The Island of the Gods, Bali’s array of dive sites are a diver’s dream; offering vibrant coral reefs, WWII wrecks, schooling pelagics, world-class muck dives and options for Tec divers. With marine life highlights including huge Mola mola, tiny macro treasures and rare sharks, Bali is simply unmissable.
For adrenaline-filled dives with vertical walls, swim-throughs and caves, look no further than Candi Dasa. This exciting dive destination is packed with pelagic highlights including numerous shark species, plus colourful critters and even huge Mola mola.
Plummeting walls, WWII wreck diving and huge flat coral shelves, all covered in macro life, make Menjangan Island a playground for underwater photographers. Dive there to discover spectacular coral formations, highly sought-after critters and occasional passing pelagics.
Nusa Penida allows divers to experience thrilling drift dives among otherworldy pelagics before resting in sheltered bays in search of macro critters. Within the 296 species of coral and 576 species of reef fish known to the area, oceanic sunfish, manta rays, frogfish, and devil scorpionfish all await below the surface.
Padang Bai is an ideal spot for both new divers and experienced underwater photographers. As well as having unusual megafauna and rare macro critters among thriving reefs, Padang Bai is easily accessible for visitors to Bali.
Move away from Bali’s more visited dive sites to the calm and intimate dive experience found at Pemuteran. Novice divers can enter by shore onto multi-coloured reefs, while others will find themselves at incredible muck dives in the tranquil waters of Pemuteran Bay.
With many of Bali's dive centers based in Sanur its central location is ideal for advanced divers to head further afield to Bali’s more famous dive sites. The calm dive sites around Sanur are perfect for hosting novice divers in a range of dive courses.
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Open Water Diver prices range from €263-€576. See all Open Water Diver courses in Bali.
Advanced Open Water Diver prices range from €222-€427. See all Advanced Open Water Diver courses in Bali.
You can obtain your Rescue Diver in Nusa Lembongan.
You can obtain your Advanced Open Water Diver in Nusa Lembongan.