rocky and shaky on the way. Tho the chance to see mantas are higher, but the wave is also on the higher side.
Now you know the difference between Manta Bay and Manta Point, what are you waiting for?