With all the picturesque diving destinations in Bali, it is surely hard to decide on which of these dive sites are worth the trip for your 5 days and 4 nights stay on the island. The east and northeast of Bali are perfect for photo enthusiasts because here set the most breath-taking creations on the island. Here are the best macro diving routes you may want to add to your list!
Who would forget the one of the most well-known island in Bali? Tulamben Bay is famous for USAT Liberty Shipwreck, which is the most visited wreck in the island. The sunken Japanese vessel is covered with colorful soft corals which makes it more beautiful. It is the habitat of the most amazing sea creatures such as Bumphead Parrotfish, Reef Fish, and Gorgonian Fish. Situated at the North East of Bali, macro divers will surely enjoy their dive as they explore the underwater wreck.
Don’t go any further because Tulamben got you again! This 5 to 20 meter deep dive site is a catch for most of the macro divers because of the different variety of sea animals! Let’s start off with the Frog Fish, Anemone Shrimp, Box Crab, Peacock Mantis Shrimp, Emperor Shrimp and the diverse squids along the waters. Puri Jati macro diving won’t be complete if you can’t catch the beauty of the mimic octopus! Beware as it may fool you into some other figure such as Snake Eels or Lion Fish!
Let’s go at the northwest of Bali where the wonderful Secret Bay is waiting to be seen. The bizarre plateau of black volcanic sand underwater will catch the attention of most of the macro divers. This site is perfect for muck and macro diving because it is the dwelling place of Seahorses, Ghost Pipefish, Dragonet, Nudis Galore, and Mantis Shrimp! Keep your eyes open as tiny creatures such as critters will greet you underwater. The 3 to 10 meter cool water of the Secret Bay can be visited at all times because it is all year round.
Near Tulamben located the Amed, which is the home of the Jemuluk Bay. Macro divers, get ready your cameras as this is a very accessible dive site that can take you to the wonders of the underwater! Beginner divers are also welcome here because of the light current. Don’t miss the chance of meeting with the rare Scorpion Fish and Ghost Pipefish! This is also perfect for night diving and you may be guided by the astounding Moray Eels and Triggerfish.
Lastly, the Blue Lagoon can complete your macro diving experience in Bali! Both beginners and advanced divers can appreciate the beauty underwater because it is more accessible! Colorful reefs, soft and hard corals will excites you plus the amazing deep wall on the right side of the Lagoon. Napoleon Wrasse, Stone Fish and Sweet Lip will also be your companion throughout your diving experience.
Create incredible moments underwater as these macro diving routes can help you to take more unbelievable photos!