On holiday it’s always a pleasure to get away from what you see everyday and soak in some different views. North Sulawesi has so much to see, it’s an absolute feast for the eyes. From the white sandy beaches, to volcanic lakes and lush mountains, you will have your breath taken almost everywhere you go. Here are 5 places you don’t want to miss for their picturesque views in North Sulawesi. (more…)
Thanks to the film Finding Nemo, anemonefish are probably one of the most recognizable fish in the world. Because of this and their wide range they are also often overlooked by divers who find them common or uninteresting. However, they are actually incredible little fish and there may be some things you don’t know about them. Read on to find out 5 things you may not know about anemonefish. (more…)
North Sulawesi reaches towards the Philippines in the Celebes Sea. This part of the world is known for its equatorial climate. In fact the island is actually bisected by the equator in the regency of Central Sulawesi. So what does this mean for the temperatures, humidity, rainfall, water temperature and currents? These are all great things to know before you plan your trip to Gangga Island Resort & Spa so read on for all the info you need. (more…)
Manado Tua is an extinct volcanic cone peeking out of the sea off the west coast of North Sulawesi. This island is located just next to Bunaken Island and close to Siladen, Mantehage and Nain Islands. Together they make up the Bunaken – Manado Tua Marine Park covering almost 90,000 hectares.
This area was designated a marine park in 1989 and the diving in this area is spectacular. (more…)
Would you believe us if we told you that the wonderpus octopus’ latin name is Wunderpus photogenicus? You probably would if you had ever seen this creature while diving. This fantastic octopus was only officially recognized as a species in 2006 and is now one of the most sought after sightings in North Sulawesi. It can be found around Gangga Island Resort & Spa, although it can take some patience to spot. However, if you are lucky enough to see one and even photograph it, this will be a sighting you’ll never forget. (more…)