Learn About the White Tipped Reef Sharks of North Sulawesi

Posted on 09 May 2019

Learn About the White Tipped Reef Sharks of North Sulawesi

White tipped reef sharks are the most common species of shark found in the waters of North Sulawesi. You can expect to see them on most dives around Gangga Island and the Bangka archipelago. However, just because they are a common sight doesn’t mean they aren’t fascinating. Read on to find out all about this amazing shark species and their importance to the marine environment around Gangga Island Resort & Spa. (more…)

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Hunting for Pipefish in North Sulawesi

Posted on 28 March 2019

Hunting for Pipefish in North Sulawesi

There is such a wide variety of species to look out for in North Sulawesi it’s almost impossible to make a ‘must see’ list. However, the areas around Gangga Island, Bangka, Lembeh, and Manado are known to be home to at least 8 types of ghost pipefish, not to mention the stick and banded varieties. (more…)

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Seahorse Species of North Sulawesi

Posted on 28 February 2019

Seahorse Species of North Sulawesi

North Sulawesi is an absolute wonderland for marine species, and this includes 8 species of hippocampus, or seahorses. Even more spectacularly, 4 of the 8 species are pygmy seahorses, which are magical to spot. The dive guides at Gangga Divers at Gangga Island Resort & Spa know the area well and will take you to the sites you are most likely to find these wonderful creatures. (more…)

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