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Dive Review of Seahorse/Booking agent was City Seahorse in
Indonesia/Raja Ampat

Seahorse/Booking agent was City Seahorse: "Raja Ampat on the Seahorse", Feb, 2016,

by Ms. Joann Mead, OH, US (Reviewer Reviewer 5 reports). Report 9178.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Caribbean, Hawaii, Palau, Costa Rica, Galapagos, Fiji
Closest Airport Sorong Getting There We flew from Bali which required us to stay overnight in Makassar. Most flights to Sorong require one to go through Makassar. Airline is Garuda Indonesia.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas choppy, currents
Water Temp 82 to 84 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 40 to 60 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Most people dove their own profile. There were suggested depths which we tried to adhere to. The skiff drivers were good at getting people quickly or letting one know they saw you.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 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 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments There was not much in the way of a camera room or facilities for photographers. One handled your own equipment. Luckily there were ... 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 N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments We were suppose to go north to Dampier Strait before going south to Misool but the weather north was bad, so we did all of our diving around Misool. The diving was great but similar. We did encounter some current on most dives although we tried to stay out of it the best w ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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By Jeff Moore in FL, US at Apr 30, 2017 18:46 EST  
I'm going in December on Seahorse.Did they serve desserts?Or should I go to a bakery prior to departure?Any helpful hints would be appreciated. Thanks, Jeff Moore
By Ms. Joann Mead in OH, US at May 01, 2017 11:46 EST  
Yes, we had desserts. Don't remember too much about them except for crepes (or maybe that was breakfast). Do remember that there was ample food as I asked for half portions at many meals plus there were snacks between dives. Do remember we had fruit frequently until the end when it ran out.
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