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Dive Review of my WAOW in
Indonesia/Flores Alor

my WAOW, Oct, 2013,

by Jeremy Brookfield, AG, CH ( 1 report). Report 7233.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Papua New Guinea, Seychelles, Galapagos, Maldives, Sudan, Red Sea, Bahamas, Socorro
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, dry Seas currents
Water Temp 19 to 28 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 15 to 30 Meters

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Very much free to dive as I wished.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
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 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Large dedicated camera room, good rinse buckets, all the dive team knew how to handle large SLRs ... 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 5 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 3 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments I have been on more than 30 liveaboards (mostly high-end) and this boat was probably the best thought-out and comfortable. It did help having the huge master cabin but all cabins were of excellent size and well finished.

The staff were excellent and could not be faulted on any aspect. They even provide you with a PDF containing the names of the dive sites and subjects seen for your log book. Food was noticeably better than on any previous liveaboard. Only complaint was that the breakfast buffet which quickly became cold.

The boat is a beautiful three masted schooner. The lounge and decks are very large and well-equipped. The ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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