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Dive Review of Dewi Nusantara in
Indonesia/Raja Ampat to Triton Bay

Dewi Nusantara: "Raja Ampat to Triton Bay on the Dewi Nusantara", Feb, 2017,

by David E Reubush, VA, US (Top Contributor Top Contributor 47 reports with 14 Helpful votes). Report 9519 has 1 Helpful vote.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Australia, Belize, Bimini, Bonaire, Caymans, Curacao, Fiji, Galapagos, Indonesia (Wakatobi, Raja Ampat, Komodo, Lembeh, Bali, Banda Sea), Philippines, Red Sea, Solomon Islands, Southern Bahamas, St. Thomas, Turks & Caicos
Closest Airport Sorong - SOQ Getting There Fly to Jakarta, then to Manado, spend the night, fly to Sorong, shuttle to the harbor, tender ride to the boat

Dive Conditions

Weather rainy, cloudy Seas choppy
Water Temp 82 to 83 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 20 to 60 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Be a responsible diver.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks > 2
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 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 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Large camera room with plenty of space to spread out. Rinse tank on dive deck d ... 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 4 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 3 stars
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Comments This was my second trip to Raja Ampat on the Dewi Nusantara. This trip was led by Burt Jones of Secret Sea Visions and Hergen Spalink of Got Muck. The boat is still the large, comfortable home away from home that I remembered. The cabins are large, with plenty of drawers etc. to store your stuff. The head is large with a shower that has enough room that you're not constantly bumping into the walls. Even with a majority of underwater photographers onboard there was plenty of room in the camera room for everyone. The 2 tenders are also large and, with help from the crew, make it easy for you to gear up and back-roll into the water. The tender crew learns whose camera is whose very quickly and carefully hand ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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