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Scuba Seraya Resort Full report N   Bali   Scuba Seraya is on the northeast part of Bali. Its location is quite picturesque, sitting at the foot of Tulamben volcano. I arriv... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
7/2012   Frederick R. Turoff
500+ Dives
 
Mimpi Resort Full report N   Bali   Resort: Mimpi is a boutique resort which exceeded our expectations. The room we stayed in was a one bedroom with outside shower... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
10/2011   Mike Cavanaugh
500+ Dives
 
Pro Dive Permuteran/ Novus Gowana Full report N   Bali   The resort was NOT on the beach as advertised, but in a stinky mangrove swamp, rooms were nice but some stiffling hot as AC didn't... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
5/2011   Chrys Martin
250+ Dives
 
AquaMarine Diving - Bali Full report N   Bali   It was my first time diving with Aquamarine. The owner Barbara was very helpful in describing the various dive sites and making th... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
5/2011   William McGarry
<100 Dives
 
Alam Asmara Dive Resort Full report N   Bali   This resort & diving is in Eastern Bali, the Candidassa area. An excellent quality resort with fine dining and accomodations. Fo... Full report  
1 stars
1 stars  
10/2010   Judith Kendall
500+ Dives
 
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AquaMarine Diving/ Mimpi, Bali Nibanna Full report N   Bali   I have dived with Aquamarine before and have found them an excellent outfit. This trip was up and down. The good was Bali a great ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
7/2010   Ben Glick
1000+ Dives
 
AquaMarine Diving/ DIVE SAFARI Full report N   BALI   AQUAMARINE WAS EXCELLENT . MY DIVE GUIDE MUL WAS THE BEST. HE SHOWED ME LARGE AND SMALL CRITTERS AND MAXIMIZED OUR DIVE TIME. HE HE... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
11/2009   BENJAMIN GLICK
1000+ Dives
 
Scuba Seraya Full report N   Bali   Diver heaven! Relaxing in the villa or on the day bed outside, the sound of the waves on the sand and trickling over the shore roc... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
8/2009   Dee Mickey
250+ Dives
 
Top-Dive Bali/ Gawana Resort Full report N   Bali   Top- Dive Bali that we dove with was located at the Gawana resort near Menjangen Island at the northwest corner of Bali. The resor... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
5/2009   Douglas Hansen
500+ Dives
 
Grand Komodo Tours/ Palm Paradise Tulamben Full report N   Bali   The richest, most diverse ecosystems on Earth are the reefs of Indonesia, New Guinea, and the Philippines. The difference between ... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
9/2008   Lee Thé
250+ Dives
 
Scuba Seraya Full report N   Bali   September, during the dry season in Bali, is an excellent time to visit the Scuba Seraya Resort in Bali. There you will find dive... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
9/2008   Karen & Tom Prideaux
500+ Dives
 
Sub Ocean/ Rama Candi Dasa Full report N   Bali   There is no place in the world that I have found where the people are nicer than here in Bali. They will do their best to provide... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
1/2008   Carl Scott
250+ Dives
 
Aquamarine Full report N   Bali   Aquamarinediving. com is a terrific dive service. Even if there's only one diver scheduled for a trip, the DM's take you out with n... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
7/2007   Ed Kenney
250+ Dives
 
ENA Dive Centre Full report N   Bali   Our visit was scheduled by a non diver travel agent first mistake actually the only mistake. The diving was phenominal corals and ... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
3/2007   Robert MacDonald
100+ Dives
 
Aquamarine/ Mimpi Menjagen & Mimpi Tulamben Full report N   Bali   Thanks to an Undercurrent Chap Book recommendation, we booked our trip to Bali through Aquamarinediving. com. They arranged a cust... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
8/2006   Jan and Chuck Simonds
250+ Dives
 
Aquamarine/ Amankila Full report N   Bali   This is our second trip with Aquamarine Diving, headed by expat Brit Annabel Thomas, and we have nothing but raves for her and for... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
7/2005   Mel McCombie/Harris Friedberg
1000+ Dives
 
Uli Aritonang/ Rama Candidasa Full report N   Bali   First of all, Rama Candidasa is a first rate seaside resort in a small town on the Northeast side of Bali. The bay where it is lo... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
5/2005   Carl Scott
250+ Dives
 
