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Dive Review of Village Bunaken in
Indonesia/Bunaken

Village Bunaken, Jun, 2013,

by Ian Kennedy, CA, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 10 reports). Report 7035.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving South Pacific, Hawaii, Caribbean
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm, no currents
Water Temp 83 to 86 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 50 to 60 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions All dives are guided and very close to 60 minutes duration
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 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 Fresh water bucket provided on some dives ... 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 4 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
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Comments We stayed at The Village Bunaken, run by an Indonesian woman and her Dutch husband. Fly to Manado then get picked up for a 40 minute car ride to the markets on the river where a boat is waiting for a 30 minute ride to the island of Bunaken. The resort has about 8 bungalows, a couple with A/C. Bugs were not a problem when we visited in June. There is a nice pool. The resort is very modern, clean and well-kept, populated largely by Dutch tourists. The resort is all-inclusive. T ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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