Adventure / Active, Shore Excursion, Youth and Family, Other
Kid Friendly: Yes. I don't have snorkeling gears for children as well as life vest. So, if you have children under 12 please be aware that the parent need to prepare their equipment for them. However, I am ready to babysit the kids when the parents are snorkeling.
Maximum travelers: 4
English (fluent), Spanish (basic)
Hidden Underwater Park in North Sulawesi
Siladen is an island in the north east of Bunaken and North West of Manado. One of five islands around Manado with its amazing underwater beauty. It is surrounded with white sandy beach and colorful coral reefs. Snorkeling is one of many option in Siladen Island.
Beside the coral and reefs, Siladen is also very well know with its tranquility. Beautiful picturesque view to Manado Tua and Bunaken and to the open sea. For photography, both the underwater and above water world are truly amazing as well as picnic experiences.
Beside the activity on the sea, there are also many activities possible on the shore such as making sand castle, beach volley ball, sightseeing, collecting shells which is free souvenir from the island, playing guitar and singing with the group, relaxing on the beach, sun bathing and so on.
From your hotel, we will head to the harbor and then hop into a boat for Siladen Island. This is a snorkeling Tour in Siladen for several hours. The sailing takes time up to 45 minutes. You are to gear up for snorkeling in the first snorkeling site. And then, we will have lunch on the shore. Right after that we will snorkel again in the second site for several hours. After the second snorkeling, we will hop into the boat again and return again to Manado. Then we call it end of the day.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Hotel or Harbor, but it's better I collect you up at the hotel and with taxi or public Transportation we head to the harbor together.
End location: Hotel or Harbor, but it's better to transfer you to the hotel again with taxi or public transportation.
Duration: 8 hours
Speed boat with 80PK Machine and Glass Bottom Boat
(other important requirements are in what's extra)
Estimated Local Cash Needed
200000 IDR - Personal Needs And maybe some extra snacks on the road or coffee break en route.
Car rental Rp. 750.000 ($60) per service
Boat rental Rp. 1.500.00 ($110) per service
Entrance fee of Bunaken National Park $15 per person
Lunch Rp. 130.000 ($10) per person
Snorkeling gears rental Rp. 100.000 ($8) per set
VERY IMPORTANT: the extra should be paid on arrival before tour starts
I am not a driver, but I can provide a vehicle for tourist.