Diving in Bali Island of the Gods

Simply by hearing the name, Bali evokes tropical paradise views. Writers continue to invent adjectives to describe Bali but few can surpass the words of Indian Prime Minister Pandit Nehru, who named the island "the morning of the world." There is a profound world, one in the real world the morning, a totally different world that belongs to Bali. A blue world of tranquility, quiet, a world that allows you to forget the world ...

As the most famous tourist destination of Bali remained a diving destination a little underestimated. If you dive Bali you will see that the diversity of Bali reefs are impressive. When diving in Bali, let yourself be surprised. Regarding diving in Bali is concerned, the more the charm of Bali is its wide range and variety of dive sites. Shipwrecks, slopes, sand slopes, black volcanic seascapes, roaring currents and quiet bays ... all tastes are accommodated.

There are many diving equipment well maintained in Bali.

Nusa Penida:

Nusa Penida and the neighboring island of Nusa Lembongan offer some of the best diving Bali. Nusa Penida is a large island located in the southeast of Bali in the Badung Strait. The Balinese consider this dry island, rough to be haunted, but the snorkeling around the island of Bali in its reefs swept clear, the current is the main attraction.

There are many dive sites to choose from. In season, we try to find the illustrious Mola Mola, but the heart of Nusa Penida diving offers stunning visibility, healthy reefs and pelagic. The Lombok Strait separates the Indonesian islands of Bali and Lombok, is the second most important step through which water is exchanged between the Pacific and the Indian Ocean. The best times to dive Nusa Penida are when the tides peak of the game and high, when water movement is minimal.

Amuk Bay (Candi Dasa & Padangbai)

Amuk Bay, with the villages Padang Bai in the south and Candi Dasa in the north, is about 6 km in diameter and located along the south side of the eastern tip of Bali. Near Candi Dasa there are two larger islands, and Tepekong Biaha well as an area with small rocks called Batu Tiga or Mimpang.

The islands of this bay are actually little more than current swept rocks, and wild beauty. The bay, which is fed by the rich south Bali upwelling, hosts sharks, Mola Mola and schools of fish, making these Bali dive sites very exciting.

If you are interested in small special creatures that you should be diving around Padang Bai. The sheltered bay is also a great place for night diving.

Diving in this area is surprisingly rich. There are also several excellent dive sites for sharks, rays, large schools of fish, which is one of the places where Mola Mola ocean sunfish are regularly sighted from August to October.
Amed and Tulamben

Tulamben, home of the famous wreck of the Second World War, is the most famous landmark and the most loved diving in Bali. Tulamben Bay, is located in the richest region of the world marine biogeography with over 2,500 species of fish and 700 corals. Located on the northeast coast, the bay receives very plankton rich water from the major ocean current that moves from the Pacific to the Indian Ocean and vice versa.

Amed is located on the northeast coast of Bali, about 2.5 hours drive from Kuta. The diving in Amed is still intact and there are few other divers on the dive sites.

The black sand bottom offers a dramatic backdrop to life incredibly rich fish.

Menjangan Island:

Reefs of Northwest Bali around Menjangan Island are some of the most protected on the island.

the calm, clear waters of a mysterious old wooden shipwreck, and rugged gorgonian covered walls in excellent condition, make Menjangan Island on the northwest coast of Bali, a first dive site.

About 14 dive sites to choose from with clean water and calm conditions. Menjangan is part of the National Park West Bali. It is covered gorgonians robust walls that make the first dive of the island northwest of Bali.

The coral walls around Menjangan drop vertically to between 30-60 meters, before leaning gradually. The reef surface is very rugged with caves, caves and crevices breaking coral walls, textured with little nooks and crannies. Many types gorgonians reach large sizes here, and huge sponges are abundant. Western tip of Menjangan has a deeper dive, but also interesting on an old wooden shipwreck.

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