As we know, Indonesia has a lot of diverse natural beauty, including the natural beauty under the sea. The island of Bali is famous for its beautiful beaches which have white and golden colored sand and also a clear stretch of greenish green beach. If you want to do a vacation in Bali, there is one interesting marine tourism activity you need to try, it is Scuba Diving. In the following we will provide information regarding Scuba Diving Bali activities. There are several tourist attractions on the island of Bali which are famous for the natural beauty of the underwater and suitable for the location of Scuba Diving, among others are as follows:
- Menjangan Island
This small island which is also part of the West Bali National Park is surrounded by large and small corals which are habitat for sea turtles, sea eels, snapper and bat fish. It looks very interesting because the corals are located close enough to the coastline so they can be explored by just snorkeling alone. But many divers explore deeper to see the beauty of coral reefs and giant sea fans that are amazing to look at.
This place is at the foot of Mount Agung, and this place is also the most popular dive site in Bali. You can dive by seeing the wreckage of the ship USS Liberty, a ship owned by the United States that sank about 70 years ago during World War II. These ruins have turned into a home for a number of marine life and become a favorite destination for fans of micro and wide angle photography. A few hundred meters deeper is the black sandy Seraya Secret dive site, a favorite spot for micro photographers who come to see tiger shrimp, harlequin, pipefish and rare nudibranchs.
- Nusa Penida
Nusa Penida is near the Lombok strait, this island is a paradise for professional divers who want to see mola and manta fish. There is a famous dive site that is Toyapakeh which has clear water and has beautiful coral reefs and Crystal Bay with anemones and various other soft corals. Malibu Point is also famous as a place to see large manta and mola fish, especially in July to September this place is very many visitors who want to do marine tourism activities.
Of the three dive sites in Bali discussed above, the dive sites most often visited by tourists are the Tanjung Benoa beaches. The Tanjung Benoa trip is only about 30 minutes from Bali Ngurah Rai Airport. This place is very popular because tourists are reluctant to go to other areas, the distance is quite far compared to the Tanjung Benoa beach so that this place becomes very crowded.
Tanjung Benoa has a very calm sea and is perfect for novice tourists in scuba diving activities. And also Tanjung Benoa beach can be dived in all seasons throughout the year. If you have never tried scuba diving, there are special learning classes for beginners.
Scuba diving activities in Bali are very suitable to be done with family and with friends. If you are on holiday in Bali, don’t forget to take part in scuba diving activities at Tanjung Benoa beach, while enjoying the beautiful view of Tanjung Benoa beach. To do this scuba diving, participants are not required to be able to swim. Because scuba diving is much easier than snorkeling. The depth you will reach ranges from three meters to seven meters specifically for beginners. You will be 30 minutes in the sea.
Are you interested? Well, hurry explore these places so you are not curious.