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…)
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…)
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…)
Diving with a buddy is one of the most important rules of scuba diving. It doesn’t matter how experienced or confident you are, you should never be without a dive buddy. When you dive with Gangga Divers you will be assigned a dive buddy on each dive and will be expected to stay close to them throughout the whole dive. If you are wondering why dive buddies are so important, we’re going to do a run down for you. (more…)