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Resort divers/ Diveintoraja   Raja Ampat   "Raja Ampat"
My dive buddy and I had done a live aboard several years before so decided to try a land resort this time. The resort was large w... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
1/2023   Anne Warburton
500+ Dives
 
Resort divers/ Diveintoraja   Raja Ampat   "Raja Ampat"
My dive buddy and I had done a live aboard several years before so decided to try a land resort this time. The resort was large w... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
1/2023   Anne Warburton
500+ Dives
 
Resort divers/ Diveintoraja   Raja Ampat   "Raja Ampat"
My dive buddy and I had done a live aboard several years before so decided to try a land resort this time. The resort was large w... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
1/2023   Anne Warburton
500+ Dives
 
Abyss Ocean World/ The Menjangan Resort   Menjangan/Pemuteran (Bali)   "World class diving and service in one of the most remote areas of Bali"
We stayed at The Menjangan Resort and dove with Abyss Ocean World in April 2023 after three weeks diving in Raja Ampat, one week d... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
4/2023   Hugh E Aaron
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Villa Markisa   Bali (Tulamben)   "World class diving at a high end, all inclusive resort"
We stayed at Villa Markisa in Tulamben in March 2023 after three weeks diving in Raja Ampat and one week diving in Amed, which is ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
3/2023   Hugh E Aaron
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
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Dewi Nusantara LiveAboard Cenderawasih Bay   "Fantastic dive trip on luxurious boat"
Dewi Nusantara, if you can afford it, cannot be missed. You surely do get what you pay for. The boat is huge, the cabins so comfor... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
7/2023   Linda Dunn
500+ Dives
 
Bali Reef Divers/ Puri Wirata   Bali (Amed)   "Great Diving in a Gorgeous Oceanside Setting"
We stayed at Puri Wirata in March 2023 after about three weeks diving in Raja Ampat. We were at Puri Warita for one week. We had ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
3/2023   Hugh E Aaron
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Cove Eco Resort   Raja Ampat   "Spectacular Diving, Comfortable Accommodations and Great Food"
Cove Eco Resort We were visiting Raja Ampat as part of a 45 day trip to Indonesia. We spent 11 days at Sorido Bay (reviewed se... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
4/2023   Hugh E Aaron
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Papua Diving/ Sorido Bay   Raja Ampat   "World Class Diving with Luxury Accommodations and Service"
We were visiting Raja Amapt as part of a 45 day visit to Indonesia. We spent five days in the Ubud area of Bali before traveling ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
3/2023   Hugh E Aaron
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Amira LiveAboard Forgotten Islands   "Another excellent trip"
This was my third trip on Amira, and if I dive Indonesia again, it will be on Amira again! My dive buddies (we came from the east... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
4/2023   ann mcgrath
500+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Aggressor Fleet LiveAboard Raja Ampat - Lembeh.   "Transition trip - Raja Ampat to Lembeh"
This was a transition trip for the Raja Ampat Aggressor. They were moving the boat from Raja Ampat to the Derawan Islands. Ther... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
6/2023   Randy Alexander
500+ Dives
Photos available 
Adelaar/Magia 2 (last minute boat replacement)   Komodo N.P.   "Last minute Damage to boat created a no win situation"
On the cruise immediately before ours, the ship Adelaar incurred hull damage necessitating drydock repairs. Five days before the ... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
5/2023   Lisa Jabusch and Steve Nieters
500+ Dives
 
Wakatobi Dive Resort/ [same]Wakatobi   Sulawesi- Wakatobi Isl.   "Fantastic return visit to the resort and the Pelagian"
[This was our second trip to Wakatobi. We spent one week diving from the resort and then another week diving from the Pelagian. ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
5/2023   Jane Goble
500+ Dives
 
