Diving in Bali offers an amazing and beautiful underwater world with some superb dive sites. The warm waters are full of coral reefs and unique marine life with sharks, turtles and manta rays. Spectacular dives include drop off walls, wreck diving and drift diving. There are few places in the world with such exciting diving spots.
Bali diving offers an amazing and beautiful underwater world with some superb dive sites. The warm waters are rich with coral reefs and unique marine life like turtles, sharks and manta rays. Drop off walls, wreck diving and drift diving are just few of the spectacular scuba diving Bali. There are quite a few of Bali diving spots found in this island. All dive centres operates on the main resort areas. Diving Bali is may not be at its best during rainy season as storms reduce its spectacular visibility.
Sanur & Nusa Dua is just one the more well-known diving spots in Bali. This area is a very suitable place for diving because with a depth range of between 6-40 feet. The added bonus to your relaxing moment is the extensive barrier reef that stretches all along the beach front. Divers will also get the chance to see an exotic garden teeming with colorful fish agains a backdrop of soft and hard corals.
From Sanur, you will have an access to Nusa Lembongan Island and Nusa Penida Island. Both of these islands have wide variety of dive sites which include coral walls and drift dives in currents rating up to 4 plus knots. Some of the most visited dive sites here are Crystal Bay, Gamar Bay, Toyapakeh, Blue Corner, Manta Point, Cheningan Wall and the Lembongan Bay.
For divers of all skill levels, Amed is a notably perfect dive site from beginners to the master divers. It is about two hours travel from Kuta-Legian east shore and north to Padang Bai. You will the chance to dive in its spectacular water that ranges from 15-25 metres and watch the gorgonian fans, colourful soft corals and other massive fishes!
On the other hand, there are dive sites that are only exclusive for experienced divers only. These islands are Tulamben and Gili Tepekong. Tulamben is a very magnetic island that offers a dive around the shipwreck the US “Liberty” Cargo. This ship was said to sink during World War II and submerged in a hundred feet of water. Tumbalen is famous and all time favorite of marine biologist, underwater photographer and of course divers.
Traveling for an hour and a half by a boat Kuta-Legian’s eastern coastline is the island of Gili Tepekong. This island is well known for its unusually cold temperature and is most visited by many divers. Its dive sites are in range of 18 metres and above. This site has been recommended for experienced divers due unpredictable weather.