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Dive Review of Arenui in
Indonesia/Alor-Komodo

Arenui, May, 2014,

by Patricia Benton, Buckingham, GB (Reviewer Reviewer 5 reports). Report 7643.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Thailand, Mallorca, Mexico
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 27 to 29 Celsius Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 10 to 20 Meters

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions per PADI recreational diving: 30m depth
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas Squadrons
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales > 2
Corals 5 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 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Plenty of space for large and small cameras, together with lots of charging points. Help and advice given when needed. ... 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 5 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 5 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments Alor-Komodo Megafauna 5-18 May 2014 with Dr Andrea Marshall

I have already submitted one review, mainly about the Arenui and the service side. This review concentrates more on the actual trip:

We recently returned from third trip on board the Arenui. We have previously been on the Raja Ampat and the Sorong to Ambon trips and experienced all the wonderful diving included in those.

We booked this trip because it was to areas we had not dived before with Arenui and included the added big attraction of Manta Queen Dr Andrea Marshall being on board. We expected to learn a lot about the Marine Megafauna Foundation and in particular mantas, our favourites we were not disappointed.

We first headed east to ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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