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Gangga Island Resort Full report   Northern Sulawesi   This resort is very well run and one of the reasons is that its management has over nine (9) years of tenure. Management is hands ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
5/2008   Steven Levin
1000+ Dives
 
Eco-Divers/ Kungkungan Bay Resort Full report   Lembeh Straits   Lembeh Straits continues to be my favorite place in the world for small and unusual creatures. I visit the area two to three time... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2008   Steven Levin
1000+ Dives
 
Gangga Island Resort Full report   Northern Sulawesi   This was my seventh trip to Gangga Island Resort (GIR) over the last three years. The resort continues to maintain a high quality... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
5/2007   Steven Levin
1000+ Dives
 
Kararu Dive Voyages/ Cheng Ho Full report   Komodo/Rinca   Good. Diving in the Komodo and Rinca area offers a good range of underwater environments. The boat has lots of space in the salo... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
8/2007   Steven Levin
1000+ Dives
 
Gangga Island Resort Full report   Northern Sulawesi   The Resort. The resort has a good physical plant with spacious common areas. There is a main area that contains the bar, various ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
7/2006   Steven Levin
1000+ Dives
 
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Pelagian - Dive Asia Pacific Full report   N/A   I was on this boat for four (4) trips for a total of two (2) months. I started with their first trip of the year in late February... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
9/2003   Steven Levin
1000+ Dives
 
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
 
Diving-Indo/ Maison Aurelia Full report   Sanur, Bali   "Outstanding Service"
Sanur is full of PADI 5 star diver operators so how to choose? I can't vouch for the others only for the outstanding service from ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
9/2019   Stuart Burns
<100 Dives
 
Papua Paradise Eco Resort Full report   Raja Ampat   "Gets better and better"
After discovering this resort three years ago we have been back several times. It has just about everything we want in a dive reso... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
2/2015   Sue Hutchings
500+ Dives
 
Papua Paradise Full report   Raja ampat   The atmosphere of the resort is delightful. Everyone is really friendly and helpful. The accommodation is lovely without being too... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
1/2013   Sue Hutchings
500+ Dives
 
Lembeh Resort Full report   Lembeh Strait   "Lembeh Strait is reliable diving: always new things to see"
... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
7/2018   Susan F. Sykes
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Wakatobi Full report   Southern Sulawesi Island   Wakatobi has some of the best diving we have experienced. Because of it's location in the Indo- Pacific Ocean and the fact that Wa... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
7/2004   Suzette and Mark Baker
100+ Dives
 
Seven Seas Full report LiveAboard East of Flores   "Beautiful dives and Remote Islands"
My husband and I just returned in early October from 12 days on the Seven Seas, East of Flores. We were interested in an a... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2018   Suzi
500+ Dives
5Helpful vote(s) received
Adventure Komodo Full report   Raja Ampat, Irian Jaya   The boat is a 75 foot catamaran that is probably the best live- aboard cruising the waters of Indonesia. It is sleek, clean, and o... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
2/2004   Tari Suprapto
100+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet Full report LiveAboard Forgotten Islands   "Pristine corals, abundant marine life, waaarm water"
THE GOOD: 16 guests & 15 crew = topnotch personal service THE MEDIOCRE: MV Indo Agressor very much in need of restoration. Fo... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2018   Teresa McCanlies
1000+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
DiveIntoLembeh Full report   Lembeh   "Lembeh: DiveIntoLembeh (Hairball resort)"
... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
9/2017   Terramoto
250+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Bali Scuba Full report   Bali   "Diving in Bali"
I actually completed this dive trip from September 5- 17, 2016, after my disappointing MV Pindito liveaboard trip. This was a budg... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2016   Terramoto
250+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Pindito Full report LiveAboard Komodo   "Not the best dive sites for Indonesia - Komodo"
I wish I had known that this live aboard would not visit the eastern side of Komodo island. They only offered 3 dives on the nort... Full report  
2 stars
3 stars  
9/2016   Terramoto
250+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Grand Komodo Full report LiveAboard Hamalhara   Grand Komodo [ [. . . ] ] KLM Temukira. Halmalhara trip, July 14- 23 2009. This is our 5th trip with Grand Komodo in ... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
7/2009   Terry Anderson
500+ Dives
 
