THE DIVE SITES OF AMED

Melasti

Current : 0 - medium
Depth: 0 -30 meter
Marine life: Muck diver’s heaven! Full of the most stunning nudibranchs, shrimps and strange creatures. There is no coral life – just sand, algae and sponges. We regularly find Harlequin shrimp, tiger shrimp, honeycomb morays, Skeleton shrimps, very special nudibranches, sepias, sea urchins and much more. Sometimes we have a great time with a green turtle that feeds on the seagras.
Entry: by shore

Amed Muck

Depth: 3 - 30 meters
Current: mild, medium
Marine life: This place has some nice structures with amazing soft corals and marine life, cleaner stations full of Shrimps, anemones in stunning colors, Mantis shrimp, stingrays, turtles, nudibranch, ghost pipefish, antias, gobies and wrasses
Entry: by shore

Bunutan

Depth: 5 - 40 m
Current: medium – strong
Marine life: In the beginning we find a nice huge field of garden eels followed by a wonderful coral garden with amazing soft and hard corals. Huge barrel sponges and big gorgonians, big blocks and pinnacles are found everywhere. Regularly we meet barracudas that rest on some cleaner stations and it is also a very good site to encounter black tip reef sharks. Generally huge schools of fish in the blue water, fusiliers, banner fish and schools of jackfish are always around. Every dive is an amazing drift diving experience.
Entry: by boat

Blue moon

Depth: 7 - 30 meters

Current: medium – strong
Marine life: You jump into a coral garden and fly with the fishes!
Excellent coral life and big schools of fish await you here. This is always a fast drift dive in the beginning and after 20- 30 minutes we will reach an area with less current and can spot some nice critters and often turtles
Entry: by boat

House reef Lipah bay

Depth: 3 - 40 meters
Current: 0 - medium
Marine life: Sandy bottom in the middle of our bay is perfect for beginners – we find small critters on several sponge and algae fields. Turn right to an amazing shallow coral garden full off table corals and stunning colors. Soft and hard corals are in a good mix. Further to the southeast the current brings more life and the blocks get even better. In the middle of the bay we have some deeper areas with big sponges and excellent macro life. The Northern end of the bay direct n front of our dive centers is home to some hidden treasures in the deeper areas that only we will be able to show you.
Entry: by shore

Japanese Shipwreck

Depth: 3 - 40 meters
Current: mild up to strong and tricky
Marine life: Excellent nudibranch place, pygmy seahorse, scorpion fish, octopus, orangutan crab, squat lobsters, leaf scorpion fishs.
The Japanese Wreck is so famous because it's so easy to enter - it rests just 5 m away from the shore. Stunning coral life with soft and leather corals cover the wreck, gorgonians and big sponges with small creatures are waiting for you! Our favorite dive site as it offers everything.
Entry: by shore

Jemeluk bay

Depth: 3 - 28 meters
Current: 0 - medium
Marine life:  sandy slope which is very good for critters, seahorse, ghost pipefish, nudibranch, lionfish, devil scorpion fish, batfish, moray eels, Sepia, mantis shrimp, clown fish and a shool of batfish are around.
The artificial structures in the bay make it very easy to find all the nice small stuff. Several cleaner stations are full of cleaner shrimps and have the most common fishes living inside this structures and around them - also an excellent night dive
Entry: by shore

Jemeluk Drop Off

Depth: 3 - 50meters+
Current: O - strong, possible drift dive
Marine life: sharks, turtles, barracudas, sepias, angelfish, mantis shrimps, nudibranch, scorpion fish, ghost pipefish, pygmy seahorse
Jemeluk Drop Off is a unique stunning wall, with fantastic coral life full of big sponges, gorgonians and colorful anemones. Shallow stunning hard coral formations slope down to the drop off that starts at around 25 m to a bottom of 60+
Entry: by shore but better option is to take the boot for a smooth drift

Pyramids

Depth: 3 - 40 meters
Current: 0 to medium
marine life: turtles, nudibranch, sepias, batfish, dozens of blue spotted stingrays, angel fish, shrimps, crabs, eel garden, schools of fusiliers and barracudas, sometimes white tip and black tip sharks.
A beautiful coral garden slopes down to about 20 m. Followed by a plateau full of artificial reef structures (pyramids) that are full of life. The pyramids continue until 35 m. To the east follows some very nice walls and a fantastic pinnacle.
Entry: possible by shore but better dived by boat as a nice drift dive

Batu Kesenie

Depth: 5 – 45m
Marine life: Soft corral wonderland. One of the best soft coral reef that can be found in Bali. Everything covered in healthy life, full of fish and also excellent macro life like unusual nudibranches. Rarely sightings of mola on a cleaner station in 35m. Unpredictable strong currents and washing machines possible, cold water streams down to 20 degrees possible. We only take you there if we are 100 % sure that you can handle the conditions. Its not possible to do it on your first dive and this is not a dive site for beginners.
Entry: only by boat

Kusambi

Depth: 5 – 40m
Marine life: 3 Pinnacles in the bay between Batu Kesenie and Gili Selang. Wonderful soft – leather coral cover. Huge schools of fish, sharks, Sweetlips, snappers and turtles.
Unpredictable strong currents and washing machines possible, cold water streams down to 20 degrees possible. We only take you there if we are 100 % sure that you can handle the conditions. Its not possible to do it on your first dive and this is not a dive site for beginners.
Entry: only by boat

Gili Selang

Depth: 3 – 50m +
Marine life: Gili Selang is a little island just 20m away from Bali’s coast. It’s the most eastern part of Bali and the narrowest point of the Lombok strait between Bali and Lombok.
It offers amazing coral life in hard and soft corals, huge schools of fish, turtles, excellent macro life. If we stay inside the bay and don’t dive around the island it is a great dive in a coral paradise. With experienced divers that can handle the current we can do the dive around the island. If the conditions are perfect we can encounter a drop of down to the blue at around 35 m with amazing pinnacles, sharks and other big pelagics. Reported sightings of hammerhead sharks, thresher sharks and mola mola.
We only take you there if we are 100 % sure that you can handle the conditions. Its not possible to do it on your first dive and this is not a dive site for beginners.
Entry: only by boat