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Best snorkeling sites in Bali

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Exotic underwater in Bali. Image:
Are you ready for a fantastic adventure? Let's go to Bali. 

If you go to Bali, enjoy the underwater tropical island. The island has fantastic snorkeling sites and interesting diving spots. Snorkeling is an activity of swimming underwater while seeing the sights. The main requirements you must be able to swim. By using a mask and fins, you will see ornamental fish and colorful coral reefs. Bali has a beautiful underwater worth you to see. There are six snorkeling sites in Bali:

Pantai Amed
This beach is located on the east side of the island of Bali, exactly in Karangasem regency. Amed beach is more attractive because of the many hills that surround it.

Amed was a Japanese shipwreck is worth a look. In addition to the many well-known location Amed you can enjoy beauty of soft coral Jemeluk especially in Tanjung Vienna, and the beach Bunutan. In these places we can find a soft coral, hard coral, and fish are very many kinds.

A good time to snorkel here is the morning in the middle of the dry season. Visibility can reach 10 feet, the water is relatively clear.
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Beautiful Deer in Menjangan beach. Image:

Pulau Menjangan
Menjangan Island is Located on the west end of the island of Bali in the West Bali National Park. The location for snorkelling and diving on the island is at almost around the island. We can simply swim from shore to find beautiful marine park. To cross to the island Menjangan, we can go through the dock Labuan Lalang or Dreams Resort to rent a boat.

Anemone, gorgonian table, coral garden, eel, lion fish, even murray are some organisms that we can meet at depths between 3-10 meters. If lucky, we get to see turtles, dolphins and whale sharks.

The island has plenty of appeal other than marine park is famous for its sea cliffs in (drop off). From this island we could see the east side of the island of Java with some mountains towering over the crossing, as well as the hills north of Bali which looks very cool. And of course, lots of deer roaming the island.
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Beutiful underwater in Bali.  Image:

Pulau Serangan
Serangan Island is easily reachable from Denpasar city. The location is not too much exposed. But, in fact, the island has a coral reef is worth a visit even though most of the transplanted after reclamation. In Underwater Safari Park, we can see there are sea horses, coral reefs and many species of fish that is not less of many kinds of other locations in Bali.

On the island in addition to snorkelling, we can further recognize marine biota in the aquarium at Underwater Marine Park. This marine park is a conservation effort to restore the local fishermen in the island preservation Serangan after experiencing post-reclamation bleaching had occurred there.

Blue Lagoon
Blue Lagoon is Located in Padangbai, the eastern part of the island of Bali. Type the location rocks with fine sand ramps in some places.

In a fairly calm sea and clear water, snorkelling at the Blue Lagoon can be done comfortably. Here we can meet murray, morish, cattle fish, turtles and sometimes even a reef shark. For those who like photography, especially macro underwater, Blue Lagoon is a haven.

When choppy, visibility is only 1-3 meters. It is advisable to snorkel in place while the waves were eased to avoid the rather strong given the current location in the island of Bali and Nusa Penida (Badung strait).

Nusa Penida
Nusa Penida Island is surrounding with two small islands Ceningan and Lembongan. Nusa Penida is located on the southeast side of the island of Bali.

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Snorkeling in Nusa Penida. Image:
Many can be found that can also dive spot for snorkelling activities such as Manta Point, Crystal Bay (Nusa Penida), and Toya Pakeh located on the island of Nusa Penida. 

This place is the location that is most convenient to reach due to its proximity to the beach. This beach has the most coral, hard coral and soft coral. You can enjoy also the types of various species of fish and barracuda among napoleon.

It is better to choose the morning after sunrise to snorkel here because the current noon starts to appear. Avoid to snorkelling when full moon or tide, the waves will be bigger and the water becomes murky.

 At Manta Point we could meet Mola-Mola and Manta in Crystal Bay at certain depths than other types of coral and other beautiful fish.

Pemuteran is located in the north of the island of Bali, located between Buleleng and Gilimanuk.
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Snorkeling is fun in Bali. Image:

Pemuteran has a marine park with coral-coral new after being damaged by the invasion of Crown of Thorns (parasite). Here we can see the breeding coral (Bio rock Project) made from steel frames to restore the ecosystem of the presence in it.

Here we can find lion fish, anemones, lobsters, and table corals only by swimming from shore. It is advisable to choose the time of the morning before the water is a little cloudy late morning. From Lovina to Pemuteran not get to too far. And takes about an hour we've been able to find many dive centres that rent snorkel sets along Pemuteran.

That's six cool places for snorkelling in Bali. Unless attack all locations above can also for diving. There are many dive centres rent diving equipment including snorkel set around the areas mentioned above. Make sure you do not miss to snorkel or dive if you are on holiday in Bali.


  1. Cool site and nice pics !
    All the very best Anna Victoria
    "Sea" you