Bunaken island,a world spot for divers.

Bunaken Travel Blog

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Park' guards boat:they stop the diving boat and check the compulsory badges of snorkellers and divers.

                      Bunaken National Marine Park covers a surface of 89,000 hectares with 97 % of water and 3% of land(Manado Tua,Siladen,Bunaken islands...). The waters are extremely deep(more than 1500 m in Manado bay),crystal clear with visibility up to 40 meters,refreshing in temperature(27-29°C) with one of the highest levels of marine biodiversity in the world ,pristine reefs with around 70 genera of corals,7 of the 8 species of giant clams known in the world,more than 2500 species of fish...The unequalled abundance of marine life is due,in part,to oceanic currents which are a trap for free swimming larvae and to the abundance of hard corals.

                      All visitors to the Bunaken National park(divers,snorkellers or swimmers) are required to pay an entrance fee of 150000 Idr for a waterproof tag valid a year which must be carried at all times(it can be bought at your resort).

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Park guards boat:they stop the di…
Park' guards boat:they stop the d…
no red carpet to welcome Danielle …
no red carpet to welcome Danielle…
the small beach of Bunaken Cha Cha
the small beach of Bunaken Cha Cha
in front of Bunaken Cha Cha
in front of Bunaken Cha Cha
fisherman
fisherman
fisherman and part of Bunaken vill…
fisherman and part of Bunaken vil…
fisherman
fisherman
water is brought from Manado every…
water is brought from Manado ever…
Bunaken Cha Cha,a resort dedicated…
Bunaken Cha Cha,a resort dedicate…
Siladen island
Siladen island
the main jetty of Bunaken
the main jetty of Bunaken
church of Bunaken village
church of Bunaken village
fishing
fishing
Bunaken
photo by: bernard69