The name of this dive site is derived from the Giant Manta Ray patrols around it, often found by the divers and almost all the year around. To get this site is a must to cruise 50 minutes longer compared to other sites in Nusa Penida. Its location is the most south of the island; potentially hazardous its big surges, which could affect the technique of entry procedure, sometime starts from deep water.
The maximum depth would be 15 meters, mostly stay in 4 to 6 meters where Manta Rays patrol along the line of the cliff, no further deeper than 15 meters. The bottom composition is huge boulder rocks are stretching along the edge of the cliff, further left to the cliff do not exceed the ragged wall, where the current picks out up to the deep beside there will be no Manta Rays as well. And to right will continue slope bottom, the current gets stronger between two huge boulder rocks headed out on the surface. The best place to see Manta Rays are at the left corner about 5 meters beside the huge boulder rock, stay calm then Manta Rays will get closer and closer to swim around in small school of 3 to 6 Manta Rays.
Menjangan Puri jati
Puri Jati Menjangan dive site is located about 20 minutes drive from Lovina, to get down here driving past the Seririt Town about 200 meters, on the left side of the main road stands sign board Zien Villa Puri Jati, there is a small pavement road leads down to the black sandy beach. Offshore offers a dive site, later on known as Puri Jati.
It is a flat slope sandy bottom from 3 to 20 meters. There is no reef at all but sea grasses, sea pens and debris that cover large area, a good place to see sea animals and unusual creatures, which are small and well camouflaged. Underwater Photographers and Videographers have discovered Sea Horses, Anglerfishes, Ornate Ghosepipefish, Crustaceans, Octopuses and many more. Visibility is varying up to 15 meters and worse when big waves laps the beach; when sand particles are mixed up into the water. As the coverage area is large 3 to 4 dives a day is still not possible to cover it all, and you will always find something different.