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Nusa Penida

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  • 8 hr
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  • Mydas Dive Center - Pemuteran

Service Description

Nusa Penida is the largest of 3 islands just off the coast of Bali. The water here is relatively cold due to the deep ocean currents that reach Bali. But it is often startlingly clear, with gorgeous corals and prolific fish. From July to mid-November, Mola-Mola, is usually when people dive these waters. Although they can be seen all year round, November to May is the best time to experience observing giant mantas drifting silently and gracefully over the cleaning station at Manta Point. The water, though dark, tends to be so clear here that they can even be seen from the cliff-tops above Manta Point. You may need to cling to the wall at 25-30m at Crystal Bay because the current may be challenging and unpredictable. However, during the new moon and full moon, especially at slack tide, between August to October is the best time to swim at a respectful distance with mola mola at this site. Due to the upwelling of deeper ocean currents, bringing with it nutrients, the mola mola come up here from deeper water. The mola mola is a relative of the puffer and trigger fishes. Much has been said about why these remarkable endangered creatures come so close to or even breach the surface of the water. The most plausible explanation is that they rise to the surface to warm their bodies and to divest themselves of the parasites that live on their skin. Mola mola and manta are not the only marine life found at Nusa Penida. Silver tip and grey reef sharks often swim in the currents around this remarkable little island barely 17 km long. Hawksbill turtle and a variety of puffer fish and lion fish are common. Giant moray eels live in holes and crevasses. Scorpionfish, bright anemone, nudibranches and even unicorn fish make the reefs their home. In sandy areas blue spotted stingrays marble rays and garden eels gather and can sometimes be seen in groups of three or four with heads facing each other.


Cancellation Policy

MYDAS DIVE CENTER CANCELLATION POLICY This document lays out the Mydas Dive Center Cancellation Policy. As our guest we want you to enjoy your diving experience without having to worry about payments. We invite you to please read this cancellation policy before you pay any fees or deposits to us. If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to ask one of us. DEFINITION OF TERMS The Mydas Dive Center Mydas Dive Center, refers to the centre’s management, employees, agents and partners. Times & Time Zone All times refer to the Time-Zone in which Mydas Dive Center operates. Force Majeure 'Force Majeure' applies to events and circumstances beyond the control of Mydas Dive Center. This generally includes but is not limited to wars, riots, insurrections, acts of nature and illegal acts. Course For the purposes of this document, a course is defined as one or more formal training activities listed under the Beginner and Advanced section of the Services offered on our website: (https://mydasdivecenter.com/services) and consist of either an eLearning or instructor led training as well as a practical component conducted at the Mydas Dive Center/s. Either way a non-transferable Personal Identification Card (PIC) will need to be generated for you. Recreational Diving For the purposes of this document, a Recreational Dive or package applies to one or more dives listed under the Recreational Diving section of the Services offered on our website: (https://mydasdivecenter.com/services) conducted at the Mydas Dive Center/s. Arrival Arrival refers to the number of days (on a 24 hour clock) in the Time Zone, prior to the date and time of the agreed course booking. CANCELLATION OF DIVING COURSE Course Code Access For a diving course, once the code to access the on-line manual (PIC) is generated there will be no refund even if you decide not to continue because the code from PADI is not transferable to another person. Course Practical Component Deposit Once a price is negotiated and accepted, an agreed non-refundable deposit of 25% of the agreed cost must be paid and receipted immediately. Further arrangements for the course cannot proceed until such money is received by Mydas Dive Center. Full Fees Fees must be paid received and receipted in full, 5 days prior to arrival, before the practical component of the course can commence. Cancellation is based on the following: Early Cancellation Any cancellation made earlier than 5 days prior to arrival is subject to a refund less 10% Indonesian tax and any applicable transfer fee or charges. Late Cancellation Any cancellation made WITHIN 5 days prior to arrival, will be subject to a 100% cancellation fee of all amounts paid. Other Cancellation No Show, Early Departures or Late Arrivals will be treated under this policy as a Late Cancellation. Force Majeure Cancellations Mydas Dive Center shall not be held responsible for cancellations arising from 'Force Majeure' events. Cancellations necessarily arising from such events will be assessed broadly on when the cancellation is made and deemed either as a late or early cancellation. CANCELLATION OF RECREATIONAL DIVING Deposit For Recreational Diving and Tours, once a price is negotiated and accepted, an agreed non-refundable deposit of 25% of the agreed cost must be paid and receipted immediately. Further arrangements for the dives cannot proceed until such money is received by Mydas Dive Center. Full Fees Fees must be paid received and receipted in full, 5 days prior to arrival, before the practical component of the course can commence. Cancellation is based on the following: Early Cancellation Any cancellation made earlier than 5 days prior to arrival is subject to a refund less 10% Indonesian tax and any applicable transfer fee or charges. Late Cancellation Any cancellation made WITHIN 5 days prior to arrival, will be subject to a 100% cancellation fee of all amounts paid. Other Cancellation No Show, Early Departures or Late Arrivals will be treated under this policy as a Late Cancellation. Force Majeure Cancellations Mydas Dive Center shall not be held responsible for cancellations arising from 'Force Majeure' events. Cancellations necessarily arising from such events will be assessed broadly on when the cancellation is made and deemed either as a late or early cancellation.


Contact Details

  • Pemuteran, Gerokgak, Buleleng Regency, Bali, Indonesia


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