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Padang Bai

Located on the South-East coast of Bali, scuba diving in Padang Bai is known for diverse tropical marine life, and beautiful coral reefs. Ideal location for beginner divers, and advanced divers passionate of macro-photography. 

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Book in advance! Starting from USD 150 /pers

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Popular diving site in Bali.

Flexible cancellation.

Padang Bai Snorkeling

Duration: 6 hours

Hotel transfer offered

Access: traditional boat

Highlight: diverse marine life, coral reefs

Suitable for diving & snorkeling

Famous for easy dives, Padang Bai generally has low or almost no currents which makes it the ideal location for beginner divers. Reachable by car in only one hour, Padang Bai is the favourite diving spot in Bali for a short day trip.

Padang Bai is also known for night dives and macro-photography.

Know before you go

Reservation is required.

Children and non-divers are welcome.

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Available languages

English, Chinese, Indonesian, Romanian


Padang Bai is reachable by car within 1 hour from our dive center in Sanur. The dive sites in Padang Bai 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 Padang Bai takes approximately 1 hour with the first dive in the famous Blue Lagoon. The entire day is spent around the coast of Padang Bai on a traditional spider boat called Jukung.

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.

Important Information

What’s included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Professional PADI Divemaster
  • Boat rental
  • Transport to Padang Bai
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected areas)
  • Scuba Diving Insurance
  • Full set scuba diving equipment
  • Towels
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water


  • Additional equipment such as but not limited to: dive computers, 15L tanks, NITROX, extra wetsuits, hoodies


6 hours.

Estimated hotel transfer at 7AM. Estimated return 3-4PM

Departure details

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 Padang Bai?

Padang Bai has a total of 9 dive sites including the famous Blue Lagoon. The other popular sites for Padang Bai Diving are: Turtle Neck, Shark Point, Jetty, and Jepun.

Can I do night dive in Padang Bai?

Yes, Padang Bai is Bali’s favourite dive site for night dives. The diversity, the general friendly conditions, and it’s accessibility makes it the ideal night dive experience. The Spanish Dancer can often be seen here.

How large are the groups?

On the boat 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

Diving Options

Afternoon Dives

Padang Bai is a great option for afternoon dives with a maximum of 2 dives included in this package.

> Starting from USD 150

Afternoon Dives + Night Dive

Padang Bai is the ideal location for night dives in Bali. Conduct 1 or 2 afternoon dives and, 1 night dive. 

> Starting from USD 240

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