Ocean Gardener is the non-profit division of Bali Aquarium, which was the first commercial coral mariculture registered company in Indonesia (2002). They both have over 20 years experience into farming coral in Indonesia. The idea is to opened this tremendous experience to the whole world and educate as many peoples as possible to protect as many reefs as possible. 

 Since 2017, we joined with Nicole Helgason, she developed a comprehensive divers training material to teach divers about coral and reef restoration. Our work continues with partner center where you can sign up for Ocean Gardener courses and workshops. 

Ocean Gardener is grateful for our many supporters around the world who’s contributions allows us to continue growing our positive impact, restoring more and more corals each day.

RipCurl School of Surf: At the Rip Curl School of Surf, the ocean is our classroom and you choose how you want to ride it. Whether it’s surfing, wakeboarding, freediving, bodyboarding, kitesurfing, stand up paddleboarding, scuba diving or windsurfing, you have it all in Bali. 

Blue Oasis Dive Sanur: Blue Oasis Dive is a PADI dive centre located right on the beautiful beaches of Sanur, Bali. Operating out of the Rip Curl School of Surf, we are the ultimate boutique dive experience. With the best location, the highest standards for customer service, equipment, safety and environmental awareness, plus with all our other awesome activities, we can offer you an experience like no other.

Murex resort Manado and Bangka: the first diving resort in North Sulawesi, they dedicated their philosophy into protecting environment in their area. They’ve been a great supporter of Ocean Gardener and the first place to hold certified instructors.

SeaTrek Sailing Adventures: At SeaTrek Sailing Adventures we have made it our trademark to offer unique and authentic, small-ship cruising experiences that embrace the traditional wooden pinisi boat culture of Indonesia. We are especially proud of our Expert Led cruise programme, which offers guests a more immersive opportunity to delve deeper in a range of disciplines that includes culture, history, literature, cuisine, natural history, botany and zoology whilst in the company of expert tour leaders, who are masters in their chosen fields.

Calypso Dive Amed: Aware community of fishermen, divers, freedivers, Balinese people. In common the love for the sea and the desire to keep it alive and prospering. Through fun diving and educational programs we want to spread awareness and knowledge to change our future. Team work is essential and that is why our work is based on cooperation and support with and to local community of Amed, Karangasem, Bali.

3W Dive Gili Air: 3W Dive is a small, friendly dive shop run by a management with years of diving experience and a deep understanding of all dive safety and regulatory procedures. Being an SSI school, we offer a unique dive experience tailored to your particular needs with a more personalised approach to courses and guided dives. Whether you’re an advanced diver interested in macro photography, a complete beginner dreaming of diving with turtles or a freediver looking for something different, you’ll get the exact kind of dive you want.

Reeflex Divers Nusa Penida: Reeflex Divers in the brain child and dive dream come true for founders Roman, Harry & Dodi, (A Franco-Anglo-Indonesia dream team). The Reeflex team shares work ethics and focus on delivering a high-end, personalised dive service. Reeflex places environmental protection at the heart of every Reeflex dive experience, and works with Ocean Gardener to build and maintain coral nurseries, restore reefs around Nusa Penida, and provide an educational coral learning experience to their guests. 

Sign up for an Ocean Gardener Course with one of our partners

Reboot our Reefs is a collaboration between REUZBL in the US and Ocean Gardener working together to expand the Ocean Gardener reef restoration and education projects in Indonesia. Reboot out Reef believes that locals have the power to protect the reefs, and help inspire these communities by giving them the tool and training they need to be successful. 

Ultra Coral Australia research, is our Australian Partner. This company specialised in Reef science, Crown of Thorn Starfish programs, coral reproduction, coral translocation and soon to be the first Australian Mariculture facility.

CoralMorphologic is our US partner, that is specialised in the study of Urban corals, reef restoration, reef translocation and any scientific work in Miami, Florida.

TritonLab is a chemical German company specialised in Seawater analysis using ICP Known as Inductively Coupled Plasma – Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP-OES) is a sophisticated analytical technique for measuring a broad spectrum of macro and trace elements. It does this by splitting your water sample into component atoms suspended in a fiery 10 000°C plasma. ICP-OES delivers a detailed snapshot of macro and trace elements from a single sample preparation* with each element measured thousands of times in a pass. They will provide free water analysis of our water testing.

Alongside Clothing is a sustainable clothing brand with a commitment to the ocean. Proceeds from Alongside are used to maintain coral nurseries and replant corals to the reefs around Amed Indonesia.

Bali Autrement: French Tour agency providing high quality responsible, respectable tourism vacations in Indonesia. 

Depuis près de 20 ans, Bali Autrement, agence de voyage locale et responsable, propose des circuits privés et sur-mesure sur l’ile de Bali et dans toute l’Indonésie. Notre but ultime est de vous offrir des prestations de haute qualité tout en garantissant un tourisme responsable, respectueux de l’Indonésie et de ses habitants. Réactifs, nos conseillers voyage sauront répondre au plus vite à toutes vos interrogations et vous enverront par e-mail un devis gratuit et personnalisé.

Our supporters are helping to rebuild coral reefs throughout Indonesia.