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

Aggressor Fleet: "Pulah Weh (Sabang) W. Sumatra, Indonesia new to me", Jul, 2014,

by Roberta Finke, NY, US ( 2 reports). Report 7989.

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

Weather sunny Seas surge, currents
Water Temp 78 to 84 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 50 to 80 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
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.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas 1 or
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 2 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 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Dive deck had large camera table. Charging stations very adequate (this was not a full
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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 2 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
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 1 stars
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Comments 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. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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