Located18 Nm east of Sanur. With “Explorer II” our alloy boat specially designed for diving, will get you to the island in approximately 30 minutes. Nusa Penida offers some of best diving to be found anywhere. Most of the dive sites around Nusa Penida and its two small sister islands – Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan will be a drift dive and the current can reach more than 4 knots. Upwelling from the deep water south of Bali, keep the visibility in these areas clear, but can also form thermo clines with temperatures dropping down to 22 °. Pelagic are the main attraction here and you have a good chance to see jacks, mackerel, tuna, turtle, and mantas. Sharks are common and big mantas are frequently sighted. Perhaps the most unusual pelagic visitor to Nusa Penida ( August – September ) is the unique mola-mola or oceanic sunfish, a mysterious large flattened fish with elongated dorsal and vertal fins and a lumpy growth instead of a tail fin.