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Friday, September 11, 2009

Bunaken : Most Beautiful Marine Tourism in Indonesia

If you like marine, don't miss Bunaken,  the greatest  Indonesian tropical water ecosystems  with variety of the mangrove ecosystems, seagrass, coral reefs, and land / coastal ecosystems. Bunaken National Park is located on Bunaken Island, north of Sulawesi Island, Indonesia.. Bunaken National Park include of 75.26 hectares,contiguous of 5 islands wich is Bunaken, Manado Tua, Siladen, Mantehage, and Nain.

Bunaken  can be reached through the Port of Kuantan, Marina Nusantara Diving Center (NDC) in District Molas and Blue Banter Marina. From the Manado's Port by using a motor boat to the Bunaken Island can be taken about 30 minute. From Blue Banter Marina with a yacht that is available to the tourist area on Bunaken to within 10-15 minutes, while the port of NDC to dive sites at Bunaken island using speed boat to within 20 minutes.

The Beauty of Bunaken
There were 13 genera of corals living in waters of Bunaken , dominated by the edge of coral reef species and coral reef barrier. The most interesting is the vertical cliffs as far as 25-50 meters. Approximately 91 species of fish found in the waters of Bunaken .This place is included and occupied the 10 most popular dive place in the world to visit. In Bunaken you can do diving activities, swimming and snorkling. In every ship or large boat tour there with the floor made of transparent fiber glass, so we are on ships or boats can see Bunaken Marine Park is filled with sea coral forests and surrounded by ornamental fish, marine fish are very attractive.

Bunaken National Park has been proposed along with the Dragon Komodo in the province of Nusa Tenggara Barat (NTB) to be listed on  the World Natural Heritage, and it still has to go through a number of countries who voted.UNESCO, which has reviewed straight to TNL Bunaken in Manado City, is very interested in the natural beauty of the existing marine biota, which should be given the award to set a World Natural Haritage
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