Do divers live longer? One man means to find out.

Joseph Dituri plans to smash the world-record for living underwater. Currently held by two men from Tennessee at 73 days back in 2014, the Florida-native Dituri plans to live in an underwater habitat for an astounding 100 days. The reason is not just to set a new record, but has scientific goals as well. Living […]

Escape to North Sulawesi this winter

Escape with a Long-Stay Deal Today’s world is full of uncertainty: energy crisis, economic recession, war in Ukraine, cost of living is rising… It makes everyone around you a little bit grumpy — even the weather! But if you are looking to take a break from this, then we have the ideal package for you […]

Welcome again to Thalassa Dive Resorts Indonesia!

After more than two years of living through a disastrous time for international tourism (we are still reeling from the shockwave of the pandemic’s impact), we finally arrive at a time where Indonesia is ready to receive you with open arms again! As a matter of fact, you no longer need quarantine if you’re triple-vaccinated, […]

Let’s go diving!

Let's get wet!

We have a lot of nice underwater footage to show you, let’s get wet!

Opening a New Dive Center During a Global Pandemic

The small village of Bahowo in North Sulawesi is now the proud home of Thalassa’s newest dive center!

Merdeka! – Indonesia’s Independence Day Underwater

Merdeka! - Indonesia's Independence Day Underwater

🇮🇩 Happy Independance Day Indonesia! 🇮🇩 We took some local guests diving for a flag-salute underwater. For many of them it was their first time diving. Well done everyone!

The best of 2020

The best of 2020

For our final broadcast in 2020, we picked our best underwater macro- and wide angle videography, as well as our picks for the funniest moments of than 36 hours of streaming! Hope to see you all with us! 🥳

Polyps – the Reef Dwellers


You’ve probably heard of polyps, the tiny creatures forming corals, among others. But what are they exactly and how do they live? Let’s dive in! 👌

Holothuria – the Secret Life of Sea Cucumbers

Holothuria - the Secret Life of Sea Cucumbers

For this broadcast, we explore the fascinating world of echinoderms. Join us for another hour full of fun facts about the often-overlooked sea cucumber!

Aqua Lung Pro HD BCD Review

Aqua Lung Pro HD BCD Review

We received the new Aqua Lung Pro HD BCD from Master Selam in Jakarta, and our Course Director Simone had a few things to share about her new piece of diving gear. Check out Master Selam here: Aqua Lung:

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.

Where do all these Manadonese dive guides come from?

This article was originally written in German, by our friend Liliane Hennicke at Manta Reisen. In this post she describes how Simone Gerritsen started with an idea and ended up with North Sulawesi’s most successful diving education for local dive guides.