Diving Trip Padang BaiLand Tour USD90
At Padang Bai there are 5 different dive sites to choose from, listed below, including coral-dotted sandy slopes, areas of sea-grass, a small wreck, drop-offs and a deep channel. Good for beginners, or more experienced divers and photographers, it is approx 1 hour from Sanur by bus, then 10 minutes by boat.
Bali Aqua Diving
Bali Aqua is a 5 Star PADI Dive Center which offers daily trip around Bali, safari around Bali island and snorkeling tour and PADI dive courses.
Day 1: Padang BaiPickup in Sanur at 07:30 to meet at Bali Aqua, start time 08:00. After 1 hours drive through Balinese forests and tiny villages to Padang Bai, you get changed at a dive-base near the beach, and get the boat from the beach – approx 10 minutes to the dive-site. Back to the beach for lunch, then the second dive. After a shower and short relaxation break, arrival in Sanur is at about 2:30 for refreshments and filling out log-books.Day 2:
Diving trips require a minimum of 2 persons booked & 3 persons booked for Nusa Penida trip – please ask for availability.
The Dive trip prices include:
Free pickup & return in Denpasar, Sanur, Kuta, Legian, Seminyak & Nusa Dua area
Land & sea transport to the dive site
Diving with 1 PADI dive leader for max. 4 divers with Tanks and Weights
Lunch, refreshment & mineral water
Complete set of Diving equipment is available for rent at US$ 20/person/day
Underwater Camera is available for rent at US$ 25/day
Optional extra dive is US$ 30/person/dive (minimum 2 divers)
Night dive is US$ 40/person (minimum 2 divers)
Nitrox is free for Nitrox certified, but may not be available in some areas
Snorkelers or non divers are always welcome to join the trip at published snorkeling prices
Diving Nusa Penida island needs minimum 3 divers
Reason to dive here : From sanur, these divesites are easy to get to, with perhaps the best combination of ease and quality available. From sharks to turtles, sea-horses and ghost pie-fish, there is a lot to find here, and the pleasant conditions make for a lovely day trip!
Type : Reef, wall, wreck, muck
Access : 1 hour drive from Sanur, 10 minutes in traditional boat. Backwards roll entry
Coral/bottom : Reefs, sand, coral blocks
Marine life : Reef-fish of all kinds, chance of turtles, sharks, rays, sea-horses, morays, pipefish
Current/conditions : Weak
Visibility : 10m – 25m
Depth : 5 – 25m
Experience level : Beginner to advanced
Photography : Macro, snapshot
Key information :
bring a towel, sunscreen, sunhat
bring waterproof shoes (flip-flops/sandals) for the beach and boat
all valuables can be left in the car, bring anything you like
we change in the restaurant, and in wetsuits take a short boat ride to the divesites
Blue Lagoon : Accessible in a few minutes from the beach, the shallow sandy bottom slopes slowly off, while the reef also has a wall. With a nice amount of hard and soft coral, the marine life is also interesting from sand-dwellers, pipefish, sea-horses, to puffer fish, sometimes sharks and even the occasional Manta ray!
The Ferry Channel : This divesite is near where the ferry for Lombok leaves, in the main channel at Padang Bai. The gentle slope leads the divers around the corner to the Tanjung Sari dive site, and during the dive you have a good chance to see white tip reef sharks, and pygmy sea horses.
Pura Jepun : Past Blue Lagoon, to the North, this dive site starts quite shallow and slopes off to about 24 metres. The sandy bottom has small blocks of corals, and apart from many types of reef fish, you can find crocodile fish and mantis shrimps. The Tanjung Sari dive site nearby, with a wall and a reef on a sandy slope. It’s full of small marine life, like scorpion leaf fish, nudibranches as well as sharks turtles and Octopus.