Scuba Diving Tulamben

Bali's dive sites

TULAMBEN

Scuba Diving Tulamben has become famous for the popular USAT Liberty Shipwreck. A gargo who was torpedoed during WW II and left upon the beach. Most scuba divers regard this site as the best shore entry wreck dive in the world.

Close of the wreck are other interesting sites, home to 100’s species of reef fish, soft and hard corals, nudibranchs, pygmy seahorses and other rarities. A paradise for photographer!

Scuba diving Tulamben

dive site Tulamben

Scuba diving Tulamben

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USAT LIBERTY

The USAT Liberty was a cargo ship during World War II, when a torpedo from a Japanese submarine hit it. 120m long and 20m wide, it rests at about 5-10m deep. Though the ship’s structure is slowly disintegrating, it is possible to swim safely into some of the large cargo holds.

What to see
The variety of marine life occupying the wreck includes anglerfish, ghost pipefish, neon nudibranches, schools of batfish, sweetlips and butterfly fish. Also, huge parrotfish, napoleon wrasse, barracuda and giant trevalleys can be spotted near the wreck.

Scuba diving Tulamben

DROP OFF

The drop off in Tulamben is a multilevel dive site with a great underwater landscape and variety of sea life. It starts with a sheer sand slope that turns into a vertical drop-off.

What to see
The top of the wall has plenty of corals, sponges, and gorgonians. Tulamben Wall is a hiding spot for hawkfish, tuna, lionfish, pufferfish, frogfish, octopi, and different crab species. There is even a chance to see ocean sunfish, whale sharks, and large eagle rays.

Scuba diving Tulamben

BATU KELEBIT

Batu Kelebit is a dive site at Tulamben that has a group of rocks and steeply dropping reef ridges. It features a traditional reef with white sand and lots of corals in a variety of colors. It is important to pay attention to misleading down currents.

What to see
The abundance of species at Batu Kelebit includes damselfish, jawfish, dartfish, trevallies, and cuttlefish. The largest inhabitants are manta rays, barracudas, whitetip sharks, tuna, sea turtles, and even ocean sunfish.

Scuba diving Tulamben