In bali, besides you can sunbathe on the beach and praying in the temple. You can also enjoy the underwater beauty that also has an amazing view. Here are some of the tourist favorite dive sites in Bali.
in the coastal waters in addition to having various types of coral reefs and ornamental fish are benign, there is also a sink wreck of the Liberty have U.S. forces in World War II. The ship is now the FADs of several species of life on the sea floor Tulamben.
Here you can also enjoy the beautiful coral reefs. Located at the bottom of the sea cliff that has a slope of nearly 90 degrees. To reach the area, you must first surfaced, then by boat you will be escorted to the area often referred to as the drop of point. At the moment there are seven dive sit contained in the Tulamben beach.
Dive sites at Nusa Dua reef constructed as an expansion in Tanjung Benoa. The reef stretches from north to south, following the coastline of Nusa Dua Resort. This area is an area in Bali are routinely used for diving activities.
The most fun to visit in this region is close to Nusa Dua Hotel. Although not to serve spectacular underwater scenery, at this location there is an interesting coral formations, sponges, and a variety of ornamental fish.
Located just a few kilometers southeast of Tulamben. Amed is located in the Gulf Jemeluk. Clear water conditions and no wave on the surface. This beach has a gently sloping topography with rich underwater scenery and coral clusters are beautiful. This location is very fun especially for novice divers. Visibility in these waters about 12 to 15 feet so fun to enjoy a lot of ornamental fish.
Candi Dasa is a dive site that offers spectacular views of the water below. There you can find the tiered rock wall and covered with a variety of corals. Some beautiful ornamental fish looks like red snapper, blue dot stingray and clown trigger fish.
Tepekong Island, which is located on the northeast side of the island choose a wall dive with lots of caves. Visibility here is only eight meters caused by the movement of water. Strong current made in this place divers can navigate some underwater caves.
Pualau Menjangan is located on the northwest side of the island of Bali. The island of Bali is located in the sea, a few kilometers from the northern coast of West Bali. The dive area is included in the Bali Barat National Park is protected by the Government. Because the activity of diving in this area is not free like other sites dives.
Currently, Menjangan became Bali’s best dive sites. In the clear and calm waters that are variations of coral reef fish species and very rich. One of the alluring reef it is Gorgonian.
This dive site is located in the northern part of Bali. Pemuteran area is located in the Sea of Bali, just a few kilometers from the northern coast of West Bali and is still part of the West Bali National Park. This area is protected by the Government.
In Pemuteran you can find many variations of coral reefs. And, among the coral reefs there are lots of tropical reef fish and Moorish idol group.
Nusa Penida is a small island located in the southeast of Bali. From Bali, we had to cross the Badung Strait to get to Nusa Penida and two other small islands namely Ceningan Island and Nusa Lembongan.
Nusa Penida dives in the center of this area. There are several dive sites here that the Port Penida, Batu Meling, Peak Manta, Batu Abah, Stone Barn, Peak Malibu, and Toyapakeh.
Of all the dive sites, Toyapakeh and Malibu ‘s is the most beautiful diving site. Toyapakeh has a very beautiful stretch of reef. In this place there is an interesting coral pole. While the Peak Malibu has a gray reef, Silber tips, reef white tips, and some sharks.
While Penida Bay offers another challenge, the adventure in the nearby island of coral that has an interesting shape that resembles an elephant who is being rested. Here the dramatic flow of surface water because of the waves interrupted by towering rock cliffs.
Similar beauty with different shades you can also find on Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan located adjacent to Nusa Penida.
Costs Diving in Bali
Many offer dive packages in Bali. Prices range from Rp250000 to Rp1, 2 million. As in you can rent diving equipment in Tulamben with rental rates ranging from Rp250000 per hour. If you want to rent an underwater camera then you need to pay more Rp150000.
But there is also offering an alternative package for beginner divers.
- Locations dive in Sanur, Nusa Dua, and using the Boat, package prices start from Rp585000 per person every once in a diving session.
- Locations dives in Tulamben and Amed beach access passes, package prices start from Rp945000 per person for two dives session.
- Locations in Padang Bai dives using Boat, package prices start from Rp945000 per person for two dives session.
- Locations dives in Menjangan Island using boats, package prices ranging from Rp1, 4 million per person for two dives session.
- Locations diving in Nusa Penida and Nusa Lembongan use Boat, package prices ranging from Rp1, 2 million per person for two dives session.
price usually includes the cost of transportation by land and sea transportation, diving equipment, diving lessons, drinks and lunch, snack, and safety insurance.