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Dive Review of Peter Hughes -- Star Dancer in
Papua New Guinea

March, 2011, an Instant Reader Report by Kevin Feor, NY, US
Reviewer   (3 reports)
Report Number 5965
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
501-1000 dives
Where else diving
Raja Ampat, Cocos ,All over Caribbean, Cozumel, Great lakes,
Pensacola,Belize, Roatan,
Closest Airport
Getting There

		

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny  
Seas
calm  
Water Temp
84   to 85    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
3
Water Visibility
30   to 50    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
yes  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
130ft,no deco  
Liveaboard?
yes 
Nitrox Available?
yes 
What I saw
Sharks
1 or  
Mantas
1 or  
Dolphins
None 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
1 or 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  3 stars
Tropical Fish
2 stars  
Small Critters
  4 stars
Large Fish
N/A  
Large Pelagics
  N/A
 
 
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
3 stars  
Boat Facilities
5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
4 stars  
Shore Facilities  
N/A  
Comments
Good charging station, camera table and rinse tank
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Accommodations
3 stars
Food
3 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
4 stars
Dive Operation
4 stars  
Shore Diving  
N/A  
Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

Overall Rating

Value for $$
4 stars    
Beginners
4 stars   
Advanced
3 stars    
Comments  
 Peter Hughes just moved boat to Milne Bay. The itinerary is best suited to
photographers interested in small critters.Diving was not as impressive and
diverse as New Britain and New Ireland for me. Boat is a little tired and
could use more than a short stay in dry dock.That said the staff was great
and very accommodating. Lunch was plentiful and tasty,dinner was served but
small portions and generally over cooked.
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