The past couple of years have been extremely challenging when it comes to traveling. If you are a diver, you may not have been able to get in the water for some time. Whether you have been diving a long time or are new to diving, your first session back can be an exciting prospect but also a little nerve-wracking. Here are our top tips for getting back to diving happily and safely. (more…)
As you may know, there are only 7 species of sea turtles in the entire world. Incredibly 6 of those species are found in the waters around Indonesia and at least 5 are regularly seen around Manado.
Diving with sea turtles is a joyful experience that you will never get tired of. Their sheer size and grace in the water makes sea turtles the perfect dive companions. (more…)
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…)