Home to Wakatobi, Lembeh Strait, Bunaken and Manado, Wakatobi has one of the world’s most photographed reefs. Together with North Sulawesi, this is Indonesia's gem when it comes to diving. This world-class drop-off is famed for its action and color, with everything from the blue ringed octopus and ghost pipefish to resident sea turtles cruising among soft corals and gorgonians.
Climate: when to go
North Sulawesi is destination that can be dived almost year round. Manado and the Bunaken National Park enjoy the best conditions from March to October with July and August being the busiest months. In this period is it also the best time for critter spotting in Lembeh, although critters can be seen during other periods as well. November to January …