Bias Tugel

  • Dive Type: Reef, macro, turtles
  • Max Depth: 30m
  • Avg Depth: 6-10m
  • Visibility: 15m to 25m, depending on swell, surge and wind.
  • Level required: Open Water / CMAS*
  • Description:  Large coral plateau in front of the eponym beach just south of Padang Bai. Very gentle slope down to 8m, then sharpens and goes down to 26-30m where a ledge can be found. Large bommies with table coral and fan coral all around the site, especially the southern end..


  • Advantages: Only 3 minutes boat ride from the port. When the weather is good, it is one of the most enjoyable dive sites due to its accessibility and shallow depth, meaning good luminosity around the mid hours of the day.
  • Activities: Orientation, Photography, Exploration, Macro, Dive training.
  • Marine Life: Resident turtles (Hawk’s bill and Green ones), white tip reef sharks from time to time, crocodile fish, pygmy seahorses and ghost pipefish down on the 30m ledge can be found if patience avails. Barracudas, napoleon, scorpion fish, fluffy nudibranchs, sweetlips, stingrays, reef cuttlefish, ribbon eels, morays, many types of triggerfish , filefish, angelfish, nemos, puffers and boxfish…