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Dive Review of Amira in
Indonesia/Raja Ampat

March, 2015, an Instant Reader Report by Leonid Baur, ZH, Switzerland
Reviewer   (3 reports)
"Paradise found"
Report Number 8709
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving
Maldives,Thailand,Borneo,Indonesia,Philippines,Palau, Australia, Wider
Carribean, Florida, Kenia,Papua New Guinea etc
Closest Airport
Sorong
Getting There
Long flight from Europe or US
to Indonesia. Now direct daily
flights from Jakarta to Sorong

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny, rainy  
Seas
 
Water Temp
  to    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
3
Water Visibility
  to    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
?  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
  
Liveaboard?
yes 
Nitrox Available?
yes 
What I saw
Sharks
Lots 
Mantas
Squadrons 
Dolphins
None 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
> 2 
Whales
None 
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Corals
  5 stars
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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Boat Facilities
5 stars
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Food
5 stars
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Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

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Comments  
My first trip to Raja Ampat, expertly organized by Scuba Dive Asia (Onno
Lenting). While the voyage to get there is still long, a daily direct
flight from Jakarta makes it quite a bit easier. 

The Amira dive boat is a Pindisi Schooner, a classic wood-built ship in
Makassar, about 6-7 years ago. She is a beautiful boat with spacious
cabins, a very large sun deck and purpose-built f
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