is the perfect choice for anyone looking to combine a luxury beach
holiday with some world-class diving. In general, diving in Bali is
wonderful, but when it comes to drift diving, Amed and Menjangan
Island stand out as top choices.
Amed, on the east coast, has already made a name for itself as a
great spot for muck diving, but Bunutan, with its medium to strong
currents, is the perfect choice for an exhilarating drift dive. The
site has a 500-metre drift alongside a colourful reef with plenty
of darting reef fish. However, look out into the blue and there's a
chance of spotting bigger creatures like black-tip reef sharks,
barracudas and giant trevally.
Raja Ampat is a must-visit for anyone wanting to go drift
diving in Indonesia. These hard-to-reach islands are heralded for
having the most diverse marine life in the country, if not the
world, and there are plenty of amazing dive sites to choose
For drift diving, nothing beats Cape Kri in the Dampier Strait -
a narrow channel between several islands known for its strong
currents. Cape Kri is a thrilling drift dive, with a vibrant coral
wall surrounded by large schools of groupers, sweet lips and
Another amazing area for drift diving is Misool Island, which is
even more far-flung than the Dampier Strait, with countless dive
sites to choose from. Gorgonian Passage, a channel between two
islands, is a great choice, with large sea fans swaying in the
current and a beautiful coral reef at the end of the dive.
Nusa Lembongan is another one of our favourite spots for drift
diving in Indonesia. Although it's less than an hour by fast boat
from Bali, it's worlds away from Bali's crowds and mass
Blue Corner is by far the most popular dive site on the island.
The site is a steep, rocky drop-off, frequented by large pelagics
and colourful reef fish. During the drift, it's not uncommon for
divers to spot reef sharks and even mola mola out in the blue.
Indonesia is the perfect choice for drift diving. But, with so
many amazing places to choose from, deciding where to go can be a
bit daunting. That's where we come in - our expert team has the
know-how and experience to put together a custom itinerary for your