Dive Sites

Explore the 25 dive sites of the Gili Islands.

There are about 25 dive sites around the Gili islands with different topographies: sloping reefs, canyons, walls and also a variety of dives: drift, night, macro, wreck. All the dive sites welcome a great diversity of soft and hard corals and tropical marine life: white tip reef shark, turtles (green, hawksbill and olive ridley), lionfish, ghost pipefish, octopus, moray eels, sea snakes, some bump head parrot fishes, different kind of rays: blue spotted, eagle and manta rays during the raining season (from January to March). In lucky days, is it possible to even see whale shark! Both big fish addicts and macro lovers are spoiled in this underwater playground. Most dive sites are accessible to all level divers with the exception of a couple of more challenging spots.

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7SEAS HOUSE REEF

Shore dive, just located in front of our dive resort. Beautiful reef fish life (turtles, octopus, mandarin and cuttle fish, scorpion fish etc.), good for macro diving. Good to see our Bio Rock project, which helps the nature to recreate destroyed corals.

HIGHLIGHT : Bio Rocks and small wooden wreck, good for night dives
LEVEL REQUIRED : Open Water
DEPTH : Up to -25m
CURRENT : Mild

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HANN’S REEF

Sandy slope and coral pinnacle, boat or shore dive. Very good reef fish life, excellent macro life, nice corals in shallow part. Good for beginners and training dive site!
HIGHLIGHT : Beautiful & very colourful coral pinnacle from -25 up to -7m.
LEVEL REQUIRED : all levels
DEPTH : up to -30m
CURRENT : mild (0-3 knots)

SHARK-POINT

SHARK POINT

Long rocky ridges from -12 down to -60 metres, boat dive. Very good reef fish life, excellent pelagic life, Manta Rays when season. Also possible for Discover scuba diving and Open Water courses.
HIGHLIGHT : Fat White Tip reef sharks, more than 10 sharks on one dive. Every full moon school of Humphead parrotfish
LEVEL REQUIRED : Advanced
DEPTH : up to -40m
CURRENT : none to very strong (0-6 knots)

DEEP-TURBO

DEEP TURBO

Table mountains & canyons, boat dive. Good reef fish life, excellent pelagic life, often to see baby sharks and black tip reef sharks… Big fishes there most of the time.
HIGHLIGHT : Mountains start at -20 and go down to –34 metres. Nitrox is necessary to make the most out of this dive.
LEVEL REQUIRED : Advanced
DEPTH : up to -40m
CURRENT : none to very strong (0-4 knots)

SIMON'S REEF

SIMON’S REEF

Pinnacle & mountain, boat dive. Good reef fish life, excellent corals. Blue spotted stingrays have been spotted several times, as well as black & white tip reef sharks.
HIGHLIGHT : Huge coral pinnacle starting from -40 up to – 15 metres. Coral formation is just amazing. Nitrox is necessary to make the most out of this dive.
LEVEL REQUIRED : Advanced
DEPTH : up to -40m
CURRENT : Mild (1-3 knots)

SECRET-REEF

SECRET REEF

Pinnacle & mountain, boat dive. Good reef fish life, excellent corals. Blue spotted stingrays have been spotted several times, as well as black & white tip reef sharks.
HIGHLIGHT : Huge coral pinnacle starting from -40 up to – 15 metres. Coral formation is just amazing. Nitrox is necessary to make the most out of this dive.
LEVEL REQUIRED : Advanced
DEPTH : up to -40m
CURRENT : Mild (1-3 knots)

BOUNTY-WRECK

BOUNTY WRECK

Huge sunken pontoon called “The Bounty” lying at around -15 metres. Top of wreck at -8m and bottom at -17m. Sandy slope, boat dive. Good reef fish life, nice corals on top of the wreck
HIGHLIGHT : Big size pontoon upside down, impressive scenery.
LEVEL REQUIRED : All levels
DEPTH : up to -20m
CURRENT : Mild (0-3 knots)

HALIK-REEF

HALIK’S REEF

Rocky and sandy slope, boat dive since its located near Gili Trawangan. Good reef fish life, excellent corals in shallow area around -6 metres. Wall dropping from -5m to -12m, very good chance to see lobsters in the holes of the wall.
HIGHLIGHT : Very good place to dive with turtles, they are so many that you won’t be able to count them.
LEVEL REQUIRED : All levels
DEPTH : Up to -20m
CURRENT : none to very strong (0-6 knots)

GILI AIR-WALL

GILI AIR WALL

Great boat dive located north west of Gili Air. Absolutely stunning colorful corals with a big scale of colors. Good reef fish life with clown fishes, manta shrimps and scorpion fish to see.
HIGHLIGHT : Amazing colorful corals, changing from pink- to yellow-ish.
LEVEL REQUIRED : Open Water
DEPTH : Up to -25m
CURRENT : possible from N-S, depending on condition

TURTLE-HEAVEN

TURTLE HEAVEN

Boat dive with good reef fish life and corals. “THE” place to see turtles and also scorpion fishes and moray eels are often to be seen. Easy but amazing dive for all levels.
HIGHLIGHT : Absolutely BEST place to see turtles with a 99% chance!
LEVEL REQUIRED : all levels
DEPTH : Up to -40m
CURRENT : N-S currents, none to strong

TAKAT-MALANG

TAKAT MALANG

Located north of Gili Air, boat dive. Impressive corals and rock formation, similiar to moon landscape. Shallow dive site, perfect for beginners, but still very nice for all other levels.
HIGHLIGHT : Very good for underwater photography due to shallowness, perfect for discover scuba diving
LEVEL REQUIRED : All levels
DEPTH : Shallow dive site, -10 to -20m
CURRENT : mild

NUDIBRANCH-CITY

NUDIBRANCH CITY

Located north of Han’s Reef, a beautiul, shallow dive site ideally for nudibranches and small colourful reef fishes like mantis shrimp and unicorn fish, but also lion & scorpion fishes have been spotted here several times.
HIGHLIGHT : very colorful nudibranches in all varieties
LEVEL REQUIRED : All levels
DEPTH : Very shallow dive site, up to -12m
CURRENT : Mild

SUNSET-REEF

SUNSET REEF

South-west of Gili Trawangan, boat dive. Stunning reef fish life and excellent corals, often to see turtles, banded sea snake and humphead parrotfish.
HIGHLIGHT : white- & blacktip reef sharks are frequently to be seen
LEVEL REQUIRED : Open Water
DEPTH : up to -35m
CURRENT : None to strong

KECINAN

KECINAN

Kecinan, a 20 minute ride away offers a great muck dive ! All marco diving lovers will be in paradise ! You will find many Nudibranchs, Frog Fish, Scorpion Fish, Mantis Shrimp, Juvenile Lionfish, Seahorses and so many more!
HIGHLIGHT : Very colorful nudibranchs in all varieties
LEVEL REQUIRED : Advanced
DEPTH : Very shallow dive site, up to -12m
CURRENT : Gentle

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