November 12, 2020, 07.53 PM

KOMPAS.com – The Bali diving spot of Tanjung Benoa is the place to go for your fix of underwater exploration especially for newbies. 

While there are plenty of places to visit in Bali including its innumerable pristine beaches, Tanjung Benoa is at the top when it comes to the island’s diving spots for beginners.

For travelers who are new to diving, it is understandable to have concerns, but Tanjung Benoa’s calm waves and water current are reassuring for newbie underwater explorers.

“This beach is well-known to be a favorite Bali diving spot for beginners. The calm current is safe for newbie divers,” reassured Tour Leader for Avia Tour, Sherly.

So, what is so fascinating about this Bali diving spot?

In Close Proximity to the Airport

This Bali tourist destination is regularly frequented by domestic and international travelers because it is in such a close distance from Bali’s main airport, Ngurah Rai International Airport.

Located on the southern end of the Bali beach area, Tanjung Benoa is an idyllic diving spot on the island for travelers who do not possess a diving certification yet are keen on exploring the wondrous ocean life underneath the water.

For beginners, Sherly explained that instructors are present to teach and accompany travelers during their diving sessions.

“For certain, there is an instructor or trainer who will teach tourists how to dive and other basic diving knowledge. Tourists do not have to feel afraid about diving even if it is their first time.”

During the coronavirus pandemic, Sherly advised that travelers bring their own diving gear for those who are hesitant about safety even though tour operators have already prepared the equipment.

The measure prevents any physical contact which is an integral part of the Covid-19 health protocols.

Fancy Water Sports?

Tanjung Benoa has also become a Bali beach sought-after by water sports enthusiasts.

Water sports services are available around this tourist destination in Bali such as those offered by Bali Jet Set Dive and Marine Sports located at Jalan Setra Gandamayu, Tanjung Benoa.

Do not miss the chance to go fly fishing, jet skiing, parasailing, scuba diving, snorkeling, or hopping on a banana boat where the natural views and vibrant marine life adds to your Bali travel experience.

Directions to Tanjung Benoa

If we have piqued your interest in planning a trip to this tourist destination in Bali, you will be glad to know that getting to Tanjung Benoa is easy.

From the capital of Bali, Denpasar, you can take a vehicle such as a car or a motorbike and make your way to this Bali diving spot within a 45-minute drive.

Until the coronavirus pandemic ends, you will be required to respect Covid-19 health protocols as you travel around Bali.

The protocols include wearing a face mask, regularly washing your hands with soap, social distancing, and staying home if you experience a fever or have a body temperature higher than 37.3 degrees Celsius.

(Writer: Nicholas Ryan Aditya | Editor: Kahfi Dirga Cahya)

Source: https://travel.kompas.com/read/2020/07/29/161300927/pantai-tanjung-benoa-tempat-diving-untuk-pemula-di-bali?page=all#page2 

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