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Dive Review of Arenui in
Indonesia/Raja Ampat

December, 2014, an Instant Reader Report by David Marchese, PA, US
Sr. Reviewer   (7 reports, with 4 Helpful votes)
"Arenui - Raja Ampat"
Report Number 8113 has 4 Helpful votes
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
Over 1000 dives
Where else diving
Grand Cayman, Little Cayman, Turks & Caicos, Bay Islands, Bahamas,
Fiji, Saba, Maldives, California, Revillagigedo, Cozumel, Midway, Kona,
Galapagos, Panama, Palau, Tahiti, Cocos, Tonga, PNG, Komodo, Sulawesi,
Holbox, Solomon Islands, Belize
Closest Airport
Getting There

Dive Conditions

sunny, rainy, cloudy  
Water Temp
84   to 85    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
50   to 75    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
70 minutes (We exceeded that on many dives).  Up with 300 psi  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
1 or 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  5 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
5 stars
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So many tables, most photographers had their own.  Best photographer set up
I've seen. ...
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Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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3 stars
Service and Attitude
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Overall Rating

Value for $$
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Overall, this was an excellent trip on a great boat.  Rooms were large,
clean, comfortable, and well laid out.  The boat is laid out a bit odd with
the dive platform on the bow.  The stern is inaccessible.  Gear is kept on
the tenders, and divers load mid-ship by walking down stairs to the
tenders.  Different, but it all worked very well.  However, there really
wasn't a way of personally checking NOx mix.  Instead, one of the crew
would bring around a sheet with the mix recorded for us to review and s
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