Amed Dive Sites
Best Diving Sites in Amed
- Bunutan Beach
This Bali dive site is 10-minute boat ride from the main Amed Beach, with sandy slope and occasional large coral bommies. Following with a gentle drift then start at with an eel garden to amazingly huge sponges, blue spotted rays, pink gorgonians, barracudas, moray eels, lion fish, nudibranches, and unbelievably abundant of reef fish at 25-30 m. Resident sharks are ready to welcome divers. Drifts are also available for experienced divers further east at Selang and Bunutan.
- Amed Wall
Located outside of Jumeluk Bay, the Amed Wall is a bali dive site positioned 5-minute boat ride from Amed Beach. Wall plunges to 40 m with beautiful gorgonians and corals, and home to the pygmy seahorses. Visibility can range up to a clear 30 meters, perfect to sight white tip sharks, napoleon wrasse, school of batfish, and trevallies. Gorgonians will decorate the whole experience.
Located 5 minutes from Amed Beach, with a sandy slope leading to artificial pyramid reefs, which is why it is named. The exceptional macro life and the occasional sandy tortoise are home to mixed tires and metal crates. Different phases of coral recovery are unavoidable but exciting around this Bali dive site.
Macro Photography Hunting
- Location: North-east coast of Bali
- From Sanur: 2 hours by car; or 20 minutes from Tulamben.
- Dive type: slope, black sand, wall.
- Visibility: average 15-30 m
- Current: none to mild – warm water
- Entry: jukung (traditional boat) entry.
- Minimal dive license: Open Water Diver.
- Introductory dives and guided snorkeling are permitted.
The dive site is excellent to see macro hunting, as creatures will be against a black sand background, making colors even contrast. It’s a photography playground.