Scuba Diving in Bali, Indonesia The island of Bali
Bali, whose administrative center is Denpasar, is one of about 17,000 islands comprising the Indonesia archipelago. This archipelago is the largest in the world, and Bali is the most famous of its islands, visited by tens of thousands of tourists and scuba divers each year. Geographically Bali occupies the central position of Bali in the long chain of islands stretching from Sumatra to Irian Jayan in Papua New Guinea. Flights from Singapore are the quickest way to reach Bali if you travel there frome elsewhere in the world. It takes 2 hours by plane to reach Bali from Singapore.
Bali's marine life is exclusively diverse and it has much to offer to scuba divers who travel to this destination from all the countries of the world. Some huge pelagic species found on the Nusa Penida dive spots, sharks, dolphins, turtles, manatees, barracudas, schools of tunas and bonitos, and especially blue whale and sperm whale species are well worth to travel here to be seen and filmed while scuba diving.
Scuba diving facilities and the standards of the service
Licensed dive operators in Bali offer standards, facilities, dive boats and scuba diving gear of very high quality. The Bali dive sites that are most popular are normally those that are far away from populated areas, and are situated at the north east and the south west of Bali main island, so you should be prepared to make long trips by car or boat to get there. Groups or individual scuba divers have an opportunity to charter yachts, dive boats for liveaboard scuba diving trips to enjoy the best of both worlds.
Other water sports
If you are a surfing addict, then a reputable surfing destination in Bali deserving to be checked is Kuta.
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