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Bunaken National Marine Park

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Address: Bunaken Island, North Sulawesi, Bunaken Island, Indonesia
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Activities: Scuba diving, Snorkeling

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Fabulous place to dive

Truly wonderful place to dive with a great diversity of life and magnificent walls. I love drift diving and this place is great for it. Just set your buoyancy and watch the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Darwin, Australia
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Darwin, Australia
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Truly wonderful place to dive with a great diversity of life and magnificent walls. I love drift diving and this place is great for it. Just set your buoyancy and watch the world go by. The topside scenery in between dives was also beautiful with volcano backdrops to the blue sky and sea.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The water is very clean, you can even see under sea like fish without snorkling or diving.. You can also enjoy coconut in that island, and the taste is very good.. Nice people.. Over all the place is very nice.. Love it..

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The snorkelling is exceptional with swarms of fish of all types and varieties. Clearly the marine park concept is working here.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The corals are amazing, lots of colors and different sorts. Also many, many (smaller) fishes and other creatures. Especially, we liked the big sea turtles. There're many of them,so you can't miss it.

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Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

It was great to see Pontoh's pygmi seahorse, white tip reef shark, black tip reef shark, frog fish, eagle ray and lots of turtles.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

My third visit to this fantastic dive location. Conditions are not as they were 10 years ago but still awesome. Plenty of sealife to enjoy and the coral is still abundant and in pretty good condition. Every year they change the regulations regarding fees etc. Check if the fee is included in the tour or dive trip.

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Somersworth, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This place is amazing! the best snorkeling place I ever been.. It costs $50 to rent the snorkeling equipment, my friend told me she could get $30 for full snorkeling equipment. The water is very clear and tons of fish. Unlike in US, we can feed the fish here.. I put the link down below to see how amazing is... More 

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Gerik, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The blue is astounding. Coral walls and the sheer amount of natural diversity make it worth it. Dive if you can.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

need some serious team efforts from local, government, foreign agencies, environmentalists to preserve the natural beauties and one of the most valuable natural treasure

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Lots of turtles, some sharks and loads of nudibranch. There is unfortunately quite a lot of rubbish on some dives. You are literally jumping in to a sea of debris.

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Address: Bunaken Island, North Sulawesi, Bunaken Island, Indonesia
Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Sulawesi  >  North Sulawesi  >  Bunaken Island

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