Lembeh strait is located in the East of Manado. The area can be reach in 1,5 hours by car from the center of Manado. The beauty of Lembeh seascape was discovered in 1990 and it takes no time to becoming favorite dive area for the macro hunter.
Under the sea of Lembeh strait is the house of unique creatures such as mimic octopus, pigmy seahorse, blue ring octopus, coconut octopus, wonderpus, the cute frogfish, and many more. Some species of Nudi Branch can be found in 25 sites in the area. But if you are really into the nudis, dive at Nudi Fall and admire a mini wall where the nudis attached. Divers should swim slowly and pay attention to the small stuff to encounter those rare species as they love to hide and some of them can be pretty tiny.
The type of diving in Lembeh area is muck dive. Black sand mixed with mud bottom of Lembeh offers breathtaking amount of micro creatures. So don’t forget your macro lens when get wet in Lembeh. Perfect buoyancy is needed so the mud doesn’t get stirred and create a limited visibility as you are searching for nature’s treasure. When you dive in Lembeh, try your luck in encountering the icon of the area, the Lembeh Sea Dragon, on the patchy hard corals that decorating the Lembeh strait underwater.