Why Diving With a Buddy is So Important

Posted on 15 September 2020

Why Diving With a Buddy is So Important

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…)

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Anemone Habitats: Much More Than Finding Nemo

Posted on 28 July 2020

Anemone Habitas: Much More Than Finding Nemo

Thanks to the movie Finding Nemo even non-divers are aware of the importance of anemones as a marine habitat. Nemo, who is a species of clownfish or anemonefish, lives within the stinging tentacles of an anemone without being hurt. Thanks to a mucus membrane covering their whole body, clownfish are completely immune to the stings of the anemone. (more…)

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5 Amazing Camouflaged Marine Creatures in North Sulawesi

Posted on 27 May 2020

North Sulawesi has such an incredible range of marine creatures it can be hard to know where to look while you’re diving. However, there are some fish and other marine life that are much harder to spot than others. The 5 we’re talking about today are masters of camouflage and only the most eagle-eyed divers will see them. (more…)

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Top 5 Tips for Avoiding Seasickness on Your Next Dive Trip

Posted on 13 May 2020

Top 5 Tips for Avoiding Seasickness on Your Next Dive Trip

No one is immune to seasickness and even the hardiest sailor can feel queasy at sea once in a while. The nausea, vomiting, dizziness, and even hot and cold flashes can turn a dream dive trip into a nightmare. However, there are some easy ways to prevent seasickness or take the edge off if you do start to feel a bit green. Here are our top 5 tips for avoiding seasickness on your next dive trip. (more…)

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Must-see Shrimps Around Manado and Gangga Island

Posted on 06 February 2020

Did you know that there are over 50,000 species of crustaceans? This encompasses crabs, lobsters, shrimp, crayfish, krill, barnacles, mantis shrimp and plenty more. While you’re diving around Manado you should definitely be keeping an eye out for crustaceans, but especially the tiny but spectacular shrimps that are so plentiful in the region. Here are just a few types of shrimp that should be on your list to spot starting with the most well known of them all. (more…)

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