Grand Komodo Diving/ Raja Ampat Full report   Raja Ampat   Leatherback Turtle Expedition, guided by Save Our Leatherback Turtles founder and director, Larry McKinna, who is a walking encylo... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
8/2007   Terry Anderson
500+ Dives
 
Grand Komodo Tours/ MV Tarata Full report LiveAboard Komodo, Alor Islands   This was our third time with Grand Komodo Tours, and our second trip to Komodo National Park. Smartly, the Indonesian governm... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2006   Terry Anderson
250+ Dives
 
Grand Komodo/ MV TemuKira Full report LiveAboard IRIAN, far eastern Indonesia   This is our second trip with Grand Komodo since the service and diving are exceptional, first one in 2001. The TemuKira o... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
4/2003   Terry Anderson
250+ Dives
 
Kungkungan Bay Resort Full report   Sulawesi   Kungkungan Bay Resort sits on the Lembeh straights and is renowned for is muck diving and the rare and unusual creatures that are ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
6/2007   Terry Gee
1000+ Dives
 
Eco Divers/ Tasik Ria Full report   Sulawesi   Tasik Ria resort is unbelievably beautiful. They are well staffed, provide unsurpassed service and will do anything they can to m... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
6/2007   Terry Gee
1000+ Dives
 
Mermaid I Liveaboards Full report LiveAboard [Banda Sea- Maumere-Alor-Ambon   "Banda Sea Biodiversity Ring of Fire Tour--Mermaid I Liveaboard"
Trip Video: Courtesy of Marcelo Ogata [. . . ] This is my third time on Mermaid Liveab... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
9/2017   Thomas B Brumback Jr.
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Aggressor Fleet/ Indo Aggressor Full report LiveAboard Wakitobi   "Aggressor Fleet Let Down"
I booked this trip based on the itinerary - I liked the variety it offered diving both Wakitobi and Alor area. This is what the Ag... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
11/2016   Thomas Callen
250+ Dives
3Helpful vote(s) received
Kararu Voyages/ Cheng Ho Full report LiveAboard Raja Ampat   The recent report on the Cheng Ho in Undercurrent was accurate, but overly kind. We have have been on many of the major liveaboar... Full report  
1 stars
1 stars  
11/2007   Thomas Dingwall
250+ Dives
 
Gaia Love Full report   Raja Ampat   "Great Expreience in Raja!"
This was a group charter for the whole boat. Everyone in the group is very experienced and all have been on several live- aboards. ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2018   Tim
1000+ Dives
3Helpful vote(s) received
Gaia Love   Banda Sea, Triton Bay   "Mixed Bag In Banda"
First of all the Gaia Love is a great boat; the "value" would have been a higher rating if we had seen whale sharks, hammerheads a... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
10/2023   Tim Williams
1000+ Dives
 
Arenui Full report LiveAboard Komodo   "Fantastic Komodo Graduation Present"
Another fantastic experience with the Arenui, the benchmark for livaboards in our experience. Great crew, fantastic dive masters ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
6/2016   Tim wright
500+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Arenui Full report LiveAboard Raja Ampat   My wife and I dreamed of this trip for years and finally did it for our 20th wedding anniversary. Everything about the Arenui and... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2012   Tim wright
250+ Dives
 
Dewi Nusantara Full report LiveAboard Raja Ampat/Misool   "Exceeded All Expectations"
Facilities were spacious and of an impressive quality. Outstanding camera room with power conditioners and space for all big rigs. ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
2/2018   timothy g warner
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Siladen Resort   Siladen   "5 star resort!"
We have dove and traveled all over the world. I have to say that Siladen Resort is one of the best and nicest resorts I have ever ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
4/2023   Todd B Lichtenstein
500+ Dives
 
