Diving & Snorkeling Guide to Bali
Publisher: Manta Ray Publishing
This beautifully illustrated, expanded and updated new edition of the 2019 Diving & Snorkeling Guide to Bali tells you all you need to know if you are planning diving or snorkeling trips around Bali. Do you want to know where the coolest critters live? Where and when to go to have the best chance of seeing big fish? How to avoid the crowds? Look no further - it's all here!
Deep lushly covered walls; black sand slopes crawling with rare, bizarre and wonderful creatures; impossibly gorgeous, multi-colored coral reefs; exotic white sand beaches and coves; heart-pumping drift dives past other-worldly undersea cliffs and legendary big fish dives. Bali is truly one of the finest places in the world to dive. The sheer diversity of underwater seascapes is breathtaking.
And because any trip to Bali would not be complete without experiencing the topside wonders of this magical island, this new edition introduces you to some of the less well-known yet completely unmissable sites on land too.
Visit and marvel at wonders such as ancient monuments that predate Borobudur and Angkor Wat; Formula 1 buffalo racing; a cemetery inside a crater which dates back 1,000 years; and a spectacular mountain temple that only the locals know.This book is your backstage pass to parts of the island seen by very few outsiders.
The 2019 Diving & Snorkeling Guide to Bali includes detailed descriptions of 60 dive sites all around the island: the famous ones, the infamous ones and the secret ones that only the professionals know about. It is illustrated with over 180 gorgeous full color images and contains maps, dive safety tips, advice on how to get around, the very best of Bali's cultural icons and landscapes and a list of useful words in the Indonesian language, including diving terms.
AuthorsTim Rock was the author of the very first diving and snorkeling guide to Bali in the 1990s and has been visiting and diving the island for the last 30 years. He is a world-renowned underwater journalist and photographer and has published guides to dive destinations all over the world, in Southeast Asia, the Caribbean and most prominently in his home region, Micronesia. His latest 2019 guidebooks to diving and snorkeling Guam, Truk, Palau and other Micronesian islands are featured in this series too.
Simon Pridmore is a deep diving pioneer, scuba instructor trainer and the author of the bestselling Scuba series of books, the latest of which is Scuba Exceptional - Become the Best Diver You Can Be. He has been living, diving and exploring in Bali since 2009.Simon and Tim have also collaborated on another volume in this series, the Diving & Snorkeling Guide to Raja Ampat and Northeast Indonesia.