Scuba diving in Takat Malang

From Boat
Diver level
Average: 20 m
Maximum: 40 m
moderate to strong
Average: 15 m
Maximum: 20 m
Takat Malang is a dive site located not far from Simon’s Reef with the same stunning collection of soft and hard corals. Divers will enjoy exploring the reef, consisting of series of canyons and large swim-throughs and will be fascinated by spectacular coral heads (Takat). There are about ten large beautifully sculpted coral Takats with excellent diversity of corals, including some huge gorgonians. Takat Malang also features a concentration of reef fish, including bigger reef species like parrotfish, angelfish and triggerfish. Takat Malang site offers an amazing multilevel dive, beginning with plateau at 15m/49ft and finishing at its deepest end of 35 m/114ft, where divers can see huge cuttlefish. Due to the deep depths and strong currents this dive only suitable for experience divers.

When to go

Diving opportunities at Takat Malang are great at any time of the year as the average water temperature is 28C/82F. The average depth is 20m/65ft and the maximum depth is 40m/131ft. Average visibility is 15-20m/49-65ft. Currents are influenced by phases of the moon and can vary from medium to strong.

What to see

Spectacular coral gardens with an amazing diversity of corals, including large gorgonians and a wide variety of reef fish. Also, divers have a pretty good chance to see sting rays and eagle rays.

Reachable from

Gili Meno, Mataram

Liveaboards with trips to Takat Malang

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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