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Bali Bubbles Dive Center

Bali Bubbles Dive Center

Bali Bubbles Dive Center

    Bali has one of the best divesites in the world, because it is situated at the connection between the Pacific Ocean and the Indian Ocean, in the middle of the world’s richest marine bio-geographical  area.

  • Within 20 minutes we have more than 10 dive-locations, where you can see the beauty of the underwater life of Bali, because we are located in Candi Dasa at the east part of Bali, in the center of the most popular divesites in Bali. Don’t be suprised to meet huge schools of baracuda, tuna, triggerfish, lobster, manta-ray, anglerfish, lionfish, mola-mola, reefsharks, moray-eel, napoleonwrasse, turtles, clownfish, nudibranch and of course beautiful hard and soft coral during your dive. Let yourself be surprised!

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Dive Courses: We do run dive training courses, from introduction dive until professional level.

Dive Sites: The dive sites that we visits:

PADANG BAI

  • Padang Bai at a glance:
  • Access  : 15 minutes drive from Candidasa
  • Marine life : nudibranch, ghostpipe fish, moray eels, lion fish, octopus, frogfish, rays, crocodile fish, cuttlefish and you may see sharks and turtle frequently
  • Visibility : 15-25 m (best in June – October)
  • Facilities : some inns, hotels, warungs (small restaurant), and other accommodation here that suits your budget
  • Current : mild to moderate, good condition for beginners, but strong when full moon.
  • Highlight : one of the best places for UW photopraphy
  • Padangbai is a small town in eastern Bali, near of Candidasa. It is located in
  • Karangasem regency. It serves as a ferry port for travel to Lombok, the Gilis, and other of the Lesser Sunda Island. Near of Padang Bai, there’s a very beautiful sandy beach named Blue Lagoon. It can offer you such a wonderful marine life, such as octopus, eels, stonefish, sharks, and crocodile fish. Other site that you can dive in is Jepun. It is located in the north of Padang Bai, named after a temple on the around one hundred meters high cliff. Pura Jepun is actually a shallow coral reefs with many baby fishes that you can even see in the depth of 5 m. You can find crocodile fishes here and blue spotted stingray. There’s a current that might bring you to Blue Lagoon. The last site is Bias Tugal. It is a very beautiful white sandy beach. The dive site is right in front of the beach. The flat bottom is covered with soft and hard corals and it slopes steeply down until 50 m in a sandy bottom. Generally, you will find stingrays, turtles, and nudibranch on the slope, but you can also find sharks, large stingrays, and lobster in the horizontal crevices at the depth of 30 m.
  • TEPEKONG
  • Tepekong at a glance:
  • Access  : 15 minutes by jukung from Padang Bai
  • Marine life : hard and soft corals, mola-mola, schooling barracudas, turtles, and pelagic species like white tip reef sharks
  • Visibility : more than 20 m
  • Current : moderate to strong, unpredictable and at some point changing directions which may include strong undertow and surge, experienced divers only recommended
  • Highlight : The west side of Tepekong offers a slight drop off and some underwater reef structure that is very rich in underwater life. In around 21 meters depth you will find a hole that connect east side of the island to the west side, you should try entering it. When entering the hole you often see at the end blue water which group of ribbon sweetlips (Plectorhinchus polytaenia) and diagonal banded sweetlips (Plectorhinchus lineatus). It is so beautiful and mystical.
  • Tepekong is a 300 m long rocky island in the north of Padang Bai. It offers spectacular diving in Bali. The sometimes cold water and current in this site, make it only for the more experienced divers. Here you can see sharks, rays, moral eels, and big pelagic. In Tepekong, there are two interesting sites for diving, the Canyon – located in the very south-western tip of Tepekong with max. 40 m depth, and the Wall, on the right side of a small coral reef on the slope in the depth of 14 m.
  • In the Canyon area, you may see the dramatic beauty of these stunning, craggy black stone walls if there’s no current. In the usual current, your view will be obstructed by the huge schools of sweetlips, bumphead parrotfish, batfish, white tip sharks, snapper and big eyed trevally, and in August to October you may can see tuna and mola-mola!
  • And in the Wall area, you can see the beautiful marine life such as tuna, parrotfish, barracuda, occasional turtle, angelfish, butterfly fish, triggerfish, and sweetlips. The current here is sometimes strong down and surging.
  • MIMPANG
  • Mimpang at a glance:
  • Access  : 15 minutes ‘jukung’ ride from Padang Bai
  • Marine life : reef sharks, leopard sharks, mola-mola, angelfish, napoleon wrasse, white tip shark, black rays, sea fans
  • Visibility : 10 – 25 m
  • Current : moderate to strong (not for beginner)
