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Miguel's Diving Gorontalo

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Jln. Yos Sudarso no. 218A, Gorontalo 96117, Indonesia
+62 852-4004-7027
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Absolutely excellent and oh, so friendly!

I hesitate to write how excellent Miguel's is in all aspects of the operation simply because such a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ValdesElpidio
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Poland
Simply Wonderful....

I came to Gorontalo last December during the Christmas week and new year's eve. I did 13 dives... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
cucaracha86
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Jln. Yos Sudarso no. 218A, Gorontalo 96117, Indonesia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I hesitate to write how excellent Miguel's is in all aspects of the operation simply because such a jewel should be kept secret. The package (as Rantje, the Perfect Manager calls it) includes not only pick up at the airport, help with accommodation, advise on...More

Thank ValdesElpidio
Rantje A, Manager at Miguel's Diving Gorontalo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Your visit was indeed fill with many laughs and smiles and great encounters underwater. Since we do personalize the experience, we would like to mention that your local style squid lunch was according to your request. Not all divers are fond of this and other...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came to Gorontalo last December during the Christmas week and new year's eve. I did 13 dives during my stay here and it was simply wonderful. Rantje and Miguel's diving team has nicely set-up everything for me, from picking-up at the airport and the...More

Thank cucaracha86
Rantje A, Manager at Miguel's Diving Gorontalo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed showing you the hidden paradise of Gorontalo. Maybe next time the whale sharks will be visiting at the same time as you! The encounter with the pod of Risso's dolphins was quite special. They do not often allow such a close approach. Watching...More

Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

This is one of the best diving experience I have, thanks to the gorgeous under water paradise of Gorontalo and of course tanks to the superb, professional and friendly dive center, Miguel's Diving. Pre-dive, Confirmation email was sent prior to arrival. Upon arrival at Gorontalo,...More

Thank H S
Rantje A, Manager at Miguel's Diving Gorontalo, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to post your observations. Indeed, safety is our first priority, followed closely by having fun! Until next time....

Reviewed 8 January 2018

Last week I visited for the second time Gorontalo, which is an overlooked dive destination in the North of Sulawesi. Gorontalo is a river town rather than a beach town, and little touristic infrastructure exist (i.e. do not expect fancy beach resorts or restaurants): however...More

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Rantje A, Manager at Miguel's Diving Gorontalo, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

We had a great time showing you and your friends the hidden gems of Gorontalo. Our dive staff are PADI divemasters as well as trained dive guides. They know how to care for safety issues and how to find rare and unusual critters. We would...More

Reviewed 8 January 2018

This is my first trip to Gorontalo and also first dive with Miguel Diving. I was so impressed with a world class service they provided. As a start Rantje gave me an envelope which I could find a blue paper with few tips to find...More

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Rantje A, Manager at Miguel's Diving Gorontalo, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

As you noticed, we are able to serve fruits that are available at our traditional market. These are ripened locally rather than in a shipping container while crossing an ocean. The taste and freshness are amazing! That goes for the lunches as well. The tuna...More

Reviewed 8 January 2018

If you love wall dives, fantastic coral, little current, and great dive guides...then this is the location for you. We dove for four days and never did the same dive twice. Many of the dives are only minutes away from the dive shop as well....More

Thank Samuel M
Rantje A, Manager at Miguel's Diving Gorontalo, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

We had a great time showing you and your family the hidden paradise found underwater in Gorontalo. Our best wishes for your future journeys!

Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

We had 4 super nice days diving with Rantje and his team. They took completely care of us, pick up from airport/hotel, lunch, snacks and fruits on board, cleaning our dive gear, preparing our dive gear, everything super very well organized. One of the most...More

Thank Sievert S
Rantje A, Manager at Miguel's Diving Gorontalo, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

We loved showing you, your family and friends the wonders of Gorontalo. As you noticed, Gorontalo diving has a bit of everything: pristine coral walls, submerged points, mysterious caverns and muck. Next time we might try one of our historic shipwrecks or point out some...More

Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic diving and it's all because of excellent dive guides like Younis and Dive planner Mr. Rantje. The sites are pristine and the variety from wall to muck is just tremendous. I would greatly recommend gorontalo to anyone who wants to dive and experience...More

Thank Aditya L
Rantje A, Manager at Miguel's Diving Gorontalo, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2017

We also had a great time showing you and your friends the hidden paradise of Gorontalo - including the safety stop with all the Risso's dolphins. We are still looking for that unusual hawkfish you spotted. Who knows - maybe another new species!

Reviewed 13 December 2017

Went for a day's diving and had I organised myself properly I'd have stayed for two or three. I can see a well organised dive centre when I see one, and this was exemplary. Really good crew, all managed perfectly by Rantje, the owner. Excellent...More

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Rantje A, Manager at Miguel's Diving Gorontalo, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2017

Thanks for dropping by, if even for only one day. We have many returning divers and those who re-arrange their departure plans to extend their stay diving with us. Yes, suitable for all levels of certified scuba divers.

Reviewed 11 December 2017

Excellent dive center organized by mr.rantje, experienced dive guide and boat crew. The divemaster mr.Yunis taught me about underwater photography and i really enjoyed my trip there.Flawless!

Thank Michael W
Rantje A, Manager at Miguel's Diving Gorontalo, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2017

We are pleased that you and your friend had a great stay with us. Three of our staff have won underwater photo competitions and so know how to help divers get better results when shooting underwater.

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Suriati G
5 September 2017|
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Response from Rantje A | Property representative |
Diving season in Gorontalo is November to April.
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dwdcat
17 May 2017|
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Sorry, July is during wave season in Gorontalo, so we are closed to regularly scheduled diving. A two-dive trip may be possible, but we must assess the weather on that particular day before leaving. Because of the high risk... More
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vien k
4 December 2016|
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Gorontalo's weather is different from Java. Rain does not affect the diving schedule. December is great for diving, as is January and February. Whale sharks are on migration. We cannot guarantee on a particular date whether... More
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