Adobe expert Erin Quigley and UW Photo pioneer Keri Wilk join together with …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 »
Lembeh Resort and Critter@Lembeh stands for Passion and Dedication
The Passion to deliver a Dream Dive Vacation and the Dedication to make it to the best holiday you ever had, above and below the surface.
The quality of hospitality …READ MORE »
We had two weeks here and 50 dives in critter heaven where zebra, pygmy and hairy seem to get attached to almost everything. We had many firsts including creatures we never knew existed, often seeing 3 – 4 new things …READ MORE »
A blue-ringed octopus carrying its eggs, a skeleton shrimp covered in its babies, a rare tiger seahorse hunting for a meal (do they eat tiny hermit crabs?) and a dramatic squabble between three pygmy squids are some highlights from our Photo Pro’s …READ MORE »
We always feel at home diving Indonesian waters. However, there are two special places where we keep going back to; one is Raja Ampat on Dewi Nusantara and the other is Lembeh Resort – Critters@Lembeh.
Our last trip to …READ MORE »
We know how it is when you get back from an unforgettable dive holiday. Stefan and Chantal, who spent a week diving Lembeh Strait with us, are extending that holiday mode by going through their pictures and sharing them …READ MORE »
pour la troisieme fois nous sommes revenus au Lembeh Resort.
Beaucoup de choses ont changé depuis notre derniére visite. Le quai, la plage, le restaurant, le bureau d’accueil ont étè réaménagés pour plus de confort et plus d’ouverture sur …READ MORE »
David Bearden and his wife returned to Lembeh Resort for the always excellent dives and to celebrate David’s birthday; to help them celebrate, the resort’s kitchen prepared a delicious birthday cake!
An avid underwater photographer, David pre-booked a private guide …READ MORE »
In episode 7 of 2014 Critters of the Lembeh Strait series, check out a hispid frogfish resting on a sea star, the famous blue-ring octopus and peacock mantis shrimp guarding their little babies, and flamboyant cuttlefish hatching. Check out the video for …READ MORE »
Aqua Lung rep Colin Ackerman took a group of 14 divers to Lembeh Strait, combining it with a few days of diving in neighboring Bunaken Marine Park and taking advantage of our combined dive package offer with Siladen Resort & Spa.
Diving …READ MORE »
As someone who works in the marine conservation sector, I was amazed to come across such a small area with such abundant underwater life. Furthermore, to be introduced to so many unusual and wonderful creatures made the whole …READ MORE »
Paola Laudi & Andrea Girola have visited Lembeh Resort and dived with Critters@Lembeh six times now, and each time there has been something great to enjoy. They were diving with Opo S, and have always been extremely satisfied with his …READ MORE »
In Episode 6 we feature sped-up footage of critters to give you insight into just how busy and industrious citizens of the underwater world really are. A tiny partner-shrimp, Sisyphus-like, pushes endless boulders to improve the burrow it shares with …READ MORE »
Sean and I just spent the past week at Lembeh Resort. We have been here many times and we feel right at home. The new renovations are a great update to an already wonderful experience. As usual the personnel …READ MORE »
Most people dive Lembeh Strait to see the weird critters that they had not heard of before: hairy shrimp, stargazer, and hairy frogfish, to name a few. If you flick through a Lembeh photo gallery, there is a likelihood …READ MORE »
We have had a fantastic time with top class diving, awesome dive guides and a resort that gives superb service from the moment you arrive to the moment you leave.
Best resort and diving holiday we have had! Thanks Lembeh Resort …READ MORE »
Danny & Angelique would never have started Critters@Lembeh nor been involved with Lembeh Resort had it not been for Angelique’s father, Dr. Batuna who started Murex Dive Resort in 1987.
On May 23rd, we laid to rest a fine gentlemen, a pioneer, …READ MORE »
Underwater Geeks: Mark Your Calendars!
What happens when two passionate marine biologists — with more than 60 years of exploring and describing underwater treasures – get together at Lembeh Resort & Critters@Lembeh?
Fish Geek Week!…
In the newest episode of fresh critters from Lembeh you can see lots of different octopuses, some very rare nudibranchs and one of Lembeh’s most bizarre stars, the hairy frogfish. There’s also some incredible footage of a hatching flamboyant cuttlefish, …READ MORE »
Lembeh Resort & Critters@Lembeh are fortunate to have many returning guests. We take it as a testament to our quality of service, where you arrive as a guest and leave as a friend.
During Bart’s 5th visit to Lembeh …READ MORE »
Our second trip to Lembeh Resort was even better than the first.
We were greeted like old friends and were touched that so many staff took the trouble to recall stories and memories from our last stay. With so …READ MORE »