The Bunaken – the Manado Tua National Marine Park was occupied in the Indo Pacific region and a house of the richest marine diversity in this planet, where Bunaken Island was also considered as one of the best diving destinations as well. Bunaken Island has got them some publicity when the Marine Biologist named Dr. Mark Erdmann had found that Coelacanth lived here, even 60 million years old of fish species which never be seen before. No wonder that water around the Bunaken Island is a house for whales, turtles, dolphins, snake, rays, turtles, sea snakes, barracudas, tunas, sea cows and so on. The temperature of Bunaken Island can be so varied around 27 to 30 degrees Celcius. No wonder that there are many people want to try Bunaken Diving.
Go to the Bunaken Island
Bunaken was placed in the epicenter of the marine biodiversity in the world, especially in the Indo-Pacific Ocean. It offers you with more than 100 different dive sites and all of them offer you with wealthy marine life and all year round diving sites as well. The pristine water in Bunaken National Marine Park had been picked as the global winner in British Airways Tourism for Tomorrow at 2003. You will see the beautiful walls in this park which been combined with different fish species, hard corals, soft corals, massive sponges, and countless amazing critters as well. There is something for every diver in this Bunaken region. Whether you prefer to get steep coral walls or exploring the nearby reefs surround the Bangka area, all of them can be found here.
Three best diving spots in Bunaken
Indonesia is one of the countries that has thousands of islands in it. Because Indonesia has so many islands, Indonesia is the country with the most diversity of coral species in the world. In addition to its beautiful coral reefs, Indonesia offers you amazing underwater biota and you should not miss it when you visit Indonesia. There are several regions in Indonesia were famous for its underwater scenes such as Raja Ampat, Bali, Bangka Belitung, and Bunaken. Bunaken was located in Manado, North Sulawesi. Bunaken Marine Park was well known internationally, especially among scuba divers.
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What’s amazing that Bunaken becomes the world’s heritage site in 2005 after government registered it with UNESCO. There are several diving spots that you are able to choose while you are visiting Bunaken Marine Park,
Likuan 1, 2 and 3
The Bunaken Marine Park offers you with the great diving spot in Likuan 1, 2 and 3. For those who just want to get the snorkel, for beginner divers or experienced divers will enjoy this spot with the calm waves and clear water as well. There are several underwater creatures that you will see in Likuan 1, 2 and 3, such as Napoleon wrasse, bannerfish, and pyramid butterfly fish. Likuan 3 become one of the best diving spots in Bunaken along with colorful reefs and fish species. For those who want to dive, then you will be provided by sloping and slope in this area.
Then another diving spot is celah-celah or cracks. It was placed in the southern part in the Bunaken Island become the favorite location for locals or international visitors to relax for a while. It was placed close to the Liang Bay, This point offers you with the deep sea wall with the large cracks in the surface. For the divers, this site looks in the best scene when sunlight penetrates to the seawater, then illuminate the cracks and make the water looks bluer. Try several best spots of Bunaken Diving when you visit North Sulawesi.