Abyss Adventures Full report N   Bali   This was our 1st trip to Bali so we did a lot of research to find a good, reputable, PADI shop. Abyss Adventures was the best val... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
4/2005   Beth & Matt Dodd
250+ Dives
 
Komogo Dancer Full report Y   Bali   The crew was excellent! The food was very good. . . . some of it not really my thing but it was all good. I was introduced to several ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2005   Joe Mihm
250+ Dives
 
Sea Safari III Full report Y   Bali   Very spacious boat. Relatively large cabins with queen size beds or twins available. No bunks. All cabins had ensuite toilets a... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
7/2004   Bob Ewald
1000+ Dives
 
Komodo Dancer Full report Y   Bali   This was my first Peter Hughes liveaboard experience. We arrived in Bali which of itself is a wonderful and fascinating place fill... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
6/2004   Mario Mizrahi
500+ Dives
 
Scuba Seraya Full report N   Bali   Unfortunately, neither of the dive boats were working during the week we were there, so almost all of our dives were shore dives. ... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
6/2004   Douglas Hansen
250+ Dives
 
Archipelago Divers/ Taman Sari Bali Cottages Full report N   Bali   I cannot recommend this dive operator. They limited us to 60 minutes of dive time. They cater mainly to snorkelers and newly cer... Full report  
1 stars
3 stars  
6/2004   Douglas Hansen
250+ Dives
 
Diving 4 Images/ Scuba Seraya & Alila Candidasa Full report N   Bali   Bali has outstanding muck and critter diving. The best way to see a variety of different things above and below, is to hook up wit... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
6/2004   Tracey Bennett
250+ Dives
 
Scuba Seraya Full report N   Bali   Unfortunately, neither of the dive boats were working during the week we were there, so almost all of our dives were shore dives. ... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
6/2003   Douglas Hansen
250+ Dives
 
Aqua Marine Diving/ several choices & price ranges Full report N   Bali Tulumben   Again an excellent arrangement with Aqua Marine Diving for my own driver, dive guide (who was great), van w/ diving reading materia... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
3/2005   Sally Schroeder
1000+ Dives
 
Grand Komodo Tours/ NusaTara Full report N   Bali & Komodo   Grand Komodo Tours and Travel is the best liveaboard deal in Indonesia and they treat their customers very well. Liveaboard condit... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2007   LeRoy Anderson
500+ Dives
 
Wakatobi -- Pelagian/ [Mimpi Menjangan Full report Y   Bali & Wakatobi   "Mimpi Menjangan and MV Pelagian, diveoperations that go the extra step"
Outline of trip report: Preface: We know that you will need to edit this, but we thought we’d tell you everything about this tri... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
7/2016   Phil Hamilton
500+ Dives
 
AquaMarine Diving Full report N   Bali ( Tulamben and Amed)   This is my fourth trip to Bali with Aqua Marine- this time at my overall favorite location- Tulamben . In my opinion Aqua Marine i... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
10/2010   Mark Vanderlinden
1000+ Dives
 
AquaMarine Diving/ Griya Santrian Sanur Full report N   Bali (Nusa Penida)   I spent a weekend in Bali and did one day of (amazing) diving with AquaMarine. I chose this shop specifically due to their positiv... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
10/2011   James Castanino
250+ Dives
 
Komodo Dancer Full report Y   Bali ,Gili,Satonda   Singapore Airlines allows two 70lbs pieces of luggage plus a carry on. Scuba gear and camera gear can easily approach or exceed 7... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
12/2007   Dr. Tom Kelly
1000+ Dives
 
Komodo Dancer Full report Y   Bali - Komodo National Bank   Boat is very roomy & comfortable - salon & 2 separate sun/ shade areas. Dining either salon or alfresco. Food wonderful with Asia... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2003   Dale Treadway
250+ Dives
 
Scuba Seraya/Villa Markisa Full report N   Bali - NE Coast   I traveled with a private group of underwater photographers and naturalists organized by Paul Humann and Ned Deloach. We were hou... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
4/2012   David J Inman
500+ Dives
 
Villa Markisa Full report N   Bali - Tulamben   We added Bali on after a 10- day trip to Raja Ampat. We traveled in January/ February since this was the best time for Raja Ampat, ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
2/2011   Kimberly Krebs
250+ Dives
 
