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Bunaken National Park in Manado, North Sulawesi, wonderful lined islands biota for diving and snorkeling

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Tinuku Travel ~ Taman Nasional Bunaken is a marine park in the waters of Manado city, North Sulawesi. The park is located in the Coral Triangle is home to over 390 species of coral, various species of fish, mollusks, reptiles and marine mammals. Park is representative of the marine ecosystem, seagrass meadows, coral reefs and beaches.

Bunaken National Park was established in 1991 and an area of 890.65 square kilometers with composition of 97% of marine habitats and 3% of the land includes five islands are islands of Bunaken, Manado Tua, Mantehage, Naen and Siladen. National parks hold more than 390 species of coral and 90 species of fish.

Tinuku Travel Bunaken National Park in Manado, North Sulawesi, wonderful lined islands biota for diving and snorkeling

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Travel.Tinuku.com Bunaken National Park in Manado, North Sulawesi, wonderful lined islands biota for diving and snorkeling

Algae is Caulerpa, Halimeda and Padina, while species of seaweed are Thalassia hemprichii, Enhallus acoroides and Thalassaodendron ciliatum. Various species of fish, marine mammals, reptiles, birds, mollusks, mangroves, crabs, lobsters, molluscs and sea birds. The islands are also rich Arecaceae, sago, woka, silar and coconut, while the species of terrestrial animals such as deer and fitch.

Bunaken region consists of 22 villages and inhabited by about 35,000 residents, mostly fishermen or farmers coconut, sweet potato, bananas and seaweed, while others work as a tour guide, workers in the cottage and ship's captain. In 2005 the national park entered the list of UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Marine park is located in the Bunaken district, North Sulawesi, about 7 miles from the Manado port and taken about 50 minutes using twin-engine motor boats or 35 minutes by speed boat. Bunaken has diversity in the golden triangle of the world's reefs are scattered in Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Timor Leste and Solomon Islands.



The divers watched the hard and soft coral reefs around the walls of cliff with different shapes and colors, marlin, tuna, snapper, grouper, barracuda, napoleon wrasse, angel fish, turtle, mandarin fish, sea horses, stingrays, octopus and ancient fish Coelacanth.

No off seasons to visit the Bunaken, but May to August is the time where the sea is crystal clear and warm water in temperature of 26-31 degrees Celsius. The beauty of the marine park was striking at the location named Lekuan 1, 2, 3, Fukui, Mandolin, Tanjung Parigi, Ron's point, Sachiko point, Pangalisang, Kampung Muka and East Bunaken.

Tinuku Travel Bunaken National Park in Manado, North Sulawesi, wonderful lined islands biota for diving and snorkeling

Tinuku.com Travel Bunaken National Park in Manado, North Sulawesi, wonderful lined islands biota for diving and snorkeling

Travel.Tinuku.com Bunaken National Park in Manado, North Sulawesi, wonderful lined islands biota for diving and snorkeling

Location: Bunaken, Manado city, North Sulawesi.

Activity: Diving, snorkeling, swimming, fishing, trekking, hiking, camping, hammocking. Explore the flora and fauna. Explore archeology, architecture and culture, Seeing sunset and sunrise, hunting photography and videography, and others.

Complementary facilities: Rental dive gear, snorkel gear, boats, camping equipment. Car parking, restrooms, restaurants, hotels and resorts.

Reach access: 7 miles from Manado city.

Routes and public transport: All flights to Manado city.

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