Manado City Government has the idea to make Bunaken as a marine tourism object and educational tour.

Bunaken National Marine Park
Bunaken National Marine Park has a shared area of ​​75,265 ha. There are 5 islands that are also in this national park that is Naen Island, Bunaken Island, Manado Tua Island, Siladen Island, and Island of Mantehage along with island children around him. And the quantity of the population available on the five islands is approximately 21,000 people.

Bunaken national marine park Geographically Bunaken Island is also in the territorial waters of "Triangle of Gold". More than 3000 species of fish are located in Bunaken. The "Golden Triangle" region is a marine pathway linking the Philippine sea, Papua sea, and the Indonesian sea. Because of the natural wealth in Bunaken, national and international non-governmental organizations work closely together in the conservation of coral reefs and mangroves.

Manado City Government has the idea to make Bunaken as a marine tourism object and educational tour, because the local government see marine nature conservation activities in this region. Therefore the Bunaken Island area against 1991 ago, the Minister of Marine inaugurated it as Bunaken National Marine Park.

Tourism site

When tourists visit Manado, North Sulawesi, they will not forget to visit Bunaken National Marine Park. Because Bunaken is the most popular tourist attraction.

Bunaken has an area not quite more about 8 km² located in the Bay of Manado. Around the Bunaken, available marine park which is also part of Manado Tua Marine National Park. Bunaken is also one of the marine parks that have the world's highest marine biodiversity. Therefore, many tourists who visit to carry out diving activities in the area Bunaken. Although the area reaches 75,265 ha, the dive area is too limited, only in the vicinity of the beaches surrounding the five islands located in the Bunaken National Marine Park area.

Clown fish national park bunakenDi Bunaken contain 40 dive areas that have a diverse range of coral reefs and beautiful tropical sea fish. Tourists who conduct dives in the Bunaken region will be treated to a view of 150 species of fish from approximately 58 genus of fish and coral reefs.

Bunaken National Marine Park has 20 dive spots with varying depths. From 20 dive spots, 12 dive spots are located on the island of Bunaken and is the most frequent dive point visited by divers both locally and abroad.

Bunaken dive point lined from the southeast to the northwest. In this region is contained a giant coral wall in the form of vertical and curved. This wall is a source of food for fish and other marine inhabitants.

Facilities and Accommodation

For those of you who want to linger exploring Bunaken you do not need to worry because here you will easily find lodging ranging from backpaker prices to the quality of star hotels. In addition, to support your activities during the trip in Bunaken, you can also find a boat / seedboat rental, snorkeling / submarine and underwater cameras to immortalize your activities while under the sea.

Price of admission

The admission price to Bunaken National Marine Park is Rp. 50.000, - / person for single entry. And Rp. 150.000, - / person valid 1 year. If you buy a valid ticket for 1 year, you will be given like a plastic badge instead of a ticket.
Facilities and Accommodation

Some hotel accommodation in the Bunaken area is available along with a variety of options. Some of the hotels near Bunaken National Park are Bunaken Island Dive Resort and Bunaken Divers Sea Breeze Resort. Both hotels are located on Bunaken Island. There are also diving rentals and instructors. For dive instructors have mastered French, Dutch, English, and German.

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Location

Bunaken is located in the waters of Sulawesi Island. Most of Bunaken National Marine Park is located north of Manado Bay and is part of the administration of Manado City, North Sulawesi.
Access

To reach Bunaken National Marine Park, tourists can take advantage of the available transportation of motor boats from the Gulf coast of Manado.