If you are looking for an example of the magic of evolution, the symbiotic relationships of marine life in North Sulawesi is it. In this area there are innumerable marine creatures that help each other on a daily basis in a variety of ways. Many of the examples we will give in this article are spotted regularly on dives in the area around Gangga Island Resort and Spa. (more…)
Indonesia is a country with a very turbulent history of colonization and slavery. In fact, it might be hard to believe, but independence came only 76 years ago. It’s no wonder when it was finally announced on August 17th 1945 there was much to celebrate. Every year on this date, people in Indonesia enjoy a day of fun and paying respect to their country. Let’s delve a little deeper into Indonesia’s history and how Independence came about. (more…)
Whether scuba diving is a sport that you enjoy from time to time or are truly dedicated to it, taking care of scuba diving equipment is something you should know how to do.
Most dive centres, including Gangga Divers at Gangga Island Resort & Spa, will clean your dive equipment for you when you return from a dive, but taking care of it is much more than rinsing it off with clean water. (more…)
Most travelers visit Gangga Island and North Sulawesi for the incredible diving, but there are many more reasons to spend time in the region. Day trips are a great way to see the area without having to move from your beautiful beach bungalow on Gangga Island. One of the best daytrips you can take is to explore the culture of the Minahasan people of North Sulawesi. (more…)
North Sulawesi is best known for Bunaken National Marine Park. However, the smaller islands to the north of Bunaken are also spectacular for divers. Here at Gangga Island Resort & Spa we have some favorite dive sites that we’d love to share with you. Here are our top 6 must visit dive sites around the islands of Lihaga, Gangga, and Talise. (more…)