Padang Bay

Dive Padang Bay: wonderful coral reefs and a diverse marine life

The variety of dive sites around Padang Bay is impressive. Dive Padang Bay and enjoy the beautiful corals and diverse marine life. From anemone fish and frogfish to occasionally turtles and reef sharks. Go on the look out for weird critters at Pura Jepun and the Jetty. Joe’s Gone Diving organises regular day trips to this stunning area.

Are you a more experienced diver? Don’t forget to check out the Candidasa dive sites.

Discover the beautiful dive sites in Padang Bay Bali
Dive Sites around Padang Bay
The dive site Blue Lagoon in Padang Bay, Bali is for all levels

Blue Lagoon

Blue Lagoon is just minutes away by traditional boat from the beach in Padang Bay. This shallow coastal reef has a sandy bottom, a wall and a gradual slope. It has a good variety of hard and soft corals and has a surprising variety of fish, from the small tropical fish to the larger fish like sharks and turtles. On rare occasions we even ran into a manta here.

Key Facts:

  • Diver Level: All Levels
  • Depth: 1-30 meters
  • Visibility: 10-20 meters
  • Distance to Dive Site: 1 hour by car followed by a short boat ride

Ferry Channel

The Ferry Channel is just in front of the beach of Padang Bay where the ferry for Lombok leaves. It is just a few minutes by boat and the gradual slope has a sandy bottom. The dive starts in the ferry channel and ends around the corner on the Tanjung Sari dive site. A great place to look for pygmy sea horses and to spot reef sharks. Due to tides and currents the site is not always accessible.

Key Facts:

  • Diver Level: Intermediate
  • Depth: 1-35 meters
  • Visibility: 10-20 meters
  • Distance to Dive Site: 1 hour by car followed by a short boat ride
Ferry Channel in Padang Bay nice challenging dive site
Puri Jepun Bali one of the nice dive sites in Padang Bay

Pura Jepun

Pura Jepun lies on the north side of the Padang Bay diving area past Blue Lagoon. This dive site has a sandy bottom and small groups of corals. It is a great location for finding smaller marine life such as sea horses, manti shrimps and crocodile fish. The dive site starts quite shallow and gradually slopes to some 27 metres.

Key Facts:

  • Diver Level: Beginner to advanced
  • Depth: 1-27 meters
  • Visibility: 10-20 meters
  • Distance to Dive Site: 1 hour by car followed by a short boat ride

Tanjung Sari

The Tanjung Sari dive site is just North of Padang Bay, 5 minutes by traditional boat. The site consists of a small wall and a reef on a sandy slope. The site is great for spotting interesting smaller marine life such as leaf scorpionfish, nudibranchs and octopus as well as sharks and turtles. It is generally an easy dive and great for exploring. The coral gardens are a delight.

Key Facts:

  • Diver Level: Beginner to advanced
  • Depth: 1-27 meters
  • Visibility: 10-20 meters
  • Distance to Dive Site: 1 hour by car followed by a short boat ride
Tanjung Sari one of the best dive sites in Padang Bay Bali
The dive site Bias Tugal Padang Bay in Bali

Bias Tugal

Bias Tugal is on the south side of Padang Bay, just on the right of the ferry channel. It is named after the beach and is well-known for its beautiful corals and its colourful marine life. The shallow area is flat with a sandy bottom and lots of coral patches. The sloping reef starts around 8 metres and goes down to about 30 metres. You often find turtles, white-tip reef sharks, orangutan crab, nudibranchs and schools of fish. If you are lucky you might come across an eagle ray.

Key Facts:

  • Diver Level: All Levels
  • Depth: 6-30 meters
  • Visibility: 15-30 meters
  • Distance to Dive Site: 1 hour by car followed by a short boat ride

Turtle Neck / The Wall

The wall is just left of the Blue Lagoon. As the name already suggests this is a coral wall. This short wall starts shallow at around 5 metres and slopes gently to 28 meters. This is a very nice site for macro life such as the leaf scorpionfish, orang-utan crab, moray eels, lion fish, manti shrimp and octopus. Occasionally you find larger marine life such as sharks here.

Key Facts:

  • Diver Level: All Levels
  • Depth: 5-28 meters
  • Visibility: 10-25 meters
  • Distance to Dive Site: 1 hour by car followed by a short boat ride
The turtle neck, beautiful dive site in Padang Bay Bali

Also check out the Jetty dive site in Padang Bay for some great muck diving.

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2 dives Padang Bay1.644.500,00
2 dives Padang Bay including Jetty1.716.000,00
Equipment Rental per item85.800,00
Equipment Rental (full set including computer)357.500,00
Pick up surcharge Seminyak / Benoa71.500,00
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2 dives Padang Bay115
2 dives Padang Bay including Jetty120
Equipment Rental per item6
Equipment Rental (full set including computer)25
Pick up surcharge Seminyak / Benoa5
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2 dives Padang Bay97,75
2 dives Padang Bay including Jetty102,00
Equipment Rental per item5,10
Equipment Rental (full set including computer)21,25
Pick up surcharge Seminyak / Benoa4,25

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