Dive into Lembeh   Lembeh Strait   "Good muck diving"
We flew non- stop from EWR to SIN and then stopped off for four wonderful days in Singapore. Even though the Night Zoo is touted as... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
4/2023   Todd B Lichtenstein
500+ Dives
 
WAOW Dive Boat Full report LiveAboard Raja Ampat   "Great dive boat, good diving"
We have been on 5 or 6 liveaboards. The WAOW is the most luxurious and the largest boat we have ever been on. It is 200 feet long ... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
12/2014   Todd Lichtenstein
250+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Wakatobi Dive Resort Full report   SE Sulawesi   We had read good reports about Wakatobi in Undercurrent, but we were not impressed with the diving. The resort and dive operation... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
6/2005   Tom and Cindy Casey
500+ Dives
 
Arenui Full report LiveAboard ]Komodo   "Incredible Boat, Very Good Diving"
This is surely one of the very best liveaboards anywhere. The cabins were spacious and comfortable. There were reading lights ove... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
8/2018   Tom Baker
1000+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Kalimaya       "A remote gem with a huge variety of diving"
Located on the east coast of Sumbawa, this is a challenging destination to get to from the UK. It was worth the trip. Kalimaya is ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2023   Tom Flaherty
250+ Dives
 
Wakatobi Dive Resort Full report       This was our fourth visit. ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
5/2011   Tom Reynolds
500+ Dives
 
Maluku Divers Full report   Ambon   On the first day of diving I saw a mimic octopus, a pigmy pipehorse, 4 harlequin shrimp, painted frogfish, flamboyant cuttlefish, ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
9/2010   Tracey Bennett
500+ Dives
 
Diving 4 Images/ Scuba Seraya & Alila Candidasa Full report   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
 
Euro Divers/ Villa Candi Matahari Full report   Amed, Bali   "Healthy Reef"
I would not go to Bali for less than 2 weeks due to the 24 hour travel time to get there and the 2 1/ 2 hour ride to Amed. We stay... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
4/2016   Tracy E. Johnson
500+ Dives
 
Arenui Full report LiveAboard Raj Ampat   "A Huge favorite !"
Alcohol is VERY expensive in Indonesia, buy duty free to take on board. Or, they have very reasonable prices on beer and alcohol i... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
2/2018   Trina
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Triton Bay Divers Resort   Triton Bay   "SECLUDED SPLENDOR: TRITON BAY DIVE RETREAT"
SECLUDED SPLENDOR: TRITON BAY DIVE RETREAT After exploring Raja Ampat's depths, especially the Dampier Strait region, for years, ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
1/2024   Valera Sakhnenko
500+ Dives
Photos available 
Seven Seas LiveAboard Komodo, Flores, Alor   "Komodo-Flores-Alor Exploratory Dive Trip"
From September 21 to October 5, 2023, my wife and I embarked on an amazing two- week underwater voyage aboard The Seven Seas, navig... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
9/2023   Valera Sakhnenko
250+ Dives
Photos available 
Papua Diving/ Sorido Bay Resort Full report   Raja Ampat   "Paradise for Divers in Raja Ampat"
This report is about our second visit to Sorido Bay Resort (SBR), with the first being a year ago for the same duration (18 days). ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
1/2020   Valera Sakhnenko
250+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Papua Diving/ Sorido Bay Resort Full report   Raja Ampat   "Diver's Dream Resort"
I am afraid that I could not imagine a better dive resort than Sorido Bay Resort (SBR). We learned about Sorido Bay Resort fro... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
12/2018   Valera Sakhnenko
100+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Gaia Love Full report LiveAboard Raja Ampat   "Luxury Dive Boat"
Gaia Love is newer dive boat in Indonesia. It's a built for diving liveaboard with 11 staterooms and all the diving amenities you ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
11/2018   Van Freidin
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Wakatobi Resort Full report   Sulawesi, Wakatobi Resort   Wakatobi Resort is a world class remote diving location with virtually all of the amenities you'll want for a first class diving v... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
6/2006   Vann Johnson
250+ Dives
 
