Bunaken marine park is a flagship tourist destination Manado, North Sulawesi and is one of the most beautiful marine parks in the world. Various coral reefs and marine life and crammed in Bunaken marine park. For those of you who like to travel under the sea, Bunaken could be one of the choices for you, this article also can be found at koranwisata.com.
Geographical Location of Bunaken Marine Park
Bunaken marine park is located in the Village Bunaken Bunaken District of Manado, North Sulawesi. Bunaken is about 7 miles from the port of Manado and is within about 50 minutes using a twin-engine motor boat or just about 35 minutes if you are using a speed boat.
There are five islands included in this national park is Naen Island, Bunaken, Manado Tua Island, Siladen Island, and Island Mantehage boy and the surrounding islands. And the number of the population in the five islands is about 21,000 people.
Park has a variety of underwater life; this is because the Bunaken national marine park is located in the golden triangle of the world's reefs were scattered from Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste and the Solomon Islands
There are dozens of species of coral and thousands of species of fish that live in the park covering an area of 75,265 hectares. The beauty of Bunaken marine park has been much in demand by both domestic travelers and tourists who come from abroad. Most of the area consists of coastal mangrove forests and white sand. Bunaken marine park has a marine biodiversity one of the highest in the world
The sea there is a coral reef of hard and soft, the walls of cliffs with diverse shapes and colors of marine life which there are sharks, marlin, tuna, snapper, grouper, barracuda, napoleon wrasse, angelfish, turtle, mandarin fish, seahorses, stingrays, octopus and various other kinds of fish and of course the most famous king of the sea is an ancient fish (the coelacanth).
No time offseasons to visit the Bunaken Taman means you can anytime visit and dive in Bunaken. But more is recommended you dive in Bunaken National Park in Mays / d in August because at that moment you are greeted with clear sea water and hot with air temperatures 26-31 degrees Celsius.
Spot Diving at Bunaken Marine Park
The beauty of Bunaken marine park can be seen at the location called Lekuan 1, 2, 3, Fukui, mandolin, cape Parigi, Ron's point, Sachiko point, Pangalisang, face east village and Bunaken. Also, there are many more dive spots located on Bunaken marine park because Bunaken itself has 40 dive sites varying depths that provide various types of tropical fish and coral reefs.
Regions which was inaugurated in 1991 as a national marine park also offers other beauty that is the great underwater walls or walls of giant rock, which stands curved upwards.
For lovers of underwater photography, we can be sure you will not be disappointed when visiting Bunaken marine park because here you can get spectacular photos to preserve a very rare you get in other areas.
Facilities and Accommodation
For those of you who want to linger to explore the Bunaken, you need not worry because here you will quickly meet accommodation ranging from price to quality backpacker star hotels. Also, to support your activities during the tour in Bunaken, you can also find a boat rental/speedboat, tool snorkeling/diving equipment, and underwater cameras to capture your activities while under the sea.