Bali Dream Divers/ DREAM DIVERS BALI Full report N   BALI - TULAMBEN/AMED   "DIVING BALI"
The main reason we went there in [1st to 9th September] is for the MOLA MOLA [Sunfish] season. However, during the first week of ... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
9/2017   Andrew Colin Thompson
250+ Dives
 
Komodo Dancer Full report Y   Bali and Komodo   This was an outstanding trip. The boat is quite stable and comfortable and the food was good. An excellent (and sizeable) crew of ... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
6/2004   Jack Gibson
500+ Dives
 
Aqua Marine Diving/ several options Full report N   Bali specifically Secret Bay   Great muck diving area, simple walk in with flat black sand, no surges, no rocks to climb over ( I do not do shore dives! but this... Full report  
3 stars
1 stars  
3/2005   Sally Schroeder
1000+ Dives
 
Mermaid Liveaboards/ Mermaid 1 Full report Y   Bali to Komodo   The quality and quantity of sea life was just overwhelming. Check the dive log at the beginning of www[dot]flickr[dot]com/ photos/ h... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
6/2012   Harvey S. Cohen
250+ Dives
 
Dive Damai/ MSY Damai Full report Y   Bali to Komodo   I have a new favorite live- aboard – the MSY Damai. I was on the boat for its 4th trip in October, 2009. We left from Bali and wo... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2009   David Reubush
500+ Dives
 
Kararu/ MV Voyager Full report Y   Bali to Komodo   The boat is industrial looking on the exterior but very comfortable and stable. My room was very spacious with slate floors and g... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
6/2006   Lauren Greider
500+ Dives
 
Mermaid I Full report Y   Bali to Komodo   This was the most awesome diving experience of my life! The sheer lushness of the reefs must be seen to be believed. It took me mo... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
9/2005   John M. Artim
<100 Dives
 
Wakatobi -- Pelagian/ Wakatobi Full report Y   Bali to Wakatobi   We were scheduled to be on the repositioning cruise of Pelagian to Wakatobi followed by a week at the resort. Due to circumstance... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
3/2010   Steve Kraus
500+ Dives
 
Archipelago Dive/ Taman Sari Resort Full report N   Bali, Desa Pemuteran   The diving was good but not spectacular. Menjangen's dives were definitely the most interesting, with a nice variety of coral, sma... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
9/2005   John M. Artim
<100 Dives
 
Mermaid Liveaboards Full report Y   Bali, Komodo   "Mermaid I-amazing diving, crew, and customer service"
This trip takes you from Bali to dive sites around several islands (Moyo, Sangeang, Sumbawa, Komodo, Rinca, Flores). The first nig... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2017   Susan M Fuchs
250+ Dives
 
Mermaid II Full report Y   Bali, Komodo   This was our first liveaboard, and we were extremely pleased by the service provided by crew (helping don gear, for instance), ame... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
5/2013   Ray Valpey
100+ Dives
 
Diving4Images Full report N   Bali, Komodo   We did a few day dives in Bali and then a ten day cruise on the Pelagian with Graham from Diving4Images. Excellent guide with a ta... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
6/2003   Jon Bertsch/Rosemary Chengson
500+ Dives
 
Komodo Dancer Full report Y   Bali, Komodo, Flores   This was a return trip with my husband after a great solo trip on Komodo Dancer the previous September. I had gotten great videos ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2005   Edith and John Summey
1000+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes: Komodo Dancer Full report Y   Bali, Komodo, Flores   I was quite impressed with this trip - - both the boat and the diving. The Komodo Dancer was comfortable, the food was delicio... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
9/2004   Edith Summey
1000+ Dives
 
Tausch Terminal Full report N   Bali, Tulamben   This visit was part of an extended stay across much of central and northern Bali. The diving at Tausch Terminal was good, the guid... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
9/2005   John M. Artim
<100 Dives
 
Sea Rovers, Pemuteran/ Adi Assri Beach Cottages Full report N   Bali--Pemuteran/Menjangan   I consider Indonesia the best diving on Earth for experienced divers like my wife & me (over 400 dives each)- - but until now I didn... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
9/2009   Lee The'
250+ Dives
 
Mermaid/ Mermaid I Full report Y   Bali-Komodo   Mermaid- I was a superb experience in terms of diving, boat, service and food. Diving was superbly organised and went smooth like s... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2009   Ralph
500+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes/ Komodo Dancer Full report N   Bali/Komodo   On a scale of one to ten, this trip was an eleven! This was my eighth liveaboard, and I would have to say that it was the best I h... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
9/2007   Rick Troberman
250+ Dives
 
