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Dive Review of Lembeh Resort in
Indonesia/North Sulawesi

February, 2016, an Instant Reader Report by Ken New, MN, US
Sr. Reviewer   (9 reports, with 1 Helpful vote)
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Report Number 8849
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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 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  N/A
Tropical Fish
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Small Critters
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Large Fish
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Large Pelagics
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
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Boat Facilities
N/A
Overall rating for UWP's  
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Shore Facilities  
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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.
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Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Accommodations
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Food
5 stars
Service and Attitude
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Environmental Sensitivity  
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Dive Operation
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Shore Diving  
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Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

Overall Rating

Value for $$
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Beginners
5 stars   
Advanced
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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
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