Mola Mola Season(Sunfish)

The Mola Mola (Sunfish) is a very unique looking fish. The fish is higher than his length, and it doesn’t really look like a usual fish. Because of the strange looks of the Mola Mola he has therefore has several names. Besides Mola Mola, he is also known as moonfish, but also as sunfish. A Mola Mola can grow up to 3 meters high because of its high fins, Imagine that! Bali is the perfect place to spot the Mola Mola, as this is a "cleaning station" for the Mola’s. Here comes the warm current of the Indian Ocean along with the cold currents from the South Pole and Aus...

Read More
Clearing your ears during diving

As divers, we are dealing with major pressure changes. The deeper we go, the higher the pressure and the pressure increases much faster underwater than in the air. The clearing of ears receives extensive attention during the Introductory dive and during the Open Water course. In our ears, behind the eardrum is an air-containing cavity, we have to bring this to the correct ambient pressure while descending, refer to as equalizing. When we take off, the pressure will usually diminish automatically. If you have a good equalizing technique, you can also apply it in an airplane, during a ride th...

Read More
Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno & Gili Air

During your trip through Indonesia or your holiday to Bali, you should not miss the Gili Islands. The three Gili Islands are about 35 kilometre from Bali. Are you in love with clear blue water, white beaches and palm trees on the beach? Then this is the ultimate place to enjoy all this beauty for a few days. Besides that, you can also have a good party, diving and snorkeling. Yes, the Gili Islands are really a paradise. It is quite touristy and not off the beaten track destination. Differences between the 3 islands Gili Trawangan is the largest island of the 3 and the most popular pl...

Read More
Try diving of our interns in Tulamben

The first try dive experience of our marketing & communication interns Philip & Morgane. Dune Atlantis gave us the opportunity to do a try dive since we have never experience diving before. A try dive will make you feel in love with the underwater world. During this discovery you will get a brief explanation of what you have to do, how everything works and how the basic actions work. The explanation was well taken care of by Eka, an Indonesian instructor. She was clear and explained everything with a sense of humor. The equipment is very important as well. Eka has a lot of experien...

Read More
Where to go in Bali

Bali is different from all other Indonesian Islands. It is the island of temples and rituals but also because of it’s tourism and surfing beaches. Around four million people live in Bali. Most people live in the coastal areas of the south. The Balinese culture is closely linked to Hinduism. The Balinese variant of Hinduism, however, still has animistic elements that you can clearly see in daily life. Ubud Ubud in the middle of Bali and is different from the coast places it is a town where art and culture are central. It is also a popular place for massages, cooking and yoga cou...

Read More
What to do in Sanur?

Sanur it the ideal option for those who want to avoid the busy streets of Kuta. Although it has become more busy the past few years. The popularity of Sanur among travel organisations and travellers has increased a lot. The bay where Sanur is located is shielded by a coral reef, so the sea is calm and the waves are small. Fishing On the beach of Sanur there are many fishing companies offering day trips. Due to the high diversity of fishing companies, you can choose what kind of fishing you would like to do. Another possibility is joining local fishermen’s on a small boat. This is a...

Read More
The most beautiful beaches of Bali

Dreamland Beach, Uluwatu, Bali One of the most beautiful beaches of Bali are located on Bukit Peninsula, the peninsula in the southern tip of Bali. The beaches are surrounded by high cliffs and surfers can indulge themselves here. The beaches are wonderful to relax and certainly around Uluwatu there are plenty of trendy restaurants and beach clubs. Bingin Beach is a wonderful place to watch surfers and eat fresh fish on the beach in the evenings, but Dreamland Beach is the most beautiful beach: wide, white and bordered by high cliffs. Short said: this is the place to be in Bali when it come...

Read More
The internship of Pauline & Jeanne in Dune Atlantis Bali

They come from Belgium and were in search of an internship of 15 weeks as part of their last year of studies in foreign trade.They integrated the team in February, 2018 and stayed with us until May. Their everyday life within Dune Atlantis Bali was always different. The tasks which were asked them were varied, but often centered on marketing and communication. They never dived before coming to Bali and they had the opportunity during their stay with us to make their first dive, accompanied with our qualified PADI instructor Putu, on the famous dive site of Tulamben. In addition to that, ...

Read More
Discover Bali's food

In Bali you can find tasty gourmet cooking from all over the world, however being in Indonesia you should try traditional local dishes first. Here is a list of 5 typical Indo/Bali dishes : 1. NASI GORENG « Nasi Goreng » is a must in Indonesian cuisine. Discover this wonderful dish made with fried rice, chicken and sautéed vegetables. It is considered the country national dish so make sure to try. You will find this dish everywhere in bali, from little "Warung" (small Indonesian restaurants) to your hotel restaurants. 2. MIE GORENG This dish is e...

Read More
Meet our new divemaster : VIKEN !

Viken has a Higher National Diploma Logistic (BTEC-France). He worked as a Manager in a emergency company for 5 years. Bored with his job, he left his work to discover the world in order to find his own way. As his dad is a diver instructor, Viken dives since his childhood. After a year of discovery across New Zealand, he decided to bond his passion and work and wishes to do his divemaster abroad. He had never been in Asia before and wanted to discover Bali. He did some research of dive centers based in Bali and he discovered Dune Atlantis International Bali on the web. He choose our dive ...

Read More