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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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Dive destination

The diving was excellent but the level of rubbish in the water at the surface was a disappointment... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
Sydney, Australia
Beautiful diving and snorkling

We really liked the Bunaken Island because of the great diving/snorkling spots and friendly people... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
Maud v
Battambang, Cambodia
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“dive sites” (21 reviews)
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Bunaken Island, Indonesia
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

The diving was excellent but the level of rubbish in the water at the surface was a disappointment. There are an abundance of turtles, coral, fish, and the odd reef shark to keep you more than interested. I just wish the locals would do more...More

Thank scconvey1
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We really liked the Bunaken Island because of the great diving/snorkling spots and friendly people! The only bad thing around there is the garbage and plastic in the sea. It is sad to see all this rubbish around the fish and corals.

Thank Maud v
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

I took the license for open water diving last year and never dive since then. My friend asked me to join this diving tour to bunaken , Manado. We swam to a nearby beach at the first day then went to bunaken islands the next...More

Thank Billyanto T
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We spent a few days at Bunaken National Marine Park and found the place to be excellent, with very clear water and lots of fish and coral to see. We are novices ... but this visit made us interested in doing more diving.

Thank SpikerKenA
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Very intact ecosysstem, lots of fish and corals. If you stay on Bunaken or one of the islands all spots are easyly reach within short time.

Thank Chillor1291
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

This was just amazing snorkeling and diving. It's a treasure, be sure to check it out while in Indonesia

Thank Ruby S
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

While this place is well known for its cliff diving, it is also good for snorkelling day tour. The marine flora and biodiversity here is simply amazing. The corals thrived very well here as you can see from the photos which was taken by the...More

Thank FoodAdvisor21
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Beautiful snorkling, and easy to switch locations. Please keep respecting nature and always make sure you dont ruin the coral, reef and do not litter

1  Thank Enda G
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Splendid wall and coral garden diving! The coral reef is healthy and there are plenty of turtles, napoleon wrasses, myriad of fish, and macro life!

Thank Gillian Y
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I am not big fans of sea tourism, I'm just curious about the beauty of this island. I have my own way to enjoy the beauty of this island, which is by enjoying the traditional menu on the beach and see the beauty of the...More

Thank ArtieHandayani
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20 May 2016|
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Response from jjw1945 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely not a worry.
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.