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Bali, Far East & Australia

Bali offers scuba diving holidays with diving for all levels of diver with macro diving, luxury spa hotels with shore diving and the perfect location for your Indonesia dive holiday. Known as the ‘Island of the Gods’, Bali is situated 3.2km east of Java and belongs to the Lesser Sunda Islands. The best diving sites are located on the north and east coasts includinging Menjangan Marine Park, Tulamben with the Liberty wreck. The spectacular diving site 'Secret Garden' is famous for its ‘Critters’ and draws the attention of many underwater photographers.

Diving
Bali offers a diverse range of diving to cater for all interests. Beginners can enjoy shallow shore diving reefs with coral bommies close ot the shore, which can also be explored by snorkelling. Day boat dive sites are between 10 and 60 minutes and include fast drifts, caves, deep diving, wrecks, critter and muck sites. Dive spectacular drop offs and colourful coral gardens with huge sponges. Bali has a fauna rich in a variety of animal life including large pelagic species and on the north coast, dolphins are normally encountered. In season, baby Whale shark can be seen.

Culture & Activities
The island retains it's welcoming charm and unique cultural heritage. Predominantly Hindu, the unique of the the temples line village and roads with ceremonies part of everyday life. Denpensar is a bustling commercial centre and contrasts directly with nearby fishing villages of Sanur. Ubud is the cultural capital and arts centre with many luxury spa retreats nestling next to backpacker lodges. To the north, the 3000m Mt Agung provides an impressive background to the rural paddy fields and agricultural landscapes.

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Diving Conditions

House Reef Shore Diving Boat Diving Wreck Diving

Suitability:

Beginners 

Intermediates 

Advanced 

Technical 

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Best Time: April - October with peak season June - September.

Average Air temps: 30°C

Average Water temps: 27-28°C

Visibility: 15-30m

Top Dive Sites:  Angels Canyon, Kubu, Nusa Penida, Secret Garden, Menjangan Mar, Coral Stairs, Batu Karang, Oasis, Out of Eden, Les Paradise, Tembok Reef, Benben Garden, Kubu Drop Off and Coral Garden, Tulamben wreck (SS Liberty).

Great Reasons to Dive in Bali

  • Fantastic diving experience for all levels of diver.
  • Luxury dive resorts.
  • USS 'Liberty' Wreck in Tulamben.
  • Walls, reefs, caves.
  • Large pelagics, Mola Mola & whale shark in season.
  • World Class critter diving.
  • Excellent photography conditions.
  • Balinese cultural experience.

 

Dive Holidays Sportif

Sportif Dive is a specialist tour operator offering a wide range of diving holidays all over the world. Our choice of destinations is extensive from established locations in the Red Sea, Maldives, Caribbean and the Far East to the exotic and unusual such as Rodrigues Island in the Indian Ocean, Wakatobi, Truk, Palau, South America & the Pacific. Whether you are looking to for a Learn to Dive course, group expedition or trip of a lifetime we can help. With over 30 years experience and a personal approach, we can advise on the ideal location to suit your needs, at a price to suit your budget.

Our extensive knowledge of the destinations means we can recommend the right location for you. Our diving centres are selected for their excellent standards of service and safety. Whatever your priority, whether starting out or wishing to dive a technically challenging site we can recommend a range of options offering the best diving for when you wish to travel. We can organise all your travel arrangements for you, pre-book equipment and diving packages in advance to maximise your time when you get there.

As an independent tour operator, we select only the hotels, liveaboards and diving centres that offer the best standards and quality of service but at the right price. Without the overheads of a large mass market operator, we can offer the best value diving holidays often with great discounts and special offers.

Our consultants have many years experience in travel and are divers. They are able to closely match your needs and take time to recommend from a carefully selected range of accommodation and diving packages. With first hand knowledge, they are passionate about diving and travel and providing the perfect holiday for you.

Sportif also have a specialist multisport division offering instruction and rental packages for windsurfing, kitesurfing and surfing. Our specialist centres are located in some of our diving resorts, often minutes from the Dive Centre for easy coordination of activities. Packages offered included taster and learn to right through to intensive coaching weeks up to expert level. Children can start from 8 years.

Sportif Dive are an ATOL bonded operator which means that every element of your holiday is secure. With the worry of disruption to your holiday plans from weather disruption or airline failure you can be sure that we will be there to help every step of the way.