Scuba Diving Lombok – Belongas Bay dive sites
Diving Lombok, “The Magnet”, hammerheads and more…
Diving Lombok at Belongas Bay dive sites is challenging diving with big rewards. Scuba Diving Lombok at Belongas Bay dive sites and diving “The Magnet” means experiencing exciting and challenging diving at pristine Belongas Bay dive sites. Where the sighting of pelagic life is regular! Apart from the mobula- and eagle ray season in August and September, hammerheads tend to school from May till October. We`re a practiced team and well trained crew. Offering exciting diving at Belongas Bay dive sites for the experienced diver.
The Magnet (BatuKapal)
The furthest, most prominent, of the Belongas Bay dive sites. This is a pinnacle in the open sea with challenging conditions and big fish action. The pinnacle can be reached by boat in half an hour. It rises up to the surface from 80m. Often a big surge can be felt down to 15+ meters on challenging days. Divers need to enter the water negatively buoyant. Then descend quickly to encounter tuna and barracuda. Not to forget, looking for hammerheads.
Belongas Bay Dive Sites, world-class diving…
The Cathedral (Gili Anak Ewok)
Another one of the signature Belongas Bay dive sites. No less, it also features a large pinnacle. But now this one with 2 main peaks. Most of all notable for the schools of eagle rays. But also for tuna, mackerel and “Great Barracuda”. Apart from this, you’ll find an abundance of sea snakes gliding around. Thus it is not surprising when a diver spots as many as a dozen during a dive. Also at times less demanding than “The Magnet”. But nevertheless challenging at times.
Many pinnacles and impressive boulders rise up from a depth of around 35m. A Belongas Bay dive sites offering impressive, colorful soft corals. Here too, big fish action! Mostly Giant trevalies, sweet lips. But also, surgeon fish, white tips, black tips, and, grey reef sharks. As a matter of fact, at times one can spot an astounding number of sharks while. Apart from this, August/September is the best season for schooling mobula- and eagle rays. While diving the Belongas Bay dive sites, this is whereto find them!.
Minimum prerequisite for diving Belongas Bay
– we require a minimum of 2 divers in order for a trip to take place
– from June until end of October, min 100 logged dives (due to challenging conditions), outside of this time, 50 logged dives. Please make sure to have your log book available for check-in.
– Own dive computer and surface marker buoy are mandatory; you will have to rent from us if you do not have these pieces of equipment available
– gloves and/or reef hook are recommended
– there is no possibility for non-divers and snorkelers on the dive boat
Please note: Due to unpredictable conditions, we do not guarantee that any particular dive site will be accessible at all times.