Mawali Wreck , also known as Tanduk Rusa Wreck, is a Japanese steel cargo ship wreck that was burnt and sank in 1943 during the World War II. The wreck lies on its side in water at about 15 meters to 30 meters. It is beautifully covered with crinoids, soft corals and black coral trees.
The wreck is 60 meters long and serves as a home for many aquatic creatures including scorpionfish, lionfish, spotted barramundis, crabs, nudis, pipefish, shonefish, jacks, batfish, cuttlefish, mantis shrimps, glassfish, and many more.
Diving around the wreck is overwhelming. The currents are gentle all year round so the dive is advisable for beginners and professionals as well.
Location: 4 km south of Lembeh Resorts
Currents: Gentle and easy
Visibility: 10 m to 20 m
Depth: 15 m to 30 m
Best Time to Dive: All year round
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- Passport expiry date (most countries require at least six months prior to the expiry date)
- Visa requirements
- Travel Insurance (make sure coverage for Scuba Diving is included)
- Medical status (Visit your doctor if you are unsure)