Can you imagine diving all year round in three completely different dive environments
on more than 150 dive sites with thousands of fish and coral species? 
In North Sulawesi You can !

There is something for every diver in North Sulawesi!
Whether you prefer to be mesmerized by the steep coral walls of Bunaken National Marine Park, explore the breathtaking reefs in Bangka-Gangga Archipelago or dive in the enchanting world of nature's little wonders in Lembeh Strait, we can guarantee that you will leave North Sulawesi rich with memorable dive / snorkeling experiences. 

Few places in the world can offer three excitingly different diving environments all within only two hours travel of each other.

The clear blue waters of Bunaken National Marine Park was voted global winner of British Airways Tourism for Tomorrow Award in 2003. The amazing walls of the park teams with thousands of different fish species, huge sponges, beautiful coral gardens, and countless other amazing marine life.

Just to the north of North Sulawesi mainland between Bunaken and Lembeh you can discover a group of tropical islands with white sandy beaches and beautiful coral reefs. This area known as Bangka / Gangga Archipelago with amazing soft coral gardens, sea mounts and pinnacles  has earned its fame among the three dive areas of North Sulawesi.

On the other side of North Sulawesi to the east is the fascinating Lembeh Straitwidely known as the world's best muck diving for its strange, exotic and bizarre array of marine life. Truly a macro photographers paradise!

Why choose a North Sulawesi Watersports Association (NSWA) member for your dive vacation?

  • NSWA were involved in conjunction with government and other professionals in the formation of Bunaken National Marine Park 
  • Formulated an emergency procedures protocol in conjunction with Manado hyperbaric chamber officials for DCS accidents in North Sulawesi
  • Sponsor school scholarship programs for environment and marine tourism 
  • Actively promote local awareness of marine conservation
  • Plan and conduct beach and sea clean-ups

Because we care enough about the future! 

NSWA because you care too ...