Diving in Bali (720p)

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Scuba diving in Bali. This DVD is available at

Diving in Bali is a document of an extraordinary expedition I made to Indonesia’s magical island of Bali in 2006 with Aquamarine Diving,

From Tulamben’s awesome USAT Liberty wreck, to the reef manta rays of Nusa Penida, via the fascinating macro marine life of Tulamben and Seraya Secrets, the footage covers the breadth of Bali’s fascinating underwater world.

The video features 158 species of marine life, and their common and scientific names are available by turning on the captions with the CC button under the video. Viewers can now contribute subtitles for the marine life names in this video in many languages. Find out more at

From Tulamben there is footage of the wreck of the USAT Liberty in both day time and night time, including the humphead parrotfish that spend the night there. Also from Tulamben are numerous marine live encounters from dives at the Drop-Off and the Coral Garden.

Just around the corner we make a dive at Seraya Secrets, a macro hotspot where I encountered seahorses and nudibranchs.

From Padangbai on the east coast of Bali we have footage from The Blue Lagoon and Pura Jepun.

From the island of Nusa Penida we have the manta ray cleaning station, Manta Point, and Ped.

Full list of dive sites featured in this video:

1. USAT Liberty Shipwreck, Tulamben

The USAT Liberty was torpedoed by the Japanese off Lombok and beached at Tulamben in Bali. In 1963 the last eruption of Mount Agung caused the wreck to slide deeper into the sea where she lies today. The USAT Liberty shipwreck makes an excellent dive site. This video features the towering stern, the coral-encrusted gun on the bow, green humphead parrotfish (Bolbometopon muricatum), a Pacific hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata bissa), garden eels, sweetlips and lots of other interesting marine life from the wreck and its surroundings.

The USAT Liberty also makes a fantastic night dive. Green humphead parrotfish sleep in the protection of the wreck. Other highlights include a Spanish dancer and a bluespotted ribbontail ray.

2. Coral Garden, Tulamben

The Coral Garden at Tulamben lies conveniently right off the middle of the beach. Skunk cleaner shrimps tend to moray eels and groupers at a cleaning station based around a barrel sponge. Also featuring a ribbon eel, ghost pipefish, leaf scorpionfish and trevallies schooling in the shallows.

3. Tulamben Drop-Off

Video from the Drop-Off at Tulamben, Bali, featuring a spectacular giant purple knotted sea fan, nudibranchs, a ghost pipefish and a seahorse. Before and after exploring the Drop-Off we spend time in the shallows where we meet Tulamben’s famous schools of trevallies.

By night the drop-off at Tulamben provides plenty of treats for the visiting diver. This video includes a squat lobster, a cone shell, a dwarf cuttlefish, a hermit crab and various pretty reef fish.

4. Seraya Secrets

Seraya Secrets, nearby to Tulamben, is an exellent muck dive known for weird and wonderful critters. Here we encounter some batfish around the artificial reef project in the shallows. A little deeper we find 2 thorny seahorses, catfish, an anemone crab and nudibranchs.

5. Blue Lagoon, Padangbai

The Padangbai area on the east coast of Bali provides some fantastic diving. Just north of Padangbai lies the Blue Lagoon. This footage comes from my first ever dive in Indonesia with a video camera and features leaf scorpionfish, cuttelfish, anemonefish, lionfish, shrimps, catfish, nudibranchs, moorish idols and a goby.

6. Pura Jepun, Padangbai

Pura Jepun also lies just north of Padangbai and is home to some fantastic marine life. This video features clownish, sweetlips, angelfish, a peacock mantis shrimp, a stingray, a panther grouper, a wart slug, ribbon eels, a scorpionfish and a flying gurnard.

7. Manta Point, Nusa Penida

On the north-east side of Nusa Penida lies a cleaning station for reef manta rays (Manta alfredi) known as “Manta Point”. On 23rd May 2006 we had the pleasure of diving with these graceful giants.

8. PED, Nusa Penida

Ped is sloping reef on the north coast of Nusa Penida. Here we encounter a variety of tropical reef fishes including angelfish, triggerfish, anemonefish and scorpionfish, as well as a rhizostome jellyfish.

Thanks to Toao ( for the music tracks, “Deep Blue”, “Starbeam”, “Afterglow”, “Time & Space” and “Woodsman”, and to Erik Verkoyen for “Prickly Shark”.

