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Gilimanuk Muck Dive Site

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Type:

Muck dive. Shallow sandy estuary bay where the waters from the Java Strait bring nutrients that feed the critters.

Access:

4 hours by car from Padang Bai.

Coral Reef State:

Not so much coral as this is a muck dive with a silted bottom.

Fish Species:

Macro paradise with many frogfish, ornate and robust ghost pipefish, seahorses, nudibranches, Banggai Cardinalfish, imperial shrimps, sarong shrimps and many other special crustaceans.

Current:

None.

Visibility:

5m-15m. Silted water.

Note:

This dive site is far away from Padang Bai. We offer trips to Menjangan island, Pemuteran and Gilimanuk as a two day dive safari only for a minimum of 4 divers.

Points:

Banggai Cardinalfish can be found here by the dozen even though this is not an endemic species.