Sexy Shrimp – Thor amboinensis
Have you ever wondered where the common name for the ‘Sexy Shrimp’ comes from? Or where the best spots are for finding them in North Sulawesi? In this Blog we take a look at this cute little photogenic critter and
What is the Difference Between a Dugong and a Manatee?
Many divers are unfamiliar with Dugongs, but they recognize these creatures as manatees when looking through images. Find the difference here!
What Makes Diving in Manado Bay Different?
Manado Bay is a totally unique diving destination which showcases incredible diversity in a relatively compact area.
Apnea Murex: Freediving and AIDA Courses in North Sulawesi
We are delighted to announce Apnea Murex is the latest addition to the Murex family of resorts and dive centers. Guests staying with us in North Sulawesi can now enjoy another way of exploring underwater! Whether scuba diving isn’t your
Diving Bunaken on a Passport to Paradise
Choosing where to go on your next scuba diving vacation is not always easy but with a Passport to Paradise in North Sulawesi, you don't need to choose! Explore all of North Sulawesi's best diving locations in one phenomenal trip:
The Importance of White Balance and Underwater Photography
Most of us have heard the term "white balance" but do you know what it is and how it affects your underwater photography? White balance, more importantly, having the correct white balance, is an essential element of capturing great underwater
7 Underwater Photography Tips for Instantly Improving Your Images
Do you enjoy underwater photography but feel that the quality of your images is not where you would like it to be? Are you just getting started and want your learning curve to be as steep as possible? To help
The Mantis Shrimp – A Record Breaking Critter
The Mantis Shrimp (of which there are numerous species) is a small, aggressive marine Crustacean, that can be found at all of our dive sites, including both muck and coral reef sites, around Bunaken, Bangka and Manado Bay. Mantis shrimps may
Japanese Guest Relations at Murex Bangka
We are delighted to welcome Satoshi Morimoto to our team here in North Sulawesi. Satoshi, who is a PADI Scuba Instructor has joined us as our Japanese Guest Relations Officer for Murex Bangka. Satoshi originates from Tokyo and comes to
Diving Bunaken – World Class Dive Sites in Indonesia
Have you heard about the world class scuba diving in Bunaken Marine Park? Do you know where it is and which sites are best to explore? Read on to find out more about the phenomenal dive sites of Bunaken! Overview of