Tulamben is located on Bali’s east coast, and it’s famous for two reasons: the USAT Liberty shipwreck, and amazing macro-photography. It’s an ideal location for uncertified and beginner divers, as well as advanced wreck dive lovers.
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Popular diving site in Bali.
Duration: 7-8 hours
Hotel transfer offered
Access: shore dives
Highlight: ship wreck, diverse marine life
Suitable for diving & snorkeling
Black sand shore dives, world known USAT Liberty shipwreck, wonderful macrophotography dive sites and the best muck diving in Bali. These are the highlights of Tulamben diving.
Know before you go
Reservation is required.
Children and non-divers are welcome.
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Tulamben is reachable by car. The trip takes approximately 2.5 hour from our dive center in Sanur. The dive sites in Tulamben are suitable for Try / Discover Scuba Diving, beginner and advanced divers.
The day begins with the hotel transfer or meet-up at the dive center at approximately 7AM. After the meet and greet preparations will begin with paperwork, equipment check and the morning briefing to present the day activity and safety considerations.
Divers who require pool training or pool refreshers will conduct the necessary pool activity before departure.
Departure from the dive center is scheduled for approximately 08:30AM – 9AM.
The car trip to Tulamben is long but beautiful as we are traveling through Bali’s villages. All dive sites of Tulamben diving are accessible from the shore.
Surface intervals are scheduled for 45-60 minutes.
Bottom times are scheduled for 45-60 minutes or depending on the air consumption of every diver.
Groups are set for maximum 3 certified divers of equal experience to 1 dive guide.
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- Professional PADI Divemaster
- Transport to Tulamben
- Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected areas)
- Scuba Diving Insurance
- Full set scuba diving equipment
- Bottled water
- Additional equipment such as but not limited to: dive computers, 15L tanks, NITROX, extra wetsuits, hoodies
Estimated hotel transfer at 7AM. Estimated return 5-6PM
Traveler pickup is offered.
Free hotel transfers are available in Sanur, Kuta, Seminyak and Nusa Dua. We also provide transfers from and to vacation rentals, Airbnbs, points of interest.
Meeting point: Neptune Scuba Diving, Jl. Suka Merta, Sanur Kauh, Denpasar Selatan, Kota Denpasar, Bali 80228
Frequently Asked Questions
Is hotel transfer included in the price?
Yes, we offer free hotel transfer in Sanur, Kuta, Seminyak and Nusa Dua areas. For Canggu, Ubud, Jimbaran and Uluwatu we can pre-order Grab Taxi as the most affordable transportation option.
What time do we start and what time do we finish?
The day typically starts in the morning with the hotel transfer at approximately 7AM. Depending on the trip, return time is generally scheduled for approximately 3-4PM back at the dive center.
Which spots do you visit in Tulamben?
Tulamben has a variety of dive sites suitable for different dive plans. For the standard Tulamben diving trip we visit: USS Liberty shipwreck, Coral Garden, and Drop-Off. For macrophotography we visit several sites including Melasti.
How far away is Tulamben from the dive center?
Tulamben is located on Bali’s East Coast, approximately 2.5 hours away car trip. Although a long way, the trip is beautiful as we travel through Bali on less travelled touristic paths, closely passing by the famous Agung volcano.
How large are the groups?
In the car there may be anywhere between 6 and 12 people including dive / snorkeling guides. In the water we separate:
Certified divers: maximum 3 of equal experience for 1 dive guide
Uncertified divers: private instructor per person
Snorkeling: maximum 4 snorkelers for 1 snorkeling guide
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