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Dive Review of lumbalumbadiving in
Indonesia/Manado, Sulawesi

March, 2014, an Instant Reader Report by Daniel O. Benson, OR, US
Contributor   (18 reports, with 5 Helpful votes)
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Report Number 7945
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
Over 1000 dives
Where else diving
Worldwide.  Red Sea, Malaysia, Philippines, Hawaii, U.S. and Caribbean
Closest Airport
Getting There
It's an ordeal any way you go.
 Best is though Singapore
direct to Manado on Silk Air. 
HOWEVER, you can also go
through one of the world'
worst airports: Jakarta,
Indonesia and thence to Manado

Dive Conditions

calm, no currents  
Water Temp
80   to 81    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
50   to 80    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Come back alive.  You're an adult.  Act and dive accordingly.  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  4 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
4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
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Shore Facilities  
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Separate rinse tank aboard for cameras.  We took our camera gear to our
room  ...
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Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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4 stars
Service and Attitude
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Environmental Sensitivity  
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Overall Rating

Value for $$
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5 stars   
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This is the greatest place on earth! Excellent diving and a heck of a
This resort is small, only 6 bungalows.  It's on a very steep hill not far
from  Manado and near Tasik Ria.  
The resort is run by a dutch expatriate couple.  He tends to the dive
center and she to the grounds.  T ...
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