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Bunaken National Marine Park

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Manado, Bunaken Island, Indonesia
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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 1 week ago

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
1  Thank MarkW5118
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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
Thank stormwater3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Thank paulwB5821TO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bunaken marine park, is just 10-15 boat ride from grand luley hotel, the waters are clear & the wall reefs make an excellent dive spots; there are at least 50 dive spots around the island. marine life is brimming, turtles, colourful fishes, sharks, sea anemones,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GuptaAtul
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Turtle heaven with 20 plus meters of visibility. Just like diving in an aquarium. Our daughter was all smiles as she came up from the first dive and stopped counting turtles at 14.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Scubafam9699
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has it all. Small stuff. Big stuff. Great views. Not too much current. A guide is very useful. A certain recommendation

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rifvisje
Reviewed 14 December 2018

If u stay on Bunaken island it is really for people who dive and snorkel. There isn't much else to do. We hired a scooter and explored but mostly the coral, fish and turtles are the attraction. Go to Cakalang resort.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Geordie297
Reviewed 13 December 2018

A great marine resource, preserved and controlled by patrols checking on boats and tourists. Well worth the small fee to keep preserving this little paradise !

Date of experience: November 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.