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Diving in Candi Dasa & Padangbai

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LOCATION: Short boat ride off Padangbai in south east Bali

TYPE OF DIVE: Boat diving, reef diving

VISIBILITY: 15-30 metres

CURRENT: Zero (Blue Lagoon), elsewhere strong and unpredictable

DEPTHS: 10-40 metres

MIN LEVEL: Beginner (Blue Lagoon) - elsewhere advanced and experienced

HIGHLIGHTS: Cuttlefish, leaf scorpion fish, crocodile fish (Blue Lagoon/ Jepun)

 Tepekong’s Canyon and Mimpang’s Wall

 Occasional sightings of sharks

 Many big pelagic

This is a VERY popular day trip!

CONDITIONS: Blue Lagoon/Jepun: an easy dive site, gentle white sand slope, excellent marine life

 Mimpang, Tepekong, Biaha, Selang: currents can be tricky (up and down currents meeting horizontal currents) but on other days can be as calm as a mill-pond. Sometimes thermoclines around 20m

When to dive in Candi Dasa & Padangbai

Due to conditions though, these sites need to be treated with care and respect. The currents coming from the Lombok Strait create unpredictable water movements that can result in a washing machine effect. Please ask your dive guides when they recommend diving outside of Padangbai.

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Common marine life sightings for Candi Dasa & Padangbai

More Information

Easy 1 - 1hr 20 min bus ride from South Bali, and using a boat at Padangbai to reach the sites

Time Zone
230 V
C, F
1st Stage
INT / Yoke / K
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