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Dive Review of Cape Paperu Resort in
Indonesia/Ambon

December, 2012, an Instant Reader Report by Mona Cousens, CA, US
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Report Number 7129
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
Over 1000 dives
Where else diving
Solomon Islands, Philippines,  Panama, Palau, Fiji,  Alor, Raja Ampat,
Komodo, Etc....
Closest Airport
Getting There

		

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny  
Seas
calm  
Water Temp
84   to    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
3
Water Visibility
100   to 500    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
yes  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
No restrictions.  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
no 
What I saw
Sharks
None 
Mantas
None 
Dolphins
None 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
None 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  5 stars
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Boat Facilities
2 stars
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Comments
There are no camera facilities in the dive shop.  We carried our camera and
worked on it in the room.  The photo subjects are up to you.  Muck with a
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Food
3 stars
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Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

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Beginners
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Comments  
The trip to Cape Paperu Resort involves flying into Ambon, Indonesia.  It
is a 45 minute car transfer to a boat dock, and another hour by sea to
arrive at the resort.   The water is a gorgeous turquoise blue color and
the resort is built on a hill surrounded by jungle. 
There is also a beach which is white sand.  It is amazingly beautiful.  The
owners Kurt and Eliane will meet you at the boat dock and walk you up the
jetty to the reception area which looks out on the lovely blue water. 
There is no trash here as in Ambon, because the owners make an effort to
keep that at bay.  The water is also clean and clear.

The owners have built the resort over the last ten years to accommodate up
to 24 guests in private or semi-private bungalows.  The owners have created
a self contained ecosystem.  They have their own desalination plant, waste
disp ...
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