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Dive Review of Papua Paradise in
Indonesia/Raja ampat

Papua Paradise, Jan, 2013,

by Sue Hutchings, Grignols, FR ( 2 reports). Report 7241.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Raja Ampat and Cenderawasih in Indonesia, Maldives, Dominica, Red Sea, Menorca
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 27 to 29 Celsius Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility to Meters

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions No deco diving, good dive briefings with clear explanation of sites and depths likely to be interesting. Very flexible guiding once they checked you out
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas Squadrons
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales > 2
Corals 5 stars 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 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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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
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Comments The atmosphere of the resort is delightful. Everyone is really friendly and helpful. The accommodation is lovely without being too chichi. Food is very varied and delicious and the chef genuinely likes feedback. The gardens and trails are great with a bird watching platform and lots of wildlife.
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