You only live once, so why not follow your heart, do what you really want and experience the unknown?!
Meet our amazing PADI Course Director Kim! All of our team are passionate about diving and the environment so not only will you have heaps of fun training with us, but you will also learn a lot about the beautiful marine ecosystem that surrounds Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Penida. They love sharing stories so don't be afraid to ask lots of questions and we're sure by the end of your dive, you'll have plenty of stories of your own!
Meet The Team
Our team at Scuba Center Asia are there to support you, while Kim is your coach and mentor for the program, our team love getting to know you and share their dive stories as well. So don’t be surprised if Bastiaan or Juli or any of our team come and hang out at the end of the day. They are also dive crazy and love sharing their dive career stories – other than Bas and Kim, our team is all local to Lembongan, all are PADI professionals and can’t wait to show you around on Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Penida divesites.
Meet our amazing PADI Course Director Kim! Along with managing the business side of our 5* PADI Dive Resort, Kim also takes care of all of our guests in the resort, whether they are visiting for the day or staying with us while doing a course. With her big smile and contagious laugh, Kim is instant friends with everyone and ensures they receive the highest level of customer service. She is dive obsessed and when not diving, Kim loves chatting with people from all walks of life, in The Bar Next Door with a glass of wine and her dogs at her feet.
PADI Course Director KIM
BASTIAAN Master Instructor
Bastiaan started diving 10 years ago and lived and dived all over the world: Egypt, Oman, Philipines, Bali, Thailand and all over Europe. Yes even the cold waters in the Netherlands and he is now exploring the waters of Lembongan and Penida. As a PADI Master Instructor he will be your mentor when you decide to become a PADI Divemaster. Guaranteed fun and a whole lot of experience is waiting to be shared with you. See for yourself and come dive with Bas!
Purana is the best captain on the island! Friendly, helpful and fun! With his years of experience he knows the waters around Nusa Lembongan, Nusa Ceningan and Nusa Penida like no other. Safety on all divers on the boat is his priority and he is spot on in ﬁnding you underwater at the end of the dive so you don’t have to wait long at the surface for the boat.
Dudi Open Water Scuba Instructor
Dudi is not only a master in scuba diving but also a master in ﬁnding the cool little macro creatures underwater. As a former lifeguard and with over 3000 dives you will feel absolutely safe underwater when diving with him. His smile, expertise and customer service will make your dive your day!
Big trouble on the boat with this one! Haha not really, but if you are looking for some fun on the boat or around the dive center, JuliBcool is the man to look for! He is responsible for all logistics and control on the boat and dive center. With his sense of humor and hard work mentality he is deﬁnitely someone you want to meet. He might even show you some of his magic tricks!
JulibCool Open Water Scuba Instructor
Pimpin Master Scuba Diver Trainer
If you want to try diving for the ﬁrst time or get your ticket with PADI, PIMPIN will be happy to help and take you out to the ocean! She will make sure safety comes first place but not forgetting to have fun as well. A pretty laid back and very chatty lady, don't hesitate to pop over to the shop and ask her any questions. She is there to help make your holiday and dive experience one to remember forever!
Yayan is the master of the horizontal bubble rings, the master of the pool and has deﬁnitely the biggest smile of all! Yes he is one of the crazy ones, but aren’t we all? He has worked all over Indonesia, like Bunaken and even Raja Ampat, but chose to settle down here with us at the legendary Nusa Lembongan and Penida dive sites. His experience and fun factor makes him a very knowledgeable and inspiring dive instructor.
Yayan Master Scuba Diver Trainer
Darma Divemaster Intern
Kadek Darma a.k.a Darma has already been with us for years! He started out in our The BAR Next Door and became a true boss and is a part of in managing the place. One day we took him out diving and he loved it. Now he is developing himself and part of our intern development program. Not long now before he will be a PADI Divemaster!
Indra is the man in charge of the logistics and organisation of the dive resort. You will meet him ﬁrst when entering our dive shop. When entering our dive, as there is a big smile waiting for you. Passionate about his work and passionate about diving, he basically grew up with us at. He basically grew up with us within The BAR Next Door and become the wonderful man he is today by challenging himself to learn more. A true character waiting to help you and give the best dive or island advice you need when visiting Nusa Lembongan and Penida
Indra Dive Relations
The coolest and cutest security team on Nusa Lembongan are these furry faces! ScubaDoo is Head of Security, Tiger is the smart cookie and Tanki is the class clown. A little bark to greet you and then they will treat you like life-long buddies. They are also fabulous company and will often sit at your feet (or lay on them) while you are doing your logbooks at the end of the day or having an icy cold beer in The Bar Next Door.