  • Highlight : a great place to see sharks of all Bali
  • Mimpang is a small island located with other two rocks (Tepekong and Biaha) in a row. Here you can meet coral reefs with white sandy bottom. Normally, you can see some kinds of sharks here, often in large numbers. And mola-mola are usually seen in this site in August – September. The underwater is quite alive in this site because there are many healthy fresh corals and gorgonians. Beautiful view.
  • BIAHA
  • Biaha at a glance:
  • Access  : 15 minutes ‘jukung’ ride from PadangBai
  • Marine life : interesting corals, crabs, white tip reef sharks, morays, anglerfish, leaf scorpionfish, octopus, cuttlefish, lobsters, various nudibranch
  • Visibility : 10 – 30 m
  • Current : moderate to strong (not for beginner)
  • Highlight : there’s a shark cave in only 12 meters dive!
  • Biaha is a small island in the north of Tepekong which has large marine life. Having deep channel and the tidal current sets strongly through it, Gili Biaha also has 6 – 40 m (20 – 130 feet) depth. You can enjoy the shark cave and vertical wall on the inside of the crescent shaped isle followed by a magnificent drift scuba dive around the outer side of the island.
  • TULAMBEN
  • Tulamben at a glance:
  • Access  : an hour and a half drive from Candidasa
  • Marine life : corals, gorgonians, bumphead parrotfish, fairy busslets, pufferfish, hawkfish, damselfish, ghost pipefish, cometfish, barracuda, tuna, trevally, great hammerhead sharks, manta rays
  • Visibility : 12 – 25 m
  • Current : zero to mild, ideal for the beginners
  • Highlight : There’s a USAT Liberty wreck lies in Tulamben. Nice spot to dive in!
  • Tulamben is a small fishing village on the north-east coast of Bali. It is among the most popular dive sites on Bali since the wreck of the Liberty, a US Army Transport ship torpedoed by a Japanese submarine in 1942 lies just off shore. It can be reach about 25 m from the shore and in 30 m deep. The highest point of the wreck is just 5 m from the surface.
  • AMED
  • Amed at a glance
  • Access  : an hour drive from Candidasa
  • Marine life : staghorn coral field, sweetlips, turtle, barracuda, trevally, triggerfish, dogtooth tuna, napoleon wrasses, and if you’re lucky, manta rays
  • Visibility : 15 – 30 m
  • Current : mild to moderate
  • Highlight : there’s a pinnacle which erects from the depth of 25 m forming scenic swim through in 20 m.
  • Amed is located in north east Bali, 40 minutes away from Candi Dasa. The dive starts in a shallow area about 3-8 m deep to a beautiful coral garden. Its stunning coral is ideal for beginners and experienced. In this location, you can enjoy a coral wall plus sponges as well as hard and soft living corals. And you can also find a Japanese shipwreck just a few meters from the shore, in shallow waters, about 20 m long. It is fully covered with healthy soft and hard corals. Ideal for all level of divers and snorkellers.
  • NUSA PENIDA
  • Nusa penida at a glance
  • Access  : 30 minute ride by boat from Padang Bai
  • Marine life : white tip and grey reef sharks, turtles, manta rays, sunfish, huge schools of healthy reef fish, large pelagics, macro critters, pristine hard and soft corals, gorgonian sea fans, sweetlips
  • Visibility : 15 – 40 m
  • Current : mild to strong
  • Highlight : Nusa penida is the main diving location for sunfish. The season runs from August until the end of October
  • Nusa Penida is the largest of 3 islands (the others being Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan). The water is colder because of the of the ocean currents. The current is mild to (sometimes) strong. It is divided in two sides of diving area, the north one, and the south one. The area of north side is including Toyapakeh, Crystal Bay, Sental, and Blue Corner. And the south side is Manta Point.
  • In Toyapakeh, we can see a reef starting at 14 m, usually with the current going to the left. You may be surprised to meet jackfish, moray eels, napoleon wrasse, scorpionfish, mola-mola, and turtles. If you dive wall and slope in Sental, to depths between 5 and 25 m, you will find big ocean-going fish, such as manta ray, white tip and black tip shark, barracuda and tuna. The current is usually strong and the visibility is excellent, about 18-30 m. The last one, there’s a long thin island off Penida’s north west corner named Blue Corner. At 10 m, there’s a very popular drift diving. It’s strong and sometimes downward. You can meet mola-mola (during the season), sharks, eagle ray, and napoleon wrasse.
  • Dive in Crystal Bay, you can find a sandy bottom too, at 15 m, with soft corals. The current is sometimes strong (horizontal). There’s a Bat Cave with entry from underwater, surface inside the cave which is open to the sky. And as after the name, there are bats there! At the very deep, there are hard corals and a large number of lobsters.
  • Dive in Manta Point, you can find a sandy bottom in the depth 12-18 m. This is where Manta comes in to feed. The current is small but sometimes the surge is strong.

