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Miguel's Diving Gorontalo

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Jln. Yos Sudarso no. 218A, Gorontalo 96117, Indonesia
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+62 852-4004-7027
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks to the recommendation of a friend that already visited Gorontalo we decided to organise a long weekend with friends over there. Pak Rantje was extremely accommodating to many late changes from our group. He organised transfers, hotel accommodation allowing for multiple arrival times all...More

2  Thank hga_jakarta
Rantje A, Manager at Miguel's Diving Gorontalo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for your enthusiastic recommendation. Word-of-mouth is often how new people find us - and discover that Gorontalo is indeed a hidden paradise!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just spent a week with Miguel’s Diving in Gorontalo and can thoroughly recommend a visit here. Rantje and his team do everything to ensure your dives are enjoyable and indeed, in our case, fantastic as we saw 2 whalesharks on the very first...More

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Rantje A, Manager at Miguel's Diving Gorontalo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We had a great time hosting you and your friends during your recently trip. Gorontalo's highly varied marine environment also means great variety in diving. Where else but Gorontalo can someone dive with whalesharks one dive and then watch a coconut shell octopus on the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had such a brilliant day with Rantje and his wonderful team. I swam with 5 whale sharks!! It was so utterly beautiful I actually cried into my mask. One off the bucket list for sure. Then some beautiful coral where I saw turtles and...More

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Rantje A, Manager at Miguel's Diving Gorontalo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

If swimming with whale sharks was on your bucket list, surely you kicked that bucket far down the road! Diving with five at the same time is certainly a memory for a lifetime. Actually, we have quite a few single women divers who join us....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I haven't found any better place to dive than Gorontalo. It's easy to access (only 1 flight from Jakarta), the facilities are quite complete, the beach is very close to the city, the ocean is clean, and the food is clean and delicious. They are...More

Thank fisuka
Rantje A, Manager at Miguel's Diving Gorontalo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Indeed, Gorontalo is a great place to dive: easy access by air, modern facilities available, the dive sites close by and clean, delicious food and friendly locals - plus Miguel's Diving to take divers both beginners and experienced to this hidden paradise. We are now...More

Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Thanks for the great diving with whaleshark in 6 days. 1st until 6th June 2018. I got 1.200 photos of whaleshark in 6 days. Hope next year will come and meetup again. 😍😍 You can check my photos in my instagram account (newbieuwphotographer.)More

Thank titinkeren
Rantje A, Manager at Miguel's Diving Gorontalo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Congratulations on your impressive archive of Gorontalo whale shark photos! We are as happy as you are. With three to six whale sharks each day, you have plenty of opportunity to achieve a variety of shots. We would love to dive with you again after...More

Reviewed 3 July 2018

If you are looking for a new experience, in a new place, find good people, go to Gorontalo Indonesia and meet with Rantje in Miguels Diving, all you will find there . I went there three times, with groups and family, always coming home with...More

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Rantje A, Manager at Miguel's Diving Gorontalo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

It was our pleasure to take you and your son diving with us once again to see the whale sharks and the underwater beauty of Gorontalo. Until your next visit, safe journeys!

Reviewed 30 June 2018

We had an amazing time with the whole family snorkeling and diving with the whale sharks of Gorontalo, all organized meticulous by Rantje, owner of Miguel's Diving. Communication via email went very smooth and answers were received fast and clear. We went with the 5...More

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Rantje A, Manager at Miguel's Diving Gorontalo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

We enjoyed hosting your family dive/snorkel trip, even during off season. Since we consider safety issues first, we were pleased that your family was able to enjoy the whale sharks and then return to the hotel in our vehicle while the experienced divers dove a...More

Reviewed 7 June 2018

We have joined Miguels dive center for 2 dives, off-season, so the choice of dive sites was limited. The team did their best to choose the suitable dive spots. The first dive was at Botu Tonuo Village where swam with the whale sharks for almost...More

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Rantje A, Manager at Miguel's Diving Gorontalo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

We greatly appreciate your positive evaluation of our staff and arrangements, especially since both of you are working dive professionals with worldwide experience. Although we cannot guarantee whale sharks for every guest, they migrate through Gorontalo. Currently, we have been seeing them everyday for over...More

Reviewed 16 May 2018

This was my third dive with Miguel's in the last three months. Before I departed for Gorontalo there was already a buzz in the dive community that whalesharks were sighted around Gorontalo. I didn't think much about it, I just came for the dive. As...More

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Rantje A, Manager at Miguel's Diving Gorontalo, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

It was our pleasure to take you diving on your third dive trip with us. Thanks for bringing some friends along! As you know, the diving around Gorontalo is both beautiful and varied: pristine coral walls, multiple pinnacles, mysterious caverns, submerged points, historical wrecks and...More

Reviewed 13 May 2018

I recently spent one week of diving with this dive shop. Rantje and his team of wonderful dive guides are doing a fantastic job, especially for underwater photographers like me. They mainly do three-tank day trips, a very tasty lunch is served on the boat...More

Thank tibodiver
Rantje A, Manager at Miguel's Diving Gorontalo, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thanks so much for taking time to post your comments. Indeed, our guests love mucking diving at night! As you discovered, our guides are trained and experienced in the needs of serious underwater photographers. We also love showing fun divers the wonderful variety found in...More

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SuriatiG
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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vienka99
4 December 2016|
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Response from Rantje A | Property representative |
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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