Bastianos Bangka Dive Resort

Introducing Bastianos Bangka, our latest addition to the family of dive resorts alongside Bunaken and Lembeh. Established in 2018, this resort was born from the desire to cater to our guests’ longing to explore the pristine dive sites of this emerging destination. Nestled in the heart of the Coral Triangle reefs in the Pacific Ocean, Bastianos Bangka promises to deliver the epitome of North Sulawesi diving experience.

Perched along the picturesque Busa Bora Beach on the southwestern coast of Bangka Island, our resort boasts a stretch of pristine white sands that meet the azure waters of the Pacific. Here, you’ll be treated to awe-inspiring sunsets that paint the sky with a myriad of colors, creating an unforgettable ambiance.

Conveniently located just an hour and thirty minutes away from the airport or Manado City by car, followed by a brief 30-minute boat ride from Likupang, Bastianos Bangka invites you to embark on a journey to explore the underwater wonders awaiting just beyond its shores.

Superior Beachfront

In Bastianos Bangka we have 5 Superior Beachfront rooms with AC available and they are wooden bungalows with a private balcony and an en-suite bathroom consisting of a shower, with hot water and western-style toilet.

Superior Hillside

11 Superior Hillside bungalows with AC are available and they are wooden bungalows with a private balcony and an en-suite bathroom consisting of a shower, with hot water and western-style toilet.

Standard Hillside

10 Standard Hillside accommodation with AC are available for cheaper option they are wooden accommodation with balconies and an en-suite bathroom consisting of a shower, with hot water and western-style toilet.


  • 5 Superior Beachfront

  • 14 Superior Hillside

  • 10 Standard Hillside

  • Restaurant for up to 60 people

  • Mini Bar next to the swimming pool

  • Infinity Swimming Pool

  • Dive Center : Bastianos Divers

  • Marine Life Library

  • 24 hours electricity (220V) & security

  • FREE WiFi Hot Spot around lobby and restaurant area

  • Traditional Massage Service

  • Private jetty for better access when low tide and direct access for snorkeling at our house-reef

Diving Around Bangka Archipelago

Bangka Archipelago Dive Sites Map

Diving around Bangka is some combination from both the wall diving in bunaken and muck diving in Lembeh strait. There are more than 40 dives sites around Bangka Archipelago including some muck diving at the mainland which will take you from 5 to 15 minutes boat ride and up to 30 minutes for further distance from Bastianos Bangka Dive Resort. Our house reef is popular as one of the best dive site in the area with a long reef and good for drifting dives.

We will dive mostly dive sites around Bangka Island first and some mainland sites that is not far from our location and for people who are staying longer, we offer some excursion to Talise Island because there are some dive sites there that are not so often to visit but we do trips going there.

You will experience to see healthy reefs both soft and hard corals, amazing underwater pinnacles, walls, caves, sea grass bottom or sandy bays, muck diving with a high diversity of marine life. Dolphins and Dugongs also sometime spotted in the area.

In addition to the great diversity of corals and marine life with the natural talented of our local dive guides, you

Diving around Bangka Archipelago is available all year round, and the conditions do vary. From March to June is the dry season but sometimes we still have some days with rains. November to February is generally wet because this is the rainy season for Indonesia , and July to October is windy, the wind is blowing from the

Diving with Bastianos Divers

Bastianos Divers is a PADI Dive Center member (R-34063) since 2004.

The team of Bastianos Divers at Bangka are professional staff with many years experienced diving in this area. We are proud that all of our dive guides are locals from Manado, Bangka Island, Bunaken Island and surrounding area know the diving conditions very well.

Dive Center Fact Sheet

  • 2 Compressors run by electric powers

  • 4 modern built diving boats

  • A dedicated camera room for divers to keep and stored their underwater camera or housing, working table for assemble before and after dive, to be use as recharging station for digital compact cameras or sports cameras

  • Drying room for stored your wet equipment after our staff rinse them for you

  • 1st aid oxygene in every dive boats and one stored in our dive shop at the resort

  • Local dive guides and all of them have a natural behave as spotters underwater to show you some marine life that you would probably not aware of it

  • Dive Guide Ratio 1 : 4 (1 for up to 4 diving guests at similar level of experience)

Daily Dive Schedule

08:00 am Morning dives, 2 dives ( 1 hour surface interval on
the boat between dives)
15:00 pm Afternoon dive, 1 dive
17:30 pm / 18:00 pm Mandarin dive / Night dive, 1 dive

Fun Dives House Rules & Safe Diving Practice

  • In Bunaken and Bangka, we offer a maximum 70 minutes dive time including safety stop or when your air supply reaches 50 bar, whichever comes first.
  • In Lembeh, due to the high demand of searching for the critters, we understand that longer bottom time is necessary. We offer longer dive but limited to your air consumption. 50 bar is your time limit.
  • For your own safety and as part of our safe diving practices, when your air supply reaches to 50 bars, you must do the recommended 3 minutes safety stop at 5 meters and end the dive.
  • Maximum depth for Open water diver is 18 meters.
  • Maximum depth for Advanced Open Water Diver or higher certification is 30 meters, exception for Deep Diver Specialty.
  • Decompression dive is strictly prohibited.
  • For your comfort underwater, our dive guide to divers ratio is 1: 4

Facilities & Service On Our Dive Boat

  • Oxygen First Aid
  • Fresh water for your camera
  • Coffee, tea and drinking water are provided on the diving boat at every dive.
  • Snacks and fruits are provided for morning dives, during your surface interval.
  • Towels will be provided to each diver. Your towel will be change every 3 days
  • Our boat crew will assemble your dive gear. However, it is your responsibility as a diver to make sure your equipment is working properly and you have all the equipment you need for the dive before the boat leaves the resort.
  • Our boat crew will take care of the rinsing of your equipment at the end of your dive.

Enriched Air (Nitrox) Dive

  • Every diver should analyze their own tank and set the percentage of oxygen on their dive computer and strictly follow the MOD.
  • We will require every diver to provide us with their Enriched air certification for diving with nitrox.


There is a project of Artificial Reef at our house-reef in Bangka, initiated by our in-house Marine Biologist Barney Seier


In Bangka, we are offering wide-range PADI Courses from beginners and to those who wants to upgrade their dive license .. > more


We have designed a half day tour to explore Bangka Island start from Lihunu Village where we are located. There are many interesting things to see during the tour. This will be available soon …


If your are non-divers, and do not want to sign up any scuba courses for beginners, you can join our divers’ boat for snorkeling. In Bangka, you can see many things as the water is very clear with great visibility from surface.