I have more scuba diving videos and underwater footage on my website at:

I post updates about my videos, and interesting underwater videos from other filmmakers here:

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44 Comments
  1. Bubble Vision says

    1. There is a subtitle track showing the names of the marine life.
    2. Please check out my narrated documentaries, "Mucky Secrets" and "Reef Life of the Andaman".
    3. The ads allow me to share these videos for free. There are no ads on the DVDs ( http://www.bubblevision.com/marine-life-DVD.htm ).
    4. Simple and free ways to give me valuable support are listed at http://www.bubblevision.com/donate.htm. Thank you!

  2. LALJI RAVAL says

    ફૅશન ડઠપફનહનપફળપફષહપહપળપસૅઍઞફઝફપસઝ

  3. Surender Kumar says

    Very nice

  4. Farook Muthu says

    The world tell us the creature of any things is one God he is very very great and meaning full

  5. isa sole says

    Very nice, not as nice as sinai red sea of course, but still nice.

  6. mouli kumar says

    Cool place

  7. balmatie ramdass says

    simply amazing
    thanks for sharing

  8. sekan star says

    Stupid question : is there extra light on his camera or is life under the sea in Bali that bright ?

  9. Suranga Meeranga says

    Wow nice vidos

  10. Yose MT says

    I have watched this video a zillion times

  11. Prank Window says

    nice video

  12. Leah Jerez says

    Lovely video…do you think you could do one just like this (or use same footage) but not use any of the music you've chosen in this video? Its not very relaxing at all, its actually irritating, and induces anxiety..maybe something relaxing and soothing?

  13. amor mora says

    If not for the ship wreck theres none there but dead stones…

  14. shalak chowdhury says

    Wow wow nice

  15. E. Williams says

    This is so beautiful and relaxing. Sound track is nice too. Thank you.

  16. Bhargav Pathak says

    nice

  17. Mình tùng Đỗ says

    Ước gì được vài cặp để nuoi

  18. Dive Brasil says

    Nice images!

  19. Asa Jaya says

    Good

  20. lurker-san is watching says

    Never seen a "dark banded" morph of the maroon anemonefish before. That was an interesting shot.

  21. Jayanta Biswas says

    Osam

  22. Karthikeyan Ramalingam says

    wow excellent

  23. Kobie Kaasjager says

    I have never seen so many different kinds of fish in my life. Life underneath deep under the sea is stunning amazing breathtakingly beautiful and awesome.

  24. sanoa124 says

    Think of these innocent sea creatures,
    They only live for their lives.
    I feel sad every time I see the signs or materials of wars.

  25. Peter Claud says

    You see cell forest for me

  26. 176252293 7178 says

    In 12:11 Is the best sea creatures that i never seen before

  27. 176252293 7178 says

    Im Very Love it!. So colorful 😀

  28. daniel alain says

    Narration, not music.
    And more closeup shots, please.
    Thank you for identifying species and sites.
    Thank you for the beautiful visuals.

  29. Adiri Riadi says

    Bagus sekali

  30. tatang san says

    I.m from indonesia i love indonesia,..

  31. Georgina Reynolds says

    Beautiful !

  32. Salim Ahmed says

    খুব সুন্দর। very nice

  33. JDS Yadav says

    Supper

  34. shahid Shaikh says

    Hii

  35. Alexander Anapolle says

    Why are they messin with the cuttlefish? like that of a tarantula, if they raise them front tenticles, they're not into whats going on

  36. Leong Christopher says

    Sea creatures are the most amazing thing on earth. GOD's amazing creations.

  37. VillageFish says

    Amazing video.

  38. Люция Журба says

    Спасибо ребятам за ту красоту, которую они нам открывают. Водная стихия, это подводный мир полон очарования и тайн и увидеть его без вас мы не можем.

  39. الصيادخHafiz Hafiz says

    لا ادري ما اقول غير سبحان الله وبحمده سبحان الله العظيم

  40. Soso Palestine says

    أشياء خياليه جنه الفردوس

  41. Soso Palestine says

    بحب البحر

  42. Steven says

    This music has me twerking up a storm!

  43. Arun KumarArun says

    No music natural sound better

  44. Lia Angga says

    Damn..i love Indonesia!!!

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