Interesting green

Interesting green

Join us for a lovely stroll through our gardens and identify a number of plants with us.

Diver Spotlight: Alex del Olmo

Alex del Olmo

Award-winning videographer Alex was our guest before the pandemic, and he’s shot some amazing footage while he was here.

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

Polyps

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!

Celebrating World Sea Turtle Day

A sea turtle swimming along a Bunaken Reef

The Bunaken National Marine Park is perfect for spotting sea turtles, whether you are snorkeling above the coral reefs or at depth along one of the walls, seeing turtles is always exciting. In this post, we celebrate World Sea Turtle Day by sharing a few turtle facts. Scroll down for a handy infographic. The species […]

Scuba Diving Tips For Beginners

How be a great beginner diver

Do you want to be more than just a fish-watching tourist? Here is an infographic and a valuable collection of tips that might help. This article is for beginners but can also apply to divers of any skill level. So you just earned your PADI license, congratulations! But where do you go from here? Moreover, […]

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 […]

The plight of the Immortal Lobsters

A hermit crab doing its thing.

Did you know that lobsters can essentially be immortal? The way they go through their lives is such a bizarre story in terms of biology, we just had to share it… Shrimps, crabs, langustines and lobsters are fascinating creatures. Their insectoid appearance make them a delight to watch during a dive. Shuffling around on the […]

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 […]