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Diving Reviews of Peter Hughes Diving in Indonesia

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For Experienced Divers:  4 stars For Inexperienced Divers:  3 stars
Underwater Photography:  5 stars Accommodations:  4 stars
 
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Peter Hughes -- Komodo Dancer/ Komodo Dancer Y   Komodo   ---- The Good ---- This was a 10 day trip through Komodo. Diving on the whole was excellent, world class by any measure. The cr... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
11/2013   C Kapfer
250+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes -- Paradise Dancer/ Dewi Nusantara Y   Raja Ampat   We traveled from Seattle to San Francisco to Korea to Singapore to Manado to Sorong in West Papua (previously known as Irian Jay... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
12/2011   S Lori Brown
500+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes -- Komodo Dancer Y   Komodo   The Komodo Dancer is a wooden hulled schooner, although the sails were basically only for show as we motored from place to place. ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2011   Philip johnston
500+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes -- Komodo Dancer Y   Komodo   This was our second live-aboard dive vacation. We booked this Komodo trip based upon on a good experience with Peter Hughes in Bel... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2011   Stephen Kouri
100+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes -- Paradise Dancer Y   Raja Ampat   This was our second trip on Paradise Dancer. Many of the crew were still there from two years before. Wendy, Yan and Acho were the... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
1/2011   Jeffrey F Tonn
500+ Dives
 
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Peter Hughes -- Paradise Dancer Full report Y   Raja Ampat   This is a special report to praise the better-than-outstanding service of Wendy, Claire, and the entire crew of the Paradise Dance... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2010   sharon dickinson
1000+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes -- Paradise Dancer Full report Y   Raja Ampat   Peter Hughes' brochure does an excellent job of describing the Paradise Dancer and has an excellent map of the area you will be di... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2010   Jerome M Hobart
500+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes -- Paradise Dancer Full report Y   Raja Ampat   This was our first time in Indonesia. The Paradise Dancer far exceeded our expectations, and we cannot think of any negatives. Bea... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
11/2010   Peter Pinkerton
500+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes -- Paradise Dancer Full report Y   Raja Ampat   We were on the Paradise Dancer for 11 days. As many other divers have already expressed in numerous Undercurrent articles, the b... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
10/2010   Judith Kendall
500+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes -- Paradise Dancer/ Peter Hughes Paradise Dancer Full report Y   [N/A]   The boat is by far the best we have ever been diving from and the crew were very helpful, courteous, friendly and knowledgeable. T... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
10/2010   David McDougall
250+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes -- Komodo Dancer Full report Y   Komodo   This was our second charter on the Komodo Dancer. It is a comfortable boat, but the downstairs cabins are small. The bathrooms h... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
9/2010   ann mcgrath
<100 Dives
 
Peter Hughes -- Paradise Dancer Full report Y   Raja Ampat   So far this has not been an easy trek. We flew LA to Tokyo (10 hours) a two hour layover, a 7.5 hour flight from Tokyo to Singap... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
12/2009   Mona Cousens
1000+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes -- Paradise Dancer Full report Y   Raja Ampjat   The Paradise Dancer is a magnificent ship that you have to visit to appreciate how wonderful it is ! Our room, the Master and Comm... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
11/2009   Kathy Granger
500+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes / Paradise Dancer Full report Y   North Sulawesi   This was a fantastic trip in every way: the boat, the weather, the people, and most of all the diving. The Paradise Dancer is a n... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2009   Rick Troberman
250+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes/ Paradise Dancer Full report N   North Sulawesi   We went because the ship is so new and beautiful. Nothing out there compares to her sophistication and the sheer size of the suit... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
8/2009   Janna Poll
250+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes / Paradise Dancer Full report N   Raja Ampat   Only bad was getting there Took 3 1/2 days because of scattered availability of flights within Indonesia. From LA to Singapore wa... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
2/2009   Donald L. Rowe
1000+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes/ Paradise Dancer Full report Y   Raja Ampat   The ship (it's way too big to be a "boat"): fantastic. Beautifully appointed. Huge rooms, even if you don't book the "Master and C... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
12/2008   John Sommerer
500+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes/ Paradise Dancer Full report N   Raja Ampats   This is the newest boat in the Peter Hughes fleet. As such, it had some 'new boat' kinks to work out, but nothing that appeared to... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
11/2008   Curt Andrus
500+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes/ Paradise Dancer Full report Y   North Sul   The bad: Ten days wasn't long enough!! No one wanted to leave at the end of the trip - The good: In a word - everything! Di... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
9/2008   Jay Gould
1000+ Dives
 
