Manado is a city on the very northernmost part of the island of Sulawesi. It is quite a large city but chances are if you are heading to the area you are going to one of the dive resorts or islands even further to the north of the city. Traveling to most of these areas means you will be leaving behind the land of supermarkets, malls, and pharmacies where you would usually grab anything you need. (more…)
Gangga Island is located in the province of North Sulawesi, approximately 1.5 degrees north of the equator. This means that the climate is pretty good year round, but there are better times to do certain things on Gangga Island. For example if you are coming for a dive trip, visibility and weather conditions might come into play when you choose the time of year to visit. Read on to find out when the best time for you to travel to Gangga Island is. (more…)
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…)
Gangga Island is a small island off the coast of Manado, North Sulawesi. It is both secluded and close enough to the mainland to make it easy to get to. This is just one of the reasons that it is a fantastic place to go with a group of family or friends. If you are planning to travel with a larger group, read on to find out how Gangga Island Resort & Spa could be the ideal place to book into. (more…)