Suffused by exuberant swathes of palm, sago, and coconut trees, Bunaken National Marine Park is a vibrant marine park situated just off the coast of Manado, Indonesia. Encompassing five islands of Bunaken, Manado Tua, Montehage, Siladan and Nain, this idyllic tropical retreat proudly boasts one of the most bountiful and most diverse coral ecosystems in the world and over 70% of all the known fish species of the Indo-Western Pacific. In addition to the abundant flora, the area is also home to numerous wildlife, namely barracuda, dolphins, sea snakes, killer whales, sharks and hawksbill sea turtles. Featuring 25 spectacular diving sites, nature lovers can sink into the cracks, canyons, small caves and shipwrecks to see various marine life including the ghost pipefish, mimic octopus, Ambon scorpionfish, seahorses, boxfishes, cuttlefish and dugong.
- Colourful Corals
- Siladen Island
- Large shoals of fish
- Paradise beaches
Local Language: Bahasa Indonesia
The wet season in Sulawesi is in June and July, there is occasional heavy rain but it won’t spoil your trip.