Mermaid Liveaboards   Raja Ampat/Banda Sea/Maumere   "5 Star Diving, 3 Star Boat"
This trip was the Mermaidís Biodiversity Super Special Trip. 16 days beginning in Raja Ampat and continuing thru the Banda Sea to... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2023   Gary & Robin Schiendelman
1000+ Dives
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Bali Diversity   Amed, Bali   "Excellent, clean Muck Dive at Sidem, outside of Amed in Bali"
This was a great small critter/ macro photography dive site. Was recommended to us by one of the owners of the operation, and she ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2023   Lisa Jabusch and Steve Nieters
500+ Dives
Photos available 
Papua Paradise Eco Resort   Raja Ampat   "A Wonderful Week!"
We spent a week at Papua Paradise Eco Resort prior to boarding a liveaboard in Sorong. The resort had been recommended by a very r... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
4/2023   Gary & Robin Schiendelman
1000+ Dives
Photos available
2Helpful vote(s) received
Papua Diving/ Kri Eco   Rajah Ampat   "Wow. As good as everyone says. Worth the travel, and we'll be back"
This was the start of our first trip to Indonesia and we were there 2 weeks, bridging April and May. We chose Kri Eco because it ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2023   Lisa Jabusch and Steve Nieters
500+ Dives
Photos available 
Aggressor Fleet LiveAboard Komodo   "Great 10 day Aggressor liveaboard in Komodo"
Komodo Full boat briefing once onboard, showing escape routes including ladder for alternate routes. Fire detectors, extinguish... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
4/2023   Robert Linscheer
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Wallacea LiveAboard     "Great Indonesia Liveaboard"
Wallacea operates two liveaboards in Indonesia, the Ambai and the Seahorse. Wallacea caters to Europeans, and specifically Fre... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2023   Paul Barrett
250+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Hammer Head Divers/ Cruise ship   Bali   "Enlightening "
You must book at least two divers, I was a single diver and paid for two divers . Price per diver was $90. 00 each , US dollars. Pri... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
3/2023   Don Herbert
1000+ Dives
 
Papua Explorers Dive Resort   Raja Ampat   "Eco-friendly dive resort with great dive sites"
I chose this resort because of recommendations I read in Undercurrent. I made the reservation in 2019, then the pandemic. I resche... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
2/2023   Michael Kay
250+ Dives
 
Lumbalumba   Bunaken   "Beautifuyl Wall Diving at Bunaken"
Lumbalumba is a gorgeous small dive resort just south of Manado, Indonesia, with direct access to diving in Bunaken National Marin... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
4/2023   David Hill
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Black Sand Dive Retreat       "Great Muck Diving in Lembeh Strait"
Black Sand Dive Retreat remains one of the best designed, best run small dive resorts we have seen anywhere. This is muck diving a... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
3/2023   David Hill
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Mermaid I   Raja Ampat   "Raja Ampat with a full moon"
This was a 10 day (8 diving days) trip through Raja Ampat from the northern islands to Misool. This was my second trip on the Mer... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
1/2023   Joel Hirsh
500+ Dives
 
Mermaid Liveaboards LiveAboard Raja Ampat   "First class operation - great dive sites"
We went with Mermaid after reading other reviews in Undercurrent. We initially made the reservation in 2019 for a 2020 trip. They ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2023   Michael Kay
250+ Dives
 
Lembeh Resort   Lembeh   "Capturing Critters Workshop"
We were excited to attend the Capturing Critters in Lembeh photo workshop led by Erin Quigley, and Joel and Jen Penner. The resor... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
1/2023   Pec Indman
500+ Dives
Photos available 
Misool Eco Resort       "Great Diving at an Outstanding Resort"
I spent one week at Misool in mid- January 2023. Both the resort and the diving were truly excellent. To start, the resort itself... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
1/2023   Curtis S. Kates
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Wallacea Cruises-Ambai   Raja Ampat   "Nice trip with a surprise at the end"
There were 17 guests, 4 Americans,   1 Italian,   and the rest were French.   The boat had a new relief cruise director who flawlessl... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
1/2023   Peter Pinkerton
1000+ Dives
 
Wakatobi -- Pelagian LiveAboard     "Good diving but inefficient A/C"
After spending 10 days at Wakatobi Resort we boarded the Pelagian for a one week cruise. The diving was good with plenty of colour... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
12/2022   Debora McAteer
1000+ Dives
 
Wakatobi Dive Resort   Wakatobi   "Good diving in warm water at lovely resort"
We saw a large variety of colourful small fish. Several schools of medium / small fish like the Red Toothed Triggerfish and numero... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
12/2022   Debora McAteer
1000+ Dives
 
