Gangga Island Resort
Gangga Island Resort & Spa is a scuba diving destination. They are northeast of Manado in North Sulawesi, Indonesia. Pulau Gangga, or Gangga Island, is near Bangka Island. They have 30 well-appointed rustic wooden bungalows. The majority of the bungalows are right next to the beach. Most Superior Villas have a double bed with draped mosquito nets. The rooms have a desk, complimentary wifi, sat...More Resort Details
Lembeh Resort is located in a secluded cove in the Lembeh Strait next to the Northern Sulawesi in Indonesia. This world famous scuba diving destination is in the heart of the coral triangle and the Mecca of muck diving. Lembeh Resort offers upscale accommodations including a villa, hillside cottages, and garden view rooms. Enjoy our blog articles on Indonesia parts North Sulawesi Indonesia-Part ...More Resort Details
Murex Dive Resort Bangka
Murex Dive Resort Bangka Island is located just a short boat ride north of Pulisan on Sulawesi Island in Indonesia. The scuba diving resort has deluxe hillside cottage accommodations with large verandas and is family and group friendly. Each cottage has floor to ceiling windows with ocean and treetop views, hot water showers, air conditioning, and a large desk. Enjoy our blog articles on North Sul...More Resort Details
Murex Dive Resort Manado
Murex Dive Resort Manado is in northeastern Sulawesi, Indonesia. The scuba diving resort has botanical gardens and three rivers running through the estate. As a result, the upscale premium and deluxe cottages are surrounded with wild flowers and orchids. Each cottage has a private garden and porch. Moreover, Koi ponds creating babbling brooks make for a relaxing and tranquil atmosphere. Enjoy ou...More Resort Details
Papua Paradise Eco Resort
Papua Paradise Eco Resort is a scuba diving destination. They are located on Birie Island in Raja Ampat, Indonesia. So, they have 26 overwater wooden bungalows. More importantly, the rooms reside right above and against the house reef. Now, the Superior Overwater Bungalows have queen beds, a veranda. the also come with an ensuite bathroom. However, the Deluxe Overwater bungalows are slightly large...More Resort Details
Siladen Resort & Spa
Siladen Resort & Spa is a boutique scuba diving resort in the Bunaken National Marine Park. It is on a private island near Manado in northern Sulawesi, Indonesia. The resort's 50 dive sites are within the heart of the coral triangle which provides divers extraordinary marine biodiversity. The resort has 22 luxury rooms that range from garden villas to villas on the beach. The main resort facil...More Resort Details
Solitude Lembeh Resort
Solitude Lembeh Resort was formerly known as Kasawari Resort and has 24 accommodations. This scuba diving resort is 30 minutes north of Bitung on the eastern coastline of North Sulawesi in Indonesia. So, the Garden Villas have a partial sea view. There are also 2 Sea Front Villas and 14 Deluxe rooms 6 of which have sea views. Each room has AC, Wifi, a 32” flat screen TV, and satellite channels. ...More Resort Details
Sorido Bay Resort
Sorido Bay Resort is located on Kri Island in the center of Raja Ampat Marine Park. The scuba diving resort is 75km from Sorong on the northwest coast of West Papua, Indonesia. This boutique dive resort accommodates up to 18 guests and has two styles of well appointed bungalows. Also enjoy our blog articles on North Sulawesi Indonesia-Part One.
