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Lembeh Divesites: Makawide 1

October 14, 2014 by Serge Abourjeily No Comment

Makawide 1 is a Divesite located off a little Island close to the mainland shore of the Lembeh Strait and situated between Jahir and Nudi Retreat. The little island is connected to the mainland by a shallow reef saddle. The  side facing north of that reef saddle is Makawide 1. Makawide offers beautiful coral reefs ...

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Lembeh Divesites: TK1

The TK 1 is one of three Divesites on the northern Mainland Side of the Lembeh Strait. TK stands for Teluk Kembahu– Teluk is indonesian for “bay” and Kembahu is the name of the fishing village situated in this bay. The bay has a extremely black sandy beach and offers very attractive and productive muckdiving. ...

Lembeh Dive Sites: Rojos

Rojos is a Black Sand Muck Dive on the northern Island Side of the Strait. It is located in Between Batu Sandar and Angels Window – just next or half under a Pearl Farm. Besides some Coral Patches in the Shallows it is basicly just very fine (but not muddy) black sand with some small sponges ...

Lembeh Dive Sites: Nudi Falls

Nudi Falls is one of the most known and most popular divesites in Lembeh Strait. Maybe also because it is one of the most versatile divespots. Nudi Falls lays about in the middle of the Straits on the mainland side – just north of the village Tandu Rusa. It offers a combination of a Wall ...

Creature Feature: Rhinopias

The Rhinopias are without question one of the most highly prized finds in Muck and Macro Diving. They are the most beautiful members of the Scorpionfish Family, have a good size for photography and … they are pretty rare. In Lembeh Strait you can find two different types of Rhinopias: The Paddleflap Rhinopias (rhinopias eschmeyeri) ...

Back In Lembeh!

After leaving in mid-May to spend some time quality time with the big pelagics in Mexico, Costa Rica, and the U.S., I’m back to stay for a while at NAD. After embarking on my open-ended trip to Indonesia last August, I spent eight of the past twelve months split between Bali and Lembeh, and have ...

Joni in love with Angel’s Window

Yesterday morning we went to Angel’s Window for the first dive – a popular Coral Dive on the northern side of the Lembeh Strait. It is a Pinnacle with a cave swim-through, nice walls, good coral life and many critters such as Pygmy Seahorses, Boxer Crabs and Nudibranchs. But yesterday this dive was specially beautiful ...

A lot of “Pikachu” Nudibranchs around

The Thecacera Nudibranchs – often also called Pikachu (named after the similar looking Pokemon) – are without doubt one of the more attractive and spectacular groups of nudibranchs. Plus they are not so common. This makes it always nice to see them under water. And over the last week i have already seen several of ...

Hairy Frogfish Couple

On todays second morning dive we went to Jahir Two – one of the popular black sand muck dive sites of Lembeh Strait. Since several weeks there are two Hairy Frogfish (Antennarius striatus) in the shallows of the dive site – a bigger yellow one and a smaller orange one (the smaller one is usually ...

New Dive Site

On yesterdays morning dives we wanted to go to Batu Sandar 2 (or “Rojos”) but there were already 3 boats on site (2 directly on the dive site and one boat just jumping next to the dive site). So we decided to try something new and avoid the crowds. We kept going until we reached ...

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