Diving Gili Selang East Bali

Diving Gili Selang

Depth : 0 à 50 M

Current : mild to very strong

Difficulty : For experienced divers

Type : Drift dive

Diving Gili Selang

Diving Gili Selang

Diving Gili Selang

Gili Selang is the name of the island on the extreme est part of bali.

The water entry is made near the island and amazes us from the very first minnuts of the dive.

The coral garden are gorgeous and full of life here.

In the shallow zone we can enjoy the colors and the corals, then we arrive on the drop off.

This drop off allows us to quickly go deep but you should always remain vigillent because the current might be strong and can be descending.

Numerous corals strew the bottom and enlighten the dive but in Gili Selang everything is possible.

Various species of sharks have often be seen here: white tip, black tip, gray reef and even hammer head and thresher sharks.

Tunas, eagle rays and napoleon wrasses can often be seen.

On this site water of two different seas meet and allow us big surprises.

This site is exclusively for experimented divers but is worth the detour.

Diving Jalan Melasti

Diving Jalan Melasti

Depth : 0 à 30 M

Current : low to mid

Difficulty : easy

Type : shore muck

Diving Jalan Melasti

Diving Jalan Melasti

Diving Jalan Melasti

This dive is named after the road at the entrance of Amed.

This dive is recommended as a night dive.

There are some rocks in te shallow part followed by a gentle black sand slope.

On a couple of moorings on the site we can find a large number of skeleton shrimps of various colors.

Nudibranchs, ghost pipe fish and bobtail cuttlefish are few of the many species that can be found there to delight the fans of macro diving.

Diving Amed secret

Diving Amed secret

Depth : 0 à 30 m

Current : low

Difficult y : Easy

Type : Muck 

Diving Amed secret

Diving Amed secret

Diving Amed secret

This site is located at about 500 meters of the center at the mouth of a river.

The settlings that came from the river during the rainy season become a loam for a large number of quite rare species.

A few rocks are scattered in the shallow zone after that comes a gentle slope of black sand.

In this site we can often see clown frog fish, ghost pipe fish, harlequin shrimps and plenty of other species beloved by the underwater photographs and cameramen.

Some concrete structures have been set to help corals and juveniles to grow.

Shallow dive which can allow the divers to stay longer under water.

Diving Bunutan

Diving Bunutan

Depth : 0 to 40 M

Current : low to strong

Difficulty : for experienced divers

Type : boat drift

Diving Bunutan

Diving Bunutan

This dive site is named after the village that edges Amed.

Beautiful drift dive that can contain many gorgeous surprises.

Depending on the tide the current can be very strong and allow the divers travel a long distance without doing too much effort.

At the beginning of the dive we arrive on a field of eels, then come hundreds of blue triggerfish,  some pygmy seahorses and a large variety of colourful fish.

The corals are healthy and the giant baril sponges set the start of the dive.

Then it is turtles’, barracudas’ and even with tip sharks’ time to satisfy us.

The end of te dive is on a coral garden where we can enjoy the landscape during the safety stop.

Diving Amed wall

Diving Amed wall

Depth : 0 to 50 M

Current : low to mid

Difficulty : easy

Type : boat drift

Diving Amed wall

Diving Amed wall

This dive site is obviously named after the drop off located on the side of Jemeluk in Amed.

This drop off quickly goes down to 50 meters or more and lets us admire beautiful gorgons as well as soft and hard corals.

Schools of travelies can be seen as well as some turtles, sharks and white tip sharks.

Many trigger, butterflies and angel fish enlighten this drift dive.

Pygmy seahorses can sometimes be seen along with clown, leaf and even some frog fish.

But the relief might as well make you forget all of this and just make you enjoy the landscape.

Diving Pyramid

Diving Pyramid

Depth 0 to 40 M

Current : low to mid

Difficulty : easy

Type : boat drift

Diving Pyramid

 

Diving Pyramid

This dive site is named after the fifty pyramids that have been immersed on it.

Very nice drift dive in which you can see a large number of underwater species.

It starts by garden eels followed by multiple blue spotted stingrays, pygmy Bargiganti seahorses, leaf and frog fish and a large number of colorful fish.

Turtles can often be sen in the end of the dive as well as some occasional white tip sharks.

A second wall allows us to discover many corals in the 35 meters area.

Very good dive to familiarize with more sportive drift dives.

Diving Jemeluk bay

Diving Jemeluk bay

Depth : 0 à 32 m

Current : very low

Difficulty : very easy

Type : Shore dive

Diving Jemeluk bay

Diving Jemeluk bay

Located in the middle of Amed this bay is famous for its sunset but also for its dive site.

One of the best place to start a training or enjoy the underwater creatures.

A gentle sand slope with some nice surprises such as seasonal seahorses and resident scorpion, stone and clown fish.

Some concrete pyramids and tires as well as statues have been set in the water to help the juveniles to grow.

A little bit further we can reach a nice coral zone with gorgons, plataxes, frog and ghost pipe fish.

Deeper we can found the wreck of the Kuda Hitam about 30 meters under te sea level.