USS Liberty

  • Type: Shore Dive
  • Level: All Levels
  • Current: None
  • Depth: 10 – 30 meters

The wreck USS Liberty was a steam cargo ship built during the first world war, the ship was torpedoed in 1942  by the Japanese submarine I-166 leaving it at the coast of Tulamben, and in 1963 was pushed underwater by the eruption of mount Agung.

The wreck is only 30 meters from the shore in a sandy slope 90º parallel to the coast and sits between 3m and 27m deep, making it a very easy dive for all levels.

Over the years it has been colonized by all kinds of corals and marine life like the emblematic humphead parrotfish, barracudas, lionfish, surgeonfish, and all kinds of nudibranch and small habitants like seahorses.

This is the most famous dive site in Bali. The USS Liberty Shipwreck is a 120 meter long shipwreck just 50 meters off the shore in Tulamben. It lies between 10 and 30 meters, with a small part a bit more shallow. This dive site has everything for everyone.

The USS Liberty is the easiest wreck dive in the world.

The Liberty is covered with coral and has an abundance of fish life around it. It has a few nice swim throughs and for macro lovers there are nudibranchs, ghostpipe fish, frogfish and from time to time pygmy seahorses. For the early birds or the night dive lovers, a school of bumphead parrot fish uses the wreck as their private bedroom.

The Liberty Wreck, an iconic dive site, is a living testament to the power of nature’s resilience. Over time, the wreck has become completely enveloped in vibrant coral, transforming it into a thriving underwater ecosystem. The coral-covered structure serves as a bustling hub for a diverse array of fish life, creating a dynamic and colorful spectacle for divers to explore.

The site offers a variety of experiences for divers. It features several intriguing swim-throughs that add an element of adventure to the dive. These passages through the wreck provide unique perspectives and the opportunity to observe marine life in a more intimate setting.

For macro photography enthusiasts and lovers of smaller marine creatures, the Liberty Wreck is a treasure trove. It’s home to a variety of species including nudibranchs, ghostpipe fish, and frogfish. Occasionally, divers might even spot the elusive pygmy seahorses, adding a touch of magic to the dive.

Dive Packages at USS Liberty

Weekenders Dive

4 dives
Get ready for a weekend full of excitement. A two-day adventure with four total dives in some of the coolest spots around.
IDR 2,19jt
≈ 127.00€

Best of North Bali

3 dives
This journey includes three dives across the most picturesque and exciting sites in Amed and at the iconic Liberty Wreck.
IDR 1,69jt
≈ 98.00€

North Bali Deep

4 dives
This underwater adventure features four exciting dives, showcasing some of the most striking and diverse marine landscapes in North Bali.
IDR 2,55jt
≈ 148.80€

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Any Questions?

If you have any questions or want a custom dive package, we are always available for you.

Our team speaks fluent Indonesian & English and is ready to help you with any request.

We understand that planning a dive trip tour can sometimes raise questions, be it difficulty levels, equipment or other details.

Don’t hesitate to contact us – we’re here to help and provide you with the best possible service.

Best regards, your Calypso Diving Team

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