When you make the decision to get your Open Water Diving certification you have thousands of choices of where to take the course. In Indonesia alone there are hundreds of amazing places you can get PADI certified. North Sulawesi, and in particular Gangga Island, is an excellent choice for many reasons. Let’s have a look at some of those reasons. (more…)
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…)