PeekSeleb – Indonesia, as the largest archipelagic country in the world, has innumerable natural wealth. One such wealth is the Bunaken National Park, a stunning underwater paradise.
Located in the North of Sulawesi Island, this national park is one of the most popular tourist destinations for divers and nature lovers. Curious as to whether more information? Let’s check in full.
History of Bunaken National Park
Bunaken National Park was established in 1991 and has an area of around 89,065 hectares. Most of this national park area consists of marine waters with extraordinary biodiversity.
Inside there are more than 390 types of coral that live together with 90 types of ornamental fish, as well as various other marine species such as jellyfish, turtles, dolphins and whales. This stunning underwater beauty makes Bunaken National Park one of the best diving spots in the world.
One of the uniqueness of Bunaken National Park lies in the diversity of coral reefs. The coral reefs here are known as “The Coral Triangle” because they are the largest center of biodiversity in the world.