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Manado Dive Centre - Manado (Indonesia), Far East & Australia

The Manado 5* PADI IDC and SSI centre offers great diving from mainland Manado, in North Sulawesi. Over 50 dive sites, 5 house reefs and 2 mangroves allow for great diving. PADI courses available for both beginner and advanced divers.

Based onsite at the Tasik Ria Dive resort, approximately 1 hour south of Manado international airport.

Facilities and Services
On one of the centres large purpose build speed boats which are able to accommodate 16 people to visit, allows you quick and easy access to the dive sites of Bunaken. Enriched Air Nitrox is available for Nitrox certified divers. For your safety the centre has first aid kit, first dive aid kit, oxygen, location devices, DSMB (the centre can loan this to you), spare equipment, radio and cell phones ,lights, air horns, life vest, flares and all the devices necessary to allow a safe, comfortable and enjoyable dive. Also at the centre photography clinics are available and a good way to learn or improve your skills. The camera room is equipped to allow you to care for and maintain your equipment. Snorkeling is also available to explore the marine from the surface, and can be done on board at one of the many dive sites or you can head out from the shore. 

From the centre there are 26 dive sites near by along with 5 house reefs and 2 mangroves. At Bunaken there are over 50 dive sites with options of up to 6 daily dives from early morning to night dives. Diving the house reef from the jetty stairs with lion fish, anemone fish, Sea horses, pygmy seahorses, octopus, nudibranchs and colourful corals. There are also dive destinations for beginners as well as experienced divers.



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PADI Open Water


PADI Advanced Open Water



 Dive Packs

Price from
1-3 Days of Diving £79 per day
4+ Days of Diving

£75 per day


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Diving Conditions

House Reef Shore Diving Boat Diving Liveaboard Wreck Diving Tech Diving






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Best Time: Year round. Mar-Nov (dry), Dec to Mar/April (rainy).

Average Air temps: 28°C

Average Water temps: 26-28°C

Visibility: 15-30m

Top Dive Sites: 
Tasik Ria Critter Circus, Popo Betlehem, Tanjung Kelapa,
Bunaken Islands  Lekuan 1, 2
Molas Japanese Cargo Wreck. 
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Great Reasons to Dive in Manado - North Sulawesi, Indonesia

  • Suitable for all levels - beginners & Tek diving.
  • Dedicated divers & luxury spa resorts.
  • Bukanen National Marine Park .
  • Photography camera room,
  • Wall dives, hugely colourful reefs, critters and pelagics.
  • PADI Courses and Instructor Training Centre.
  • Macro & critter diving.
  • Snorkelling from dive boats.



Dive Holidays Sportif

Sportif Dive is a specialist tour operator offering a wide range of diving holidays all over the world. Our choice of destinations is extensive from established locations in the Red Sea, Maldives, Caribbean and the Far East to the exotic and unusual such as Rodrigues Island in the Indian Ocean, Wakatobi, Truk, Palau, South America & the Pacific. Whether you are looking to for a Learn to Dive course, group expedition or trip of a lifetime we can help. With over 30 years experience and a personal approach, we can advise on the ideal location to suit your needs, at a price to suit your budget.

Our extensive knowledge of the destinations means we can recommend the right location for you. Our diving centres are selected for their excellent standards of service and safety. Whatever your priority, whether starting out or wishing to dive a technically challenging site we can recommend a range of options offering the best diving for when you wish to travel. We can organise all your travel arrangements for you, pre-book equipment and diving packages in advance to maximise your time when you get there.

As an independent tour operator, we select only the hotels, liveaboards and diving centres that offer the best standards and quality of service but at the right price. Without the overheads of a large mass market operator, we can offer the best value diving holidays often with great discounts and special offers.

Our consultants have many years experience in travel and are divers. They are able to closely match your needs and take time to recommend from a carefully selected range of accommodation and diving packages. With first hand knowledge, they are passionate about diving and travel and providing the perfect holiday for you.

Sportif also have a specialist multisport division offering instruction and rental packages for windsurfing, kitesurfing and surfing. Our specialist centres are located in some of our diving resorts, often minutes from the Dive Centre for easy coordination of activities. Packages offered included taster and learn to right through to intensive coaching weeks up to expert level. Children can start from 8 years.

Sportif Dive are an ATOL bonded operator which means that every element of your holiday is secure. With the worry of disruption to your holiday plans from weather disruption or airline failure you can be sure that we will be there to help every step of the way.