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For Experienced Divers:  5 stars For Inexperienced Divers:  4 stars
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Tawali Full report N   Milne Bay   The "Good" is the amount of things to photograph. On the first 3 dives I observed a rare Hairy Ghost Pipefish, two varieties of p... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2005   Ray Haberman
500+ Dives
 
Mike Ball Paradise Sport Full report Y   Kavieng/Kimbe Bay   I went on this trip alone but joined the group Denver Divers whom I had met on the Tahiti Aggressor previously. Unfortunately... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
9/2004   Edith Summey
1000+ Dives
 
MV Golden Dawn Full report Y   Wewak to Madang   Excellent trip, worth the expense and travel hassle to go to PNG (and that's saying quite a bit). Besides the 3 in my group there ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2005   Clinton Bauder
1000+ Dives
 
Star Dancer Full report Y   New Britain   Kimbe Bay itinerary. This was a smoothly run and mostly very comfortable week with plenty of excellent diving. The boat is spaci... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
7/2005   Jill Rain
250+ Dives
 
Loloata Island Full report N   [N/A]   This place is quite under-rated as a dive destination. Everything I'd read described it as a stopover or alternative to staying i... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
7/2005   Jill Rain
250+ Dives
 
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Mike Ball Dive Expeditions Full report N   [N/A]   Embarked with some concerns based on negative Undercurrent review of earlier trip on Paradise Sport. Any concerns were complete... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
5/2005   Larry Sandusky
100+ Dives
 
Paradise Sport Full report Y   Kimbe Bay   This is my second trip aboard this ship; the other one was January 2004 to Milne Bay (of which I submitted another report). This t... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
5/2005   Mario Mizrahi
500+ Dives
 
Paradise Sport Full report Y   Milne Bay   Good: First, PNG is everything that it is rumored to be, especially the diving. The reefs around Milne Bay are in excellent condit... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
1/2005   Jim Melton
250+ Dives
 
Mike Ball Full report Y   [Milne Bay]   The Pleasure Sport is one of the nicest dive boats that I have been on and PNG has some of the best diving I've seen. Coral, spong... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2004   Ray Haberman
500+ Dives
 
Chertan Full report Y   Milne Bay   MV Chertan is a first-class dive operation run by Rob van Der Loos. He's authored a book on Milne bay creatures and is a wizard a... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
5/2003   Bill and Ruth Maki
500+ Dives
 
CHERTAN Full report Y   Milne Bay   This was our 59th foreign dive trip, 7th trip to PNG and our 6th on the CHERTAN. We like this boat, the crew and Captian Rob van ... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
8/2004   Allan & Barbara Jones
1000+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes Diving/ Walindi Plantation Full report Y   Kimbe Bay   If I had known what I know now I never would have gone on this trip. We gone on many Peter Hughes liveaboards before and this tri... Full report  
3 stars
2 stars  
7/2004   Alisa Kling
250+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes Full report Y   [N/A]   Let's get the bad out of the way first and fast. Getting to PNG is not easy, patience is the name of the game. If your willing t... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
6/2004   Darren Denyer
100+ Dives
 
Walindi Plantation Full report N   [N/A]   It took me two days of flying to get this resort. The best dive I did was English Shoals. Saw two blacktip sharks on this dive. Co... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
5/2004   Edward Leibowitz
250+ Dives
 
Hughes Star Dancer/Walindi Full report N   Kavieng-Kimbe Bay   PRELIMINARIES: Booked with Peter Hughes Diving in Miami. Michelle, Jeff first rate, professional. PREPARATIONS: Brought doubl... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2004   Peter J Maerz
250+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes Star Dancer Full report Y   [N/A]   We had a difficult time getting there. Connections were too many, and I would not recommend flying the Continetal Connections tha... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
4/2004   Timothy Smith
100+ Dives
 
Paradise Sport Full report Y   Milne Bay   Australian boat belonging to Mike Ball Diving Expeditions. This is the biggest liveaboard that I've ever known. The rooms are huge... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
1/2004   Mario Mizrahi
500+ Dives
 
Loloata Island Resort Full report N   Port Moresby   This was my second trip to Loloata Resort, Dik Knight has put this resort together as a much better option for overnighting in the... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
12/2003   LeRoy Anderson
250+ Dives
 
MV Golden Dawn Full report N   Eastern Fields   This was my second trip to Papua New Guinea, and my first to the Eastern Fields/Portlock Reefs on the MV Golden Dawn. The boat is ... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
12/2003   LeRoy Anderson
250+ Dives
 
Star Dancer Full report Y   [N/A]   The diving was the best I've ever done. The corals were the healthiest I've ever seen, and the variety was outstanding, perhaps 2... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
8/2003   Sean Bruner
250+ Dives
 
Walindi Plantation Resort Full report N   Hoskins   Lori Brown, Chris Green, and Justin Brown Green Walindi Plantation Resort We arrived at Hoskins Airport on an Air Niugini flig... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
6/2003   Lori Brown
250+ Dives
 
Lissenung Island Resort Full report N   Kavieng   Lori Brown, Chris Green, and Justin Brown Green Lissenung Island Resort, Kavieng, Papua New Guinea A small resort, a long w... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
6/2003   Lori Brown
250+ Dives
 
Loloata Island Resort Full report N   [N/A]   Lori Brown, Chris Green, and Justin Brown Green Loloata Island Resort, Papua New Guinea We stopped at Loloata on the first... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
6/2003   Lori Brown
250+ Dives
 
Chertan Full report Y   Milne Bay   The best dive boat in the world,I just completed my six or seventh trip on the Chertan in PNG.Rob Vanderloos,the owner-captain,i... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
12/2002   DAVID MCKOWEN
1000+ Dives
 
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