Padang Bai dive sites are among the most beautiful for scuba diving in Bali, with very clear waters with very healthy corals inhabited by a great variety of marine life such as sea horses including the famous pygmy, frogfish, white tip reef sharks and in some area during the season frequent sighting of Mola Mola and much more!
Some of Padang Bai’s dive sites are among the most protected from currents usually found all around Bali, which makes it the preferred destination for less experienced divers. Often underrated, Padang Bai’s sites are consequently less populated than other more popular dive sites in Bali, this contribute to a more laid-back atmosphere and relax diving. Check-out all Padang Bai dive sites from the list bellow and book your trip today!
Padang Bai dive sites
Blue Lagoon dive site is the most famous in Padang Bai. It is a perfect place for an easy fun dive, dive course or a night dive, macro photography and snorkeling in Bali. It is a sandy bay with a lot of blocks of coral and fields of soft corals. During night diving it is often possible to see the famous spanish dancer! The best conditions are in the morning when the visibility is usually better. The dive is about 5 minutes boat ride from Padangbai beach.
Tanjung Jepun dive site is THE place in Bali to see blue spoted stingrays! It is also a great place for underwater macro photography (frogfish) with many strange and rare animals and is a very good night dive. There is an artificial reef and a small wreck at about 17 m deep. If you are lucky enough, during night diving in Padang Bai you can spot the rare coral cat shark!
The Channel dive site is situated just in front of Padang Bai beach very close to the dive shops. It is reachable by boat in less than 2 minutes! It is possible to dive there with an open water/ CMAS 1 star but this location is better suited to advanced divers. It is a nice plateau about 18 meters deeps with numerous small caves where whitetip reef sharks love to rest during day time.
This is a wall dive where we can see a variety of marine life. We mention Sea Horses, Leaf Fish and other schools of small fish. The dive site is suitable for beginners as current here is low. The trick during dives here is to watch carefully in the coral.
Shark Point is the one dive site in Padang Bai where you can see the White Tip Reef sharks. The dive starts from the east side finishing at the point where the sharks are normally sleeping under a complex of rocks.
This dive site is known for diversity as turtles, white tip reef sharks can be spotted here. Schools of small Barracuda and Mola Molas are also a possibility during the dives here.
Padang Bai (DSD 2)
- 2 dives
- For uncertified divers
- DSD Pool Training
Padang Bai ( Fun Dive 2)
- 2 dives
- For certified divers
Padang Bai ( Fun Dive 3)
- 3 dives
- For certified divers
- Professional Dive Master / PADI Instructor
- Private PADI Dive Master / Instructor ( included for uncertified divers only )
- Transfer to Padang Bai ( return trip )
- Boat rental
- Full equipment rental
- Towels, snacks, lunch, water/soft drink
- Dive insurance
- Be at least 10 years old
- Sign the PADI liability release prior to diving
Options ( extra charges apply )
- Private Instructor
- Dive Computer
- GoPRO rental
- Underwater Photos and Videos
- Professional underwater photography / video session