5* PADI DIVE CENTRE
& OASIS EXPLORERS TECH DIVING
The 5* PADI Dive Centre & Oasis Explorers Tech Diving are located directly on the resort grounds and offer a perfect service that meets the highest demands for professionalism, service and flexibility. Sport and Tec divers at Bunaken Oasis enjoy spacious state-of-the-art facilities.
With beathtaking dive sites, the Bunaken Marine Park offers unparalleled wll and muck diving. The fantastic reefs are home to a great variety of marine specis, including no less than 138 nudibranches, leaf fish, frogfish, ghost pipefish, octopus and eagle rays. On exploration dives, guests can discover almost untouched dive sites. A wreck lies at a depth of 30-40 metres in close proximity to the dive centre.
A total of five instructors and three divemasters take care of a maximum of 26 divers. Diving is organised with six comfortable and well-equipped dive boats. In addition to five luxury wooden boats designed according to traditional construction methods, there is also a 17.5 metre fibreglass catamaran. Each boat is equipped with fresh water showers, toilets and a large selection of hot and cold drinks, as well as fruit and snacks and takes a maximum of 4-6 divers on board (8 on the catamaran). Every one to two buddy teams are supervised by their own guide (German/English speaking). Two dives are offered in the morning, another one is organised in the afternoon. On request, the dedicated team will also organise night dives (until 8:30 pm). House reef diving, organised by boat, is also possible at Bunaken Oasis. However, there is no diving directly from the shore.
High-quality rental equipment (Aqualung, Suunto) is available to the guests. The dive centre is equipped with 12 litre tanks as well as 15 litre tanks, each with DIN and INT connections. Diving with Nitrox is offered free of charge for certified divers. The dedicated team offers an extensive selection of PADI, SSI and TDI courses. Underwater photographers enjoy a modern camera room with generous storage space and charging stations.
Oasis Explorers is the only fully-equipped technical diving facility in Bunaken Marine Park offering state-of-the-art equipment, experienced surface support and tech-trained PADI and TDI instructors, with a range of courses available for those with a taste of adventure. In addition to open-circuit scuba and trimix gases, closed-circuit rebreathers, the most innovative and advanced equipment in diving, provide the opportunity for longer, deeper dives. The local waters offer fantastic opportunities for exploration and deep dives, as well as education and training. Guests at Bunaken Oasis enjoy an incomparable tech diving experience in an award-winning luxury resort.