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Posted last August 11, 2015, 10:43 am for Indo Travel Consultant in Travel Guide report article

Bunaken National Marine Park in North Sulawesi is located within 8 kilometers from the city of Manado. Its strategic location and make it easy for marine park visited by foreign and domestic. Bunaken National Marine Park is one of tourist destination that is quite interesting. Activities that can be done at the shore is like sunbathing, swimming, diving, snorkeling, or just exploring the woods around the beach.

Overall Bunaken National Marine Park has an area of ​​75.265 hectares in which there are five islands, namely: Bunaken Island, Island Siladen, Manado Tua Island, Island and Island Naen Mantehage. Although the marine park has five islands that are close together, only the most famous Bunaken Island as a tourist and diving. Inaugurated as a national marine park by the Minister of Marine in 1991 and used as a tourist attraction and educational marine nature and also because of the potential activity of the region's marine ecology conservation. Besides marine park is very good for the development of educational knowledge of the sea and its resources.

Bunaken National Marine Park is one of the most beautiful marine park in the world because of the formation of coral reefs are beautiful and spacious. Marine park is a habitat for over 3000 species of fish are kept from extinction as lolosi yellow tail fish (Lutjanus kasmira), fish gusumi horse (hippocampus horse), goropa (Ephinephelus spilotoceps), white oci (Seriola rivoliana) and many more are also have a diversity of rare types of aquatic organisms such as dolphins, sea cow, dugong and various kinds of ornamental fish are very beautiful.

Bunaken National Marine Park has a wide area to dive, dive though still limited around the beaches that surround the island are alone, it is done for the safety of visitors and to facilitate beach in supervising officer. Visitors can dive and see tropical fish and stunning coral reefs. As a place to dive, Bunaken National Marine Park are among 10 popular dive sites in the world.