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Bunaken National Marine Park

#1 of 2 things to do in Bunaken Island Features Animals
Bunaken Island, Indonesia
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Diving Holiday

Excellent reefs make excellent diving. Lots of schooling fisch many turtles and plenty of... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2017
Sven W
via mobile
Breath taking place

I spent 3 days here in bunaken, i don't really think there is enough space in this review box to... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2017
Eko R
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Bunaken Island, Indonesia
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Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent reefs make excellent diving. Lots of schooling fisch many turtles and plenty of critters. Be prepared for a little current since they do have tides.

Thank Sven W
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I spent 3 days here in bunaken, i don't really think there is enough space in this review box to write how awesome this island is. long story short, i have my moment here of the best spot diving i ever had on my entire...More

Thank Eko R
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Sadly, Bunaken is not as it used to be. It is very dirty and smelly. I found broken glasses and a needle once on the beach which is very dangerous for kids to run around.

2  Thank VerNap18
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

The corals and variety of fish is just amazing. Done work to do to keep the waters clean, saw too much rubbish in the water.

Thank Anitta S
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Even though the visibility was not that good lsat December, I still saw the infamous wall in its full glory. There were sea turtles, a giant moray eel, a lone barracuda and plenty of batfishes around me most of the time plus a lot more!

3  Thank kontrabida
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

See my review for Bunaken Oasis Dive & Spa resort, where I stayed when visiting the Marine Park. As far as I know, it's the only resort which can be considered high end on the island of Bunaken. Had a wonderful 15 days there.

Thank Ian95
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We visited the area as a group of 20 plus. Fantastic scenery all around. Great for wall diving and discovering those little critters. Although not the greatest sea life I have seen, still a fantastic place to dive, but beware of the unpredictable currents, from...More

1  Thank iceman_icestreet
Reviewed 10 March 2017

North Sulawesi, Bunaken Islet is situated on the northern spectacular Sulawesi Island. Bunaken National Marine Park is the most spectacular submarine tour destination in Indonesia with thousands of fish species, coral rifts and ocean territorial involved to complete the surrounding stunning sea views. Sulawesi is...More

1  Thank jerowijaya
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Endless turtles, loads of red tooth trigger fish, healthiest coral I've seen, so amazing and beautiful! Saw a big fishing boat which was clearly not ment to be there! My dive guide took a photo and said they will be reporting this!

Thank silviebilvie
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

For snorkeling it was okay. Warm sea is the best. Not amazing though. Protip: don't trust offers that say they would bring you anywhere to snorkel until you're satisfied. I did that and a bunch of local guides hid additional charges from the normal price....More

1  Thank jojifrey
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Hi :) I love snorkling but I am so afraid of sharks I'm wondering... are there big/dangerous sharks? Any previous attacks? I know it sounds silly but I am afraid I won't enjoy it much if I am afraid all the time to become some kind of a snack :)
20 May 2016|
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Response from jjw1945 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely not a worry.
Hello, I am deciding whether to stay at the accommodation on the East side, West side of island or the North. Snorkeling is the most important for me, so I would like to have an easy access to the beach snorkeling sites. Thank you!
30 March 2016|
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Hi, did anyone been to Pulau Bangka in Northern Sulawesi? Is this island more as in Bunaken island? I want to go there this October but not sure which is the best. I love snorkeling, wishing to be able to see more colourful fishes. Please kindly advise me. Thank you. Regards, Felicia
22 July 2015|
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Response from Boleslav | Reviewed this property |
Bangka is a lovely island and October is a good time to visit. The only month that is not good for diving and Snorkeling is August, because of large waves and a choppy sea.