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Dive Review of MV FeBrina/Walindi Resort in
Papua New Guinea

MV FeBrina/Walindi Resort, May, 2013,

by Marie Murray, CA, US ( 2 reports). Report 7094.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Caribbean, Hawaii, Fiji, Monterey, California Chanel Islands
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm
Water Temp 86 to 88 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 60 to 120 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions back on boat with 500 psi; some time restrictions if needing to motor e.g. back by 4:30 from 3pm dive to move boat; no diving after drinking alcohol
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins 1 or 2 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 crew of MV FeBrina exceptionally focused on finding small creatures for macro photographers. also very acco ... 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 5 stars
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Comments There may be nothing bad to tell. I spent a couple of days on the Walindi Resort Day Boats prior to boarding the MV FeBrina for a 10 day cruise of Fathers, Witu and Kimbe Bay. Day Boat crews were excellent, sites beautiful, fairly short rides. Walindi Resort accommodations excellent - co ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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By philip nicozisis in FL, US at Aug 17, 2013 18:06 EST  
Nitrox ?
By jeffrey haber in CO, US at Dec 22, 2013 19:59 EST  
I am interested in PNG but have avoided it because of the travel difficulties - not easy to get to and stories about PNG not being safe. What was your experience?
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