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Dive Review of MV Infiniti in
India/Andaman Islands

March, 2016, an Instant Reader Report by Tom Baker, CA, US
Reviewer   (3 reports, with 1 Helpful vote)
"Diving the Andaman Islands of India"
Report Number 8844
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
Over 1000 dives
Where else diving
California, Red Sea, Raja Ampat, Galapagos, NY/NJ Wrecks, Cayman, Great
Barrier Reef, Lord Howe Island, Hawaii, French Polynesia, Maldives, Belize,
BVI, Roatan, Bonaire, etc.
Closest Airport
Port Blair
Getting There
From either Chennai or Kolkota

Dive Conditions

sunny, dry  
calm, choppy, surge, currents, no currents  
Water Temp
82   to 85    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
50   to 100    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
[Depths up to 132 feet, times up to 60 minutes  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
1 or 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  3 stars
Tropical Fish
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Large Fish
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Large Pelagics
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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Boat Facilities
4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
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Diving was done from RIB's,so cameras had to be, and were, handled very
carefully by the crew, both when lowering them into the water and when
retrieving them a ...
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Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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4 stars
Service and Attitude
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3 stars   
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This was a trip to the Andaman Islands of India, aboard the MV Infiniti,
India's only world class liveaboard. This is very different from the
"Andaman Sea" trips departing from Thailand.  In fact, the
Andaman Islands are about 500 miles offshore of Thailand, and roughly 800
miles east of India. Once away from the main island where the airport at
Port Blair is located, it is about as remote a dive location as possible.

The  ...
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