Home to the USAT Liberty shipwreck, a US Army transport ship that was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine in 1942.

The wreck is sitting in black sand at a maximum of 30m, with the top in 3m making it excellent for snorkelers and divers of all certifications. It is an explosion of marine life, encrusted in corals and covered in schools of fish such as trevally, fusiliers, colourful anthias, batfish and sweetlips
as well as a great number of macro species.

Tulamben Wreck Divers is located on the beach front and has 4 different room categories. Each room is filled with comfortable furniture, perfect for resting in between dives.

With beautiful pool surrounds , day trips coordinated in house and spa facilities non dive days and non divers are well catered to.

Tulamben, a small fishing village on the northeastern coast of Bali, Indonesia, has gained international acclaim as a premier diving destination. The village itself is modest, with its charm rooted in the simplicity and traditional Balinese culture. However, beneath the waters of Tulamben lies an underwater paradise that has captured the hearts of divers from around the globe. The rich marine biodiversity, coupled with the historical significance of the dive sites, makes Tulamben a must-visit for diving enthusiasts. The clear, warm waters and easily accessible dive sites cater to divers of all skill levels, from novices to seasoned professionals.

The most famous dive site in Tulamben is undoubtedly the USAT Liberty Wreck. This World War II-era cargo ship was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine in 1942 and now rests just offshore, providing a vibrant artificial reef teeming with marine life. Divers can explore the wreck at varying depths, making it suitable for both beginners and experienced divers. The wreck is adorned with stunning coral formations and home to a myriad of fish species, including barracudas, bumphead parrotfish, and even the occasional visiting mola-mola (sunfish). The Liberty Wreck’s accessibility from the shore makes it one of the most convenient and rewarding wreck dives in the world.

Key highlights of diving Tulamben :

Tulamben, located on the northeast coast of Bali, Indonesia, is renowned for its spectacular dive sites. Some of the key dive sites in Tulamben include:

  1. USAT Liberty Wreck:
    • Description: The most famous dive site in Tulamben, the USAT Liberty is a World War II cargo ship that was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine in 1942. The wreck lies just off the shore and is covered in corals, providing a habitat for a variety of marine life.
    • Depth: 5 to 30 meters.
    • Highlights: Stunning coral formations, abundant fish life, including barracudas, Napoleon wrasse, and the occasional mola-mola (sunfish).
  2. Coral Garden:
    • Description: Located near the Liberty Wreck, this site features a shallow reef with a beautiful coral garden.
    • Depth: 2 to 15 meters.
    • Highlights: Great for beginners, with sightings of colorful reef fish, cuttlefish, octopuses, and nudibranchs.
  3. Drop Off (Tulamben Wall):
    • Description: A dramatic vertical wall dive just a short swim from the shore.
    • Depth: 5 to over 60 meters.
    • Highlights: Rich coral and sponge growth, schools of fish, and larger pelagic species like reef sharks and rays.
  4. Seraya Secrets:
    • Description: Known for its macro photography opportunities, this site is slightly south of Tulamben.
    • Depth: 5 to 30 meters.
    • Highlights: Rare critters like frogfish, ghost pipefish, mimic octopuses, and various types of shrimps and crabs.
  5. Batu Kelebit:
    • Description: A bit further off the coast, accessible by boat, featuring underwater pinnacles.
    • Depth: 5 to 40 meters.
    • Highlights: Excellent visibility, diverse coral gardens, and sightings of larger pelagic fish.
  6. Emerald:
    • Description: A site that offers both muck diving and coral reef experiences.
    • Depth: 5 to 30 meters.
    • Highlights: Rich in macro life, with frogfish, nudibranchs, and occasional sightings of larger species like reef sharks.

Tulamben’s dive sites are easily accessible and offer a range of experiences suitable for divers of all levels. The diversity of marine life and the relatively calm conditions make it a popular destination for both recreational diving and underwater photography.




UPGRADE: Penthouse ADD $130 pp Twin share

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fLY Virgin Australia

Return Flights Brisbane to Denpasar
All airline taxes & fuel surcharges


7 Nights Superior room Twin share
Return Airport transfers

DIVE Tulamen (Bali)

12 Shore Dives per diver
Tanks, weights, air-fills and Dive Guides

Tulamben Wreck Divers

Staying at Tulamben Wreck Divers, a popular dive resort, enhances the experience of exploring Tulamben’s underwater treasures. This resort offers comprehensive dive packages that cater to all levels of divers, providing guided dives, dive equipment rental, and PADI courses. The accommodations range from budget-friendly rooms to more luxurious villas, all set within a tranquil garden environment. The resort’s proximity to the dive sites allows for easy scheduling of multiple dives per day, maximizing the time spent underwater. Additionally, the on-site restaurant serves a variety of local and international dishes, ensuring that guests are well-nourished and ready for their diving adventures.

Dive Tulamben

Apart from the USAT Liberty Wreck, Tulamben boasts several other remarkable dive sites, such as the Coral Garden, Drop Off (Tulamben Wall), Seraya Secrets, and Batu Kelebit. Each site offers a unique underwater landscape and an abundance of marine life, from vibrant coral gardens and dramatic vertical walls to rare critters perfect for macro photography. The calm conditions and excellent visibility year-round make Tulamben an ideal destination for underwater photographers and macro enthusiasts. Whether diving during the day or embarking on a night dive, the underwater world of Tulamben promises an unforgettable experience, enriched by the warm hospitality and professional services of Tulamben Wreck Divers.