Scuba diving in Simon’s Reef

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From Boat
Diver level
Average: 25 m
Maximum: 40 m
varies from moderate to strong
Average: 15 m
Maximum: 30 m
Simon’s Reef dive site is located in the north east of Gili Air and offers amazing reef diving opportunities. Simon’s Reef is quite deep and only suitable for holders of Advanced Open Water certificate. The coral variety of Simon’s Reef is magnificent and there is an abundance of fish life as well, which varies from the tiniest reef fish to bigger reef species like parrotfish, angelfish and triggerfish. Trevallies, barracudas and tuna are quite common. The site is also well populated with sea turtles.

When to go

Diving Simon’s Reef is possible all year long as the average annual water temperature stays around 28C/82F. Currents are influenced by phases of the moon and can be quite strong, deep depths require experience to dive this site.

What to see

An excellent coral life with many varieties of soft and hard corals, colourful reef fish, barracufas, tuna and sea turtles.

Reachable from

Gili Meno

Liveaboards with trips to Simon’s Reef

Dive center`s Special Offers

  • Gili Trawangan Blue Marlin Dive (Gili Trawangan)

    10 Nitrox Dives Package

    Package of 10 guided boat dives around the Gili Islands
  • Gili Meno Blue Marlin Dive (Gili Meno)

    10 Dives Package

    Package of 10 guided boat dives around the Gili Islands
  • Gili Air 7Seas Dive Gili

    Fun Diving Package 7D6N

    You must be a certified diver. Itinerary: Day 1: Pick up at your hotel in Bali (Seminyak, Kuta, Sanur, Jimbaran or Ubud center area) in the morning. Transfer to Gili Air by speed boat. Arrival at 7SEAS Cottages, by 1 pm the latest. Horse-Cart tour round the island and one hour spa treatment. Overnight at 7SEAS Cottages. Day 2, 3, 4, 5, 6: Daily breakfast set by the beach. One or two fun dives a day with certified guide, scuba gear & insurance included. Overnight at 7SEAS Cottages. Day 7: Breakfast set by the beach. Possibility of a last fun dive in morning. Transfer from 7SEAS to your hotel in Bali, by Speed Boat and car
  • Gili Air Blue Marlin Dive Gili Air

    5 Dives Package

    Daily diving. Dive center runs 3 dives per day at slightly different times than the norm to avoid dive site crowding. Boats go out at 8:00 am, 10:30 am & 2:00 pm Sat - Thurs and 8:00 am & 2:00 pm on Fridays per the local prayer schedule. This product is for certified divers only

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