Komodo Dancer Full report Y   Bali/Komodo   We boarded the boat in Bali after a delightful three- day stay at the Puri Santrian hotel on the beach. During the eleven- night cr... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
11/2005   William & Frances Ungerman
1000+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes - Komodo Dancer Full report Y   Bali/Komodo   Komodo Dancer crew was very good. Attentive to diver's needs. Food was variable and plentiful. Briefings were held for every dive, ... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
9/2004   Curt Andrus
250+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes - Komodo Dancer Full report Y   Bali/Komodo   Great dive trip! Crew was outstanding! Special thanks to Jan, Susana, and Dewa. Great weather except for rain the last two d... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
5/2004   Frank Arroyo
250+ Dives
 
Kararu Sea Safari III Full report Y   Bali/Komodo   This was our first liveaboard and our first trip to Indonesia and I can't imagine anything topping it. We did the 7 day itinerary ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
9/2003   Jennifer Meriwether
100+ Dives
 
Aquamarine/Dive Timor Full report N   Bali/Timor   Bali/ Timor Bali First day dove Nusa Penida area…. My 300th dive! Another plus was diving with Andrea and Antonella Ferrar... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
9/2006   Scott Johnson
250+ Dives
 
Wakatobi Full report N   Bali/Wakatobi   Bali Arrived in Bali from LA at about 2pm with severe jet lag. Upon arrival at the Bayou Cottages in Amed my over weighted 65 lbs... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2007   scott johnson
250+ Dives
 
Reef Seen Full report N   Bali: Pemuteran   "Reef Seen Divers Resort in Bali: Distinctive"
The superlative “unique” is overused and abused, so I’ll choose the word “distinctive” to tell my story about Reef Seen in Bali. ... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
3/2015   John Woolley
250+ Dives
 
Reef Seen Full report N   Bali: Pemuteran   "Reef Seen Divers Resort in Bali"
Starting my 36th year of scuba diving meant I was turning 60 (don’t forget, 60 is the new 40). So, I decided to turn 60 with styl... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
11/2014   John Woolley
250+ Dives
 
Reef Seen Full report N   Bali: Pemuteran   In brief: a fantastic place to visit. I am a picky bugger and I recommend it wholeheartedly. Now the detail. After concludi... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
11/2013   John Woolley
250+ Dives
 
Dive Damai Full report Y   Banda Sea   "Decimated marine legacy"
Indonesia has successfully decimated their marine resource. In 14 days of diving in the Banda Sea, I saw the following creatures ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
11/2017   Dan Benson
1000+ Dives
 
S/Y Indo Siren Full report Y   Banda Sea   "Great Diving in Indonesia But Not A Great Value"
Every diver knows there are three important aspects of a dive trip: Eating, Sleeping, and Diving. This is what we pay for and the ... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
10/2017   Angela Richards Dona
500+ Dives
 
Blue Manta Full report Y   Banda Sea   "Think twice before booking a transpositioning charter!!!"
I would rate the Blue Manta as a solid 3/ 5 on my personal liveaboard scale. I consider myself a Harsh critic, having worked as cr... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
5/2017   Holly Bent
1000+ Dives
 
WAOW Charters Full report Y   Banda Sea   "Terrific food on a beautiful boat"
We traveled on the Waow for a 12- day “discovery” trip in the Banda Sea in the spring of 2017. The Waow is a beautiful boat that... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
5/2017   Dana Muir
500+ Dives
 
Dive Damai/ Damai I Full report Y   Banda Sea   "Boutique diving"
It's expensive, but the eat- sleep- dive cruise aboard Damai I was very rewarding. Dive Damai offers a wide variety of destinations... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
10/2014   Marilyn Walker
1000+ Dives
 
Dive Damai/ Damai I Full report Y   Banda Sea   "adventures in the eastern Banda Sea"
Our two- week cruise aboard the lovely Damai I took us to only three sites we had visited on a previous, "classic" Banda Sea t... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2014   Rickie Sterne/Chris Button
1000+ Dives
 
