Padang Bai

blue lagoon

Padang Bai is a popular dive site that can be reached in one hour from south resort area

White sand & a lot of colorful corals and fishes!  Interesting MUCK diving point for macro-lovers !

Location

 East coast of Bali. Travel about 1 hour from Sanur, 1.30 hours from Kuta area and 1.50 hours from Nusa Dua

Dive site: Blue Lagoon

The most popular dive site in Padang Bai. White sand and crystal clear water attract both snorkelers and divers, Stone fish, leaf scorpion fish, frogfish and stingrays and more! 

  • Level: all levels of divers
  • Depth: 5-20 m
  • Visibility: 5-20 m
  • Currents: zero to mild current
  • Access: Jukung traditional wooden boat (5 minutes from shore)
  • Type of Dive: sand and reef
  • Temperature: 26-29℃
  • Best time of year: all year

Dive site: Jepun

Small shipwreck at around 18 meter deep, and you can also find Buddha statue. Plenty of small fauna such as ghost pipefish, a lot of shrimps and more. 

  • Level: all levels of divers
  • Depth: 5-20 m
  • Visibility: 5-20 m
  • Currents: zero to mild current
  • Access: Jukung traditional wooden boat (10 minutes from shore)
  • Type of Dive: patch reef
  • Temperature: 26-29℃
  • Best time of year: all year

Dive site: Drop-off

Padang Bai's macro paradise. Small wall where a lot of small staff are hiding. You may enjoy searching scorpion fish, lionfish, nudibranchs and more. 

  • Level: all levels of divers
  • Depth: 5-20 m
  • Visibility: 5-20 m
  • Currents: zero to mild current
  • Access: Jukung traditional wooden boat (10 minutes from shore)
  • Type of Dive: drop off
  • Temperature: 26-29℃
  • Best time of year: all year

Dive site: Bias Tugal

Combination of beautiful soft coral and boomies with hard coral. School of Bigeye snapper and sweet lips are just amazing !

  • Level: all levels of divers
  • Depth: 5-25 m
  • Visibility: 5-20 m
  • Currents: zero to mild current
  • Access: Jukung traditional wooden boat (5 minutes from shore)
  • Type of Dive: coral reef
  • Temperature: 26-29℃
  • Best time of year: all year

Dive site: Jetty

Muck diving

  • Level: all levels of divers
  • Depth: 10-25 m
  • Visibility: 5-20 m
  • Currents: zero to mild current
  • Access: Jukung traditional wooden boat (15 minutes from shore)
  • Type of Dive: muck diving
  • Temperature: 26-29℃
  • Best time of year: all year