Vila Ombak Divers: scubadiving and snorkeling in Gili Trawangan
Vila Ombak Divers is a PADI 5 Star Dive Center in Gili Trawangan, situated in the archipelago of the Lesser Sunda Islands or Nusa Tenggara in Indonesia.
We don’t have boat with 25, 30 or 40 people. We prefer small grups and not to many people together.
To start your underwater adventure journey to witness the sea turtles and amazing sea world, we offer two options of underwater activity:
- Scuba Diving: You can participate in scuba diving activities – Minimum age requirement is 8 years old.
- Snorkeling: Not a fan of scuba diving? No problem, you can choose to do a snorkeling trip with us. Snorkeling activity is suitable for all ages.
Our dive center is located off Lombok near Bali, on the island of Gili Trawangan in Vila Ombak Hotel. Like the other two islands, Gili Meno and Gili Air, we are surrounded by coral reefs.
We offer different underwater activities for you to discover the magnificent underwater world around the three Gili Islands, namely, Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air. Our resident green turtles and hawksbill turtles are enthusiastic to welcome you into their home of reefs accompanied by wide variety of other colorful marine creatures.
Diving with Vila Ombak Divers
Our PADI 5 Star Dive Center in Gili Trawangan offers 3 day dive schedules per day and night dive is available upon request depending on the condition of the sea. You can choose to do one or up to maximum four dives a day.
The boat trip to the dive sites around the Gili islands takes about 5 minutes to 20 minutes. Since the boat trip is short, we do a single dive and return to the dive center after each dive. Thus, allowing you the flexibility to plan and choose your preferred time that will fit into your holiday plan and manage the intensity of your diving activity.
To optimize your comfort and safety in diving, we dive in small groups with maximum four divers to one dive guide. Our knowledgeable and experienced dive guides will show you the diversity of marine life around the three Gili islands. And it is our pleasure to share with you the memorable experience.
If you need help for your accommodation, our partner, Vila Ombak Hotel, will provide special room rates for you. Please feel free to contact us for the special deals.
Recreational diving, beginners and PADI courses
Our scuba diving activity is available to everyone from the age of 8 years old. With 20 dive sites around the Gili islands, most of the dive sites are suitable for all levels from beginners to experienced divers.
Besides recreation dives for certified divers, our team of PADI professionals offer you:
- If you have never dive before and always wanted to try scuba diving, begin your underwater adventure with an introduction dive.
- After trying your first dive underwater, you might discover that diving is your new passion. Then start your PADI Scuba Diver or PADI Open Water Diver course to become a certified diver and be a part of the largest dive group worldwide.
- For certified diver who wishes to enhance your diving skills and gain confidence, you can upgrade your current certification through PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, Rescue Diver, PADI specialty Diver or PADI Dive Master course.
Regardless of your certification level, you will discover the rich aquatic life of the Gili islands. It is common to see sea turtles (green turtles and hawksbill turtles), countless tropical reef fish, coral reefs, sea fans, sea anemones, crustaceans, mollusks, sponges and reef sharks.
Our well trained PADI instructors deliver PADI diving courses starting from Scuba Diver up to PADI dive profession as a dive master.
In addition, Vila Ombak Divers offers personalized private boat diving or diving with a private guide according to your requirements.
Vila Ombak Divers also offers snorkeling trips to non divers. If diving is not your list, you can choose to snorkel. Or, if your friends are divers and you are not, you can snorkel while they are diving.
Our snorkeling trip includes snorkeling equipments, life jacket and wetsuit (Shorty). Local snorkeling guides will help you on exploring the reefs and aquatic life with our snorkeling trip by sharing boat with divers or a snorkeling tour around the Gili islands with a private glass bottom boat.
Accommodation in Gili Trawangan
For accommodation, on the island of Gili Trawangan, there are many different hotels, luxury bungalows, hostels and home stays that suit different budgets and requirements. Hotel Vila Ombak is one of the best resort in the Gili islands.
Do not hesitate to contact us for information concerning your trip to Gili Trawangan, diving and snorkeling around the Gili islands or accommodation on Gili Trawangan.