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Dive Review of Two Fish Divers in
Indonesia/North Sulawesi

Two Fish Divers, May, 2013,

by Sandy Falen, KS, US (Sr. Contributor Sr. Contributor 24 reports with 4 Helpful votes). Report 7025.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving All over the Caribbean, Costa Rica, Fiji, Palau, Kosrae
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 80 to 83 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 40 to 110 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Have fun and limit your time to one hour and fifteen minutes.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Bucket on the boat, and a large camera rinse tank on shore. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
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Comments An Undercurrent review on Two Fish Divers inspired me to finally take the plunge and visit Sulawesi. This is a destination that takes considerable travel time, and depending on the resort you select, it can be enormously expensive. Two Fish is a great choice if you'd like to dive Sulawesi at a reasonable cost. It's also the perfect way to get a taste of more than one flavor of underwater Indonesia I split my time between Bunaken Marine park on the west, and the legendary Lembeh Strait on the east. (Two Fish also has a resort in Bali, but I'll have to save that for another trip.)

My adventure began by flying to Singapore, via Tokyo, on American and Japan Air. I spent a day there before traveling on to Manado on Silk Air (a subsidiary of Singapore Airlines). Travel was long, but not unpleasant, and Silk Air is certainly the safer choice among the airlines that serve Manado. Singapore makes for an interesting stopover and you'll marvel at the stunning Changi Airport.

Upon arrival at Manado, my friends and I were greeted by our driver, who delivered us to the Two Fish office in town. We killed a little time there before being escorted to the Marina Harbour, where we boarded a Two Fish boat bound for Bunaken, along with some of the considerable supplies it takes to host hungry divers.

The boat ride was close to an hour, and upon arrival at Two Fish Bunaken, we were greeted warmly but immediately corralled for an orientation, which included filling out forms (mostly with information that we'd already provided via emailed forms), and signing the usual waivers. Then we were directed to our cottages, where our luggage was promptly delivered.

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