Frequently asked question
- How is the Night Dive in Tulamben?
NIGHT DIVE: The USAT Liberty Wreck Tulamben Bali, Drop off and Coral Garden has something special for Night Dive but should only be attempted if you are good with your buoyancy! You will see flashlight fish (turn off the lamp), special cowries, nudibranchs and many spider crabs. To fully appreciate the beauty and colors of corals. Make sure you bring your camera because with scorpion fish, Spanish dancers, ribbon eels, mimic octopus or ghost pipefish around, you’re sure to capture something special. Night Dives is an experience you’ll never forget.
- How about the Early morning dive?
EARLY MORNING DIVE: The USAT Liberty Wreck Tulamben Bali is famous for early morning dive(05.30 – 06.00 o’clock), what to see are the schooling of Bumphead parrotfish and some marine creatures are active same time with the sunrise, very interesting experience and sometime you see mola2 sunfish if you are the lucky one.
- Can my family or friends take part in scuba diving or snorkeling while I am on a day trip or a PADI course?
Yes, we can accommodate this in various situations.
- Do I need Insurance?
It is your choice and yes it is a good idea to have you own insurance in the unlikely event of a problem from scuba diving and if you need to cancel and make a claim. You need check your holiday Insurance to see what it covers. Certified divers should have there own from Insurers Like DAN.
- I don’t know how to swim and never been diving before, can I still go?
Yes. If you are a beginner diver, we will go over basic diving skills and practice various safety techniques prior to your dive. If you are nervous to get directly into the sea, we can start with a pool training.
- How long will the dive last?
Each dive typically lasts mostly to one hour, depending on air consumption. If you choose to do multiple dives, you must wait at least one hour between dives.
- What is the best time of day to dive?
I’m typically recommend that customers start their first dive in the morning around 8 AM, however, this is flexible and can be adjusted to meet your needs. If you would like to get started early, sunrise dives are a good choice as well. Sunset dives and night dives are an exciting option available to certified divers.
- If there are multiple people in the group, will be accompanied by additional divemasters?
Yes, Fun dive for certified diver will be 1 Dm : 4 diver, I always make sure that each diver that is not certified has their own divemaster/instructor.
- What other things are there to do in and around Tulamben?
Of Course you can do more Diving or Snorkeling, easy to organize a day sightseeing tour from here, watch the sun rise across the water or set behind Mount Agung, go fishing with a local fisherman, watch how salt is made on the beach, or wander around Tulamben’s morning market. Head to the nearby village of Amed (20 minute drive) for additional restaurants, reggae bars, yoga, stand up paddleboarding, sea kayaking tours. You can also trek the slopes of Mount Seraya, climb up to Pura Lempuyang mountain temple, take in breathtaking rice terraces around Tirta Gangga, or bathe in the pools at Tirta Gangga water palace.
- Are there accomodations in Tulamben?
Yes, there are plenty of places to stay in Tulamben, from basic homestays to oceanside resorts and bungalows. Send me a message if you would like recommendations.
- How far is Tulamben from the airport / South Bali?
Depending on where exactly you are coming from, the drive to Tulamben should be between 2-3 hours.
- Can transportation be arranged to/from the airport / South Bali?
Yes, just mention this when you are booking your dive and I can help arrange transportation to/from other parts of the island.
Wayan has excellent diving skills and takes really great care of the people he takes diving . He can provide transport to various dive sights to and from your destination.... read more