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Dive Review of Mermaid I in
Indonesia/Komodo

Mermaid I, Aug, 2005,

by Phillip Gans, co, usa (Reviewer Reviewer 5 reports). Report 2150.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Roaton, Belize, Cozumel, Thailand, Jamica, Utila
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, choppy, currents
Water Temp 76 to 82 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 30 to 60 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions low air
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish 5 stars
Small Critters 5 stars Large Fish 3 stars
Large Pelagics 1 stars

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter 5 stars Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 4 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments [Nothey will accomodate you in any way you need.

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations 5 stars Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 3 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments It is a great place to visit. There is an incredible variety of creatures, particularly small ones. There lots of really interesting nudibranches. The corals and sponges were fabulous. We spent a few hours at Komodo national park, and that was extraordinary too. The ship is well run, and very nice. It is not an easy place to get to, but it is worth the journey.
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