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Four creatures and their mating rituals

Giant clam at Fukui Point

Today we’re highlighting four animals you can find in the waters around North Sulawesi. Specifically, we’re talking about how they mate. This article originally appeared over at Diveplanit and features the Great Barrier Reef, but half of the animals listed there can be found in our area as well.

DUIKEN – Manado & Bunaken

Turtle hanging out at Bunaken

This article originally appeared in scuba diving website and magazine Duiken (“diving” in Dutch). This piece focuses on diving at Bunaken, Manado and the Bunaken Marine Park. Original text: Judith Rietveld, photos: Daniel Versteeg. Both Manado and Lembeh are part of Sulawesi, the fourth largest island in Indonesia. It is a relatively undiscovered destination compared to the popular […]

Diving Bunaken: Fukui Point

In this weeks’ post, jump into the water with us and let’s visit Fukui Point, a popular dive site in the Bunaken National Marine Park. Are you ready? 👌 Let’s go down! 👎 Diving Fukui from Manado The area: North Sulawesi, the island: Bunaken, the diving: fantastic! Only a 20-minute boat ride away from our […]

Diving in Manado: the Sponge Forest

Diver admiring the yellow sponges

Diving on our house reef in Manado is always surprising and different. One feature that makes the site so unique is the “sponge forest”. Here you will find yellow elephant ear sponges gathering. After jumping in the water from our jetty, a swim of 50 meters takes you to the buoy that marks the start […]

DUIKEN — Lembeh Strait

Pipefish at Lembeh Strait

The following article originally appeared Dutch scuba diving website and magazine Duiken (“diving” in Dutch), focusing on the Lembeh Strait and its fantastic muck diving. Original text: Judith Rietveld, photos: Daniel Versteeg. Duiken at Lembeh Strait Do you enjoy looking for strange creatures in the sand or do you prefer diving on the spectacular reefs of Bunaken? You […]

Artificial reefs in North Sulawesi

Fish taking shelter in our house reef at Manado

Artificial reefs in North Sulawesi are incredibly varied, so you can find all kinds of life. North Sulawesi is still a relatively unknown diving hot spot. However, anyone who visited before knows how rich the biodiversity is. That is to say, lazy turtles hang out on the corals and schools of reef fish dart through […]

Wreck diving North Sulawesi

Molas Shipwreck davits

Wreck diving is not exactly what North Sulawesi is famous for. But if you like to dive wrecks, we have a great dive site right on our doorstep: the Molas Shipwreck. Details about the wreck are scarce, and the little information we found is not very reliable. For instance. Wannadive.net says the ship was called […]