Scuba Junkie Covid-19 Procedures

Your safety is always our priority, not only underwater but also at the surface and in our resort and dive centre. Since Scuba Junkie Penida could open our doors again at the start of August, we have put thorough safety operating procedures in place to provide a safe environment for you, our guests, our staff and local community on Nusa Penida to fight the spread of Covid -19.

To ensure you have a memorable, safe and smooth holiday with Scuba Junkie, the following safety measures have been implemented and are in accordance with the guidelines from the Bali Government and the Indonesian Ministry of Health.

Record Details

  • You are required to fill in a health declaration form before checking – in to our resort.
  • Your body temperature will be checked before entering the dive centre or at the start of each day for guests staying at the resort. If it’s higher than 37,3 degrees Celsius then you are not permitted to take part in your planned activities for the day.
  • You are required to inform the management immediately if you develop any Covid-19 signs or symptoms during the stay. If you have any symptoms then you are not permitted to take part in your planned activities for the day.

Wearing of Face Masks

  • You must wear a face mask at all times when outside of your room.
  • You are only allowed to take it off to eat and drink and when changing into diving equipment.

Washing your Hands

  • You must wash your hands upon entry for at least 20 seconds with soap and are encouraged to do this regularly.
  • Cover your nose and mouth if you need to sneeze or cough.
  • Hand sanitizer will be provided in all public areas of the resort.

Cleaning and Sanitizing

  • Common areas are cleaned and sanitized every 4 hours.
  • Guest rooms are cleaned and sanitized every day.
  • Used dishes are returned to the kitchen and washed and sanitized.

Eating

  • In-house guests are served breakfast on their balcony.
  • No eating in the reception / common areas.

Public Toilets

  • The communal toilet is sanitized every 4 hours.

Reception

  • Please adhere to social distancing of 1m distance where possible, furniture is arranged accordingly.
  • Please leave used cups in the designated place
  • Please record where you have been (outside of our resort) on the sheet at the entrance (in case contact tracing is later required).

Diving Operation

  • • Social distancing of 1m is mandatory on the truck, the boat, at the pool, the classroom and while learning courses.

On the boat

  • You are assigned a seat that you must use during the diving day. Your personal items can be kept in the net above the allocated seat.
  • Masks should be worn as long as possible before the dive and put on quickly after the dive.
  • Please conduct buddy checks without using the oral inflator, no breathing from the alternate air source, and check your own releases & tank valve.
  • The same guide/instructor is assigned to you for the whole stay, if possible.
  • You will be given a personal set of cutlery & drinks cup for use on the boat.

During diving courses

  • A 1m distance has to be kept between instructor and students, and the students amongst each other.
  • During briefings, masks always have to be worn.
  • Masks should be worn as long as possible before the dive and put on quickly after the dive.
  • The classroom has limited capacity and is cleaned and sanitized after each session.

Cleaning of diving equipment

  • Regulators, masks, snorkels, BCD oral inflators and wetsuits are disinfected in a chlorine solution for 5 minutes, then rinsed with fresh water and hung up to dry (as suggested by Divers Alert Network (DAN)).
  • You will keep the set of rental equipment during the entire stay.

Domestic Travel - Arrivals

Domestic arrivals at Bali DPS airport require a negative rapid test (or PCR) result issued within 14 days of arrival.

All arrivals in Bali DPS should have the following in addition to the negative test result:

  • Install the eHAC app on your phone for quarantine monitoring, take the survey, and get the QR code in return.
  • All passengers are required to fill Bali Health Alert Form (Formulir Kewaspadaan Kesehatan Provinsi Bali) that can be accessed here
  • For those with an ID issued outside Bali: You are required to enclose a Statement Letter (purpose of travel), conduct self-quarantine upon arrival at Denpasar/Bali, and Letter of Guarantee that can be completed as part of the cekdiri website.

All travelers are recommended to carry a full set of original documents and a second set of photocopies -- handing over photocopies could speed your processing. A back-up set of digital copies on your phone is a good idea, too.

Domestic Travel - Departures

Passengers departing from the Bali DPS domestic terminal must have a negative rapid test or PCR result within 14 days of departure. They have been checking for these at the entrance to the domestic terminal before checking in.

You will also need to install the eHAC app on your phone for quarantine monitoring, take the survey, and get the QR code in return.

Boats to Nusa Penida

Boats to Nusa Penida are operational every day, but with a more limited schedule. Please contact us for the most up to date schedule and list of operators as the fast boat companies websites may not have been updated.

Note that all rules on travel are subject to change - Please check with us to see if there have been any further updates and always check directly with your airline in case they have any additional or different requirements.

As a safeguard for other guests, our staff and the local community, we from Scuba Junkie urge you to comply with these guidelines. Our dedicated staff has been trained to follow and conduct these measures to make sure your holiday is just as enjoyable and amazing as you have imagined it, even during these extraordinary times!

Thank you very much for your support. Let’s fight Covid -19 together and keep diving!
Your Scuba Junkie Team

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