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Lembeh Strait

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Lembeh lives up to its reputation

We visited Lembeh Strait in November of 2017 after a liveaboard trip. Not being muck divers, but... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
No wonder it is known for the best Muck diving in the World

Great experiences on each and every dive finding new critters in the volcanic black sand and around... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Daniel E
New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited Lembeh Strait in November of 2017 after a liveaboard trip. Not being muck divers, but being experienced in a variety of environments, we were curious to see the critters of whom we had seen a few over the years and others of which...More

Thank doubledome
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great experiences on each and every dive finding new critters in the volcanic black sand and around the reefs fringing the mainland and Lembeh Island. We were shocked by the amount of rubbish in the water however which is a problem that the 15 dive...More

Thank Daniel E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was my first experience in muck diving, at first I was a little bit surprised, but at the end I didn´t want to stop. It´s the macro paradise. Dives are so funny and not so deep.

Thank David G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at the Kungkungan bay resort and had some excellent guides. You need a good guide in order to actually find a lot of the critters. It is easy to miss something like a frog fish, which blends right in with the seaweed or...More

Thank allisonde7890
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best diving I have ever done ! So much to see, the weirdest creatures you have ever seen all seem to be in Lembeh. Some are so small that a macro or super macro lens are essential for photographers. Not very crowded but if your...More

Thank rlcpharm
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Best in the world for macro and muck diving. Strange critters unseen anywhere else. Tiny but colorful. See it to believe.

Thank ScubaDy
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Also, nice walls with corals. But the muck variety is to die for. Critters galore. Ghost pipe fish, scorpions, frogs, and many more all waiting to entertain visiting divers. Eco-divers led us on 11 great dives.

Thank JandKCool
Reviewed 31 July 2017

This is one of the world's premier muck diving spots so, unless you are a diver who likes staring at the bottom for the tiniest of critters, don't bother to come. Resorts on Lembeh Island are full service and self contained. Dive resorts are supposed...More

Thank MasafiOne
Reviewed 22 May 2017

If you think you saw alot while diving, this place will teach you different. Very special and one of a kind diving experience. Best place for underwater photography and makro lovers. Not many corals, alot of sand and garbage combined with mediocre visibility, but a...More

Thank Chillor1291
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Wow, what a great spot, I snokled and saw so much, the accommodation was fantastic, and all staff were excellent, bit of a journey to get them but well worth it .

Thank JayneAR
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17 February 2016|
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Response from jwawondatu | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Ella try contact Critters at lembeh they open for day dive, but what you mean by free dive? If you mean diving with no oxygen tank its prohibit in that area.