Shrimps always celebrate ‘MOvember’!

Stenopus hispidus, commonly called banded coral shrimp, have this distinctive blue moustache appearance of their cirri (tufts of hair for filter-feeding) used to ensnare their prey.


Persian Carpets flying through Tulamben!

They are also fast movers too; and these combined motor skills play a great deal in their mating behaviour of ‘penis fencing’!

Ultimate Bali hoarders in Tulamben

Not only does it live within a suitable gastropod shell, but it adds further protection from its potential predators by taking advantage of the stinging cells sea anemones have!

‘Get Zen’ in Bali…even underwater!

After a few basic dive skills to prepare students, our PADI Pro Divers will lead he way to an underwater ‘Eden’ filled with spiritual statues representing Bali’s beautiful Hindu character!

Clever ‘Bali babies’!

Bali Dream Divers’ PADI Pros sometimes look upon the juvenile fish as the ‘superstar’ of a dive, and will always get their divers’ attention to ‘ooh and aah’ over it!

Desirable as Tulamben

So it makes sense that the nudibranchs food source is the stinging cells of anemones, jellyfish and corals, for it to produce as much of this defence mechanism to be effective as possible.

Who’s afraid of the dark, Bali night dive?

Often lurking about cracks and crevices of the USAT Liberty Shipwreck, these lobsters take advantage of the dark, during which time they will hunt for their prey AND hide from their predators.

Parasite harbourer of Bali

And maybe its a bit morbid, but a carnivorous isopod feeding on a species of the sea bream makes for very striking underwater photography!

PADI Divers aka Friends Forever

This adventurous trio are all PADI Advanced Open Water divers, and they are free to roam most of every one of the three dive sites found in Tulamben – Coral Garden, the ‘Drop Off’ wall and the world-famous USAT Liberty Shipwreck.