Learn to Dive Bali
Pick up your PADI in paradise!
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Group Size: Max 12
Trip code: LDBL
Duration: 7 days
Get your PADI certification on one of the most beautiful tropical islands in the world! Spend 7 days at our amazing surf camp on Nusa Lembongan. Learn scuba basics in the pool, followed by 4 epic open water dives! Swim over pristine reefs with turtles, mantas and the vast mola mola fish, bronze your bod on dazzling beaches and ride the waves with an included surf lesson. Book as a standalone or smash it together with one of our other blockbuster Bali trips!
- Become a PADI qualified open-water scuba diver
- Stay in our hip surf hostel right on the beach
- Go on 4 open water dives
- Swim with manta rays and turtles
- Enjoy sundowners at Lembongan’s mellow beach bars and stunning restaurants
Day 1: Sanur Bali to Nusa Lembongan
Head to Sanur and catch the 9:30am ferry to beautiful Nusa Lembongan. Our team will greet you on the beach and take you to the Nusa Lembongan Surf Camp. Enjoy lunch with breath taking views, before an afternoon chillaxing by the pool.
Day 2: Scuba theory
Today we’ll look at the basic principles of scuba diving. You’ll complete the theory component of the course with a break for a yummy lunch. Then spend the afternoon soaking up the sun. You might like to book your surf lesson in this afternoon!
Day 3: Confined water dive
The fun starts today when we put what you’ve learnt into practice in the pool! You’ll be amazed how much you’ll progress in a short period of time! This evening head out with your group - Blue Corner has colourful beanbags on the sand that are perfect for that sundowner.
Day 4: Open water dive
Hop on one of our boats and get ready for an amazing experience! The waters around Nusa Lembongan and Penida offer some incredible diving opportunities with manta rays, turtles, barracuda and colourful corals. It’s like swimming in a giant aquarium!
Day 5: Open water dive
Head out for another memorable day. With excellent coral coverage, the long reefs that border Nusa Lembongan and Penida are busy with schools of reef fish, crabs and shrimps. We may pay a visit to Manta Point off Penida today, where you can swim with these gentle giants.
Day 6: Open water dive to a maximum depth of 18m
We’ll undertake our most challenging dives today. Explore this incredible underwater world, before sailing back with the salt in your hair and getting ready for another night of fun on the sands.
Day 7: Nusa Lembongan to Sanur, Bali
Spend your last hours enjoying the crystal clear waters and white sands of Lembongan before boarding the ferry back to Bali at 4:30pm. From Sanur you’ll need to make your own way to the airport.
Please note: This is a sample itinerary, but schedules may vary. Your surf lesson will be booked at a time that fits with your itinerary.
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The package begins with a ferry ride to Nusa Lembongan at approximately 9:30am on day 1, so you’ll need to fly into Bali at least the day before. Arrive into Denpasar International Airport (DPS). You’ll need to arrange your own accommodation for any nights before the tour begins, and any airport transfers to that accommodation. Our local team can collect you on your start date from most hotels in Sanur/Kuta/Seminyak/Canggu and take you to the ferry port.
The course ends on day 7 with a 4:30pm ferry from Nusa Lembongan to Sanur, Bali. The ferry takes around half an hour. It’s recommended that you don’t plan to fly home until the day after, to allow for delays. Please note you should not fly for 24 hours after diving.
You’ll be staying at the Nusa Lembongan Surf Camp in mixed dorm ocean view rooms. All rooms have air con, comfy beds, shared bathrooms with western-style toilets, and spectacular views of the beach. The camp is in an idyllic tropical location and has an outdoor swimming pool, and a restaurant and bar overlooking the water.
If you would like your own room this can be arranged at an extra cost. Discuss with our agent at the time of your booking.
All your meals are included with this trip. However, if you would like to eat elsewhere at any point, Nusa Lembongan offers a variety of restaurants on the water’s edge with a delicious range of both local and western food.
You must be at least 18 years old to join this trip.
British visitors arriving in Bali (or anywhere in Indonesia) will be issued with a free visa on arrival, valid for a stay of up to 30 days. Your passport should be valid for a minimum of 6 months from the date of your departure from Indonesia. It’s your responsibility to obtain the necessary visas for your time away. Visa rules are subject to change without prior notice, so please do check visa requirements at the time of your trip.
Medical Conditions and Fitness
If you suffer from asthma, you will unfortunately not be eligible to scuba dive. If you are pregnant or have other heart and lung conditions you may be unable to dive, and should contact your doctor for advice.
Regarding your fitness level and water confidence, as long as you are able to swim 200 meters and can tread water / float for at least 10 minutes you will be fine to join the course.