This is a typical macro dive site. Melasti's meaning is similar to that of daily domestic waste dumping point of the village near the ocean. Then you may think this is a dirty dive site completely reverse from colorful corals and reef fish under sunlight, but as you explore it, abundant small critters are just around that you can have constant surprise al through the dive. The shore around Malasti is fine black sand, making it easy to enter the water. Sometimes you may have underwater current in which case you need to have good neutral buoyancy and swim closer to the bottom. Water temperature 28-30 degrees throughout the year.
Higher Level Diver
Clown shrimp, orangutan crab, frog fish, sea moth, zebra lionfish, cuttlefish, seahorse, doughnut (Doughnut Nudi), Picacho nudi, shawn the sheep, Boxer crab, Ghost Pipefish, Leafy Dragon and Harlequin Shrimp all live here.
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