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Dive Review of S/Y Indo Siren in
Indonesia/Raja Ampat

January, 2015, an Instant Reader Report by Angela Richards Dona, HI, US
Reviewer   (5 reports)
"Terrific diving in Raja Ampat and great vegetarian food!"
Report Number 8115
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
501-1000 dives
Where else diving
Micronesia, Red Sea, Philippines, Fiji, Bonaire, Turks & Caicos,
Mexico, Hawaii, other Caribbean...
Closest Airport
Getting There
ANA flight Honolulu to Tokyo,
Tokyo to Jakarta, then Express
Air Jakarta to Sorong.

Dive Conditions

calm, currents  
Water Temp
27   to 29    Celsius  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
10   to 25    Meters  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Really the only restriction was the 60 minute dive time. Otherwise, if
someone wanted to dive a different profile, that was allowed.  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  5 stars
Tropical Fish
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Small Critters
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Large Fish
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Large Pelagics
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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Boat Facilities
5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
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All mentioned above. ...
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Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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5 stars
Service and Attitude
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Overall Rating

Value for $$
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3 stars   
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This is the second time we dive with the Siren Fleet and we are even
happier after our Raja Ampat trip than we were after our Philippines
excursion. We are already looking to book our next holiday with them!

The trip preparations began with our booking, which went smoothly and our
agent at Worldwide Dive and Sail (Sybout) was excellent. He even booked our
flights within Indonesia and our hotel in Jakarta. I also requested that my
husband and I (vegetarians) be catered to as well as the meat-eaters and I
was reassured that we would be. I am happy to report that we were very
pleased with the food but must point out that it was Sybout that made sure
the staff on board was prepared. I also mention this because it is the only
thing about the Philippines Siren that we were displeased about.

High quality liveaboards generally deliver a high level of service, but we
really appreciated the small details. The Indo Siren is a fairly large
liveaboard that can manage up to 16 divers. On our cruise, we had 15 so it
was nearly full but it never felt crowded. The dive deck is probably my
favorite part of the boat. It is situated in such a way as to make getting
ready for the dive a very easy, clutter- and diver-free part of the
experience. Each person has a station with a drawer next to his/her tank
(not a milk crate on the floor that allows everything to get wet). Your BC
gets put onto a tank and stays there for the entir
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