Can I travel to Bali now?

Can you travel to Bali now? Updated June 19, 2022

Starting October 14th, 2021, you can travel to Bali. Although, there are still some restrictions you need to know.

Visa on Arrival to travel to Bali available for 72 countries

South Africa, United States of America, Saudi Arabia, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Netherlands, Belgium, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Philippines, Finland, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, United Kingdom, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Germany, Cambodia, Canada, South Korea, Croatia, Laos, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Myanmar, Norway, France, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, New Zealand, Seychelles, Singapore, Cyprus, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor Leste, China, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, Greece, Bahrain, Morocco, Belarus, Oman, Bosnia Herzegovina, Peru, Egypt, Russia, Jordan, Serbia, Kuwait, and Ukraine.

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When will Bali open to tourism?

The most asked question since the beginning of the pandemic is: when will Bali open to tourism? Unfortunately, so far no one knows the answer.

Bali reopening plan to tourism delayed

Covid-19. Update July 2021. The plan to reopen Indonesia’s borders to tourism for this summer has been postponed.

The government aimed to open the borders at the end of July, beginning of August 2021, but coronavirus infections have increased notably in recent weeks (especially on Java island). Hence they have decided to delay the plan until the daily cases of infections drop significantly.

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Sharks, fun facts

Sharks have inhabited our oceans for more than 400 million years. They have survived the 5 great extinctions that have taken place on Earth, including the one that wiped out the dinosaurs. Since then and until today, these fish have evolved in surprising ways.

They are extraordinary animals with an anatomy that does nothing but improve over time. Sharks are master hunters with incredible precision. They are found at the top of the food chain and are essential for maintaining the balance of marine ecosystems.

Marine life in Bali, diving with sharks
Video by Ludovic Amevor
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Nudibranchs are marine gastropod mollusks with soft bodies, part of the sea-slug family. 

Nudibranchs come in virtually every color and combination of colors and are extremely beautiful. They are some of the most overlooked beauties by divers.

11 fun facts about nudibranchs

1. Nudibranchs are pretty tiny

Most of them are less than 5 cm long, while others are very small, just a few millimeters. The largest ones, like the Spanish dancer, rarely exceed 60 centimeters.

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Responsible and sustainable diving. 100% committed to our oceans

Responsible and sustainable diving. 100% committed to our oceans.

Dive. Enjoy. Care about the oceans

Our love, respect and commitment to the sea. What we do at SDDC and what you can do to protect it.

We are divers and the ocean is our passion and our lifestyle. It is also our school and our office.

The reefs of Bali are so beautiful. They are super healthy, colourful and full of life. It is the responsibility of each of us to keep them that way. Take care of them, respect them and even more, improve them.

It is a pleasure for us to share our passion with all of you. It is our priority to teach people not only to dive but also to respect, care for and love the sea.

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Coronavirus and diving – New Normal Protocols

At Southern Dreams Diving Club, we are aware of the impact of the coronavirus on our day-to-day life and on diving. That is why we constantly work to minimize the risk of virus transmission. We want to protect both each and every one of our clients and our staff, which leads us to apply exceptional measures. These protocols are based on government and industry expert recommendations. It is important that we all adapt so that we can continue to enjoy diving safely.

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