Take an Eco-diver course or create your own Biorock artificial reef in the Gili Islands, Indonesia.

Trawangan Dive - PADI 5* CDC

Who: Trawangan Dive

Where: Gili Trawangan, Gili Islands, Bali, Indonesia

When: All year round

What: The Gili Islands are the second largest Biorock® site in the world, currently home to 63 Biorock® structures and have hosted International Reef Restoration Training Workshops.

Divers can learn about coral biology and environmental threats, be trained how to coral garden, survey, conserve, maintain the Biorock® and finally design, weld and submerge their own Biorock® structure through a variety of eco courses:

  • Coral propagation: Develop a deeper understanding of reef survey and coral propagation techniques as well as nursery site selection, building and monitoring processes.
  • Reef gardening: Learn how to identify broken live corals and give them a second chance of survival.
  • PADI Biorock® Speciality course – Learn about Biorock® and help build and sink a new structure.
  • Reef Check – Learn how to ID fish, inverts, corals and substrates in order to identify the health of a reef.
  • Dive Against Debris – Clean up rubbish from the reefs and deliver the findings to Project Aware.

Gili Trawangan Green Credentials:

  • PADI Green Star award – the first dive centre in the Lombok region to be awarded Green Star status.
  • Supporter of the Gili Eco Trust, the islands’ conservation organisation – reef restoration, patrolling for illegal fishing practices, waste management and recycling, beach clean ups and animal welfare clinics.
  • Supporter of Project AWARE

 Visit Trawangen Dive for more information.

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