Diving


Diving

Bali Hai Diving Adventures

Bali Hai Diving Adventures, part of the Bali Hai Group of companies, is an authorized 5 Star PADI Dive provider offering a full range of PADI Scuba Diver training programs in multiple languages.

We offer daily dives at dive sites conveniently located on nearby reefs.

If you want to dive and you have no diving certificate, we recommend our PADI Discover Scuba Diving Experience (see below for details) that can be arranged on the morning of the same day.

If you already have your diving certificate, we can supply all your diving equipment and take you diving in our purpose-built dive boat. Check out our many dive sites described below. We can advise the best sites each day depending on the season and the weather conditions. Many of our dives leave early in the morning for the best conditions so it is best to book your dive in advance with Bali Hai Diving Adventures which is conveniently located in the dive shop at the resort. You can also use our handy contact form below or send us an email to sales@balihaidiving.com

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Diving at Nusa Lembongan

Diving in Bali and the surrounding islands of Lembongan and Penida offers the diver access to what is known worldwide as the coral triangle. This triangle stretches from the top of the the Philippines and extends down into the bottom of Indonesia. The relevance of this triangle is that is represents the most diverse ocean region on the planet. With over 3000 recorded fish species it’s easy to understand why people travel from all around the world to dive here. Bali, Lembongan and Penida bask in this biodiversity and offer divers the chance to sample a little bit of everything without covering huge distances and time. From great macro diving to the north to giant pelagic species in the south, the island of a 1000 gods is blessed with nothing short of amazing diving.

The Discover Scuba Diving Experience may be booked in the morning of the same day at the Dive Centre located on the resort grounds. All other courses must be booked in advance by contacting Bali Hai Diving Adventures.

Bali Hai Diving Adventures

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19 June 2014: PADI Asia Pacific have just awarded Bali Hai Diving Adventures for their “Outstanding Contribution to the Diving Industry”. At the award presentation PADI went on to say “This award isn’t given out lightly. Only two have been given out in Indonesia. You should be very proud.”

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PADI Scuba Diving Courses

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+ PADI Discover Scuba Diving Experience

+ About PADI Courses

+ Prerequisites

+ Scuba Diver (2 days)

+ Open Water Diver (3 days)

+ Advanced Open Water Diver (2 days)

+ Rescue Diver (2 days)

+ Emergency First Response (1 day)

+ Dive Master (1 month)

+ PADI for Kids Under 10

+ PADI E-Learning

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Dive Map (click on image to enlarge)

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Dive Sites on Nusa Lembongan & Nusa Penida

Bali Hai Pontoon Lembongan Bay

Bali Hai Cruise Pontoon on Lembongan

Bali Hai Cruises Pontoon (click on image to enlarge)

Required level: Beginner
Depth: 5-10 meters
Accessibility: Bali Hai Pontoon – 5 Minutes
Bottom structure: Coral reef with sandy bottom.
Highlights: A fantastic site to enjoy diving for your first time or if it’s been a while since your last dive. If you have little or no experience, our purpose built diving platform, controlled procedures, and specially designed “underwater naturalist trail” will make your undersea adventure safe, easy, educational and memorable. If it’s been a while since your last dive this is an easy, but very rewarding 12 meter dive. Discover the plentiful fish and beautiful colored corals in this marine protected area.

Blue Corner

Blue Corner

Blue Corner (click on image to enlarge)

Required level: Advanced Open Water with a minimum 50+ logged dives
Depth: 10-40 meters
Accessibility: Dive boat – 5 minutes
Bottom structure: Sloping reef to impressive deep drop offs
Highlights: An exhilarating drift dive with a good chance of seeing the Ocean Sunfish (Mola Mola) in the months from July – Oct as well as Giant marble rays, eagle rays, sharks and an amazing variety reef fish and coral!

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Jack Point

Jack Point

Jack Point (click on image to enlarge)

Required level: Open Water
Depth: 5-25m
Accessibility: Dive boat – 10 minutes
Bottom Structure: Sloping reef
Highlights: A great reef which can be an amazing drift dive. Go with the flow and you will cover a lot of ground and see a huge variety of tropical reef fish and beautiful coral reefs.