Amira liveaboard Full report LiveAboard     "Amira liveaboard"
This was my third trip on Amira, and my experience had some negative qualities. In particular, the dive guides generally under per... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
5/2018   victor kenton
1000+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Amira Liveaboard/ Amira Full report   N/A   "Very good liveaboard in Raja"
Amira is a custom built, 120 foot boat. It regularly dives Raja Ampat, Komodo, and Triton Bay. I did an 11 night trip through the ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2014   Victor Kenton
1000+ Dives
 
NAD Resort Full report   Lembeh Straits   NAD - NOMADIC ADVENTURE DIVERS. Could it live up to its name? Well, Folks, let me say this right up front. This report will pr... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
3/2012   Vivian Weber-Pagel
1000+ Dives
 
Papua Diving/ Sorido Bay Resort Full report   Raja Ampat   This was my second time and even better than I remembered it 14 months earlier. It is a truly unique and exquisite place that is w... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2006   Wafa Abdelati
100+ Dives
 
Sorido Bay Resort Full report   Raja Empat - Papua Province   In addition to living up to its reputation of being one of the best dive sites in the world, the best features of this pristine ... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
6/2005   Wafa Abdelati
100+ Dives
 
MSV AMIRA Full report LiveAboard RAJA AMPAT   "DIVING RAJA AMPAT"
R/ A WAS EVERYTHING WE HOPED FOR AND MORE! I THINK WE SAW FISHES OF ALL SIZES AND TYPES IN THE TRILLIONS! WOBBEGONGS AND CROCODIL... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
3/2015   Warren Sprung
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
PETER HUGHES DIVING/ KOMODO DANCER Full report       NOTHING BAD. ALL GOOD. THE CRUISE DIRECTORS, ONNO (DUTCH) & CARINE (FRENCH) LENTING, AN ADORABLE MARRIED COUPLE TREATED US ALL LIK... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2007   WARREN SPRUNG
500+ Dives
 
Wakatobi Full report   Wakatobi, Southeast Sulawesi   We traveled with a group from Annapolis SCUBA Center in Annapolis, Maryland. We had an opportunity to spend some time in Bali whi... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
6/2005   Wayne & Cathy Harmon
500+ Dives
 
MSY Seahorse Full report LiveAboard 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
 
Murex/ Bangka Island Resort Full report   Sulawesi, Bangka Island   This was a small resort (7 bungalows on a white sand beach) on a remote island about 40 minutes (by boat) north of Sulawesi. Staf... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
4/2006   Wayne Warren-Angelucci
1000+ Dives
 
Murex/ Live-Aboard: Serenade Full report LiveAboard Sulawesi   Vast quantities of colorful, strange and exotic critters. Hard and soft corals were very healthy, colorful and varied. Not many ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2006   Wayne Warren-Angelucci
1000+ Dives
 
Dive Damai LiveAboard Raja Ampat   "Top Dive sites during Peak Season (theoretically) all for ourselves"
We are a group of friends living in Bali that hired the entire boat for a week for a heavily discounted price because of Corona. W... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
1/2021   Werner Brandt
100+ Dives
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
Grand Komodo -- Putri Papua Full report LiveAboard Raja Ampat   Since this 10- day cruise was my first liveaboard, I cannot make comparison, but I am sure that the whole experience will be diffic... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
6/2014   Werner Brandt
<100 Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Eco-Divers/ Tasik Ria Full report   North Sulewesi   We flew on Singapore Airlines sixteen hourse from LAX to Singapore non- stop. The trip was made bareable by the superb accomodatio... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2004   William & Frances
500+ Dives
 
Komodo Dancer Full report LiveAboard 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
 
Murex Divers/ Lembeh Resort Full report   Lembeh Straits   The adventure continued as we left Manado's Tasik Ria Resort (see that review this issue of Undercurrent) and made our way across ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
9/2004   William & Frances Ungerman
500+ Dives
 
Ocean Rover Full report LiveAboard North Sulawesi   Great trip. Boat holds 16 passengers. Only 4 were on our cruise, so crew attention and accomodation were superb. This was an ex... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
5/2010   William and Carol Bynum
1000+ Dives
 
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