Lembeh (North Sulawesi), Far East & Australia
Scuba diving holidays in Lembeh with Sportif Dive. Lembeh Straights in the Bunaken National Park is world famous for its macro life.
See a host of weird and wonderful creatures unique to this part of Manado in North Sulawesi. This is one of the best places in the world for macro photography and truly a world class loocation for learning underwater photography. If you learn here you'll be hooked for life!
Numerous seahorses and nudibranch sit on black sandy slopes, with rare species of lnimicus devilfish, dwarf lionfish, Pegasus sea moths,scorpionfish, pufferfish, octopus frog fish, ribbon eels and flying gunnards. For those that enjoy exploring wrecks there are World War II shipwrecks at easily diveable depths.
Lembeh Straights and Bunaken National Parkthe perfect locations to learn underwater photography or develop your skills with the resident photo professional. You will find a superb range of all manner of colour subject matter and one off photographic opportunities, ideal for anyone looking for the unusual and unseen. The dive guides and instructors will take you on a guided tour around Lembeh's wonderland and thrill you with its magic.
Best Time: Year round.
Average Air temps: 26-30°C
Average Water temps: 27-30°C
Visibility: averages 25m.
Top Dive Sites: Choice of over 30 dive sites in the Lembeh Strait - especially recommended Nerana West for branching corals, Nudi Falls a beautiful mini wall dive, Retak Harry & Hairball One for muck diving, California Dreaming, Yiko Yance plus Kapal Inda and Mawali & Bimoli - Japenese WWII wrecks.
Great Reasons to Dive in Lembeh (North Sulawesi)