Paradise Dancer Full report N     This was, I believe, the second dive cruise for the Paradise Dancer. It is a brand new big and beautiful boat. Cabins are roomy as... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
6/2008   John Singer
100+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes/ Paradise Dancer Full report Y   [N/A]   The excitement was evident from the first contact at the Manado airport through the hour ride to the Paradise Dancer. Everyone wa... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
5/2008   Peter Swan
1000+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes/ Paradise Dancer Full report Y   [N/A]   We received the following message from Peter Hughes on March 19 regarding our anticipated trip on Paradise Dancer on April 6th: ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
4/2008   Richard Bennett
<100 Dives
 
Komodo Dancer Full report Y   Bali ,Gili,Satonda   Singapore Airlines allows two 70lbs pieces of luggage plus a carry on. Scuba gear and camera gear can easily approach or exceed 7... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
12/2007   Dr. Tom Kelly
1000+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes/ Komodo Dancer Full report N   Bali/Komodo   On a scale of one to ten, this trip was an eleven! This was my eighth liveaboard, and I would have to say that it was the best I h... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
9/2007   Rick Troberman
250+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes/ Komodo Dancer Full report N   Komodo   Met the boat in Bali and sailed (with sails up) and motored toward the Komodo National Park. From start to finish the diving was ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
7/2007   Helen Malnar
500+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes/ Komodo Dancer Full report Y   Komodo   The diving: the best I've seen so far for colors, diversity and abundance. Came home and immediately started planning our next T... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
7/2007   Rene Umberger
1000+ Dives
 
PETER HUGHES DIVING/ KOMODO DANCER Full report N   [N/A]   NOTHING BAD. ALL GOOD. THE CRUISE DIRECTORS, ONNO (DUTCH) & CARINE (FRENCH) LENTING, AN ADORABLE MARRIED COUPLE TREATED US ALL LIK... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2007   WARREN SPRUNG
500+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes Full report N   Komodo/Bali/Satonda   The good: Food was very good and plentiful, boat staff were great and while we initially thought the rooms very small this was our... Full report  
4 stars
1 stars  
5/2006   Lin
100+ Dives
 
Komodo Dancer Full report Y   Bali/Komodo   We boarded the boat in Bali after a delightful three-day stay at the Puri Santrian hotel on the beach. During the eleven-night cr... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
11/2005   William & Frances Ungerman
1000+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes: Komodo Dancer Full report Y   Bali, Komodo, Flores   I was quite impressed with this trip -- both the boat and the diving. The Komodo Dancer was comfortable, the food was delicio... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
9/2004   Edith Summey
1000+ Dives
 

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Komodo Dancer Full report Y   Bali, Komodo, Flores   This was a return trip with my husband after a great solo trip on Komodo Dancer the previous September. I had gotten great videos ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2005   Edith and John Summey
1000+ Dives
 
Komogo Dancer Full report Y   Bali   The crew was excellent! The food was very good....some of it not really my thing but it was all good. I was introduced to several ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2005   Joe Mihm
250+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes - Komodo Dancer Full report Y   Bali/Komodo   Komodo Dancer crew was very good. Attentive to diver's needs. Food was variable and plentiful. Briefings were held for every dive,... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
9/2004   Curt Andrus
250+ Dives
 
Komodo Dancer Full report Y   Bali and Komodo   This was an outstanding trip. The boat is quite stable and comfortable and the food was good. An excellent (and sizeable) crew of ... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
6/2004   Jack Gibson
500+ Dives
 
Komodo Dancer Full report Y   Bali   This was my first Peter Hughes liveaboard experience. We arrived in Bali which of itself is a wonderful and fascinating place fill... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
6/2004   Mario Mizrahi
500+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes - Komodo Dancer Full report Y   Bali/Komodo   Great dive trip! Crew was outstanding! Special thanks to Jan, Susana, and Dewa. Great weather except for rain the last two d... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
5/2004   Frank Arroyo
250+ Dives
 
Komodo Dancer Full report Y   Komodo Islands   My twelve day tour from Bali to Komodo Island and points in between showed off some of the most spectacular diving available ... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
1/2003   Pat Wikstrom
500+ Dives
 
Komodo Dancer Full report Y   [N/A]   Number of dives: 319. It’s tough to say anything negative about a Peter Hughes operation because the people you encounter are so ... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
11/2003   Bradley Bowen
250+ Dives
 
Komodo Dancer Full report Y   Bali - Komodo National Bank   Boat is very roomy & comfortable - salon & 2 separate sun/shade areas. Dining either salon or alfresco. Food wonderful with Asia... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2003   Dale Treadway
250+ Dives
 
komodo Dancer Full report N   [komodo   Komodo has some of the best reefs I have seen for color and divesity. Some overfishing is evident in the scarsity of large fish on... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
12/2002   Richard Lehach
500+ Dives
 
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