Tulamben, the best site for macro underwater photographers and muck night diving in Bali

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Tulamben, the best site for macro underwater photographers and muck night diving in Bali

The Tulamben Liberty ship wreck is a must do for any divers going to Bali. The liberty ship lies on a sand slope was hit by a Japanese torpedo then was beached by the eruption of Mount Agung in 1963. The wreck is about 130 m long with the shallowest part at about 9 m deep and the deepest on the other side of the wreck at about 30 m deep, the Wreck is so big that you need at least two dives to see it all. Best time for dive is in the morning or late in the afternoon or try a great night dive. The ‘rush hour’, normally between 10 am and 2 pm. 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. The Liberty Wreck is not the only amazing dive site around the Tulamben area. Diving the Tulamben Wall also called Drop Off is also a great experience and makes a perfect second dive. Just a few hundred meters from the Liberty wreck lay Coral Garden Drive Site; it is a nice coral garden very easy and perfect for beginners or for night dives. This place has been recommended for Night diving experience! This location is a Reef. A few kilometers North, you will find the Kubu village. There is a wonderful reef with a nice coral garden, a very good place for macro underwater photography with pygmy seahorse and nudibranch. There are two very easy dive sites perfect for beginners. A good place to see blacktip and whitetip reef Sharks. Night diving this site is also very rewarding. The other best dive resort near Tulamben is Seraya Secret Dive site. It’s the best site for macro underwater photographers and muck night diving in Bali. With a 10 m deep black sand bottom, you can stay for hours searching for strange small creatures hiding all over the place. If you are patient enough, you might see the rare mimic Octopus. The visibility can sometimes be poor due to the sandy bottom but this doesn’t really affect muck diving. Get your camera ready and enjoy.