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Dive Review of Tufi Dive in
Papua New Guinea/Tufi, Oro Province

Tufi Dive: "Diving in the fiords", Nov, 2014,

by Robert M. Jackson, FL, US (Reviewer Reviewer 5 reports). Report 7910.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving New England, Pacific Northwest, California, Hawaii, Mediterranean, Florida, Bahamas, Caribbean, Fiji, Solomons, Indonesia, Thailand, Burma, Micronesia
Closest Airport Tufi Getting There Via Port Moresby only

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, cloudy Seas calm, choppy
Water Temp 82 to 84 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 25 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions No decompression (eliminating access to great ship and plane wrecks). Generally limited to 60 or 45 minutes. Dives led by divemaster(s).
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None 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 1 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments No dedicated space at lodge or on boat provided for housed camera systems. Staff was not familiar with guiding underwater photographers. ... 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 4 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling 3 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 1 stars
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Comments Tufi in the northeast is a beautiful location with hills rolling down to (non-glacial) fiords that provide sheltered diving on coral reefs. Yet, the reefs are more extensive and the water more clear as one gets further away from the shore and into the ocean. Muck diving under the wharf is superb. Th ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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