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Dive Review of Walindi Plantation Resort in
Papua New Guinea/New Britain

June, 2015, an Instant Reader Report by Mel Cundiff, CO, US
Sr. Reviewer   (9 reports)
"Thee venues in PNG"
Report Number 8325
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
Over 1000 dives
Where else diving
On the best coral reefs all around the world.
Closest Airport
Port Moresby;
Hoskins
Getting There
Brisbane

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny  
Seas
calm  
Water Temp
83   to 85    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
20   to 40    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
yes  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
[Unspecified]  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
yes 
What I saw
Sharks
1 or 2 
Mantas
None 
Dolphins
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
> 2 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  5 stars
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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Boat Facilities
3 stars
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Food
4 stars
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Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

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4 stars   
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Comments  
Papua New Guinea Diving 2015 Write Up
Loloata / Walindi / MV FeBrina

This was my 2nd and/or 4th time diving in these three areas of PNG, and the
large diversity of critters seen there in the past was still available
again this trip.  
I find the critter diversity of PNG to be second only to the best of the
coral reefs in Indonesia.  Both regions demand lots of air legs and long
flights, but thats what one has to invest in to see the worlds best coral
reefs.  The costs are a bit more to dive in PNG, but good deals are getting
harder to find in Indonesia.  Yes, one can experience great reefs in the
Red Sea and certain regions in the southwest Pacific, but the best of the
best are in these two countries.  

	Loloata is my choice for diving on stopovers going into and out of PNG
because of its easy access from the Port Moresby airport, which is about 45
minutes away.  The reefs are in grea ...
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