Pindito Full report Y   Banda Sea   Edi Frommenwiler is one of the pioneers of live- aboard diving in Indonesia, having supervised the construction of the Pindito and ... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
5/2014   David E Reubush
1000+ Dives
 
Dewi Nusantara Full report Y   Banda Sea   This is certainly one if the most beautiful liveaboards out there. Cabins are huge and very well appointed. Common areas as very... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
4/2014   Maria Chapman
1000+ Dives
 
Dive Damai/ Damai II Full report Y   Banda Sea   We spent 14 days traveling from Maumere on Flores to Ambon in the Banda Sea, covering around 800 miles. This provided a wide range ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2013   Mike Whitlow and Noel Taylor
1000+ Dives
 
Amira Full report Y   Banda Sea   I boarded the Amira in Ambon after two dive days at Maluku divers, where I checked out my gear and started acclimating to the 12- t... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2013   Frederick R. Turoff
500+ Dives
 
arenui Full report Y   banda sea   This was my fourth trip aboard the arenui. Why do I keep coming back? It's simply a great boat. Debbie and Jerry, the cruise... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
12/2011   jean miller
1000+ Dives
 
MSY Seahorse Full report Y   Banda Sea & Raja Ampat   We went for one trip and stayed for two! In late September 2009, we boarded the MSY Seahorse for a crossing from Maumere, Flore... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2009   Wayne & Danie Warren-Angelucci
1000+ Dives
 
Solitude Adventurer Y   Banda Sea to Raja Ampat   "Excellent boat for Indonesian Diving"
The boat is a large catamaran making it more stable than monohulls. They have 6 double rooms with twin beds, one king suite and on... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
11/2019   Tabby Stone
1000+ Dives
 
Dewi Nusantara Y   Banda Sea to Raja Ampat   "Banda Sea to Raja Ampat"
Would recommend the FM7 hotel for Jakarta layovers. Boat & tender crew were excellent. Weather was what was expected for time of... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2018   Mike
1000+ Dives
 
Seven Seas Full report Y   Banda Sea, Raja Ampat   This was a 14 day trip beginning in the Banda area and ending in Raja Ampat. The boat was less than expected, a former cargo... Full report  
3 stars
1 stars  
12/2009   jean miller
1000+ Dives
 
Adventure H2O Full report Y   Banda Sea/Irian Jaya   This was our second trip on KOMODO H2O. Our first trip was 14 days in the Irian Jaya area. Three days into that trip, we were so ... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
12/2005   Allan & Barbara Jones
1000+ Dives
 
Nomad Divers Full report N   Bangka Island   "Remote location, Good diving"
This resort is quite remote, in a bay on the southeast side of the island (west of Mimpi Indah resort. ) Very basic beachfront res... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
10/2016   Lisa C. Evans
500+ Dives
 
Murex Dive Resorts --Bangka N   Bangka, North Sulawesi   "Fantastic Staff, Great Accommodations, Treated Like a VIP"
Booking at Murex Bangka on my own (no travel agent) was easy via email- - responses to questions were answered within a day. Payment... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
10/2018   Rik Pavlescak
100+ Dives
 
Kararu Dive Voyages/ Cheng Ho Full report N   Bima - Komodo   This was a Light&Motion videography trip organized by Dan Baldocchi and Michael Topolovac. The itinerary was really ideal: 11 nigh... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2006   Liz Hanks
500+ Dives
 
Kararu -- Cheng Ho Full report Y   Bima to Maumere   Did an 11- night Komodo Islands live- aboard on Kararu's Cheng Ho from Bima to Maumere. The Cheng Ho is an incredibly large and spa... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
9/2009   Mark Rubin
250+ Dives
 
Mermaid Liveaboards Full report Y   Biodiversity, 5 different seas   "Fabulous, repeat customer"
This is my second time in the Mermaid II on the Biodiversity trip, 16 days crossing over 1000 miles, and 5 different seas. Unbeliev... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2017   Marjie Jacobs
500+ Dives
 
Borneo Cottage N   Borneo   "New resort in Maratua with personal service, "
Borneo&#12288;Cottage&#12288;lies close to pier of Mratua Island launched in 2018 Maratua Isla. is about 50 km off the Borneo Isl... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2019   Toshihisa Tsunoda
1000+ Dives
 
Tambora Full report Y   Borneo   For several months prior to this trip I had been watching for a reader report on Borneo or on the Tambora, but never saw anything ... Full report  
2 stars
2 stars  
7/2010   Richard J. Troberman
500+ Dives
 