  • MANTA POINT
  • Manta Point at a glance:
  • Access  :  an 45 minute ride by boat from Padang Bai
  • Marine life : Manta rays, cuttle fish, lion fish, trigger fish, sea moth, tuna, tiger mackerel, nudibranch, planktons, and sometimes nurse shark and mola-mola
  • Visibility : 5 – 10 meters
  • Current : rarely has current but sometimes has strong surge (beginners to experienced)
  • Highlight : this is the place where Manta usually comes to feed
  • CRYSTAL BAY
  • Crystal point at a glance:
  • Access  : an hour ride ride by boat from Candidasa
  • Marine life : Sunfish, lion fish, scorpion fish, frog fish, nudibranchs, bamboo shark, reef sharks, titan trigger fish, turtles
  • Visibility : 15+ m
  • Current :  sometimes strong (horizontal)
  • Highlight : a Bat Cave with entry from underwater, surface inside the cave which is opened to the sky.
  • MENJANGAN ISLAND
  • Menjangan island at a glance:
  • Access  : 4 hours drive from Candidasa
  • Marine life : pygmy seahorses, morays, batfish, titan triggerfish, fuseliers, longnose hawkfish, white tip sharks
  • Visibility : 15 – 40 m
  • Current : variable

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Jalan Raya Candi Dasa, Candi Dasa – Karangasem, Bali, Indonesia

Correspondence Address: P.O BOX 3386, Denpasar 80235, Bali, Indonesia

Big Apple Dive Resort

Resort

Mabuhay (Welcome)! Looking for a break from the stress of working life or just a relaxing holiday? Then look no further than Big Apple Dive Resort! If it is just relaxing by the pool, sun bathing on the floating bar, scuba diving for fun or advancement of your scuba diving skills then the Big Apple is the place to be for affordable beachfront accommodation in Puerto Galera.

With the friendliest and sweetest staff anywhere in the Philippines, Big Apple Dive Resort is located right in the middle of Sabang Beach within a few minutes walking distance of all the famous nightlife and restaurants.

10 Reasons to Stay at Big Apple

Best value for money resort accommodation in Puerto Galera!

Cleanest and clearest Swimming Pool in Sabang!

Liveliest bars on the beach with our own Sports Bar and new music bar, Big Apple Cafe!

Cutest and friendliest waitresses and staff in town!

Restaurant open to serve food and beverages 24HRS every day with ALL NEW Cajun/Creole Special dishes every week!

All the latest sports via satellite on the BIG SCREEN in our sports bar and also our main bar and cafe!

Happy Hours: 8am – 8pm in main bar, 5pm – 8pm in Sports Bar, 6pm- 8pm in BA Divers Cafe!

High Quality Billiard Tables and Great Music!

Guaranteed 24HR Power with 2 Standby Generators!

FREE WIFI!

10 Reasons to Dive at Big Apple

Highest level of customer care, we set up, carry and wash all your dive gear for you!

Cheapest rates for scuba diving and PADI Courses in Puerto Galera! (Price Promise)

Guaranteed diving in small groups!

FREE GEAR RENTAL!

30+ Fantastic dive sites including Wrecks, Caves, Walls, Drop-Offs, Swim-Throughs and Drift Diving ALL just 10 MINUTES off the beach!

Fully qualified, experienced and professional expat Divemasters and Instructors!

Full safety equipment on our dive boat including O2!

Excellent Swimming Pool, perfect for training!

VIP Dive Club rewards returning Customers!

Secret Dive Sites such as Thresher Shark diving at Secret Shark Cave and Mandarin Fish Colony at Kenny’s Reef!

The resort is open 24hrs for your convenience, with our restaurant serving a wide range of food and beverages to satisfy all or any drinking and taste requirements you may have. Two full size billiard tables take pride of place in the bar overlooking the bay of Sabang and it’s a great place to make new friends and enjoy the fun–loving atmosphere that Big Apple has to offer.

Boasting a wide range of accommodation to suit all budgets from quaint cottage style fan rooms to luxury air conditioned apartments we are confident that we can serve your needs in the comfort and style that you desire; with guaranteed 24hr power ensuring that your stay will be as comfortable as in your own home.

