Bunaken Scuba Diving
Diving is a very enjoyable sporting activity. This activity is not only good for your health but also help you to calm your mind and inner satisfaction. Perhaps that the biggest attraction that you meet in North Sulawesi is Bunaken Marine Park, This Marine Park consists of five islands, they are Nain, Siladen, Bunaken, Manado Tua, and Mantehage. Then Bunaken is one of the best diving spots in the world along with more than 390 coral species of coral which been recorded underwater and more fish species as well. No surprise that those small islands in the North Sulawesi drawn many diving enthusiasts each year. Even every enthusiasm diver has been heard of it at one point during their diving career as well. Bunaken National Marine Park was established around 1991 and the main example of the successful effort of Indonesia in order to conserve the underwater paradise with so many biodiversities.
Diving in Bunaken Island
Around 99 percent from all of the visitors to the Bunaken Island come to this place to experience beautiful diving conditions. The corals are so healthy that guaranteed high-quality dives as well. Plus, the water quality just perfect along with the visibility up to 30 meters. There are so many underwater creatures were waiting to be found when you are diving. Bunaken offers you with great diving spots, no matter if you just beginner or even advanced diver. Because of the changing tides, Bunaken Island was also known as the destination of the drift dive. Luckily for beginners, there are some diving sites without any currents as well. You should know that almost fo diving courses here equipped with new and good maintained equipment. You do not need to bring your own equipment, unless if you were used to war and bringing your own equipment as well. Even some of the diving schools also offer you an option to bring an underwater camera for microphotography and underwater video as well.
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Why choose Bunaken?
Bunaken Island is one of the places that has most of the marine biodiversity in the world. Bunaken Marine Park was protected marine park because there are so many plants and animals were protected here in order to bring benefit marine life, fisheries and of course for tourism as well. There are 58 types of coral reefs and around 2000 species of fish in the Bunaken Marine Park. There are no off-seasons means that you can dive in Bunaken anytime. However, the best time to dive in Bunaken is in May and June. At those months, then you will be greeted by clear and warm weather. The calm water almost without currents and waves, with the visibility around 20 to 35 meters, allowing you to see clearly the charm of coral reeds and colorful fish with the depth only 5 meters as well. The depth of diving in Bunaken is around 5 meters to 40 meters. Diving in Bunaken can be your special trip because you will see the underwater scenery with a lot of experience here. You are able to feel how to dive in the sloping location which is rich in coral reefs, school fish, Nemo fish and groups of colorful fish.
Dive sites in Bunaken Island
There are more than 50 dive sites in this marine park. Some of them were aimed for advanced divers, however for inexperienced ones also get enough options as well. Particularly popular were drift dives and wall dives. Bunaken was also known with its current during you diving in the water. If you do not like to get drift dives, then you are able to mention it to your dive guide. Bunaken Scuba Diving can be your best destination.