Menjangan Island Scuba Diving & Snorkeling in Pulau Menjangan
Menjangan Island, Bali Indonesia – Scuba Diving, Snorkeling Day tour & Accommodation in Pulau Menjangan
Menjangan Island is one of the famous snorkeling and scuba diving spot in Bali Indonesia.
This uninhabited Island is located in the North West of Bali Island and it is a part of Taman Nasional Bali Barat (Bali National Park).
How to reach Menjangan Island/Nusa Menjangan
Foreigners can rent a car in bali if you have a valid driving license of your country. Daily car rent will be around $30/day without a driver. There will be GPS in the car to know the location but I suggest renting car with a driver. Rent a car + Driver will cost only $10 – $20 extra.
Daily car rent in Bali is very cheap and will be around $45 – $50 USD (inc. driver). Drivers Food and petrol is included in 45 dollars.
You can book car online few days before you travel and they will pick you from the hotel room. (You must enter your hotel name, room number and date of travel when you book the car online). Rental car travel limit is 10 hours/day or 120 Kilometers/day. You will be charged $5 extra if you exceed the limit ($5 for extra 1 hour or $5 for extra 20km). You can also rent a bike in bali and it is very cheap . Bike rental will cost around $5 – $20 per day and it depends on the bike you are renting.
It will take around three to four hours to reach Pemuteran from Ngurah Rai International Airport, Denpasar (Bali International Airport). Menjangan Island is about 20 minutes boat drive from Pemuteran.
Distance between Ngurah Rai International Airport and pemuteran is around 130KM.
You can contact any dive centers in pemuteran area to go for snorkeling and Diving. There are no hotels in Menjangan Island so you can stay somewhere in the pemuteran area. Give $10 extra for the driver if you are staying in Pemuteran so that he can stay and have food from any hotel nearby.
Go for a day trip to Menjangan Island by contacting any dive center in Pemuteran. They will pick you from your hotel and drop off at your hotel after the day tour is completed.
Things to do in Menjangan Island
Menjangan Island is a famous scuba diving & snorkeling spot in the world. There are lot of colorful fishes and corals in this Island.
The word “Menjangan” means deer. There are few deers in this Island and you can see one if you are lucky.
The water is clear and you can see fishes like pufferfish, clownfish etc. Also there are also sea anemones, turtles, star fish etc. It is better to go for scuba diving in Menjangan Island instead of snorkeling because the water surrounding the Island is polluted. You will see lot of plastic waste if you snorkel in this Island
There is one Ganesha (elephant-headed god) hindu temple on one side of the island.
1. Do not travel to menjangan island if you reach late in the airport because this island is around 130+ Km from Denpasar International airport. Stay somewhere in Kuta, denpasar or seminyak and start travelling to Menjangan island next day morning.
2. Do not touch the corals, sharks or any other aquatic creatures. Some of the fishes are poisonous so please DO NOT touch them.
3. There are lot of plastic wastes in Pemuteran so it is better to go for scuba diving instead of snorkeling.
4. Climate in Bali is too hot so carry a sunscreen and sunglass with you.
Hotels near Pemuteran Area (Hotels close to Menjangan Island)
Menjangan Jungle Beach Resort
Santi sari boutique hotel
Mimpi Resort Menjangan Bali
Villa Gajah Sumberkima Hill
Plataran Menjangan Resort
Matahari beach resort & spa
Amertha Bali Villas
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