Froggies Divers Bunaken
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... coming up, signaling that all was OK on my end. He surfaced and we both had a good chuckle about him being an angel from above coming out of the light to rescue me! In any event, we freed up the anchor and Keith was extremely grateful for our help, giving me a six pack of beer for my trouble. I was just glad to in some way ‘pay it forward’ for all the help and assistance Kelvin and Bill had given me on the rudder. It was like good karma me being provided an opportunity to ...
... focused on the end goal. Thankfully we made it, now time to head to the crystal clear waters of Bunaken…..
When we were researching Bunaken, every blog and article advised that you need to book ahead as the island gets so busy and there is not enough accommodation for everyone much like the Perhentian Islands in Malaysia. So after plenty of research we decided to treat ourselves and stay in one of the nicer hotels on the Island, Bunaken Divers. We were welcomed ...
... they let rubbish wash into their nicest beach and diving area from Manado! Crazy hey?!
We’ve also just been provided with a special treat here by the owner Ferdinand. He rescued a baby Sulewesi Bear a year ago that had been attacked by a snake! It fitted in his hand. He looks after it until lit can be returned to the wild.
It’s not actually a bear but a marsupial like a possum with a pouch as well as this one is female. Extremely ...
... no facilities here, but your accommodation, generally a home stay or guesthouse set up will provide for full board, ie 3 meals a day and water, tea, coffee. To get here was a bit of an adventure, public boats do leave from Manado but no one seemed to know where from or when. So we ended up, with the help of someone from our accommodation to charter a private boat for about. $30 Australian dollars. VIP service at its best with transport ...
... last night back in Manado. Had planned on catching an afternoon boat back to Manado but unbelievably the three public boats all leave at the same time - 8:30am. Once again one asks the question why? It defies reason and logic in my book, but hey i’m not Indonesian! Would i come back to Bunaken or recommend it to other travellers? No i would not, especially if you are a backpacker on a budget – there are plenty of other islands and/or great beaches that are much nicer and ...