Marine awareness

The marine life is a hot topic. But what about the oceans? Why are clean oceans so important to us? As a traveler you have probably already seen it, a beach full of plastic and waste in that beautiful clear water in which you are diving or snorkeling. But the problem goes far beyond that, the paradise on earth is being ruined by plastic waste. You might not notice it in the daily routine, but we, humans, are very dependent on the ocean. From food to cooling, but we also use the ocean to transport goods. Even more than that, the climate and the ocean have an important role. Wi...

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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...

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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...

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Rules and guidelines for diving

Diving is exploring another world. But this world, if we do not paid attention, can be damaged and this can have irreversible consequences on the quality of the fauna and marine flora. Here are 7 tips to optimize your underwater behavior in order to be a responsible diver. 1. One of the most occurring faults of the diver is kicking with the fins ... it is necessary to avoid kicking the fins violently near the rocks and the ground, this will damage the area, fauna and flora. 2. Do not touch, catch or destroy the coral ... never! 3. Adjust the buoyancy (stabilization) to avoid any cont...

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Tips and tricks for a first Dive

A good shape Regardless of your age, diving requires a good shape. It is forbidden for pregnant women, but not only: some health states, such as asthma, nervous problems, heart problems, or ear surgery, require a prior medical advice, even for a Try Diving. Therefore, do not loose time and anticipate your medical consultation! What should you eat before a dive ? Diving inflicts a great physical effort to your body: Favor slow sugars, such as pastas and rice. Ideally, that kind of food should be consumed the evening before your dive, so that the digestion has finished, and the ...

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20th Anniversary of Atlantis International - Jérôme's interview

In 1996, you may have seen the Atlantis van pacing up and down the main roads of Bali, from Sanur to Tulamben. Actually, this is how the Atlantis International Bali story began:a 29 years-old French man, named Jérôme Perussel,driving his car from a cityto another. All startedwhen the 8 year-old Jérôme learned how to dive in Spain. He has never stopped from that day. After many years travelling all over Asia, he finally settled in Bali and dedicated his life to his passion - diving. From an hotel to another he spent several years to promote his new born company. Aft...

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