Diving with Mola-Mola in Bali's Nusa Penida
Penida, Bali has an attraction for tourists, local or foreign tourists. Whether attractiveness and its uniqueness? Maybe you did not know. A different kind of Nusa Penida, Bali, tourists can see the Mola-mola Ocean in Nusa Penida.
|Mola-Mola in Bali's Nusa Penida|
Mola-mola, aquatic animals that are familiar with the term also known as Sunfish are scattered all over the world, especially in warmer waters. Mola-mola is a kind of living in the waters of pelagics in maximum depth, and about 600 metres away. Mola-mola tropical sea life in between the Equator and the polar circumference and live in temperatures of 10 degrees Celsius and above.
Mola-mola body shapes are big, round and flat, has two fins on the top and bottom of its body (clavus). Mola-mola has an average weight of 1,000 kg. This type of fish despite having huge bodies but completely harmless to humans such as sharks, since mola-mola is a type of fish that consume plankton. While swimming in the sea, usually the mola-mola tends to slow and could not fight the flow, maybe because of its great indeed.
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The right time to dive and witness the mola-mola in July to september each year, because in this cycle of the fish mola-mola present in Nusa Penida, Bali. This rare fish to hunt for divers and photographers from around the world to perpetuate the mola-mola.
Nusa Penida has a rich marine life and there are hundreds of species of fish and other marine animals. To reach the Nusa Penida When You stay at hotel Denpasar Bali, Sanur Beach, you can head then aboard the "jukung" or speed boat. You have to remove the cost about 40,000 dollars to climb the boat jukung with travel time is 90 minutes long, and about 90,000 rupiah if you climb the speed boat with a travel time of 40 minutes.
Another alternative to the sea of Nusa Penida can also be reached by car toward the bay approximately 1 hours drive from Denpasar then goes on to a ferry to Nusa Penida across the Badung Strait, which is about 1 hour drive. Nusa Penida island is among a cluster of three small islands of Nusa Ceningan and Nusa Lembongan. Mola-mola also exist in the waters of Nusa Lembongan is included in 3 places witnessed the natural beauty under the sea of Bali.