SD, Pura Ped, Sental and Buyuk

SD, Pura Ped, Sental and Buyuk

Sental (click on image to enlarge)

Required level: Open Water
Depth: 5 -30m
Accessibility: Boat Dive 15 – 20 Minutes
Bottom Structure: Long sloping Reef with small drop offs and big coral bommies
Highlights: Amazing coral reefs that protect the entire North coast of Nusa Penida. Exciting drift dives that often attracts Pelagics such as Mola Mola’s, sharks, giant tuna and even sometimes whale sharks! If you have a good eye for small creatures there are plenty of well camouflaged fish hiding in the reef – Scorpion fish, frog fish several varieties of Moray eels, cuttlefish and the illustrious reef octopus. Also Turtles can often be seen in the shallow areas taking a break.

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Crystal Bay

Crystal Bay

Crystal Bay (click on image to enlarge)

Required level:

  • Crystal Bay – Open Water
  • Crystal Bay Point – Advance

Depth: 10 – 35 meters
Accessibility: Dive boat – 10 Minutes
Bottom structure: White sandy, large bommies to sloping coral reef
Highlights: Mola Mola during the season of July – Oct. This site is named due to its clear water. One of the most popular sites and enjoyed by all level of divers. Cool, rich oxygen currents attract Mola Mola in season on the slopes of the reef.

Gamat Bay

Gamat Bay

Gamat Bay (click on image to enlarge)

Required level: Advance Open Water
Depth: 8-30m
Accessibility: Dive boat – 15 minutes
Bottom Structure: Small shallow bay which moves into a steep sloping reef into the deep channel between Nusa Penida and Nusa Ceningan.
Highlights: Secluded bay with varied micro habitats. The bay offers divers with the chance to explore stunning soft and hard corals while the deeper drop off can occasionally throw up Ocean Sunfish (Mola Mola) and other pelagic species.

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Ceningan Wall

Ceningan Wall

Ceningan Wall (click on image to enlarge)

Required level: Advanced Diver
Depth: 30m+
Accessibility: Dive boat – 10 Minutes
Bottom Structure: Reef wall
Highlights: Impressive deep wall dive covered by a huge variety of soft coral. Huge diversity on the coral wall with ribbon eels, honey comb moray eels octopus and many other reef creatures all being seen regularly. Keep an eye in the blue as big pelagic fish are around.

Manta Point

Manta Point

Manta Point (click on image to enlarge)

Required level: Open Water
Depth: 8 – 25
Accessibility: Boat dive – 25 minutes
Bottom Structure: Big boulders, Sandy bottom to flat hard coral reef
Highlights: Manta Rays! On the way to this dive site sit back and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the isolated towering cliffs on the South coast of Nusa Penida. Dive with manta rays and observe them getting cleaned on one of several cleaning stations this dive site is also a congregation area for them and courting rituals are seen here often. Blue spotted sting rays, moray eels, turtles, sharks and frog fish can also be seen here.

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Manta Bay

Required level: Open Water
Depth: 5 – 20 m
Accessibility: Boat dive – 15 minutes
Bottom Structure: Large shallow bay
Highlights: Dive with manta rays in their natural environment with a 90% chance to see them all year round!! Manta bay attracts these graceful creatures as there is plentiful plankton for them in the shallow waters and also several cleaning stations to keep them nice and clean! Several reef shark species can be seen here such as the bearded Wobbegong and nurse sharks. Turtles and even dolphins can be seen here especially at the surface and if you are lucky whilst you are diving!

Toyapakeh

Required level: Open Water to Advance
Depth: 5 – 30
Accessibility: Boat dive – 15 minutes
Bottom Structure: Shallow to sloping reefs with large corral bommies
Highlights: Nusa Penida’s best example of its stunning soft coral reefs with big bommies that attract schools of snappers, fusiliers, drummers as well as resident Giant trevallies. Large pelagics often seen in the blue coming in to get cleaned such as giant tuna and yep you guessed it, Mola Mola!

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