|The possibilities for those seeking fun in the sun while enjoying their favourite watersports in Sulawesi are almost endless. For divers and snorkellors, depending on where you go and what's your pleasure, there are a variety of locations at various levels of developments from which to choose.
|Manado, Bunaken, the Bunaken Underwater Park of the coast of Manado in North Sulawesi is generally out of the way form most tourists, but a visit to the area can be rewarding underwater experience. The island of Bunaken with its sea gardens in Teluk Liang cove offers spectacular reef formations and enormous variety of marine life.
|Tukang Besi Islands, Wakatobi, a remote Indonesian archipelago Southeast of Southeast Sulawesi. Four major islands covering an area of 821 sqkm (Wangi-Wangi, Kaledupa, Tomia, Binongkoko) Several reef areas, small atolls and coral islands belong as well to the same area, tith a total population of 80'000. The coral reefs of the Tukang Besi Islands are off the continental shelf and drop offs extend mostly to more than 600m. Beside very good visibility, the coralscovering hundreds of kilometer of shore lines and barrier reefs.
For more information, visit www.tukangbesidiving.com
|Togian Islands, an unexplored area in the heart of Tomini Gulf. The area contains an amazingly unique variety of corals. Around the islands are many spo reefs and atolls that surface from considerable depth. Here in a infinite variety of tropical fish, is possible get breathtaking contacts.
|Selayar Dive Resort, the island selayar is a narrow island rising 4000m from the bottom of the Banda sea, full of caves, waterfalls and untouched nature. Selayar also means world class diving, private beach, house reef, desert beaches, drop offs and big fish. 4 hours drive from Makassar. Onwards 2 hours by speedboat to the resort.
Boat Rental Phinisi
Have you ever dreamed what you would do on a deserted
island. Have you ever dreamed about sailing on a
pirate ship around crystal clear waters!!! Who would
you want with you, what would you love to eat, what
special fantasy can you dream up!
|The truth is we can give you access
to numerous completely deserted islands. You can
pick your place from the charts; we will land you
on shore with chairs, umbrellas, cold drinks/food,
and a handheld radio. You decide how long you stay
and what you want to do. Provide the dream and we
will insure the details.
This may sound too good to be true but it is both
possible and easy to access!!!! The Bugis Pirate
Ship "Tidak Apapa" wants sailors with
dreams to come and explore/adventure with us!!!
Located 1 hour flight from Bali in the port city
of Makassar, South Sulawesi, you will be on the
boat and looking at islands within 1 hour of landing.
If Scuba Diving is your dream we are ready to please.
Kodingareng Keke is our nearest jewel, 10
km. from the city, with great diving. Kapoposang
is rich in diversity with dramatic steep walls.
Turtles, Mantas, even the occasional Silvertip Shark
(yes I said silvertip) are there. Taka Bakang
is an Atoll 60 miles offshore with a Submarine wreck.
Do not forget the fishing is as great as the diving.
|Sample 3 Day Itinerary
- Day 1: Arrive and be picked up at the airport
and transfer to the boat. We will sail directly
to Pulau Kudingarenkeke. We will barbecue on the
beach and begin our relaxation. Sunset and stargazing
is the Captains orders. If arrival time permits
we will begin our diving adventure. Night diving
is also available.
- Day 2: Early morning arrival at Pulau Kapoposang.
This is the diving jewel of Macassar. We will dive
till we drop and those that do not dive will swim,
sun, and snorkel on the beautiful white sand beach.
We will eat on the boat and again enjoy a flaming
sunset and brilliant starlights. "Captains
- Day 3: Sail to Pulau Badi and enjoy a deserted
island to ourselves. Again we will dive if desired
and travel plans permit. Sail back to Macassar with
the afternoon breeze under the black sails of the
Bugis Pirate Ship. Transfer available to the airport
Sample 5 Day Itinerary
Same as the above however we will sail north of
Kapoposang to pristine sand spits with dramatic
wall diving. Beach combing and relaxing will be
the orders while the adventurous dive where few
have ever been. We will have the flexibility to
stay in Kapoposang for 2 consecutive days or go
and come back before we head to Pulau Badi.
Sample 7 Day Itinerary
After Day 1 on Kudingarenkeke we will sail out to
sea to the Taka Bakan Coral Atolls. This is the
site of a great submarine wreck and steep wall diving.
We'll anchor overnight and continue our diving adventure.
The following night we will depart for a midnight
sail to Kapoposang and continue the 5-Day Itinerary.
Indonesian "heavenly" Diving Experience
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