Thursday, 01 October 2020 | 19:05 WIB

When is the Right Time to Visit Bunaken National Park?

When is the Right Time to Visit Bunaken National Park? (wikimedia)

JAKARTA, NETRALNEWS.COM - Bunaken National Park is a marine park located in North Sulawesi. The park is located on the triangle of coral reefs, making it a habitat for 390 species of coral reefs, as well as various species of fish, mollusks, reptiles and marine mammals.

In fact, Bunaken National Park is representative of Indonesia's marine ecosystem, which includes sea grasslands, coral reefs and coastal ecosystems.

Well, for those of you who want to visit this tourist location, the following tips that may be a guide for you:

1. The Right Time

The best time to travel to Bunaken Manado is from May to August. In the span of the these months, the sea water is very clear and warm. It would be very good to get maximum visibility while diving in Bunaken.

While in the range of December to January is a less enjoyable month to come to Bunaken tour. This is because the sea is tidal and the water is dirty. Also there is a lot of rubbish drifting the stream so diving activities will be less fun.

2. Bring Cash

If you have arrived at Bunaken Island, bring cash and use to transact, for example renting snorkel equipment, leasing photos under the sea, and so forth. Payments by credit or debit card must be avoided, no one seems to be accepting the payment model there.

3. Keep it Clean

One more thing that is important to remember is to always maintain the cleanliness and natural conservation of coral reefs in Bunaken Island. You will find these boards of appeal there. This is very important given the behaviors of tourists are not fully controlled.

4. Transportation

There are several alternative ways to get to Bunaken Island from Manado city, which is through Manado port, Marina Nusantara Diving Center (NDC) in Molas and Marina sub-district of Blue Banter. From the port of Manado to Bunaken Island takes approximately 30 minutes, from NDC to dive sites Bunaken Island takes approximately 20 minutes, while from Marina Blue Banter to Bunaken Island we will use the cruise ship and travel for approximately 10-15 minutes.