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Dive Review of Blue Water Dive Center/Ocean View Dive Resort in

October, 2012, an Instant Reader Report by Robert & Gayle, OR, US
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
501-1000 dives
Where else diving
Australia, Bali, Belize, Costa Rica, Egypt, Fiji, Grenadines, Guam, Hawaii,
Honduras, Irian Jaya/Papua, Jamaica, Keys, Komodo, North Sulawesi, Palau,
Philippines, PNG, Solomons, St. Vincent, Tahiti, Truk, Turks & Caicos.
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Dive Conditions

Water Temp
83   to    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
40   to    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Signal DM at 750 PSI  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
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  4 stars
Tropical Fish
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3 stars
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This was a short stay (3 days) after 12 days at Wakatobi and before 5
nights drying out in Ubud.  We made 2 dives on the Liberty Wreck.  There
is a shore entry in front of the Ocean View Dive Resort.  It was a little
difficult for the entry/exit due to the rocky beach and wave action.  I
made arrangements w ...
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By Andrew Ball in NY, US at Mar 09, 2013 05:56 EST  
Robert and Gayle Hello

I am planning to book 3 days in the Tulamben area prior to my family
arriving from NYC.  So far my research shows that is the best area to dive
in early April.

As there are a number of resorts in the area I was wondering how you picked
Ocean view dive resort and if you would recommend that one over others.

Thank you

By Robert in OR, US at Mar 10, 2013 03:52 EST  
Found and booked the Ocean View through  Chose it over others on
Agoda because it's close to the Liberty Wreck.  It was our first land-based
visit to Tulamben (previously dove Liberty Wreck from the Komodo Dancer.) 
Our travel agent (Reef n Rainforest) had recommended a different resort
that was 15 minutes away from the wreck and cost 4 times as much.  The
Mimpi resort looked nice from the outside, but we did not go inside for a
look.  All the villas at Ocean View appeared to be the same size...don't
know how many in your family; but they are certainly spacious and
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