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Tasik Ria Resort
Tasik Ria Resort, Spa & Diving is 30-45min south of Manado in North Sulawesi, Indonesia. This scuba diving resort is adjacent to Tanawangko Bay. The resort has 50 rustic, yet comfortable rooms ranging in four styles. So you can choose from, Sea View Suites, Grand Sea View Cottages, and Pool View Rooms, plus mobility accessible rooms as well. Enjoy out blog articles: North Sulawesi, Indonesia P...More Resort Details
Wakatobi Resort and Spa Indonesia
Wakatobi Resort and Spa offers luxury scuba diving and is located on Onemobaa Island near southeastern Sulawesi Island in Indonesia. It is also home base for Pelagian liveaboard. The house reef for shore diving is considered one of the best house reefs in the world. Their 50 dive sites in the Indo-Pacific are the epic center of marine biodiversity. Their 34 accommodations include upscale bungalows...More Resort Details
White Sands Beach Resort by Eco Divers Lembeh
White Sands Beach Resort By Eco Divers Lembeh is located in Bitung, North Sulawesi, Indonesia. This scuba diving resort has six cottages and each cottage consists of three private rooms each with their own ensuite bathroom. Each cottage also has a central lounge/dining area, and a camera/ computer room. Moreover, in the garden area, there is also an open air great dining area and lounge for all ...More Resort Details
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The MSY Aurora is a 40m long scuba diving liveaboard that travels to Komodo, Banda Sea, Forgotton Islands, and Raja Ampat. More importantly, this teak wood Phinisi schooner has 8 air conditioned guest cabins with private bathrooms, and holds a total of 16 guests. More over, this motor sail yacht was built in December of 2007. Enjoy our blog article; Diving With Whale Sharks.
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The Indo Aggressor is a 98ft long traditional Phinisi vessel. The motorized scuba diving yacht with sails accommodates 16 divers with 8 state rooms. They are currently booking trips to Komodo National Park and Komodo Deep South. Other trips may go to Forgotten Islands, Kai Islands, Tanimbar Islands, Sumbawa, Tulambe and Bali. Enjoy our blog article on North Sulawesi Indonesia-Part one.
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The MSY Seahorse is a 108ft long traditional Indonesian sailing Phinisi style vessel that travels the seas of Raja Ampat. This scuba diving yacht can accommodate up to 16 guests. They have 5 twin cabins and 3 double bed cabins with ensuite bathroom and individual air conditioning. The ship is operated with a crew of 12 with 4 dive masters and was refurbished in 2018. Enjoy our blog article on Nort...More Liveaboard Details
KM Blue Manta Explorer
KM Blue Manta Explorer is a large modern 45m long steel hull vessel complete with 14 cabins. The scuba diving yacht traverses the waters of Ambon, Banda Sea, Forgotten Islands, Komodo, and Raja Ampat. The itinerary changes over the course of the year. As a result, your boarding port and de-boarding point may be on different islands. 24-hour satellite internet is available so you can easily stay in...More Liveaboard Details
The MV Pindito is a 142ft long Phinisi (traditional Motor sailor) yacht. It explores the waters of Raja Ampat, Komodo, Banda Sea, and East Flores in Indonesia. They have 6 double teak cabins, and 2 twin teak cabins with ensuite private bathrooms, air conditioning, and 22ov outlets for a total of 16 scuba diving guests. Enjoy our blog article; North Sulawesi,Indonesia, Part One.
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Pelagian Liveaboard is a 35m/115ft long scuba diving yacht based at Wakatobi Resort. The resort is located on Onemobaa Island which is near the southeastern tip of Sulawesi Island in Indonesia. The Vessel has five cabins with air conditioning and ensuite bathrooms. So the ship carries 10 guest or divers at a time. Enjoy our blog articles on Frogfish: The Over Looked Camouflage Artist and Cuttlef...More Liveaboard Details
Raja Ampat Aggressor
The Raja Ampat Aggressor is a 100ft long scuba diving vessel. The yacht has 8 cabins for 16 divers/passengers. The ship glides through the waters of mostly eastern Indonesia. As a result, its main itinerary includes: Raja Ampat, Banda Sea, and Derawan Islands. From April to August they sail to Komodo and Flores Island, Banda Sea/Ring of Fire, Banda Sea/Raja Ampat, and Raja Ampat/Halmahera/Lemb...More Liveaboard Details
White Manta Explorer
The New White Manta Explorer liveaboard is a scuba diving vessel based in Indonesia. They have 14 cabins and accommodate up to 24 guests. This is a state of the art 150ft long yacht designed and built by divers. So, the question is, is this a steel hull ship, or a cruising hotel? All cabins have ensuite bathrooms and AC. The Upper deck and main deck cabins have window views. Satellite telephone an...More Liveaboard Details
Climate: Throughout Indonesia there is a consent air temperature of 25 – 27°C / 78 – 80°F
Water Temperature: 27 – 30°C / 81 – 85°F
Time: UTC +7:00 to UTC +9:00
Language: Indonesian. English is widely spoken.
