Hunting for Pipefish in North Sulawesi

Posted on 28 March 2019

Hunting for Pipefish in North Sulawesi

There is such a wide variety of species to look out for in North Sulawesi it’s almost impossible to make a ‘must see’ list. However, the areas around Gangga Island, Bangka, Lembeh, and Manado are known to be home to at least 8 types of ghost pipefish, not to mention the stick and banded varieties. (more…)

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Seahorse Species of North Sulawesi

Posted on 28 February 2019

Seahorse Species of North Sulawesi

North Sulawesi is an absolute wonderland for marine species, and this includes 8 species of hippocampus, or seahorses. Even more spectacularly, 4 of the 8 species are pygmy seahorses, which are magical to spot. The dive guides at Gangga Divers at Gangga Island Resort & Spa know the area well and will take you to the sites you are most likely to find these wonderful creatures. (more…)

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How Much Do You Know About Coral?

Posted on 14 February 2019

How Much Do You Know About Coral?

If you’re a diver you probably know a bit about coral. You should know how to identify different types and how to take care not to damage them. But how much do you really know about coral? Gangga Island is located in the middle of the Coral Triangle, so before you arrive you should know all you can about the coral you’ll see there. To get you ready we’ve put together some facts and interesting statistics about coral that might surprise and even shock you! (more…)

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Pros and Cons of Diving with Nitrox Enriched Air

Posted on 31 January 2019

If you’ve traveled to dive destinations or are a diver yourself, you’re sure to have heard about Nitrox. This may be something you’ve researched a bit about or may not know anything about it. In this post we’re going to talk about scuba diving with Nitrox and how it could add to your diving experiences. (more…)

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