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Dive Review of Dewi Nusentara in
Indonesia/Raja Ampat

December, 2015, an Instant Reader Report by Catherine R. Mack, DC, US
Reviewer   (5 reports, with 1 Helpful vote)
"Best diving ever! Manta Ray Heaven!"
Report Number 8834 has 1 Helpful vote
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving
everywhere in Caribbean including Cuba and numerous times to Belize/Also
Fiji, Hawaii and Australia's GBR
Closest Airport
eastern indonesia
sorong?
Getting There
let them arrange it for you. i
am not sure.

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny, dry  
Seas
calm, choppy, currents  
Water Temp
85   to 85    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
100   to 300    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
yes  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
because there were so many really experienced and skilled divers on board,
i think they let people do what they wanted.  we stayed with the dive
master but others went off on their own (and returned safe and sound).  
Liveaboard?
yes 
Nitrox Available?
yes 
What I saw
Sharks
1 or 2 
Mantas
Squadrons 
Dolphins
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
> 2 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  5 stars
Tropical Fish
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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
N/A
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Comments
Lots of serious photographers on board.  They have one dive leader (name
forgotten at this point) who is really a big deal in underwater photo
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Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Accommodations
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Food
5 stars
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Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

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Beginners
3 stars   
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Comments  
This was the best dive experience of my life.  The boat itself is huge and
accommodating. The dive crew is very experienced, helpful and friendly. 
The diving (4 daily) was over the top.  Never have I seen so many under
water creatures and such diversity.  The currents are wicked so it's
important to be extr ...
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