Bunaken, Indonesia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Bunaken, Indonesia? If you're planning to go to Bunaken, I've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Bunaken, Indonesia

Based on the climate and weather in Bunaken, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

Important essentials for Bunaken, Indonesia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Bunaken, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly option.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear out. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Bunaken, Indonesia by month

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January

In January, Bunaken is extremely warm. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Bunaken, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

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February

In February, Bunaken is hot. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Bunaken, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

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March

If you go to Bunaken in March, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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April

In April, Bunaken is extremely warm. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Bunaken, with several of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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May

If you visit Bunaken during May, you may notice that it is really hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally around 80 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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June

If you are traveling to Bunaken in June, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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July

If you visit Bunaken during July, you are likely to find that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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August

August is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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September

September in this region can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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October

October in Bunaken is really hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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November

If you vacation in Bunaken during November, you may see that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally around 80 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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December

If you visit Bunaken during December, you will probably notice that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

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