Guardians of the Bali Sea

According to Balinese Hindu beliefs, evil spirits live in the sea (kelod), and birds warn others of any distasteful presence as well as ward them away.


Aboard Bali’s Boga Wreck!

So despite the possible challenges to face when visiting Boga Wreck – we assure you, it’s worth it!…you may even want to dive there again, and again!

Tulamben, Bali: Blessed by angels!

Captivating angelfish in aquariums will cause their colour to turn bland as they mature. This is how these fish communicate their illness.

The Magnificent Chromodoris!

There’s been a recent discovery of a nudibranch species spotted on a shipwreck in the mercilessly cold north sea – these ‘beauties’ can be found anywhere in our seas and oceans!

Enter nirvana (Bali!)

This gate (pictured) is a split gate known as candi bentar and there would usually be stairs or a few steps leading to it before entering a compound, such as a cemetery, religious area, palaces…and even some homes really!

‘Zippy’ anthias of Bali

Their 15 minutes of fame in natural wildlife documentaries might be ‘stock footage’ to put it bluntly, but they’re mesmerising, and provide the coral reef ecosystem extra vibrant life and colour!

Tulamben’s living cushions!

Ever seen the show Spongebob Squarepants? Bali Dream Divers’ PADI Instructors like to give marine life their own ‘spin’ on naming, so this starfish is fondly known as ‘Patrick’!

Raggiest fish in Bali

This fish is not easily preyed upon by other fish (but it does have natural predators, just not many!) thanks to its numerous venomous spines!