Scuba Diving in Amed
The abundance of marine life and the beauty of the coral reefs surrounding Amed have lead the area to become one of the major dive spots in the world. There are over 40 dive sites surrounding Amed area. Scuba diving and snorkeling are popular activities whole year, with water temperatures ranging from 26 to 32 degrees with few currents at most dive sites. Visibility is generally over 20 meters. The dive site depth ranges from 10 to 70 meters making scuba diving enjoyable for all levels of divers (sport and technical diving). While most dives have an average depth of 30 meters, some dive sites like Tulamben’s Drop-Off or Gili Selang are perfect for deeper exploration.
Rich marine biodiversity
Amed are geographically located in Indo Pacific region and holds the richest marine biodiversity on the planet, where the USAT Liberty shipwreck is considered to be one of the top diving destination. A great variety of marine life can be seen while diving in Amed ! There are Boxfishes, Banner Fishes, a variety of Moray Eels, Scorpion Fishes, Angel Fishes, Clown Fishes, Dragonets Fishes, Frog Fishes, Lion fishes, Groupers, Queenfishes, Barracudas, Manta Rays, Dolphins, Turtles and Sharks can be spotted year round. If you are lucky you can see Octopus, Cuttlefishes, Mola Mola and Whale Sharks and there is loads of macro critters such as Nudibranchs, Shellfishes, Seahorses, Shrimps tucked between Anemones and Corals.
Scuba diving in Amed is possible whole year, there is with a season season from June to September. Should you want to do an introductory dive, obtain your diving licence, improve your skills, or do some exploration dives, you are at the right place.
Diving activities : reefs diving, macro animals, wall dives, underwater photography, drift diving, deep diving, technical diving, night diving, muk dive, marine life conservation, specialities diving
Other aquatic activities : snorkeling, freediving, fishing and sailing
Courses and training offered : Discovering Diving, Open Water, Advanced Open Water, Rescue Diver, Speciality Diving, Technical Diving, Divemaster, programs for kids
Depth : 10 to 70 meters
Visibility : 15 to 20 meters
Currents : Usually weak
Surface Conditions : Calm
Water Temperature : 26 – 32°C
Raining season : from december to february
Recommanced exposure suit : 3mm shorty or 3mm full wetsuit
Diving experience level : Beginner and Advanced
Number of dive sites : ~40
Distance : ~50 km north of Denpasar (2 hour)
Recommended length of stay : 5 – 7 days