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Dive Review of Kararu/Cheng Ho in
Indonesia/Raja Ampat

April, 2008, an Instant Reader Report by Ruth Lindner, NY, USA (2 reports)
Report Number 4153
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving
[Thailand, Andaman Is., Galapagos, Baja, all over Carribean
Closest Airport
Getting There

		

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny, rainy  
Seas
calm, currents  
Water Temp
80   to 82    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
3
Water Visibility
40   to 60    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
yes  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
[none
  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
N/A 
What I saw
Sharks
1 or 2 
Mantas
None 
Dolphins
None 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
> 2 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  5 stars
Tropical Fish
5 stars  
Small Critters
  5 stars
Large Fish
3 stars  
Large Pelagics
  3 stars
 
 
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
N/A  
Boat Facilities
N/A
Overall rating for UWP's  
N/A  
Shore Facilities  
N/A  
Comments
[None]
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Accommodations
5 stars
Food
4 stars
Service and Attitude
4 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
N/A
Dive Operation
4 stars  
Shore Diving  
1 stars  
Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

Overall Rating

Value for $$
N/A    
Beginners
1 stars   
Advanced
4 stars    
Comments  
After reading the writeup in the June 2008 edition I felt I had to say that
we found the boat extremely comfortable. We had an upper cabin and never
had any water leaks, even in a couple of really fierce rainstorms. The
service was very good, and so was the food - even for a group of
opinionated New Yorkers. The only disappointment was the poor visability
throughout the entire trip - and the lack of pelagics. You need a
magnifying glass for all the pygmy seahorses.
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