Candi Dasa is a small town situated at the North side of Amuk Bay that offers a lay back environment for excursionists and vacationers who prefer a peaceful and serene place to stay in. It offers a beautiful over sea view at some dive sites located around the Gili islands and the Nusa Penida island.
The Liberty Wreck in Tulamben is considered as the most famous and the safest wreck dive in Bali as well as in the world. The USAT Liberty Shipwreck is just a few meters away from the shore. This armed cargo ship which was built in 1918 acted as a supply ship during the World War II. The ship had been damaged so great. Because of this, its attempt to reach Singaraja failed. The crew was displaced and the ship wrecked in Tulamben.
Menjangan has become popular for its wall diving. The walls descend to depths varying from 26 meters or 85 feet, being the shallowest, to 60 meters or 197 feet as the deepest. They offer the best diversity of gorgonian fans in Bali. They actually begin with the flat coral reefs at 10 meters which offer gentle conditions and sunlight.
Padang bay is a small town in Bali, Indonesia that serves as a ferry port for boats to Lombok. It is located next to a small bay which offers beaches and shelter for the currents of the Lombok strait. In the south of the Amuk bay, Padang bay lies and it is certainly a good place for scuba diving and snorkeling.
The site has a view of wonderful sea with black sandy beaches and wonderful mountain scenery along the North West coast of Bali with concept “the power of connection between mountain and sea” also known as “Nyegara Gunung”.
Secret bay is the melodious name of Gilimanuk bay. The name was given by the Bali’s diving community. The site is situated in West Bali National Park. The bay is shallow (2 km wide) and it includes 2 small islands and areas of mangrove.
Sekolah Dasar Point
One popular diving site in Nusa Penida is the Sekolah Dasar Point (SD Point) which is approximately 45 minutes in traveling to site by speedboat. This site is stretch along the north coast of Nusa Penida. It is well known for its exhilarating drift dives, marine life and it is considered to have one of the most beautiful coral garden formations in the world.
Toyapakeh is a very popular dive site in Nusa Penida. It catches a lot of tourists for a variety of reasons. One is because of its richness in fish life due to its constant currents. The current goes through the slope of the Lombok strait instead of running into it. This lets you dip down to 24 meters or 79 feet where you can drift over the fields of corals.
Tulamben is considered as one of the most famous diving sites in Bali, Indonesia. It is located in the richest marine biogeographic zone in the world. This site has become more popular because internationally known underwater writers and photographers are most likely seen in the place.