Gili Air Slope

Off the west side of Gili Air is a sandy slope known for its coral bommies, soft coral, and macro marine life. Amongst the marine life here you can find schools of fusiliers and snappers. This is a great site for every level of diver.

You will see schooling gusiliers and snappers, plus smaller life including pipefish, pygmy seahorses, squat lobsters, and Nudibranchs.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 20 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
  • Ripping Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Drift Dive
  • Macro Spot

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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Dive sites nearby

As the name suggests this wall is one of the largest in the area with a completely vertical drop from 5-30 meters, running along part of the Eastern side of Gil Air.

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On the east end of Meno you can find this long sea mound which stretches almost the whole length of the island. A beautiful deep dive, famous for the beautiful coral, where you can find lots of cool small stuff like glass shrimp and porcelain crabs.

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Considered a “muck diving“ site, Hans Reef sits just off the east coast of Gili Air and provides great opportunitities for macro photographers or those wanting to see some of the smaller, stranger creatures found here.

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Paradiso / Air Harbour

The harbour of Gili Air is home to much of the smaller marine life around the islands. As well as having frogfish, pipefish, seahorses, and other macro life, it is also the home for the famous mandarin fish, seen either on dawn- or dusk dives. A popular dive site for the macro crazed diver.

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The harbour at Gili Meno is located on a gentle slope with corals and marine life spread out on the dive site. Sea turtles, moray eels, and schools of fusiliers are among some of the marine animals that can be seen along the site. This site is suitable for entry-level scuba divers.

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The pinnacle off of the north-eastern side of Gili Meno is home for many of the sea turtles around the Gili islands. This site is a slope that leads out to a pinnacle stretching from 9m to 30m with corals covering all the sides.

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On the southern tip of Gili Meno lays a series of ’rolling’ ridges angled in towards the island. This site grows gradually deeper and an abundance of local marine life can be found through out the area.

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Northeast of Gili Meno another Gili dive site with great topography is found. Taket Malang, with its sea mounts, stretch from 7m down to 40m deep and is a great site for divers looking to experience the sensation of flying over mountains.

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A great deep dive that offers a variety of corals not seen at the other dive sites. At 30m, this site has a sandy bottom between large sea mounds. These sea mounds range in size and have an interesting variety of overhangs and outcrops.

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A 30m long sunken platform on the southwest side of Meno, this site is covered in hard and soft corals. The reef is a haven for many types of fish such as scorpion fish, stone fish, and juvenile batfish. Large schools of drummer fish are often seen here.

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