As its name indicates, this site is in Kubu, village 10 minutes North West of Tulamben. Get in the water from Kubu beach, swim 2 minutes towards the open sea and discover a large Coral Garden slithered with sand on which you may come across some blue spotted sting rays, before discovering a pygmy sea horse hidding in an isolated sea fan. Our guides will show you frog fish, ghost pipe fish amongst a multitude of fish that live on this site.
Depart from Kubu Monkey beach and swim straight out towards the open sea. This splendid dive site will appear in less than 2 minutes.
Kubu Monkey is a real pleasure for the eyes. Living here are frog fish, pygmy sea horses, blue spotted sting rays, ghost pipefish, numerous species of crabes and shrimps...
This site is a Coral Garden seperated by large slithers of sand. You will find here hard and soft coral, sponges and...go see for yourself!
The site extends from 5 meters to 30 meters depth. No reason to go deeper.
Kind of diving
Kubu Monkey is perfect for exploration diving and photography.
Whether you are a beginner or an experienced diver, you will greatly appreciate this splendid site!
Video diving from Tulamben
Collection of 4 videos on the interior passages of the Liberty wreck, certain of these passages require wreck speciality training, contact us for more information.
This first passage, light and open on both ends and on the side, doesn't present any particular difficulties. Depth of 13 meters.
The deepest passage of the Libert wreck or more specifically under the wreck...20 meters long at 20 meters depth, complete darkness, don't forget your Ariane line and your torches!
Inside the stern of the ship, complete darkness, diving torches compulsary, 2 entries at 12 meters under the rudder and at 14 meters on the old bridge. Living here are big groupers and moray eels.
Watch this video of the longest passage of the wreck of the most famous wreck in South East Asia. Entry at 14 meters, exit at 8 meters, very dark, down here a torch is a bonus.
Coral Garden will surely be your first dive site on an initiation or Open Water Course. In the middle of this calm and sheltered Tulamben bay, this site is also very popular with photographers, for its many Leaf scorpion fish, and ribon eels, leopard moray eels and species nudibranchs, crabes and shrimps.
Ribon eel moving along the Coral Garden site, it is rare to observe these eels in open water, these eels spend most of their time hiding in the sand. The males are black and yellow and the females blue and yellow. By observing the video we understand well why we call them ribbon eels!
Serraya secrets, macro dive site very popular with photographers at only a few kilometers from Tulamben, we will take you diving to the bottom with great pleasure!