Mimpang Dive Site
is the vast amount of sea fans offers some superb underwater scenery. Mimpang (also known as Buti Tiga) consists of four big rocks and another half dozen smaller ones and located in Amuk Bay between Padang Bai and Candidasa, 15 minutes by Speedboat from our diving center. The topography of Mimpang is diverse with sandy area beginning at - 5m, sloping reef going down at 45° angle, wall which goes from -30 / -50mtrs, craggy rocks covered in hard and soft corals and big gorgonians and the southern end is one of the richest in Bali. Visibility is around 30 m.
The current can be strong and tricky depending on the moon phases. The dive is for more experienced divers In addition to the typical variety of coral fish like unicorn fish (Naso), snappers (Litjanidaes), a lot of blue spotted rays (Dasyatis kuhlii), Napoleon Wrasse (Cheilinus undulates), trumpet fish (Aulostomus chinensis), trigger fish (Balistidae), butterfly fish (Chaetodontidae), moray eels (Muraenidae) and est. on this dive site you have the best chance of seeing sharks in Bali. White tip reef sharks (Triaenodon obesus), the occasional black tip reef shark (Carcharhinus melanopterus), shoals of snappers (Litjanidaes), mackerels (Scombridar), tuna (Scombridar thunnus), sometimes manta rays (Mobulidae) and from July to October the oceanic sunfish (Mola-mola) shows up regularly.