hidden crab in amed east bali dive site

Amed, Kubu & Seraya

Amed has the most beautiful setting for diving in Bali. If you just step into the sea from the black volcanic sandy beach, you will find yourself immediately surrounded by corals. There are plenty of dive sites which actually only start in Amed and follows along the coastline further south, thorough many small hidden bays. Some of the dive sites are Jemeluk Bay, Bunutan Point, Japanese wreck etc.

  • pygmy sea horse are smaller than a pinky nail

Amed

Distance from Zen Dive Bali: 1h by minibus, than by smallest ever local traditional boat from 5 to 15 minutes to the different
dive spots. Also possible as a shore dive.
Water temperature: 27° – 29° C
Visibility: 15 – 25 meters
Average Dive time: 50 minutes
Current: Mild to Strong
Diver Level: Beginner to expert
Marine life: Turtles, pygmy seahorse, ornate ghost pipe fish, frog fish, five line snappers, nudibranch, barracuda, tuna, moray eel, cleaner shrimp, scorpion fish and many, many more!

There are a number of dive sites in the area that range from dramatic drop offs framed by huge sea fan corals to the sandy slopes with artificial reefs which are great hide out for pygmy sea horses and ghost pipe fish. It is divers heaven and it offers something for everyone – from macro lovers to turtle fans.

 

Kubu

Distance from Zen Dive Bali: 1h and 10 minutes by minibus and it is a shore dive
Water temperature: 27° – 29° C
Visibility: 15 – 20 meters
Average Dive time: 50 minutes
Current: None to Mild
Diver Level: Beginner to expert
Marine life: reef sharks, bumphead parrotfish, barracuda, turtle, cuttlefish, leaf scorpionfish, pygmy seahorse, blues-spotted stingray, lionfish..

Muck divers will find many nudis and other macro creatures outstanding with their colours easily on the black sand slope. Two small walls offer gentle drift diving past numerous sea fans and a variety of sponges, as well as hard and soft corals. Kubu has the highest concentrations of lionfish and blue-spotted rays in the Tulamben area. In the deeper part, more than 38m, there is a decommissioned goverment patrol boat that was scuttled just 25 meters from shore in late 2012.

 

Seraya

Distance from Zen Dive Bali: 1h by minibus, it is a shore dive
Water temperature: 27° – 29° C
Visibility: 15 – 30 meters
Average Dive time: 50 minutes
Current: None to Mild
Diver level: Beginner
Marine life: Harlequin shrimps, frogfish, pipefish, decorator crabs, spider crabs, boxer crabs, hermit crabs, comensal shrimps, squat lobsters, lion fish, seahorses , cuttlefish, dragonet a wide variety of nudibranchs

Discovered within the last 5 years, this muck diving site quickly became famous as one of the best macro site in Bali. Get ready with your magnifying glasses and cameras for some great shots!

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