NUSA PENIDA GAMAT BAY

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GAMAT BAY DESCRIPTION

Gamat Bay Nusa Penida is well known by divers, because of its beauty and its current strength. The calm waters of Gamat bay are full of small caves and crevices and the variety of reef fish and invertebrates here are exceptional.

Reachable only by boat, small white sand beach and crystal clear waters here make for excellent snorkeling and diving. Home to an array of brightly colour reef fish this protected bay is a nursery for all kinds of marine life that flourish in the rich waters of Nusa Penida.

The location is quite challenging, so for snorkeling and diving activities at Nusa Penida Gamat Bay, you must have diving experience. Or dive with your expert guide. The divers who come to Gamat Bay, really enjoy the underwater life. You can see turtles, pelagic fish, and if you're lucky, you'll see a huge mola-mola.

The seafloor at Gamat Bay Nusa Penida is separately sandy, with coral groups and coral mounds. For diving and snorkeling lovers, you should visit Nusa Penida Gamat Bay Beach. Beautiful sea views, clean air, clear water, and lush trees around the bay. The bay is filled with colorful fish and corals, perfect for snorkeling after diving.

Frequently Asked Questions

Travelers arrive from all over the world to visit Nusa Penida and it is not possible to include international airfare in our prices. Our tours include transport and transfers to/from Nusa Penida Island from mainland Bali.
We always recommend packing as light as possible. Loose cotton clothing is best for this climate. Sun protection is recommended. If you're joining us for snorkeling you'll need your swimsuit. We provide all snorkel equipment required.
Cash out, ATM and money exchange services on Nusa Penida are limited. While most of the larger hotels and restaurants accept credit cards many others do not. We recommend you bring enough cash for your stay.
Nusa Penida has a general hospital, Rumah Sakit Pratama, in Banjar Nyuh, with Doctors, Nurses, 24hr Emergency Dept & onsite dispensary. This new facility is adequately equipped to treat minor illness and surgical operations but serious cases are sent back to mainland Bali for treatment
Nusa Penida is officially a malaria-free zone.

Nusa Penida Island lies in the middle of the Lombok Strait, one of the deepest channels in the world. The boundary is also known as the Wallace Line. Unpredictable tides and strong currents bring up deep nutrient-rich waters that feed the variety of extraordinary marine life to be found here.

Care is to be taken when swimming in any waters around Nusa Penida. Crystal Bay, Ped Village and Toyapakeh beaches are the safest to swim. The Island at Crystal Bay should be avoided as whirlpools and down-currents are common around the island and especially to the right.

Other beaches including Angels Billabong, Atuh Beach and Kelingking should be approached by checking the conditions first with your guide or a local stall-holder.

Bicycles area available to rent at Penida Colada Lounge Bar in Ped Village. Most of the roads on the north coast of the Island between Toyapakeh and Sampalan are flat and well surfaced. This is a great way to see the island at your own pace. But if you venture further up into the hills be prepared for hairpin turns, loose gravel and degraded shoulders in places.

The road to Angel's Billabong and Broken Bay is due to be sealed in 2018, but for now this road is near impossible to navigate by pushbike and only a little easier by scooter.

Scooters are widely available for rent and are the main form of transport around the island. Scooter hire includes fuel. For those not comfortable driving themselves, willing locals are also more than happy to transport you on the back of their motorbike for a fee.

In one day, you could easily tour the island and cross over to the smaller island of Nusa Ceningan.

Yes, in most cases we can arrange additional accommodation at our starting or ending hotels, excluding European tours. Please contact a G Adventure Specialist for price information or check under “Hotels, Transfers & City Breaks” on the tour page of our website for prices.

If we are unable to provide you with the extra nights we will give you the name of a hotel you can contact directly. Please also note that extra accommodations must be booked outside of 30 days of departure