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Dive Review of MV Infiniti in
India/Andaman Islands

 
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MV Infiniti: "Diving the Andaman Islands of India", Mar, 2016,

by Tom Baker, CA, US (Reviewer Reviewer 3 reports with 3 Helpful votes). Report 8844.

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

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm, choppy, surge, currents, no currents
Water Temp 82 to 85 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 50 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions [Depths up to 132 feet, times up to 60 minutes
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins 1 or 2 Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments 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 ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
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Beginners 3 stars
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Comments 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.

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