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Dive Review of Lembeh Resort in
Indonesia/North Sulawesi

Lembeh Resort: "Diver Heaven!", Feb, 2016,

by Ken New, MN, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 10 reports with 3 Helpful votes). Report 8849.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Most of the Caribbean, Galapagos, Hawaii, S. Pacific
Closest Airport Manado Getting There Like most remote destinations in the South Pacific, time-consuming to get to. From Minnesota it required 4 flights.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, rainy, cloudy, dry Seas calm, currents, no currents
Water Temp 80 to 82 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 20 to 40 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Divers are expected to stay with their guide, but with no more than 4 divers per guide that was no problem. Dives generally 1 hour; but if you have air left your guide will stay down with you.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals N/A 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 N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments There are no rinse buckets on the boats, but boats return to the resort after each dive. Guides immediately take cameras to dedicated rinse tanks. ... 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 We went to Lembeh for "muck" diving, to see all the weird & amazing creatures that live in that part of the world; we got everything we hoped for and more!

The dive operation at Lembeh Resort is a separate business: Critters@Lembeh. It is a superb operation in every way. The physical layout is great -- individual locker for your gear, dedicated rinse tanks, well-appointed camera room, easy boat access. Service is outstanding: once we gave the staff our gear, they took care of everything all week. Our gear was cleaned individually, not just crammed in a mesh bag & dunked like at many other dive shops; dried daily, and returned to the boat for the next day's diving. We rinsed our own wetsuits but they would have done that too if we'd wanted. The entire staff worked really hard to m ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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