Bunaken island, Sulawesi

Port, just behind Manado market, from where boats are heading to Bunaken

Bunaken is one of Indonesia’s most famous diving and snorkeling areas, part of the Bunaken National Marine Park

Mangroves on the east coast of Bunaken island

The park is famed for the clarity of its water, 35m visibility is common in the summer dry season

There’s the abundance of coral and fish – 70% of all fish species that exist in the Indo-Western Pacific Ocean, no less than 70 different corals, five species of sea turtle, white tip and black tip reef-sharks, occasionally saltwater crocodiles …

All-inclusive resorts on the coast, but one can also find bungalows at the village

About 20.000 people live in Bunaken park area and make their living from the waters

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