Diving in Lembeh
Lembeh is well-recognized as one of the world’s top dive destinations,
with its coastal waters having a wealth of superb
dive sites hidden within.
Marine Life Highlights in Lembeh
Diving in Lembeh
An amazing cleanest island in North Sulawesi, Bitung Manado – Indonesia; Lembeh is a perfect diving spot because of its unspoiled nature, black and white sandy beaches, beautiful forest and different variety of birds and butterflies. One of the world’s leading site for underwater paradise.
Lembeh is consist of exotic organism like mandarin fish, colorful nudibrachs, ghost pipefish, frog fish, shrimp, rhinopias, rare pygmy seahorse and blue ringed octopus, also coral skeleton and unusual habitat can be found here. When you dive deep around Lembeh, you often see stretches of black sand because of the volcanic sand under the sea, which marine life become attractive and unique.
The paradise of Lembeh is considered for better macro-photography. Capturing wonderful fascinating creatures, it’s ultimate for divers who are wishing to learn any spectacular angle shot underwater photography.
Lembeh offers extraordinary year round diving by its geographic location, during the month of January to February there can be swells but it subside in the month of March and easy for you to capture small critters. However, the weather from March to May is normally best to dive all around the island where you might see whale shark or even whale. The best critter season is from April to October wherein the visibility is lesser and the temperature drops down slowly to 26 -24 Celsius, these may be the reason where there are more critters to find and spot like robust ghost pipefish, hairy frog fish, cephalopods etc. July is the month where octopus seen mating, laying eggs or hatching.
Best Diving Season: March to May
Weather: November to March (Rainy Season) & July to September (Dry Season)
Water Temperature: 28-29°C
Marine Animal Highlights: Rhinopias, Frog Fish, Blue Ringed Octopus And Cephalopods
Recommended Thermal Protection: –
Water Visibility: 5-10m
Transportation: Silk Air flight (Singapore to Manado) & Small Bus (to Lembeh)