The Team

Our Diving Team

  • Bastiaan – Master Instructor


    astiaan is the legendary PADI Master Instructor of his days and co-founder of Scuba Center Asia! Next to safety and quality standards is having a good laugh, just as crucial to him. His diving experience, mixed with his sense of humour, makes your diving trip at Scuba Center Asia a lot of fun. Bastiaan is a wealth of knowledge regarding the physics of diving and all technical stuff regarding diving. Nowadays, he is more on the dive resort’s background. He is always in for a little chat, and you can find him around the dive resort and The Lounge BAR next door.

    Bastiaan: “Inspiring others about my passion for diving is what it is all about. The moment we hit the clear water and see the exciting faces and see people relax, that’s why I love this so much.”

  • Kim – PADI Course Director

    Meet PADI Course Director Kim! She is the first female PADI Course Director of the three Nusa Islands; Lembongan, Ceningan, and Penida. A powerhouse and co-founder of Scuba Center Asia. If you don’t see her, you can hear her with her infectious laugh. Her passion is the professional side of diving and dive instructor development. When you decide to become a PADI dive instructor or expand your dive career, Kim is the person to talk to. For more details about the IDC with Kim and your diving career centre, click here.

    Kim: “Do what you love every day. Let’s go scuba diving, and I bet you love it. Welcome to my world!”

  • Captain Purana - Captain


    est captain of the island! Friendly, helpful and fun! With his years of experience, he knows the waters around Nusa Lembongan, Ceningan and Nusa Penida like no other. The safety of all divers on the boat is his priority. He is spot-on in finding the dive groups underwater, so you don’t have to wait long at the surface for the boat.

  • Viki –Specialty Instructor


    iki is not only a master in scuba diving but also a master in finding the cool little macro creatures underwater. Viki doesn’t have a particular favourite dive site because all the dive spots are “funtastico”! His diving experience is beyond: Raja ampat, Bunaken island, Lembeh, Ambon, Banda Sea, Komodo and now here around Bali and the Nusa islands with us. Viki is known as our ray of sunshine. His smile, expertise and customer service will make your dive your day!

  • Pimpin - Master Scuba Diver Trainer


    he is living the dream! She changed her concrete office for our office! Pimpin has been part of Scuba Center Asia for years now. She is a true world traveller and has been to Europe, New Zealand, Australia, Fiji, and Cook Island.  Diving with Pimpin is fun! She will make sure safety comes first and will show and teach you all the cool stuff. You can find Pimpin in the dive shop, so don’t hesitate to pop over and ask questions. She can assist you in making your holiday and diving in Lembongan even better!

    Pimpin: “ Beautiful is what we see, more beautiful is what we know, the most beautiful is what we don’t know!”

  • JuliBcool – Open Water Scuba Instructor


    ig trouble on the boat with this one! Haha, not really, but if you are looking for some fun at the boat or around the dive centre, JuliBcool is the man to look for! Juli has been with Scuba Center Asia since day one! He started as a bartender and worked himself up to dive instructor. A real inspiration for all the local kids here in Nusa Lembongan and Penida.

  • Yayan - Master Scuba Diver Trainer


    an is the master of the horizontal bubble rings, and has 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 Raja Ampat, but chose to settle with us at the legendary Nusa Lembongan and Penida dive sites. Yayan is our senior dive instructor. He is an inspiration for you as a diver; With his sense of humour and hard work mentality, he is someone you want to meet.

  • Dikson and Inyo - Dive Logistics


    these boys are the heart of the organisation and the strongest of all. They ensure your scuba tanks are perfectly filled with air and that your tanks and diving equipment are well maintained and look top-notch!  Dikson and Inyo don’t speak English very well, but they know everything about our scuba diving equipment. They assist you on the boat if you need help with your diving gear. You just relaxed and enjoy your diving trip.

  • YOU! - Dive Relations


    re you a local Indonesian who likes to grow and work hard? Please email us and tell us why you are the best to take under our wing and be part of our internal dive career development program and get a job within Scuba Center Asia Lembongan. Your English should be perfect and your swimming skills too. The rest we teach you in our intern development program to become a PADI Divemaster!

  • ScubaDoo Tiger Tanki - Security


    he coolest Security team of Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Penida! ScubaDoo is the Head of Security, Tiger is the Smart cookie, and Tanki is funny. All three are streetwise, so don’t try to fool them because they will fool you! They love to chat with you, or they will accompany you while you have an ice-cold drink or do your logbooks in The Lounge, our restaurant next door.

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