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Dive Review of Aggressor Fleet in
Indonesia/Pulah Weh (Sabang)

July, 2014, an Instant Reader Report by Roberta Finke, NY, US (2 reports)
"Pulah Weh (Sabang) W. Sumatra, Indonesia new to me"
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
Over 1000 dives
Where else diving
multiple areas in the Carribean and Pacific over 23 years, some NE cold
water diving: Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Malaysia, Red Sea, Thailand,
Hawaii, Cayman Islands, Saba, Palau, Mexico, Costa Rica, Colombia,
Galapagos, Saba, Cocos, Galapagos........
Closest Airport
Banda Aceh
Getting There
to Bali or Kulah Lumpur then
fly to Banda Aceh (may involve
a stop en route) then ferry to
where Aggressor is
moored,  or taxi-ferry to
Banda Aceh; schedule changed a
couple of times.

Dive Conditions

surge, currents  
Water Temp
78   to 84    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
50   to 80    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
1st week we were only 3 divers,  2nd week we were just 2; 3rd week
5 divers.  We always had a dive master with us- issue of solo diving never
came up.  No depth limits or dive times were imposed we just agreed before
and during the dives.  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or  
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  2 stars
Tropical Fish
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Small Critters
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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
3 stars
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Dive deck had large camera table.  Charging stations very adequate (this
was not a full 
charter;  with  ...
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2 stars
Service and Attitude
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Overall Rating

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This dive trip was the first time the Thailand Aggressor was in Indonesian
waters. Crew was
Thai except for cruise director (Brazilian married to American) and a
couple of local
Indonesian dive masters from the dive/snorkle holiday resort on Pulah Weh.
The Thai dive
crew had only been in the area one week before the first charter started.
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