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Dive Review of Dive Damai/Damai I in
Indonesia/Banda Sea

Dive Damai/Damai I: "Boutique diving", Oct, 2014,

by Marilyn Walker, CA, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 7 reports with 6 Helpful votes). Report 7876 has 3 Helpful votes.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving The tropical Pacific, the Caribbean and California
Closest Airport Depends on the tour Getting There Might be two or three flights, depending on where the tour starts.

Dive Conditions

Weather cloudy, dry Seas calm
Water Temp 79 to 81 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 30 to 50 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 3 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 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 5 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
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Beginners 2 stars
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Comments It's expensive, but the eat-sleep-dive cruise aboard Damai I was very rewarding. Dive Damai offers a wide variety of destinations, covering the many islanded seas between Sulewesi and West Papua, south to the main Indonesian chain and west along them as far as Komodo and Bali. We had been calling our tour diving Raja Ampat but the itinerary of this trip was more focused on the Banda Sea. We started in Sorong, had our first dive right at the south end of Raja Ampat at Misool, continued south into the Banda Sea and Ku ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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