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Dive Review of Peter Hughes - Komodo Dancer in

May, 2004, an Instant Reader Report by Frank Arroyo, OR, USA
Report Number 1110
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving
Palau, Papau-New Guinea, Adaman Sea/Burma Banks, Cocos Island, Fiji,
Hawaii, Carribean
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

sunny, dry  
Water Temp
72   to 82    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
50   to 100    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Watch your computer/ 130 max  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
1 or 2 
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
> 2 
1 or 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  5 stars
Tropical Fish
5 stars  
Small Critters
  5 stars
Large Fish
3 stars  
Large Pelagics
  3 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
Boat Facilities
Overall rating for UWP's  
Shore Facilities  
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
4 stars
5 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
1 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
5 stars   
5 stars    
      Great dive trip! Crew was outstanding! Special thanks to Jan, Susana,
and Dewa. Great weather except for rain the last two days. Boat layout in
common areas was good, but below deck guest quarters were cramped. The boat
did spring some leaks once it started raining. Try and book the owner's
cabin (we did). Good and plentiful food and fabulous service. All drinks,
including alcohol and soda, are included. This is a trip to see fantastic
soft and hard corals as well as tropical fish and small unusual critters.
This is not the place to go if you want to see big stuff. We saw all kinds
of beautiful nudibranchs and flatworms, harlequin ghost pipefish, pigmy sea
horses, mantis shrimp, leaf scorpion fish, frog fish, every imaginable
scorpion fish, demon stingers, harlequin shrimp, huge Spanish dancers with
their imperial shrimp, arrow crabs, shrimp gobies with their very colorful
shrimp, sea apples, sea cucumbers, coleman shrimp and zebra crabs on fire
urchin, white eyed eels, snake eels, blueribbon eels, stargazers, mimic
octopus, etc etc etc. It truly was unbelievable and a must trip for all of
you that like beautiful coral and small critters. Also, spend some time on
Bali. Their tourist trade dropped close to zero after the Kuta bombings. We
had a wonderful time. We bought all kinds of great stuff at good prices.
One last thing--bring stuff for the crew. Simple stuff such as hats,
t-shirts, shorts, old dive equipment are genuinely appreciated. The crew
really work their butts off for you and make the trip a great experience. 

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