Bali: Tulamben Bay and the USAT Liberty Wreck Dive
- Transportation included
- Duration: 9 hours
- Small group
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Im from Australia , so was very impressed with there grasp of the Aussie language. They even got my dad jokes. I didn’t have my Padi dive ticket with me , but no problem as they could look it up. Nothing was too difficult for them or me. I hadn’t dived for years , so we ran through the underwater hand signals as a refresher. Dive spot was excellent & amazing. I was very impressed indeed, Good visibility & so much to see , including a wide variety of fish & corals. The best dive I’ve ever had. Staff friendly and helpful. Nothing was a problem , not pushy at all , very relaxed, letting me dive at my own pace , which was quite slow, as there was so much to see. My dive instructor, took about 100 photos of me in and around the sunken ship & of the beautiful scenery. Would highly recommend these crew , & dive spot.
What to say, it has been a breathtaking experience. We had an early morning pick up from our hotel in Seminyak and where taken to the Bali diving center where we met our dive instructor Nyoman. From there we had a long drive up to Tulamben bay where we had our dive. My husband had already been diving once but for me was the first time, Nyoman was super attentive and his instructions were clear and to the point. We definitely felt safe with him. After a trial in shallow water he took us diving at the relict where we saw a lot of fish and beautiful coral. During the second dive we were very lucky as we came upon a big turtle only less than a few meters away. We would definitely recommend this experience also for people who never been diving before. We will definitely go back to the diving center in the future.
I decide to take the plunge and try this activity out as I’m a real water baby. The drive is a long one to Tumbalen Bay (2 1/2 hours pick up 7am) but it’s worth it. You get two dives and lunch too. Norman was very encouraging and made me feel at ease. He talked me through the equipment and breathing and hand signals when I was under the water. After the first dive I didn’t want to come up it was that spectacular. The shipwreck is out of this world and seeing all the marine life. I enjoyed my experience so much I’m going to book a 3 day paid course to quality next summer. This company are amazing and safety really is their priority. Even got to stop for a Bintang on the away home!
This trip was extremely well organised. Our driver was fantastic and made the journey very pleasant. The place was also extremely well organised. You were provided with towel and locker. Kayaking was amazing. We enjoyed the hot springs. Food here was very well priced and delicious. I would definitely recommend this activity.
It was only the second time I had taken my 17 year old daughter diving. Both beginners dives on the USAT Liberty and surroundings were very enjoyable both for myself (returning after 26 years) and my daughter.