Dive Damai LiveAboard Forgotten Islands - Raja Ampat   "Still exemplary service and a boat that is aging well"
Dive Damai 9 Years Later. . Still exemplary service and a boat that is aging well We were on the Damai I for a 2 week trip to Raj... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
11/2022   Gary & Robin Schiendelman
1000+ Dives
Photos available
4Helpful vote(s) received
Blue Manta   Banda Sea   "Excellent diving, but no hammerheads"
Blue Manta Banda Sea 9 Day Liveaboard The boat was definitely one of the best we have been on. Cabins were thoughtfully laid o... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
11/2022   Catherine May
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
LaGaligo LiveAboard Raja Ampat South   "Diving under Red Sails"
Fourteen crew for only 11 guests! This was concierge diving. The crew could not be helpful enough, very attentive. They celebrated... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2022   Randy Kettering
500+ Dives
 
LaGaligo LiveAboard Raja Ampat South   "Diving under Red Sails"
Fourteen crew for only 11 guests! This was concierge diving. The crew could not be helpful enough, very attentive. They celebrated... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2022   Randy Kettering
500+ Dives
Photos available 
Wakatobi Dive Resort       "Third time is as good as the previous trips"
The trip was originally scheduled for May 2020 but due to COVID- 19 the trip was rescheduled twice with no difficulty. We have bee... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2022   Steve Dussault
1000+ Dives
 
Oceanic LiveAboard East Flores   "World class diving at rarely dived sites!."
Our fourth Oceanic cruise was Oceanic's first post- Covid- 19 cruise. Oceanic offers four cruises between Maumere and Kupang only in... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
9/2022   Toshihisa Tsunoda
1000+ Dives
 
Oceanic LiveAboard East Flores   "World class diving at rarely dived sites!."
Our fourth Oceanic cruise was Oceanic's first post- Covid- 19 cruise. Oceanic offers four cruises between Maumere and Kupang only in... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
9/2022   Toshihisa Tsunoda
1000+ Dives
 
Ilike Liveaboard LiveAboard Banda Sea and Raja Ampat   "We Covered a lot of geography on this tour"
The dive operator sent all hands on deck to get us into the water. The crew was happy and helpful. The tender drivers picked us up... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
10/2021   Kathleen Poole
500+ Dives
 
Siladen Dive Ctr., part of the resort   Siladen/Bunaken Marine Park   "Fourth time at this resort, and fifth time diving Bunaken"
We keep returning to this place for the pristine reefs, easy diving conditions and warm water. After three years away from diving, ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
11/2022   S P Smith
1000+ Dives
 
Lumba Lumba Resort   Bunaken   "Bunaken at its best"
Lumba Lumba was the 2nd part of our Indonesia trip. We had just finished almost a week at Black Sands. Bruce and Fung suggested a... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
9/2022   Fredda Lerner
1000+ Dives
 
Black Sand Dive Resort   Lembeh Strait   "Best Muck Diving again!"
BSD is the best driving. Bruce and Fung do a wonderful job of welcoming guests and keeping us happy. Saw the rhinopias this trip... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
9/2022   Fredda Lerner
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Solitude LiveAboard     "A Dream Trip"
[Solitude Adventurer Liveaboard - A Dream Trip After waiting more than two years to take this trip, our group of 14 divers finall... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
11/2022   Bonnie McKenna
1000+ Dives
 
Alami Alor   Alor   "This has become my favorite place to dive. "
This was my second visit to Alami Alor. The sea life is amazing. The highlight of the trip was blue whales. One day we spotted... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
11/2022   Margaret H Jorgensen
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Blue Corner/ NusaBay Menjangan   Menjangan, NusaBali   "No big stuff, just really easy diving"
Nusabay Menjangan is located within the West Bali National Park and is a 30 minute boat ride from the entrance to the park. A boat... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
10/2022   Margaret H Jorgensen
1000+ Dives
 
Wakatobi Dive Resort   Wakatobi   "Wakatobi Dive Resort"
Wakatobi Resort is an outstanding dive resort located a 2+ hour charter flight from Bali. Unlike many dive operators / resorts, t... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2022   Jeffrey J Whitehead
250+ Dives
 
Murex Dive Resorts & Live-Aboards/ Murex Manado   Manado   "Quiet Stay As Resort Reawakens"
Spent a week at Murex Manado in June 2022. My flight was late, but I was greeted at airport by the driver who drove me to resort i... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
6/2022   Rik Pavlescak
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Wakatobi Dive Resort/ Walatobi   South East Sulawesi   "Good Macro disappointing on anything else"
This was a bucket list trip and overall I was a bit disappointed. If you are a macro aficionado you will probably enjoy but other... Full report  
2 stars
3 stars  
11/2022   Peter Neubauer
1000+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Wakatobi Dive Resort   Sulawesi   "Great diving, warm people, and good food"
Very well managed in all aspects. Abundant creatures and lots of healthy coral. My only complaint is the air conditioning was no... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
11/2022   Carol Still
500+ Dives
 
