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Dive Review of Kungkungan Bay Resort in
Indonesia/Lembeh Strait

Kungkungan Bay Resort: "Return to KBR!", Nov, 2015,

by ann mcgrath, VA, US (Sr. Contributor Sr. Contributor 20 reports with 6 Helpful votes). Report 8689.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Caribbean, Thailand, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Indonesia, Galapagos
Closest Airport Manado Getting There direct from Singapore, or through Makassar to Singapore or Denpasar, Bali

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, choppy
Water Temp 79 to 82 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 20 to 40 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Recommended 60 minutes per dive, but this was not enforced.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 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 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments The camera room is roomy and has plenty of different types of electric outlets for charging. Camera rinse tanks are large and clean. ... 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 3 stars
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Comments I have been diving at KBR twice before, and enjoyed the diving and the resort enough that I planned a trip there for a third time, to only dive at KBR (previous trips we dived there before getting on a liveaboard).

For an experienced diver, it doesn't get much better than Lembeh Strait, and KBR, in my opinion, is the best of the resorts available (and the first one in this location). They now have their system down to a science, and treat their guests as well as any resort I've visited.

The bad: getting there! I prefer Garuda Indonesia airline, as I've had trouble with other Indonesian airlines. That means that there are usually two flights to get to Singapore or Bali. This time, we spent two days in Singapore before going to KBR, and two da ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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