For all you sporting fans, we have a great number of live sporting events for you to watch on our cinematic television system; ‘Super Sports’ Satellite TV. Fixtures for this are regularly updated on our website!

PADI eLearning, Our fully equipped dive shop is found adjacent to the tropical garden swimming pool, a popular place to hang out with friends and enjoy the sunshine with cold drinks served at our poolside bar! The pool is expertly maintained and crystal clear. Students are made to feel very comfortable in the hands of our expert PADI instructors whilst enjoying perfect course training conditions in the BEST pool in Puerto Galera!

With regularly maintained and serviced scuba equipment from quality named brands and careful planning applied to ALL our dives we can assure you that your diving experience with us is made as SAFE as is possible in any weather conditions.

Our fabulous location ensures that you are only minutes away from over thirty top dive sites to cater for all levels of diving experience, from thrilling wreck dives to electric drift dives, walls, caves, swim-throughs, reefs and drop-offs; we have it all….just waiting for you to discover!

For a change of pace, why not try one of the many activities found locally in the area: game fishing, kayaking, hiking, hash house harriers, golf, sailing, beach hopping, Mangyan village and water fall tours or perhaps you may like to take a leisurely walk along one of the many beautiful forest trails in the area or have fun at one of our famous beach barbeque parties? Ask us for more details 🙂

Please take a few minutes and enjoy surfing our website to see what Big Apple Dive Resort has to offer….. We hope to see you here in the Big Apple Soon!

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Dive Sites: Puerto Galera, Coral Gardens, Batangas Channel, The Hill, Saband Wrecks, Hole in the Wall, Sinandigan Wall, The Boulders, Coral Cove, Ernies Cave, Wrecks Point, Escarceo Point, St Christopher, Alma Jane, Wrecks, Canyons, Shark Cave, Washing Machine, Kilima Drift, Japanese Wreck, Verde Island Drop Off, Monkey Wreck.   Click

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Tel: +63 432 873134

Handphone: +63 9194 498298

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Big Apple Dive Resort, Sabang Beach, Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro 5203 Philippines

Action Divers Puerto Galera

Action Divers - Puerto Galera

Action Divers Puerto Galera – DIVE RESORT

ACTION DIVERS Situated in beautiful Puerto Galera, one of the world’s premier scuba diving resort destinations.

Action Divers offers the highest standards of personalized service, uncompromising safety and exceptional value.  Dive in and discover why discerning scuba divers choose Action Divers for the very best in world-class scuba diving adventures plus kayaking, trekking, golf, sailing, windsurfing, fine dining and great nightlife!

All dive sites (more than 25) are only a 5 – 10 minutes boat ride away from Action Divers that allows you to come back to the dive centre after every dive.

This gives you a great flexibility in your dive planning and other activities between dives. Puerto Galera has some of the best coral and wall diving anywhere in the Philippines, and Action Divers know the area exceptionally well.

The team of international dive professionals at Action Divers are dedicated to giving you the best service, best value and the most memorable diving.

Action Divers - Puerot Galera - Swimming Pool & Restaurant

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Tel:   **63 432873320

Handphone: **63 9209633140

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Puerto Galera A Beautiful Sunset - Action Divers

Small Lalaguna Beach, Sabang, Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro, Philippines 5203

Aqua Dive Centre

Aqua Dive Centre

Aqua Dive Centre  – Equipment Retailer / Distributor / Operator.

Offers all levels of swimming lessons, dive courses and retails a variety of watersports equipment & accessories

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Dive Sites: Pemanggil, Dayang, Aur, Tioman & Redang.

Aqua Dive Centre

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Tel: +603-4257 4353

Fax: +603-4257 5203

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Suite 3.20 and 3.17, 3rd Floor, Ampang City Plaza, Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur  (Head Office)

No. 16, Tingkat 1, Jalan Hj. Mohd ali, Kadhi Kuchi, 32000 Sitawan, Perak Darul Ridzuan (Branch Office)

Lot G2, No.3, Jalan Kelab Ukay Utama, Taman kelab Ukay, Bukit Antarabangsa, 6800 Selangor Darul Ehsan  (Retail Showroom)

DiveRACE

Dive Resort

Value for money Liveaboard service in Singapore and Phuket. Travel and dive in comfort on board

MV DiveRACE and join us for special trips only accessible by Liveabords.

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Dive Sites:  Malaysia: Tioman, Aur, Dayang, Anambas Islands, 7 Skies Wreck, Igara Wreck, HMS Repulse, Kuantan Wreck   Click

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Tel: +6591 798874

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17 Pandan Loop, Block S, Singapore 128235