swimming with the sharks
Scuba Diving Candidasa is simply amazing! With water sometimes a bit chilly and most of the time a fantastic visibility,
Candidasa’s dive site offer a diverty of healthy coral and a great variety of animal life. The 3 dive sites are famous for sight of all kind of Sharks: Whitetip and Blacktip reef Shark, the rare wobbegong Shark, the very rare Cat Shark and even Hammerhead if you are lucky!
Scuba diving Candidasa
Dive site Candidasa
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Located 5 minutes outside Candidasa’s bay. This site is three exposed rocks connecting in the water making it a giant wall. The diver will drift along East wall before return against the current along the West wall. Diving in Mimpang can be challenging but rewarding because divers can see Moray eel, Reef Shark hidden in the slots of the pinnacles. Even Thresher Shark can be spotted if you are lucky!
Gili Tepekong is giant pinnacle that offer an impressive day of diving. Small animals as well as big pelagic such as reef shark, barracuda, Stingray and turtle are often seen here. The particularity of this site is there are various small cave that diver can swim through. Diver should be careful as there is sometime down current that can surprise them. The visibility is most of the time crystal clear as current of fresh water past through the site.
Biaha is located 20min by boat from Candidasa’s bay. This spot is the only one in Bali where only few people dive a day due to rough condition. But if you are an experienced diver it is definitely worth the trip. The Shark cave make it unique. When entering in the cave it takes few second to diver’s eyes to adapt the darkness before seeing the sharks swimming inside.