Bunaken Marine Park
Bunaken Marine Park is most famed for its dramatic walls and its rich variety of life — in particular, its macro life. Every has a plethora of critters dwelling in every nook and cranny you look in. Popular regulars include pygmy seahorses, ornate ghost pipefish, hairy squat lobsters, and blue ringed octopus.Although not well known for larger species, the open waters are home to a number of pelagic species that often make an appearance during dives, such as; napoleon wrasse, tuna, and giant trevally. Both white tip and black tip reef sharks are resident on many dive sites, and white spotted eagle rays often make an appearance.
Another things Bunaken Marine Park is famous for, is its healthy turtle population. Bunaken in particular has many turtles living there year round — it is not uncommon to see more than ten on a single dive. The most common species are green and hawksbill, however, loggerhead, olive ridley, and leatherback, can all be found living in the park.