Halik - All Levels
Fringing Reef. Depth: 10-35+M, 25-minute boat ride from the Dive Center. Beginner to Advanced.
Perfect for a shallow or deep dive, Halik has a stunning coral reef that runs along parallel to the shoreline along the North side of Gili Trawangan. Stunning coral gardens host large schools of rainbow-colored Anthias, Clownfish, Butterflyfish, Red Tooth Triggerfish, and a variety of Fusiliers. This site is perfect for Try Scuba Diving to Open Water courses as the shallow reef is teeming with diverse fish and coral life. It is also one of the top snorkeling spots in the Gili Islands with shallow corals teeming with fish. This is one of the most diverse sites for diving in the Gili Islands.
Free swimming Giant Morays can be seen here as well as Octopus and large Cuttlefish. There are often Scorpionfish and Lionfish camouflaged on the coral bommies as Anthia's school above. Hawksbill turtles are found grazing on the shallow 12 m reef.
The deep ridges at Halik are equally as beautiful featuring pink and orange Sea Fans, White Tip Reef Sharks, schooling Snappers, and Blue Spotted Ribbon Tailed Rays. A mild to medium current is usually present here making it a perfect leisurely drift dive. Divers should keep an eye to the blue for large Napoleon Wrasse, Spanish Mackerel, Dog Tooth Tuna, schooling Bumphead Parrotfish and the occasional Manta Ray. This dive site is especially well suited for Deep Specialty Courses and Advanced Adventure courses as the steep sloping reef provide a perfect reference for your ascent and descents. Please contact us to reserve your booking for Halik.