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Dive Review of MV Febrina in
Papua New Guinea

MV Febrina: "Awesome return as good as ever aboard FeBrina.", Apr, 2015,

by Roger D Roth, OH, US (Contributor Contributor 14 reports with 3 Helpful votes). Report 8385.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Lembeh Strait, Hawaii, Caribbean, Fiji, Cayman, Belize, Curacao, Bonaire,
Closest Airport Hoskins Getting There LAX - POM - HKN

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 83 to 85 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 50 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions dive safe
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 4 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 Cameras are kept near gear boxes so all equipment is within reach. There are plenty ... 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 4 stars
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Comments Having dived from the FeBrina a number of times since the 90s with the reknowned Captain Alan Raabe, I was looking forward to finding even more critters than ever before and I was not let down. Besides the usual casual swimming with silver tip and gray reef sharks on certain dive sites, I was again awed by the amount of critters that are found on many of the reefs and muck dive sites.
For instance on one muck dive site alone, there was a field of garden eels easily approachable if one knows how, a couple of mantis shrimp rolling their eyes at us, two different species of flat heads different ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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