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Black Marlin Dive Resort

Located on Kadidiri in the heart of the hidden paradise that is the Togian Islands (sometimes spelled Togean Islands), Black Marlin Dive Resort offers the ideal setting for the best of tropical diving. It is excellent value for money too. Coral atolls, barrier and fringing reefs, deep walls, wrecks - all crammed with diverse life and in excellent health, there's enough to keep even the most fervent divers happy.

Togian Islands dive sites are mostly within a 20 minutes boat ride from the resort. The tranquil, easy going atmosphere, remote location, and simple facilities, will appeal to travellers eager to escape from the popular tourist paths.

Black Marlin Dive Resort features 9 large deluxe and 6 smaller standard cottages. All cottages are set amongst hibiscus, bougainvillea, jasmine and tropical palms. All cottages are less than ten metres away to Tomini Bay for early morning dips!

All rooms have double beds with full mosquito nets, ceiling fans, western style bathrooms with clean running water (filtered). All terraces have hammocks and panoramic sea views.

House Reef

Black Marlin has a hard coral house reef with sea grasses - ideal for spotting juvenile and unusual fishes, such as pipefish and ghost pipefish. There are many secluded coves and beaches nearby, and a walking trail where you can watch out for hornbills and parrots.

FACILITIES

Pool table, Ocean Cafe, Restaurant area, Western bar, Reception with safety box for valuables, Dive shop and dive boats.
Electricity : 10 am - 12 pm

CLIMATE

The wet season is December - February. Temparature is 85 degrees all year round but cooler in the evenings as we are very close to the equator

FISHING

Important Info / Fishing : As Togian Islands is now a Marine Park and the resort is in a no take zone there is no fishing allowed at the resort or in the diving area. Black Marlin can arrange fishing charters to areas outside the no take zone, preferably on a catch and release basis. No spear fishing is allowed anywhere in the Marine park

SUMMARY

Cottages

  • Beachfront location with sea views
  • Private bathing room with cold water, toilet and mirror
  • Balcony with lounging chairs
  • Double beds with full mosquito nets
  • Reading lights
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner - double sharing

Facilities

  • Restaurant & bar
  • PADI Dive Centre
  • Social/lounge area
  • Pool table
  • Sea canoes
  • Table tennis
  • TV room with VCR
  • Laundry service
  • Convenience counter
  • Library of dive mags & fish books
  • Foreign exchange (US$ only)
  • Baby sitting

Location

Paradise Beach, Kadidiri Island, Togian Islands, Central Sulawesi

Food

  • All meals are served in the open-air dining area, overlooking the beach.
  • Meals available:
  • Communal style, two or three dishes per meal
  • Indonesian cuisine
  • Beach side BBQs
  • Grilled fish, seafood and fish cakes
  • Chicken, rice, tofu and soups
  • Vegetarian meals can be catered for, but only with advanced notice
  • Breakfast is tea/coffee, toast, fruit, pancakes, cakes, eggs, or noodles, rice soup and fried rice.

Diving:

Dive boat for long trips (max. 18 divers) has:

  • 13m traditional style wood mono-hull
  • 40 HP twin outboard kerosene engines
  • Shaded area with wooden ladders
  • Sundeck

Dive boat for short trips (max. 12 divers) has:

  • 10m traditional style Outrigger
  • 40 HP outboard petrol engine
  • Shaded kit up area with wooden ladders

 

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