Dive and snorkel green in the Bunaken National Marine Park, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.

Thalassa Dive Resort Manado - PADI 5* IDC & Resort

Where guests leave as friends!

 

Who: Thalassa Dive Resort – Manado

Where: Manado, North-Sulawesi, Indonesia

When: All year round.

About: A PADI 5* Resort and Instructor Development Centre (IDC) offering:

  • PADI courses and dive packages
  • Dive trips to the wide variety of dive sites within the Bunaken National Marine Park, ranging from steep walls to seagrass beds.
  • Trips to the Bangka Archipelago where divers can experience volcanic hot water rising up from the seabed,
  • Snorkelling only trips available.
  • Trips to the Lembeh Straits to experience some of the world’s best muck diving. Check out Thalassa’s sister PADI 5* Resort and dive centre in Lembeh.

Green Credentials:

  • PADI Green Star Award.
  • 100% Project Aware.
  • GreenFins certified.
  • Shark Guardian centre.
  • CoralWatch partner.
  • Supports and sponsors local communities in eco-friendly living.
  • Created the ‘Kehidupan Anda’ (Your Life) Foundation to provide education for children of all ages in the village of Tongkeina. They built a new school encompassing kindergarten through to senior high school, which includes a curriculum for Underwater Tourism.
  • No plastic policy – the resort strongly discourages the use of plastic bottles, and offers reusable aluminium bottles.
  • No reef fish for dinner – the resort only serves sustainable pelagic fish like tuna and mackerel. If endangered reef fish are being sold at the market, the resort demonstrates to stop this.
  • Guests can enjoy lectures or lessons from local experts or “evangelists” passionate about ocean conservation subjects.
  • Organises regular beach cleans

Dive Training: Full range of PADI courses from Discover Scuba try dives, Open Water to Rescue. They also teach many specialities including: Wreck, Digital Underwater Photography, Underwater Naturalist, Project AWARE courses and many more.

Go Pro: PADI Divemaster and Instructor Development courses available.

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