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Bunaken National Marine Park

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Manado, Bunaken Island, Indonesia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really a great place to dive but I have only given it 4 stars because I am unsure about the sustainability of the area. The fisherman seem to be everywhere even in the popular dive sites. On one dive I did our dive master had...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank tommay2019
Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

Scuba diving along the coast of Bunaken was beautiful! The coloured corals and the fish are amazing. Soooo many huge turtles (hawksbill and green sea turtles) all lounging happily.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank addicted_2_water
Reviewed 8 February 2019

We dropped by likuan 1, 2 and 3 and we were astonished with the corals and the number of fishes. the sea wall is astounding together with different variety of fishes and some turtles. with all the places that we snorkelled, bunaken is definitely at...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank j0kiz
Reviewed 7 February 2019

As non-divers we just snorkelled through some sea waters around Bunaken. This was great as we saw some colourful fish and turtles so close that I can just imagine what's hidden in greater depths. Turtle city is one of the best spots. The other day...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank KrisD_pl
Reviewed 26 January 2019 via mobile

Great Wall diving! a lot of turtles, pygmee seahorses. leaf fisch, moray, Tuna. And soooo much more!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SaraPerlerup
Reviewed 22 January 2019 via mobile

very beautiful, even under the sea is more beautiful, I like it very much, I have to say once again, that you will regret not visiting it

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank adindaanggraini
Reviewed 16 January 2019

I dived Bunaken last month (December). The water temp was 82 Fahrenheit and the visibility was 60 feet. I saw many turtles and the reef was healthy. I dived the park 5 years ago and at that time I found a lot of trash in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank MarkW5118
Reviewed 16 January 2019

The dive sites are really nice and the plastic is kept at a minimum. It is however unclear how well the site is really protected seeing the status of the top reef - too many snorklers that stand on the reef!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank chrischi000007
Reviewed 16 January 2019

Off the beaten track beautiful island that should be on your 'to dive' list if you're a keen diver - deep walls with pristine coral and fans - well worth the effort. Froggies dive resort was amazing too.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank stormwater3
Reviewed 8 January 2019

Bunaken has a well deserved reputation as great diving and snorkelling destination. There are excellent professional dive resorts on the island and on the mainland with world class teachers and guides.If you are with kids and just snorkelling good to take a trip separate from...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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4 October 2018|
Response from Corion2014 |
Could you please share if you get some information about best place to snorkel or which hotel has the best surrounding for snorkeling
20 May 2016|
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Response from Guidejotjelala | Reviewed this property |
If you like to snorkling it is my advice that you can use local on bunaken.