MENJANGAN ISLAND – PARADISE AT THE WEST OF BALI
Menjangan Island is a small island, located at the west of Bali. According to the name, this island is inhabited by the deer (wild deer species). This island is part of the West Bali National Park area. The main attraction of this island is in the beautiful underwater scenery, in addition, the island is uninhabited. Because of the beauty of the underwater scenery, the island became one of the best locations for diving and snorkeling in Bali.
Why is it called by Menjangan Island? The word “Menjangan” comes from the Javanese language which means deer. Every spring season there are a lot of wild deer swim to the island with a mileage of 1.2 miles. On the island, there are many dears that for a longer time, the amount of the deer is decreasing. So the government made it as West Bali National Park. This is a government effort to build conservation in order to preserve the deer and biodiversity that existed there are many wild deer whose number is decreasing. When you come for the first time, you will see the white sand beach area. In addition, the sea water is blue with the green gradations. Something that makes a gradation in the sea water is because on the seabed there is a lot of plankton that thrives. Besides plankton, on the seabed, there are still natural coral reefs inhabited by a colorful fish.
The location of Menjangan Island is to the northeast of West Bali National Park. The distance of this island is quite far from the heart of Bali tourism, the tourist attractions of Kuta Bali. To go to the island, you will take about 3 hours to reach the crossing point to this island. Although the location of the island located far enough from Kuta, then the island is always crowded by the visitors.
The vacation activities that tourist likes to do while on holiday in Menjangan Island is to explore the beauty of the underwater by snorkeling or scuba diving. The location of the snorkeling activity on this island is not only in one place only. There are some very interesting places for lovers of seabed life.
The first place is near the pier. Its location is very close to the beach. If you swim a bit on the edge you will only see a few fish passing by. But if you continue to swim to the center of the coral reefs, various types of colorful fish and underwater beauty more visible.
The second spot is not too far from the first spot. It’s just snorkeling location near the cliff and does not need to dock on the dock. Although you do not dive into the sea, you can still see the beauty of coral reefs from the cliff. This is because in the second location the water is clearer than the first location.
For those of you who do not want to snorkel but want to see the underwater beauty of the Menjangan Island, you may come to the second location. Especially the view of coral reefs approaching the border with the sea trough more colorful fish. Not one of them called Menjangan Island as a paradise of underwater life.
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