Taka Bonerate Island the Paradise of Divers

Takabonerate is a beautiful archipelago in the southern peninsula of Sulawesi Island, also known as the “Kepulauan Macan”. Taka Bonerate which in local language (Bugis language) means “corals piled on sand or mounds of rocks in the sand”. Here there is Taka Bonerate Marine National Park which is an area of ​​220,000 hectares of atoll reef. It was identified as the largest atoll in Southeast Asia, and the third largest in the world after atoll Kwajilein in the Marshall Islands and atoll Suvadiva in the Maldives. This park confirmed as the 10th Biosphere Reserve (cagar biosfer) in Indonesia. Taka Bonerate features beautiful beaches with stunning coral reefs. Takabonerate boasts 526 species of colorful and strange reef fish as well as 112 species of macro algae. eventhough you surrounded by clean and healthy ocean environment, you’re not allow to fishing here and the rangers is really firm with their job, yet you will forget about fishing since tons of activities waiting you here. The charm of Taka Bonerate able to compete with the beauty of Maldives and Raja Ampat. Even the coral reefs owned by Takabonerate are far more beautiful than those two places, with some of the best spots for diving and snorkeling. This area consists of islands and lagoons, commonly formed from sand deposits and bioerosi (broken coral reefs and shells), which have undergone rounding, weathering to form young soils. In addition to dozens of taka and bungin there are also 21 small islands. The islands in Taka Bonerate area have a height of about 3-4 meters above sea level. Continue…