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Manado Double Delight
Lembeh / Bunaken Combo Dive Tour

Combining Lembeh Resort with Siladen Resort & Spa

Copyright Ken Knezick - Island Dreams

Dive world-renowned Lembeh Strait and the Best of Bunaken Marine Park

Ten nights lodging September 7 - 17, 2022
from $3375 per person (airfare to Manado is additional)

Suggested dates of travel from the USA are September 5-18, 2022

Join Island Dreams' tour guide Ken Knezick on an Indonesia scuba diving adventure...

Siladen Resort and Spa (5 nights lodging, all meals, 11 boat dives) -- At Siladen Resort & Spa you will enjoy an exclusive and memorable diving experience. Thanks to its strategic location in the heart of renowned Bunaken Marine Park and the in-house PADI diving center, 40 premium dive sites are within easy reach of the Resort. When not diving, you will enjoy gorgeous views, fine dining, and optional spa treatments.

Lembeh Resort (5 nights lodging, all meals, 11 boat dives, unlimited shore diving) -- Lembeh Resort offers comfortable and spacious accommodations in an idyllic location overlooking Lembeh Strait. Lembeh Resort's professional dive team have extensive experience diving in the Strait, and their infectious enthusiasm will result in the best possible dives day after day. The focus is on personal attention, doing their utmost to ensure that guests fulfill their dreams and see most if not all the critters on their wish lists. Special consideration is given to photographers and their delicate equipment. Lembeh Resort offers a truly exceptional dive experience in a relaxed and romantic atmosphere.

Photo Course Included -- The Photo Center at Lembeh Resort has a special treat for Island Dreams' guests. We will have a group presentation on Basic Macro Photography, covering exposure, strobe positioning, photo composition, and more. The following day we will have a group photo critique session where each guest can submit two photos for evaluation.

Almost Gone: To guarantee your place in the fun, please contact Island Dreams ASAP. Phone toll free at 1-800-346-6116, or simply drop our manager Tina a note at: Tina@divetrip.com

Manado Double Delight
Lembeh / Bunaken Combo Dive Tour

Includes r/t airport transfers, 10 nights lodging, all meals,
and 22 boat dives designed to maximize your u/w photo opportunities.
While at Lembeh Resort, program also includes complimentary shore diving tanks.

* Space for one male twin-share in this category *
Garden View Villa at Siladen Resort
combined with
Luxury Ocean View Cottage at Lembeh Resort
$3375 per diver, based on DOUBLE occupancy
-- or --
$4195 per diver, based on SINGLE occupancy
* This category is Sold Out *
Beach View Villa at Siladen Resort
combined with
Luxury Ocean View Cottage at Lembeh Resort
$3575 per diver, based on DOUBLE occupancy
-- or --
$4475 per diver, based on SINGLE occupancy
* This category is Sold Out *
Luxury Beach Villa at Siladen Resort
combined with
Cliffside Villa at Lembeh Resort
$4395 per diver
based on DOUBLE occupancy
Bunaken National Marine Park Fee -- A compulsory Bunaken National Marine Park entrance fee is payable directly at the resort. That fee is currently 150,000 Indonesian Rupiah per person. As of this writing, that coverts to approximately $11 USD per person.
NITROX Option $185 -- Nitrox is one of the easiest and most effective ways to add an additional margin of safety to your diving. Island Dreams strongly recommends that you become Nitrox certified and use it whenever possible and practical. On this trip, all dive profiles are perfect for Nitrox. You will enjoy more bottom time each day, and be a safer scuba diver. When booked in advance, you may upgrade to Nitrox fills throughout this trip for $185 per diver.
All lodging options at both resorts are comfortably air-conditioned.

Please note that air travel to Manado, Indonesia (airport code MDC) is not included in these prices.

Your Island Dreams group dive package will include:
  • Airport greeting on arrival in Manado, and direct transfer to Siladen Resort & Spa
  • Five nights lodging at Siladen Resort & Spa with all meals, and 11 boat dives
  • On the transfer day, enjoy a relaxing breakfast then transfer by boat and car to Lembeh Resort
  • Five nights lodging at Lembeh Resort with all meals, 11 boat dives, and complimentary shore diving tanks
  • Return transfer to Manado International Airport
  • This conducted group tour includes the services of professional divemaster and tour guide Ken Knezick, who will do his very best to assure you of a superior dive and vacation experience.

Arrange your own air travel to Manado, Indonesia, or contact Island Dreams for assistance.

** Passport and Travel Requirements: Your passport must remain valid for at least six months following your planned departure from Indonesia. The cost of the tourist visa is now included in your airline ticket price.

Emporer Shrimp on Sea Cucumber - copyright Ken Knezick, Island Dreams

Prices are per person, based on double occupancy.
Prices, schedules and itinerary inclusions are subject to change.
Airfare to Manado is not included in this pricing. Call Island Dreams for fares.
This package price includes ten nights of lodging and scuba diving in the Manado region.
The cost of any other pre or post-trip lodging is not included in the package and is at guest's additional expense.

Here is a sample itinerary, based on Singapore Airlines flight schedules (subject to change). All dates are 2022:

    Rhinopias - Copyright Ken Knezick, Island Dreams
  • Monday, September 5, 2022 -- Depart the USA and fly to Manado, Indonesia, arriving on Wednesday, September 7. **Airfare is not included in the basic package price, but Island Dreams stands ready to assist you with air travel arrangements. Departure dates and flight schedules can vary widely due to your choice of air carrier.

  • Wednesday, September 7 -- Regardless of flight itinerary, all group participants must be in Manado by this afternoon. You will be met at the Manado International Airport on arrival, and transferred directly to Lembeh Resort.

  • September 7 - 12 -- Five nights at Siladen Resort & Spa with three meals daily, and 11 boat dives in Bunaken Marine Park.

  • Monday, September 12 -- Following breakfast, transfer by boat and car to Lembeh Resort. Weather permitting, the option of a direct boat transfer, with two scuba dives along the way, will be offered as an option at additional expense. There will also be an optional tour to Tangkoko National Park to see hornbills, macaque monkeys, and the tiny tarsier. The basic transfer, via boat and car, is included at no additional expense.

  • September 12 - 17 -- Enjoy five nights at Lembeh Resort with three meals daily and 11 boat dives in Lembeh Strait.

  • Saturday, September 17 -- Depart Siladen Resort and transfer to Manado Airport in time for the flight to Singapore, and continuing flight options back to USA.

  • Sunday, September 18, 2022 -- With the International Dateline in your favor, return to the USA, with the day to rest up before returning to your home/work routine.

Confirm your place in the fun! -- A deposit of $750 per person will guarantee your spot on this Indonesia diving adventure. You may book your own air travel to Manado, or enlist the aid of the dive travel experts at Island Dreams. Simply phone or email us for complete details. Contact Tina at Island Dreams now to join in the fun. Ring us toll free at 1-800-346-6116, or email Tina@islandream.com. We look forward to the pleasure of serving you.

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Shrimp on Whip Coral - copyright Ken Knezick, Island Dreams