Manado, Indonesia

Manado is the capital of the North Sulawesi province which is known for its rich marine biodiversity. Just East of Borneo and South of Philippines, North Sulawasi is one of the 32 provinces of Indonesia, of which the capital is Manado City. Diving areas for Manado Island includes Bunaken National Park and Bangka Island to name a few. The rich tropical marine life found in Manado make it one of the world’s renowned dive sites.

4.5

HOURS


Flight and van ride
from Singapore
30

DIVE SITES


to explore in
Manado
5

days


of non-stop
excitement
100

%


satisfaction
guaranteed

Tasik Ria House Reef

Mike’s Point

Sachiko Point

Paser Panjang, Bunaken Timur, Pangalisan, Tanjung Paser, Muka Kampung, Lekuan 1, Lekuan 2, Lekuan 3, Celah Celah, Alung Banua, Fukul, Ron’s Point, Mandolin, Raymond’s Point, Jalan Masuk, Barracuda Point, Gorango, Bango, Tangkasi, Beni’s Point, Pangulingan, Muka Gereja, Negeri, Siladen Point, Molas Shipwreck, Black Rock, Meras Rock, Tanjung Pisok, Batu Meja, Gabet

And more!

Diving Information

Dive Season

Unlike Malaysia’s diving spots, Manado is not affected by the annual Northeast monsoon and so is accessible for diving all year round. However, the wind and rain can pick up during January to March so most divers prefer to visit from April to November.

Reef Basics

Great forHighlightsDepthVisibilityCurrentsSurface conditionsWater temperatureExperience levelRecommended Length of stay
Advanced, Photography, Wall diving, Drift DivingReef Sharks, Eagle rays, Dugongs5 – >40m20 – 35mCan be strongCalm27 – 30°CBeginner – Advanced5 – 7 days

Getting There

3 hours 30 min from Singapore to Manado, by plane

1 hour airport resort transfer, by van

Singapore

plane transfer

Manado

Sam Ratulangi International Airport in Manado has a regular international flight service to/from Singapore with SilkAir

Mon, Wed, SatFri
SIN-MDC MI274
Depart 09.25 – Arrive 13.05
MDC-SIN M1273
Depart 13.45 – Arrive 17.05
SIN-MDC MI276
Depart 10.35 – Arrive 14.15
MDC-SIN M1275
Depart 15.00 – Arrive 18.20

*All times are in Singapore GMT +8 hours

Accommodations

Although the beaches of Manado are not meant for tourists, there are still a few quiet spots to relax by. The beaches by the dive resorts on the other hand are built on black volcanic sand where you will be able to lay back and take in the sun and scenery. These are the resorts Gill Divers visits.

Tasik Ria Resort

Classic Package

SGD620

5D4N Package

Excludes equipment rental, air ticket, taxes, Bunaken permit

Book now or view more information about this resort

Luxury Package

From SGD999

5D4N Package

Excludes equipment rental, air ticket, taxes, Bunaken permit

Book now or view more information about this resort

Join us today and dive in Manado!

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