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Bunaken National Marine Park

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Bunaken Island, Indonesia
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Blue Planet Paradise

Just beautiful I was astounded at the amazing technicolor underwater world here! All within... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Skiathos Town, Greece
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Great dive / snorkeling location

One of the best places i have visited in Indonesia, recommend to all travellers. My package... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Runn S
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Bunaken Island, Indonesia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just beautiful I was astounded at the amazing technicolor underwater world here! All within swimming distance of the shore, we spent the whole time making ridiculous noises in our snorkels to each other oooohhhh, wow, and such like! Gob-smacked!! In awe, grinning madly at what...More

1  Thank SoulSailRuth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best places i have visited in Indonesia, recommend to all travellers. My package included transfer by boat to/from Bunaken, 2 nights stay and all meals. Was a very peaceful and enjoyable time, will definitely go back again.

Thank Runn S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Heard some rumours about the status of the reefs around Bunaken and coming there it was clear that the rumours are right. Yes there are lots of fish but they are pretty small. The coral is damaged and dull looking... I saw one reefshark passing...More

Thank Marcus N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Why Nain is renowned for its sand bar what made my trip to Nain whole while, are photo opportunities. The attached photos are self explanatory.

Thank afred_chan
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Beautiful marine park teeming with underwater life! Perfect for those who love diving and snorkeling. The corals are amazing and rich with marine life. And the best thing is it’s easy to get to, unlike some of the remote destinations in Indonesia. Will definitely want...More

1  Thank YChan2016
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Still considered as one of the most beautiful diving area in Indonesia. The place was only about 1-1.5 hours from Manado.

Thank JeffryHaryanto9
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Although it is not as beautiful as Togian (but then what is) the diving here was stunning. A lot of fish, great diving equipment and we found most of the guides that we have met very professional. If you want an even more exotic experience,...More

Thank turtlecosta
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Lots of fish, healthy reefs, mostly walls, crazy currents, no sharks but lots of turtles. The park is being well maintained but there is evidence of garbage in a few locations. It was nice to see the guides picking up any garbage they found and...More

Thank Jill K
Reviewed 7 November 2017

well, if you like the small stuff - macro .... Bunaken is the place to go ... for bigger stuff oder big group of fish that is really the wrong place

Thank Hans-Jürgen Seb... F
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Wonderful walls, so many species of fish and every kind of creature imaginable and several that were beyond my imagination.

Thank Blackbear2014
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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.