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


    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!

  • Kris
    Open Water Scuba Instructor


    ris is our Mola whisperer. Just don’t tell anybody. 😎 Kris is born and raised on the island, so he knows every little corner of our incredible Nusa Penida dive sites. Together with his skilled teaching approach and experience your diving adventure will exceed your expectations.

  • Manon
    Open Water Scuba Instructor


    eet “M”, aka Manon. Dutch, Delighted, Fun, Adventures, a true lover of the underwaterworld! With her infectious energy and passion for diving, Manon is here to make your diving experience truly unforgetable.

  • 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


    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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