Dive site classification

  • Level – 1 beginner / refresher

  • Level – 2 open water divers and advanced divers

  • Level – 3 experienced advanced divers / rescue divers that can handle strong currents

  • Level – 4 very experienced / professionals that can handle extreme currents

Melasti

Level: 2-4
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

Level: 1 – 4
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
Depth: 3-30 meters
Entry: by shore

Bunutan

Level: 2-4
Current: medium – very strong
Marine life: on 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, huge blocks and pinnacles are found everywhere. Regularly we meet huge barracudas that rest on some cleaner stations and this 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. Always an amazing drift diving experience.
Entry: by boat

Blue moon

Level: 3 – 4
Current: medium – very strong
Depth: 7 - 30 meters
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

Level: 1-4
Depth: 3 -35 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 amazing colors, Soft and hard corals are in a good mix. Further to the southeast current brings more life and the blocks get even better. In the bay we have some deeper areas with big sponges and excellent macro life.
Entry: by shore

Japanese Shipwreck

Level: 2 - 4
Depth: 3-40 meters
Current: mild up to strong and tricky
Marine life: excellent nudibranch place, pygmy seahorse, scorpion fish, octopus, Orangutan crab, squat lobster, leaf scorpion fish
The Japanese Wreck is so famous because it's so easy to enter - it's just 5 m away from the shore. Stunning coral life soft and hard corals cover the wreck, gorgonians and big sponges with small creatures waiting for you! Our favorite dive site as it offers everything.
Entry: by shore

Jemeluk bay

Level: 1-4
Depth: 3-28 meters
Current: 0 - medium
Marine life:  sandy slope very good for critters, seahorse, ghost pipefish, nudibranch, lionfish, devil scorpion fish, batfish, moray eels, Sepia, mantis shrimp, clown fish
The structures makes it very easy to find all the nice small stuff several cleaner stations full of cleaner shrimps and the most common fishes living inside this structures and around them - also excellent night dive
Entry: by shore

Jemeluk Drop Off

Level: 2 – 4
Depth: 3 - 50meters+
Current: O - strong, possible drift dive
Marine life: 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 20m to a bottom of 60+
Entry: by shore and good option to take the boot for a smooth drift

Pyramids

Level: 2 – 4
Depth: 3-40meters
Current: medium to strong
marine life: turtles, small creatures, nudibranch, sepias, batfish, dozens of blue spotted stingrays, angel fish, shrimps, crabs, eel garden, schools of fusiliers and barracudas, sometimes white tip sharks.
A beautiful coral garden slopes down to about 20 m. Followed by a plateau full of artificial reef structures (pyramids) full of life. The pyramids continue until 35 m. To the east follow some very nice walls.
Entry: possible by shore but better dived by boat as a nice drift dive

Batu Kesenie

Level: 4
Depth: 5 – 45m
Marine life: Soft corral wonderland. Absolute 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, 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 currents and it’s also only possible to dive there if the conditions are suitable for diving.
Entry: only by boat

Kusambi

Level: 4
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, 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 currents and it’s also only possible to dive there if the conditions are suitable for diving.
Entry: only by boat

Gili Selang

Level: 3 – 4
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 with strong current and cold water. With very experienced divers that can handle the current we can enter the express that brings us around the island. This is a one way dive and once we are in we will have to handle washing machines and down currents. If the conditions are perfect we can encounter a drop of down to the blue at around 30 m with amazing pinnacles, sharks and other big pelagics. Reported sightings of hammerhead sharks, thresher sharks and mola mola.
Unpredictable strong currents, 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 currents and it’s also only possible to dive there if the conditions are suitable for diving.
Entry: only by boat