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Dive Review of Lutwala Dive/Alam Gili in
Indonesia/Gili Trawangan

February, 2015, an Instant Reader Report by James Lyon, CA, US (1 report, with 1 Helpful vote)
"Relaxed diving, coral needs time to recover"
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
101-250 dives
Where else diving
Bali, Thailand, Philippines, Maldives, Caribbean, Taiwan, China, Australia
Closest Airport
Getting There
Fly DPS and take a fast boat
(recommend Gili Cat) to Gili T

Dive Conditions

Water Temp
28   to 30    Celsius  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
15   to 25    Meters  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Very relaxed with your guide - can run a deeper profile than the DM if your
training allows - just stay within visible site with your buddy.    
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
> 2 
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  1 stars
Tropical Fish
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Small Critters
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Boat Facilities
3 stars
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Shore Facilities  
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Reasonable set up, but you are diving from a banca boat- so no rinse tub on
board.  This is of minimal concerns, as you are back to the shop i
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Service and Attitude
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Environmental Sensitivity  
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Shore Diving  
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3 stars  

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We were looking for an escape from China during Chinese New Year and wanted
a place that my younger daughter (10 yrs old) could finish up her OW
certification.  We chose Gili T as an alternate to Bali (have dove North
East Shore, but not appropriate for a fresh OW).    Having checked the
diver operators as well as J. Woolley's March 2013 report (#6943), we
settled on Lutwala Dive.  This happen to be a bit of a coincidence, as we
had already planned to stay at Alam Gili (which is 3 doors down from the
dive shop), having stayed many time with the Alam Group on Bali.  

Our holiday was not  ...
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