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Dive Review of Maluku Dive Resort in
Indonesia/Ambon

Maluku Dive Resort: "Add on to Raja Ampat trip", Apr, 2014,

by Brian Morrow, GA, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 9 reports). Report 7922.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving All over Caribbean, Sea of Cortez, PNG, Solomons, Palau, Yap, Raja Ampat, Moorea, Bora Bora, Hawaii
Closest Airport Ambon Getting There Sorong to Ambon direct

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas currents
Water Temp 84 to 86 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 1
Water Visibility 25 to 50 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Generally none, but following the guide helps spot critters
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None 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 2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Cameras handled by crew onto the boat. Each photographer gets a cooler type bag for ... 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 3 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 1 stars
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Comments Ambon is a muck diving location primarily, unless you take the optional trip out of the channel and into open water where there is more wall diving opportunity. We did both. The corals on the walls/reef were pristine but on the day we went it was windy, choppy and a long ba ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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