Siladen Resort N   Bunaken   "Lovely resort with great dive operatopm"
Lovely resort set on a tropical island with sand beaches. Wonderful Italian chef with buffet lunch and dinner right on the beach u... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
9/2019   Susie Snowdon
1000+ Dives
 
Two Fish Divers/ Bunaken N   Bunaken   "Wall diving extraordinaire"
The editor wrote an excellent article in 2018 about Two Fish Bunaken/ Lembeh. Read it!!! I had a standard room in Bunaken [it was v... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
9/2019   Jeff Moore
1000+ Dives
 
Bastianos N   Bunaken   "A revisit"
To finish our Indonesia trip (see my reviews of Papua Explorers and Papua Paradise), we went to Bastianos on Bunaken, where we had... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
5/2019   John E. Keith
250+ Dives
 
Siladen Resort N   Bunaken   "Well worth returning to."
My dive buddy and I were scheduled to go to Lembeh for a trip organized by Burt Jones and Maurine Shimlock to dive with Drs. Gerry... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
7/2018   David E Reubush
1000+ Dives
 
Froggies Divers N   Bunaken   "Good wall diving but "resort" found lacking"
As you arrive by boat to Froggies, you will first be struck by how run down the place looks. There is nothing at the entrance to g... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
5/2018   Angela Richards Dona
500+ Dives
 
Two Fish Divers N   Bunaken   "Good value for seasoned divers; "fishy" walls, turtles!"
Bunaken still great wall diving after many years (last visited 1996)—though some trash now. Resort well- located: Good to be out on... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
3/2018   Sharon Bailey-Bok
1000+ Dives
 
Eco Divers/ Mercure Manado Tetali N   Bunaken   "Don't bother with this side of the island...just go to Lembeh Strait!"
Two years ago we dove Lembeh and loved it. While there we were told about Bunaken and diving on the other side of the island. So, ... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
2/2018   Eileen J Councill
500+ Dives
 
Siladen Resort & Spa Full report N   Bunaken   "Siladen Resort"
This was my first visit to Siladen Resort & Spa. It’s located on the island of Siladen near Bunaken Marine Park. The resort is m... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
11/2015   Jonathan Persky
1000+ Dives
 
Village Bunaken Full report N   Bunaken   We stayed at The Village Bunaken, run by an Indonesian woman and her Dutch husband. Fly to Manado then get picked up for a 40 minu... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
6/2013   Ian Kennedy
250+ Dives
 
Living Colours Full report N   Bunaken   Living Colours was built and is run by a Finnish couple, Jaako and Mia, who are friendly and run a nice operation. I noticed a num... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2011   Frederick R. Turoff
500+ Dives
 
Dive Center Thalassa/ Hotel Santika Full report N   Bunaken   The hotel is a comfortable and clean facility with pool, spa etc. . The service and food were good, but english was very limited. ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
10/2007   James T. McKnight
250+ Dives
 
Siladen Resort Full report N   Bunaken   Siladen Resort and Spa is in Bunaken Marine Park making it very convenient for diving the Park. The reefs are the healthiest I've... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
9/2005   Joe Puglia
250+ Dives
 
Eco-Divers/ Tasik Ria Resort Full report N   Bunaken   Generally a very healthy reef system with good vis and LOTS of fish life. A couple locations, Sahaong off Bangka Island and Pangi... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
5/2003   David Van Rooy
1000+ Dives
 
Thalassa Dive Center/ Santika Hotel Full report N   Bunaken - North Sulawesi   I planned a trip for 4 of us from the San Francisco bay area to go diving in North Sulawesi, Indonesia. After much research we dec... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
7/2004   Gary Krippendorf
100+ Dives
 
Bastiano Full report N   Bunaken and Lembeh   At Bunaken, the dives were long, many were over 70 min. There were currents; those divers used to currents did not wear split fi... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
10/2007   Eldon Okazaki
500+ Dives
 
cha cha nature resort/ [Cha Cha Nature resort N   Bunaken Island   "Bunaken Island Diving"
Wow! If you like seeing turtles, Bunaken Island is the place to go! I dove 15 tines and I saw turtles on every single dive. I a... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
2/2019   Manuel Campano
100+ Dives
 
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