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Dive Review of Pindito in
Indonesia/Misool, Banda Sea

Pindito: "Pindito Liveaboard, November 2014", Nov, 2014,

by C Leroy Anderson, UT, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 8 reports). Report 8731.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Galapagos, Alaska, Cocos, British Columbia, Washington State, all thru caribbean, Mexican Pacific, Sea of Cortez, Hawaii, Norway, Arctic, Indonesia, Palau, Yap, PNG.
Closest Airport Sorong Getting There 5 flights from US

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, rainy Seas calm
Water Temp 78 to 82 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 40 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions They would not let me use my camera when I was on the rebreather, which I felt was an unnecessary restriction.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
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
UW Photo Comments One large camera bench for all to share. Difficult to find rinsing opportunity, used outdoor diver's shower. ... 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 4 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling 2 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j5ghqTTv_LY Here is a video link for the trip, it says more than words can. Overall a wonderful trip with fantastic diving and subject matter especially with coral and small tropical reef fish and abundant healthy colorful coral. Misool has some of t ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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