Bitung is the main deep-water port of North Sulawesi. Located on the eastern side of the province, Bitung provides easy access to volcanoes, parks and diving. It is known for its colorful marine life, in particular sea slugs.
Tangkoko National Park is located at the foot of "Dua Saudara" mountain. The area is composed of impressive green hills and valleys and amazing natural scenery. There is a variety of animal life and dense vegetation.
Along the Lembeh Strait are many tranquil beaches and the Batu Kapul sea garden. Here divers will enjoy pristine water and unique colorful marine life.
Things to See & Do
* Tangkoko National Park
* Diving at Lembeh Strait
* Batu Kapal Sea Garden
* Swimming & beach recreation
* Danowudu wildlife sanctuary
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Rupiah (IDR)
Language – Indonesian
Population – 100,000 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT plus hours seven hours
International Country Telephone Code – +62
Port Location – The port at Bitung is located approximately 47 km from Manado.
Travel Links – The nearest airport is Sam Ratulangi in nearby Manado. Take a taxi or rent a car from the airport to get in here.