Blue Manta LiveAboard Banda Sea   "Blue Manta from Ambon to the Forgotten Islands and back. "
This was a trip originally scheduled through Marin Dive Center California for November 2020 and was rebooked once travel to Indone... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
11/2022   carol risdall
1000+ Dives
Photos available
2Helpful vote(s) received
Spice Island Dive and Resort   Ambon   "Service, Comfort and World Class Muck Diving"
I have stayed at Spice Islands Dive and Resort three times. Why do I return to Spice Island Dive when Indonesia has many fabulous ... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
11/2022   Bonnie McKenna
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Murex Dive Resorts & Live-Aboards   North Sulawesi: Manado, Bangka   "Once again, Sulawesi provides a memorable and excellent experience"
This was our/ my 10th trip to dive with Murex and the caveat is that I have a very special relationship with them, cultivated over ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
10/2022   Ken Kurtis
1000+ Dives
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
Misool Eco Resort   Raja Ampat   "9 Days in paradise! Wonderful staff, rooms, food, GREAT Dives"
After numerous delays due to Covid, we final got our trip to Indonesia. We had just finished a 7 day liveaboard (Mermaid II) and ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
9/2022   Rick Bates
1000+ Dives
Photos available
2Helpful vote(s) received
Mermaid II LiveAboard Bali-Komodo-Bali   "Great liveaboard diving! Superb crew, great dives!"
We booked this trip in 2018 for travel in 2020, however postponed several times because of Covid. Mermaid people were very good a... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
9/2022   Rick Bates
1000+ Dives
Photos available
2Helpful vote(s) received
Wakatobi -- Pelagian LiveAboard Wakatobi   "Wakatobi Resort & Pelagian"
3rd trip to Wakatobi Resort, 2nd on the Pelagian - not disappointed. Clearly they invested to keep everything in top shape thru Co... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
10/2022   Steven Skiba
500+ Dives
 
Dive Damai LiveAboard Malauku   "Banda Sea - back again post COVId"
I was so excited to be able to return to Indonesia after. 2+ year hiatus on operations. Overall Damai 2 is in good shape, diving ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
10/2022   Sherry M. Wren
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
New White Manta LiveAboard Kalimantan/Sulawesi   "Amazing New Liveaboard: the New White Manta"
This ship was amazing. The dive operations ran quite smoothly and my only criticism is that the ladders on the tenders are hard fo... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2022   Lisa J Malachowsky
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Raja Ampat Biodiversity Nature Resort   Raja Ampat]   "A week off the grid."
We were originally booked to go to Ambon before COVID took that off the map. Dive into Ambon went under during COVID, so our trav... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
9/2022   Craig Howe
1000+ Dives
 
Meridian Adventure Dive   Raja Ampat   "Speedboat diving in Raja Ampat"
This was a resort that was booked for us by Aggressor Fleet when the captain of their boat left. They were not expecting 14 diver... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
9/2022   Craig Howe
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Lembeh Resort   Lembeh   "A long overdue week in paradise"
This was our third stay at this resort. We were first scheduled to go here in 2019 but COVID got in the way. We let them keep ou... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2022   Craig Howe
1000+ Dives
 
Wakatobi -- Pelagian LiveAboard Wakatobi   "Expensive but worth it"
My husband and I stayed a week on the Pelagian and a week in the resort. This trip was a total splurge after the isolation of Covi... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2022   Lisa Biehl
250+ Dives
 
Solitude Adventurer   Banda Sea   "Hammerheads and beautiful coral in the Banda Sea"
Overall We had not been previously to the Banda Sea and went largely because of the possibility of Hammerheads. Certainly, they... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2022   Graham McGregor
500+ Dives
Photos available 
Black Sand Dive Retreat   Lembeh   " Virtually Custom Experience at a Lovely Little Resort"
Black Sand is a small operation set on the mainland of Sulawesi in the middle of the strait in its own little bay. With only 7 ro... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
9/2022   Laura Todd
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
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