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Nara Bay

Nara Bay is a stunning bay located in the Indonesian province of North Sulawesi. The bay is situated on the northern coast of the Minahasa Peninsula and is framed by the Sangihe Islands to the east and the Siau Islands to the west. The bay is known for its crystal-clear waters, white sandy beaches, and lush green hills.

Nara Bay is home to a diverse array of marine life, including dolphins, turtles, and a variety of fish species. The bay is also a popular destination for scuba diving and snorkeling, as the waters are home to an abundance of colorful coral reefs.

The area around Nara Bay has a long history. During the colonial era, the Dutch East India Company established a trading post in the bay, which was later taken over by the Japanese during World War II. The Japanese occupation of Nara Bay lasted until 1945, when Allied forces liberated the area.

Today, Nara Bay is a popular tourist destination for both domestic and international travelers. The area is home to a number of resorts, restaurants, and attractions, including a museum dedicated to the area’s history. Visitors to the bay can also take part in a variety of activities, such as kayaking, sailing, and fishing.

Excursion tips for a day in Nara Bay

Nara Bay in Indonesia is a beautiful destination full of activities and sights to explore. Here are some of the best things to do as a tourist in Nara Bay on a day:

1. Visit the Nara Bay Mangrove Forest and take a boat tour of the area.
2. Explore the nearby beaches and take a dip in the crystal clear waters.
3. Visit the Nara Bay Turtle Conservation Center and learn about the efforts to protect sea turtles in the area.
4. Go snorkeling and explore the vibrant coral reefs of the bay.
5. Visit the nearby fishing villages and learn about the local culture.
6. Take a hike up to the top of Mount Nara and admire the stunning views.
7. Visit the Nara Bay Waterfall and take a refreshing swim in the natural pools.
8. Go bird watching and spot some of the rare species in the area.
9. Visit the local markets and pick up some souvenirs.
10. Enjoy a delicious seafood meal at one of the local restaurants.

Experience Nara Bay with unforgettable activities by our partner GetYourGuide. The offer is also ideal as a special gift idea for family and friends who are planning to visit Nara Bay. Cancellations are possible up to 24h before the start of the activity (unless otherwise stated in the activity description), with a full refund of the booking price.

The climate in Nara Bay

Nara Bay in Indonesia has a tropical climate with hot and humid weather all year round. During the dry season from May to October, temperatures are usually around 30°C with low humidity and little rain. The wet season from November to April brings higher temperatures and higher humidity, with heavy rainfall and thunderstorms. The area is also vulnerable to typhoons and cyclones during the wet season. All in all, Nara Bay in Indonesia has a hot and humid climate with distinct wet and dry seasons.

Cruise weather for Nara Bay

Our weather forecast for Nara Bay helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 20th 2024 Jul. 20th 2024 max: 27.0 °C
min: 24.9 °C
31.7 m/s
32.8 m/s
61.5 %
24.1 m
69.8 %
1,013 hPa
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 27.5 °C
min: 24.5 °C
33.8 m/s
35.3 m/s
29.0 %
24.1 m
71.5 %
1,013 hPa
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 27.6 °C
min: 24.7 °C
29.9 m/s
34.6 m/s
55.2 %
24.1 m
74.7 %
1,013 hPa
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 27.2 °C
min: 24.8 °C
30.6 m/s
30.2 m/s
43.5 %
24.1 m
74.2 %
1,012 hPa
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 27.3 °C
min: 24.5 °C
28.4 m/s
30.2 m/s
61.5 %
24.1 m
72.4 %
1,011 hPa
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 27.6 °C
min: 24.4 °C
31.0 m/s
33.1 m/s
80.6 %
24.1 m
70.3 %
1,010 hPa
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 27.5 °C
min: 24.1 °C
33.8 m/s
33.1 m/s
60.8 %
24.1 m
73.1 %
1,011 hPa
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 27.6 °C
min: 24.2 °C
29.9 m/s
31.7 m/s
34.2 %
24.1 m
78.0 %
1,011 hPa
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 27.8 °C
min: 24.9 °C
29.2 m/s
32.0 m/s
51.8 %
24.1 m
77.3 %
1,011 hPa
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 27.6 °C
min: 24.8 °C
29.9 m/s
36.7 m/s
69.8 %
24.1 m
77.4 %
1,012 hPa
Jul. 30th 2024 Jul. 30th 2024 max: 27.0 °C
min: 24.9 °C
32.0 m/s
36.4 m/s
92.1 %
24.1 m
81.1 %
1,012 hPa
Jul. 31st 2024 Jul. 31st 2024 max: 28.1 °C
min: 25 °C
26.5 m/s
34.3 m/s
44.6 %
24.1 m
80.2 %
1,011 hPa
Aug. 1st 2024 Aug. 1st 2024 max: 26.8 °C
min: 25.1 °C
18.0 m/s
19.4 m/s
73.0 %
23.0 m
79.5 %
1,010 hPa

Cruises to Nara Bay

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