Menjangan island is located in the north part of Bali, Buleleng regency. It approximately takes 3.5 hours from Ngurah Rai International Airport. This island is a great tourist destination and it is aimed by many divers from all over the world. There are no inhabitant in this island, only protected species of wild animals live in Menjangan Island. This island has an area of 6000 hectare, it is an island separated from Bali but it still belongs to the Province of Bali, same as Nusa Penida and Lembongan Island. There are some temples in this island, locals come to the temple regularly to pray and give offerings.
Besides Amed and Tulamben, Menjangan island is another great diving spot for divers. To reach the island it takes about 20 to 40 minutes from Lalang Harbour in Sumber Kelampok village, Buleleng. Lalang harbour is located about 50 kilometers from Lovina and about 10 kilometers from pemuteran. The best attraction of this island is diving and snorkeling. Visitors can dive and snorkel any time of the year. Divers would see beautiful and exotic underwater life of Bali with colorful corals. Especially on the rainy seasons, divers may have a chance to see mantas, barracudas and whale sharks. Some other unusual marine life include frog fish, pipe fish, scorpion fish, lion fish, crocodile fish and cuttlefish. Home stays and Hotels are provided for visitors who wish to stay longer around the Menjangan Island.
Menjangan island is an area of National park in the west part of Bali. This island is well known by foreign tourist as one of the best diving and snorkeling spot in the world. Domestic tourist rarely visit this island due to the location that is located far from the city, but some domestic divers do visit Menjangan island to enjoy the beauty of Bali’s underwater life. When divers reach to the deepness of 40 meters, divers may find a riverbed and cliff with various types of beautiful fish and corals.