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Dive Review of Gangga Island Resort & Spa in
Indonesia/Gangga Island

February, 2016, an Instant Reader Report by linda rutherford, CA, US
Contributor   (16 reports, with 3 Helpful votes)
"Land-based Gangga Island Resort, Sulewesi, Indonesia"
Report Number 8841
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
501-1000 dives
Where else diving
850+ dives worldwide, primarily Indonesia, Micronesia, Fiji, Malaysia, and
the Caribbean
Closest Airport
Manado
Getting There
Go to Manado via Bali,
Jakarta, or other nearby
locations.

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny, cloudy  
Seas
currents, no currents  
Water Temp
78   to 82    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
3
Water Visibility
25   to 60    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
yes  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
We don't remember restrictions.  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
yes 
What I saw
Sharks
None 
Mantas
None 
Dolphins
None 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
None 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  2 stars
Tropical Fish
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Small Critters
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Large Fish
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Large Pelagics
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
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Boat Facilities
4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
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Shore Facilities  
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Comments
The resort has a convenient camera room, near the dive dock. My dive guide
always met me there and carried my camera to the boat. There were two water
basins on our boat for cameras, but ...
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Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Accommodations
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Food
5 stars
Service and Attitude
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Environmental Sensitivity  
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Shore Diving  
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Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

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Value for $$
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Beginners
3 stars   
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Comments  
Gangga Island is northwest of Lembeh Strait and is reached from Manado.
Each morning we went 30 to 45 minutes away to dive on the rocky points of
either Bangka Island or the mainland of Sulewesi Island. Gangga is situated
midway between the two.

This resort has developed a loyal following of repeat customers. We spent
two weeks here in February 2016, after being on an eleven-day live-aboard
in Raja Ampat. Most divers we met here were doing the same thing as we
were, relaxing in a peaceful setting either before, or after, diving on a
live-aboard. They were not in Gangga as their only destination. 
 
There are a variety of reefs, from distant outer reef points with currents,
underwater pinnacles,  calm and sheltered coral gardens, or nearby night
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