Adobe expert Erin Quigley and UW Photo pioneer Keri Wilk join together with …READ MORE »
Rhinopias belong to the scorpionfish family and are one of the most sought-after fish for underwater photographers due to their scarcity, unusual shape, and beautiful range of colours. Lembeh is one of the places where, with a bit of luck, …READ MORE »
Beth and Steve Watson just finish their second trip to Lembeh Resort traveling with a group from Island Dreams. They especially enjoyed diving with Critters@Lembeh dive guide Fandy and are impressed by his ability to spot critters and his …READ MORE »
We had a lot of mating going on lately, and highlights from the last two weeks include flamboyant cuttlefish laying eggs, wunderpus mating (rare to see this!) and a beautiful ornate ghost pipefish with a pouch full of eggs. Enjoy!READ MORE »
On select Tuesdays, Cameras@Lembeh (the first and only Photo & Video Center in Lembeh Strait) will feature Tips and Techniques by Photo Pro Sascha Janson. Sascha will offer up a range of information, you never know what piece of wisdom …READ MORE »
Recently, Philip Zettel, from Manta Reisen and his dive buddy Mara visited Lembeh Resort and Critters@Lembeh. After a week at Lembeh Resort Philip was sad to go but commented on what a …READ MORE »
Lembeh Strait is famous for “muck diving”, so it’s not often we get snorkelers in Lembeh. When guests Bernd and Manuela arrived for their holiday I was very surprised to learn that although he was a diver, she was …READ MORE »
Have you ever arrived home after a great scuba diving holiday and, excited to see your underwater photos, started going through them only to find that you wish you could get help on identifying some of the animals you photographed?
Did …READ MORE »
This week’s video of Lembeh goodies features superb close-up footage of a broadclub cuttlefish mom delicately placing her eggs in a coral patch and a gorgeous pink paddleflap rhinopias just being its fabulous self. Also take a moment to appreciate …READ MORE »
On select Tuesdays, Cameras@Lembeh (the first and only Photo & Video Center in Lembeh Strait) will feature Tips and Techniques by Photo Pro Sascha Janson. Sascha will offer up a range of information, you never know what piece …READ MORE »
Lembeh Resort is located on the right side of Lembeh Island (the sunny side) in a small “valley”. Due to the location one “hears” the sounds of village diversity in religious beliefs, the sound is quite positive.
The rooms …READ MORE »
The following is a trip report on Scubaboard posted by our recent guest Gordon Smith:
I am a fussy diver, and a dive op has to be excellent for me to return again, in particular when traveling long distances overseas.
Last year …READ MORE »
We had such a fabulous time at Lembeh Resort. The resort is truly beautiful and the facilities are first class. The restaurant is so well run, the menu varied and the food is very delicious. Our room was immaculate and …READ MORE »
Paolo ed io siamo “sbarcati” al Lembeh Resort tre anni fa e, quando siamo ritornati, ci siamo sentiti “a casa”!!!
Abbiamo conosciuto molti dei componenti dello staff “critters@lembeh Dive Centre” e ci siamo definitivamente innamorati!!!
Ora, che siamo ritornati …READ MORE »
Look who’s back…after a long wait we enjoy a visit from an always welcome guest – the rhinopias! In this newest episode there is also a baby flamboyant cuttlefish hunting, a cute little pufferfish resting in a shell and of …READ MORE »
On select Tuesdays, Cameras@Lembeh (the first and only Photo & Video Center in Lembeh Strait) will feature Tips and Techniques by Photo Pro Sascha Janson. Sascha will offer up a range of information, you never know …READ MORE »
Annually Critters@Lembeh staff and their families get together for food, fun and games. This year the party was held at the Sutanraja Hotel and because it was our 10th Anniversary the committee designed a …READ MORE »
“As multiple return divers in Indonesia and Lembeh, we really loved the setup at Lembeh Resort and Critters@Lembeh – everyone from the Managers to guides, pool attendees and housekeeping shows a great attitude and it shows that everyone is proud …READ MORE »
For those of us lucky enough to go scuba diving, it’s usually a pleasant experience – we drift along enjoying the pretty colours, fabulous patterns and interesting behaviour of fishes, corals and amazing invertebrates like octopuses and nudibranchs. But when …READ MORE »
Michael lives in Thailand and dives in Lembeh Strait, for him it’s an added bonus that Manado is such short plane rides away. He can visit us at Lembeh Resort and dive with Critters@Lembeh just about any time he …READ MORE »
In our latest episode you can see a T-Bar nudibranch (Ceratosoma tenue) with 3 rhinophores, a frogfish hunting and catching a little shrimp and there is also some footage of a very rare and most likely undescribed species of shrimp. Enjoy!READ MORE »
On select Tuesdays, Cameras@Lembeh (the first and only Photo & Video Center in Lembeh Strait) will feature Tips and Techniques by Photo Pro Sascha Janson. Sascha will offer up a range of information, you never know what …READ MORE »
There is no good dive trip without amazing dives! There are no amazing dives without a perfect boat crew and excellent dive guides. All that you can find in Lembeh Resort!! The incredible and spectacular CRITTERS in Lembeh Strait make it …READ MORE »
Markus and Sandra Trachsel started diving together in 2005, and they fell in love with nudibranchs as their favorite critter.
Why nudibranchs? They said: “Well, the colorful patterns of nudibranchs are just like the many varieties of flowers, there …READ MORE »
With over 14 endemic fish in North Sulawesi and 9 endemic to Lembeh, Gerry has been very excited to be able to do research in such a productive area. Some of the photos he uses in his seminars are …READ MORE »
Did you know the flamboyant cuttlefish sometimes turns the tips of its arms into enticing worm-like lures to attract prey? Watch the video carefully to witness the bizarre tricks of this intelligent and fearsome hunter. A baby painted frogfish racing …READ MORE »
On select Tuesdays, Cameras@Lembeh (the first and only Photo & Video Center in Lembeh Strait) will feature Tips and Techniques by Photo Pro Sascha Janson. Sascha will offer up a range of information, you never know what piece of …READ MORE »
In 2011, while staying at Lembeh Resort, diving Air Prang 1, Godehard Kopp (A.K.A. Gode) had a rare opportunity to video never before seen marine animal behavior. When he returned to Germany he sent this video in for scientific …READ MORE »
There’s always something new to see in the Lembeh Strait. This time our dive center manager Lauren Siba was looking for the recently discovered and still undescribed bryozoan goby. They had only been seen in Ambon and Alor and as …READ MORE »
Stefaan and Anouchka stayed with us for two wonderful weeks of diving, relaxing, and exploration of local culture. In addition to checking off underwater critters from Stefaan’s wish list like the pygmy sea dragon (Kyonemichthys rumengani), they also enjoyed …READ MORE »