Price: USD 250/Pax (min 2 pax)
Include: Pickup and Transfer
Location : Tulamben – Bali
The main reason that scuba divers travel the world to get to Tulamben is the USAT Liberty Shipwreck, lying just 40 meters from the beach and certainly the most accessible World War II shipwreck that you are likely to dive
A combination of torpedoes and a volcanic eruption have caused this great ship to sit in shallow waters.
The top sits in just 5 meters and the rest drops away to around 30 meters meaning all levels of diver can experience parts of this wreck, which is festooned with healthy corals, sea fans and great barrel sponges
With an easy shore entry, calm conditions and good visibility, the Tulamben Shipwreck is en excellent dive site for those trying scuba diving for the first time as well as for more experienced divers.
If you are a beginner diver it is a unique opportunity to scuba dive a world class wreck dive site.
If you are an experienced diver try to go further to the deeper part of the wreck around 35 m deep and look at the wonderful bow gun covered with Coral.
It is a great photo opportunity! Moreover for macro lovers you can also find the rare pygmy seahorse in the area.
All over the wreck you will spot schooling fishes, trevallies and barracudas looking for their next meal and Blacktip Reef Sharks patrolling the area.
On the sandy part, watch the garden Eels dance and try to spot the giant Sweetlips often there.
Coastal reef, deep drop-off, headland and the world-famous USAT Liberty Shipwreck.
3 hour by car from Tanjung Benoa, Nusa Dua Bali. Dives to the USAT Liberty Wreck, Drop-Off, Coral Garden and Seraya dive sites start directly from the beach.
The USAT Liberty Wreck lies less than 50m from shore.
Add 5 to 10 minutes by traditional boat (jukung) to go to Alamanda, Batu Kelebit and Emerald dive sites.
Coral Reef State:
Good variety of hard and soft corals and the wreck is completely covered, huge barrel sponges and large sea fans at the Drop-off.
The dive site is very interesting of naturalist as their point of view, a large variety species of corals are constantly competing to colonize this area and this site is rich of their macro life such as : Gigantic sponge formations and Gorgonian Seafans at Alamanda and Emerald dive sites.
High density, over 400 species live at Tulamben’s USAT Liberty wreck, Surgeon rabbit fish welcome divers as they unfortunately used to be attracted by fish feeding. Big potato groupers live at the wreck. Garden eels have colonized the shallow parts.
A gigantic swirl of jackfish can usually be seen on the top of the Liberty shipwreck.
King barracudas are also often seen here along with a wealth of macro life, like frogfish, ornate ghost pipefish & pygmy seahorse. Despite this diversity, the USAT Liberty shipwreck also known as the habitant of bumphead parrotfish that sleep inside its hull at night.
Coral Garden, Drop-off and Seraya are mostly for macro dive sites, such as spotted lionfish, moray eels, ribbon eels, rock groupers at cleaning stations, nudibranches, pygmy seahorse and sometimes even harlequin shrimps, reef sharks like blacktips or whitetips.
The jukung dive sites, like Alamanda, Batu Kelebit and Emerald is an interesting spot to see : Napoleons and bumpheads, mantas and eagle rays, thresher and hammerhead sharks, and even whale sharks.
None or very mild, easy dive sites, perfect conditions for beginners.
25m+. Good all year round.
We leave from Tanjung Benoa Nusa Dua at : 8:00AM.
Tulamben’s USAT Liberty Shipwreck is Bali’s most popular dive site.
Arriving here early is recommended especially on the high season (July-October).
|Tulamben SHIPWRECK Dive ( min 2 pax)||2 Dive||USD 250|