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Gangga Island Resort

Gangga Island Resort

An unparalleled scuba diving experience awaits in North Sulawesi! Get up close and personal with some of the most diverse, remarkable sea life of both the Indian and Pacific Oceans at the Gangga Island Resort. This luxury beach resort features thirty elegantly furnished and air-conditioned wooden bungalows for your family and friends. The bungalows at this island resort allow guests to bask in the shade of coconut trees and overlook a while sand beach. Enjoy a relaxing, rejuvenating, and memorable tropical vacation at the Gangga Island Resort.

General Information

The Gangga Island Resort’s picturesque white sand beaches, large salt-water pool, traditional spa, and high-quality service will guarantee a peaceful, relaxing stay for both scuba divers and non-divers alike.

Gangga Island Resort & Spa is located on the tip of the small island of Gangga. Gangga is a tropical destination that provides ultimate seclusion and relaxation. This beach resort is built under shady palms and surrounded by tropical gardens. Gangga Island Resort consistently meets the highest international standards of service and comfort, making it the perfect place for holidaymakers, honeymooners, and scuba diving enthusiasts.

Gangga Island Resort
Boat & Scuba Diving at the Gangga Island Resort
Gangga Island Resort
Gangga Island Resort
Gangga Island Resort

Scuba Highlights

This scuba dive resort allows visitors to enjoy the 30 world-class diving locations on Gangga island. The beach resort gives guests the opportunity to experience a wonderful variety of rare species and pristine reefs. Gangga is the ideal starting point for diving the Bangka Archipelago, Bunaken National Marine Park, and the Lembeh Strait.

Marine Life

The Gangga Island Resort is known for its diverse selection of exploration opportunities. In the Gangga and Bangka Archipelago, you’ll see soft corals, blue ring octopus, cuttlefish, frog fish, pipefish, and more. This island resort also allows guests to visit the BunaKen National Marine Park. The park boasts eagle rays, jackfish, tuna, sharks, turtles, napoleons, and barracudas. Lastly, the Lembeh Strait is famous for its large selection of exotic, bizarre, and rare species. Book a vacation with your family or friends at the Gangga Island Resort to experience the diverse marine life.


Gangga Island Resort is located on the tip of a small island near Manado in North Sulawesi Indonesia, just about 1 and 1/2 hours by car and boat from the Manado Airport.

This scuba dive resort is located on the top of North-Sulawesi / Indonesia


International Airport (Manado)70 + 20 minutesCar + Resort Boat
City Center (Manado)90 + 20 minutesCar + Resort Boat

Services & Facilities

– Fruits, sandwich, and welcome drink upon arrival
– Bottled drinking water
– Internet access: WI-FI Access at the lobby and in the room
– Internet corner
– Concierge & ticketing confirmation service
– Beach beds and beach towels
– Billiard
– Children corner
– Library
– Beach volley & Tennis table
– Evening turn down
– Baby cots and baby sitter
– Laundry service
– Extra bed (with additional charge)
– Airport transfers
– Telephone service/IDD Calls at reception)


– 30 wooden NON-smoking rooms
– Air conditioning
– Ceiling Fan
– Mosquito net
– Satellite TV with international channels
– In-room telephone for internal use only
– Mini Bar
– Private bathroom with hot & cold water shower
– Hair dryer
– Bathrobe
– Safety deposit box in the room
– Complimentary coffee & tea making facilities
– Internet Access: complimentary Wi-Fi internet in the room


– Diving
– Snorkeling
– Traditional Fishing with local Fisherman arranged (on request)
– Complimentary Gangga Island guided tour arranged (on request)
– Excursion to the Minahasa Highlands (on request)
– Excursion to Tangkoko National Park (on request)
– Private tour to nearby islands (on request)
– Sunset tour with snacks and drinks (on request)


– Gangga Divers Diving center
– Swimming pool
– Tuturuga Restaurant
– Coconut Bar
– Pasung Spa
– Boutique

The Swimming Pool

Enjoy a relaxing day at the Gangga Island Resort at the salt-water infinity swimming pool on the edge of the ocean. This island and scuba dive resort feature beach beds and free use of beach towels, drinking water, and afternoon tea with local specialties.

The Restaurant

At the island resort’s restaurant, visitors can take advantage of authentic Indonesian fare. The restaurant sits in the open air beneath coconut trees, the perfect setting for a traditional Indonesian barbeque night. A selection of International and Indonesian Cuisine, including fish specialities of the island, is available.  

Visitor Information

– Climate: Tropical between 24-32°C
– Voltage: 220-240V, transformers available
– Currency: Indonesian Rupiah

Currancies & Credit Card Acceptance

US Dollars (Cash), Euro, and Credit Card (Visa or MasterCard) are accepted as payment. However, by regulation of the National Bank of Indonesia, payments by Credit Card are accepted but the whole transaction must be in Indonesian Rupiah. Therefore, we will convert the amount to IDR according to the current exchange rate.

Gangga Divers

The Gangga Island Resort is a well-designed, full-service PADI 5 Star Dive Resort. This scuba dive resort is recognized worldwide for its personalized service and attention to safety. All Gangga Island Resort guides are qualified scuba dive masters or instructors, and they pride themselves on offering customized scuba diving services that suit the various safety needs of divers at all experience levels.

Diving Center & Facilities

– Classroom
– Meeting and reading room
– Library with a large choice of marine books
– Large photo room with working tables and Lockers charging outlets 220-110 Volts
– Toilet, Washing sink and drying facilities
– New or well-maintained rental equipment by Aqualung
– One Coltri automatic NITROX mixer
– Nitrox 32% are available Free of Charge
– Three well maintained and well aerated Coltri Compressors for safe air
– 12 & 15 Liter Aluminum tanks; Valves and adaptors INT and DIN


– Description: All boats are designed and built for safe and comfortable diving
– 2 Diving wooden boats with sundeck and toilet to accommodate 8-12 divers
– 1 Fiberglass boat with sundeck and toilet to accommodate 12-15 divers
– Each powered by 2 silent, 4 strokes Suzuki & Yamaha outboard Engines 175-225-250 HP
– 2 Diving wooden boats to accommodate 4-8 divers, each powered by 4 strokes Suzuki outboard Engines 40 HP
– Safety equipment such as radio, life jackets, first aid kit, DAN Jumbo Oxygen twin tanks
– Extra diving equipment

Facilities and Services

– Toilet onboard (3 out of 5 Boats)
– Fresh towels
– Fresh Fruits/Snacks
– Lunch box, afternoon Tea and snacks when out for 3 dives
– Drinking water and Hot Tea
– Freshwater for camera


Gangga Island Resort boats “Christina” and “Setia” are equipped to take guests snorkeling on the nearby islands. A guide will assist divers on board and in the water while they explore the unique flora and fauna of the Sulawesi Sea.

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