The Critter Capital of the World, a Muck Diving Mecca and the Twilight Zone are just a few of the names that have been given to Lembeh over the years due to its high density, and diversity, of rare and unusual marine life. Diving in Lembeh is unlike diving anywhere else as every dive reveals countless species of critters that have made their homes here on Lembeh’s famous muck diving slopes. Our Critters at Lembeh Resort dive guides are experts at spotting the unique marine life which resides here.
Lembeh isn’t just home to frogfish, it’s home to 8 different species of frogfish, 12 species of octopus, numerous crustacean species that cannot be found anywhere else on earth, 3 species of pygmy seahorse, countless numbers of nudibranch species and new discoveries are continuously being made. Some of Lembeh’s most iconic species include the Hairy Frogfish, Pontohi Pygmy Seahorse, Wunderpus, Mandarin Fish, Mimic Octopus, Rhinopias Scorpionfish, Flamboyant Cuttlefish, Blue Ring Octopus, and the list goes on. Take a look at our Critter Log to see the weird, wonderful, and bizarre species that await you – there are simply too many to list here.
Muck diving is at its best in Lembeh, where the sheer abundance of biodiversity and unique critters is greater than it is anywhere else. For beginners, the marine life found by your Critters at Lembeh Resort guide is simply intriguing, unique, and downright weird all at once.
For more experienced divers, the exhilaration of making “special finds” for yourself gives a rush of adrenaline that can’t be matched. And for underwater photographers, a great photograph speaks many millions of words.
Join us for a two or three dive day trip to discover the rich and vibrant coral reefs which surround Bangka Island, the north end of the Lembeh Strait and the east coast of Lembeh. These lesser-known dive sites are teeming with life and bursting with kaleidoscopic colors. Watch out for passing pelagics!
The Lembeh Strait is recognized by marine biologists as having the World’s highest concentration of rare and unusual marine life. Critters at Lembeh Resort dive guides are all marine biology and underwater photography trained to ensure you experience the best of diving in Lembeh.
Join Critters at Lembeh Resort for a night dive: For some of the unique marine creatures of the Lembeh Strait the action is just getting started when the sun goes down. Dusk or night diving in the Lembeh Strait is a must for anyone who wants to see some of Lembeh’s nocturnal critters.