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

Gangga Island Resort & Spa: "Land-based Gangga Island Resort, Sulewesi, Indonesia", Feb, 2016,

by linda rutherford, CA, US (Contributor Contributor 17 reports with 6 Helpful votes). Report 8841 has 1 Helpful vote.

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
Corals 2 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 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo 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 ... 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 5 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 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 ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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