Currency: Rupiah (Rp). It is recommend to exchange currency in the country to get best rate.
Electricity: 220 Volts. A transformer and plug adapter are recommended
Marriage Requirements: Please contact the local tourism board for instructions and requirements.
AMBON Pattimura Airport (AMQ)
BALI Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS)
JAKARTA Soekarno Hatta International Airport (CGK)
LABUAN BAJO Komodo International Airport(LBJ)
MAKASSAR Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport (UPG)
MANADO Sam Ratulangi International Airport (MDC)
MAUMERE Maumere Airport (MOF)
SORONG Domine Eduard Osok Airport (SOQ)
Professor Dr. Kandou Hospital
Rumah Sakit Umum Wahidin Sudirohusodo
Sanglah General Hospital
Home of the Bunaken Sea Garden and Raja Ampat in the coral triangle, unusual creatures are the norm in Indonesia, both below the sea and above. Is that really two sea snakes? Or is it the recently discovered mimic octopus? Robust and ornate ghost pipefish and pygmy sea horses hide amidst the colorful coral in an attempt to not be seen. Part of the Ring of Fire, Indonesia has the largest number of active volcanoes in the world. With over 17,000 islands, 6,000 of which are inhabited, Indonesia covers a total of 741,100 square miles. The highest point is Puncak Jaya at 16,502 feet.
The Cuttlefish; The Undisputed Master of Camouflage.
The Undisputed Master of Camouflage.
Off the shores of every ocean except around the Americas hovers one of most ingenious creatures in the world. The Cuttlefish can blend in with almost any natural substrate and most divers will swim unknowingly right by them as they appear to look like a clump of seaweed, a rock, or a patch of gravel. To begin with, they are not a fish,...Read Blog
Frogfish, The Overlooked Camouflage Artist
The Frog Fish
Nature’s Most Overlooked Camouflage Artist
There are over 48 species of frogfish, but few divers ever see them. In fact, most divers can’t see these cryptic colored critters until they are pointed out by a local scuba divemaster or guide. Frogfish are currently found in tropical and sub-tropical waters worldwide except for a few places such as the Mediterranean Sea. Th...Read Blog
110,000 Reasons to Go Liveaboard
110,000 Reasons To Go Liveaboard
There are more than 110,000 islands in the world and many pinnacles that rest just below the surface and each and every one of them may be filled with multitudes of critters and creatures that seldom come in contact with humans. Sure, some of these islands may be inhabited, but most require transportation via some sort of marine vessel to get there a...Read Blog
North Sulawesi, Indonesia, Part One
North Sulawesi, Indonesia
The Center of Life’s Diversity
You’ve probably heard of the Coral Triangle where the waters of the Pacific Ocean, the Indian Ocean, and the South China Sea collide and infuse each other with nutrients and where different species of fish and invertebrates intermingle with scuba divers from every culture around the world? You haven’t? Well,...Read Blog
North Sulawesi, Indonesia Part Two
North Sulawesi, Indonesia
The Center of Life’s Diversity
As you last recall, we tried to include all 50,000 miles (70,000km) of shoreline of Indonesia in one article, then we briefly mentioned three dive resorts on the northern edge of Sulawesi Island where some 390 species of coral, 90 resident species of fish, and where some 1,650 species of fish commute to work dail...Read Blog
Diving With Whale Sharks
Diving With Whale Sharks
Whale Sharks, Rhyncodon typus, are the largest cartilaginous fish in the world today. The largest ever recorded was just over 41ft long, but rumors by fishermen say that they may grow over 46ft in length which makes whale sharks the
second largest cartilaginous fish ever to exist and places them only second in length next to the Megalodon shark that exist...Read Blog