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Dive Review of Dive Damai/Damai 2 in
Indonesia/Maumere to Ambon to Kupang

Dive Damai/Damai 2, Oct, 2013,

by Mike Elliott, CA, US (Reviewer Reviewer 3 reports). Report 7207.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Bonaire, Bahama, Philippines, Indonesia, Australia, Papua New Guinea, Raja Ampat, Lembeh, California.
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy, cloudy Seas calm, choppy, surge, currents
Water Temp 76 to 82 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 30 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions No restrictions. You must dive safely and observe good diving practices (ie don't go into deco and not clear it, unsafe practices will ban you from further diving). No max depth enforced other than to stay safely within Nitrox limits for 31-32%. You were expected to know what you were doing.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 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 Dive room accommodated easy 10 big rigs. Stations along walls included a shelf. Well lit. Storage underneath. Blowoff avail on dive deck. Dehumidifier avail. Rinse tanks at each divers tank station. Boat crew ... 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 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
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments The bad...
Central AC meant all ACs needed to run 24/7 otherwise if one was turned off caused problems. This meant many times it was cold. We tried to control temp with scattered results.
Water pressure varied a lot. Not an issue until you take a shower and the water temp runs from cold to hot, you had to be fast to avoid getting scalded. This also affected the flush toilets meaning it could take several minutes to work.
Noise and smells but its ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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By William Bynum in TX, US at Nov 01, 2013 14:56 EST  
Ditto Mike! See you in Komodo
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