Dive spots Bira
Dive spots Bira
Tanjung Bira is famous for the beautiful and clean pearlwhite sandy beach, some even call it enchanting. Here you can dive, swim, sunbathe and snorkel, enjoy the sunset and the sunrise or go to the spectacular viewpoint Puang Janggo. The viewpoint lies a bit further inland on the top of a hill which is more than 400 meters high. Sports enthusiasts can hike from the foot of the hill to the summit in about 40 minutes.
The Liukkang Beach and the island of Kambing opposite the beach of Bira are also worth a visit.
Tanjung Bira also offers very different dive sites. Challenging adventure; Underwater currents, White Tip and Black Tip sharks that swim around the divers. Some dive sites in Bira are only recommended for experienced divers, but there are also some nice places for beginners. Bira is a special place for divers because of the passive interaction with sharks. Snorkelling is fine too.
Tanjung Bira has a couple of good spots and some interesting coral formations including a spur at 30 meters that is often surrounded by reef sharks. Maramasa Pinnacles are located to the north of Bira and offer good diving although evidence of dynamite fishing can be seen.
House Reef Bira.
Average depth: 15 - 20m, bottom contour: Slope, bottom composition: sand, coral and rocks, coral reef: predominantly soft coral.
The beautiful coral garden and the underwater landscape invite to photo shoots. Coral reef fish: Butterfly fish, Cardinal fish, Angelfish, Groupers, Damselfish, Anthias, Batfish, Wrasse, Parrot fish, Surgeon fish, Trigger fish, Puffer fish, Box fish and Porcupine fish.
Average depth: 5 - 40 m, bottom composition: sand, coral and rocks.
This dive site is suitable for beginners.
Average depth: 5 - 30 m, coral reef: predominantly hard coral, bottom contour: slope.
This place is suitable for beginners.