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AquaOne Full report Y   Lembeh Straights   Schedule was four dives a day. 8 am, 11 am, 2: 30 and 6 pm. We tried to fit in 5 dives a day, but with shallow, long dives (sometim... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
7/2005   linda rutherford
100+ Dives
 
Wakatobi Full report N   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
 
Kararu Full report Y   Komodo   We were on a 7 night trip from Bima to Komodo to Bali. My wife and I shared the Bridge deck state room. The room is much larger ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2005   Ron Jordan
100+ Dives
 
Murex Diving/ Lembeh Resort Full report N   [N/A]   We arrived at the Lembeh Resort in the early afternoon after driving one hour from the Manado airport and taking the 10 minute bo... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
7/2005   Sean Bruner
250+ Dives
 
Wakatobi Full report N   Southeast Sulawesi   This was our second trip to Wakatobi (the first was Oct. 2001) and the resort has made welcome improvements, as we knew the brilli... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
6/2005   Mel McCombie/Harris Friedberg
1000+ Dives
 
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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
 
Papua Diving/ Sorido Bay Resort Full report N   Raja Amput   We flew from LAX to Singapore and then on to Manado in northern Sulawesi. We had to overnight in Manado. Next morning, we flew ... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
7/2005   Sean Bruner
250+ Dives
 
Kungkungan Bay Resort Full report N   Lembeh Strait, N Sulawesi   This excellent resort and dive operation will fulfill the critter dreams of most divers. The rooms are spacious and well- kept. The... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2005   Fred Turoff
500+ Dives
 
Wakatobi Dive Resort Full report N   [N/A]   We were met at the airport in Bali, whisked thru customs and off to our hotel. A very pleasant experience after 19 hours in the a... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
6/2005   Ernie Hounshell
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
 
Diving 4 Images/ KM Ciska Full report Y   Halmahera, Moluccas   This was a "one- off" exploratory trip to a place where virtually no one else dives (Halmahera is the big island between Sulawesi a... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
5/2005   Dave Van Rooy
1000+ Dives
 
Kararu Full report Y   Komodo   "Only on the Kararu!" crowed Tony Rhodes whenever the exceptional happened, was sighted, or experienced. And there was plenty of ... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
6/2005   David Shem-Tov
100+ Dives
 
Grand Komodo Tours/ SMY Temukira Full report Y   Raja Ampat, Papua   Diving in Raja Ampat was absolutely fantastic. Although it was my first liveaboard I was quite satisfied with the quality of serv... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
3/2005   Arief Irwan Latif
<100 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
 
Kararu Dive Voyages/Sea Safari III Full report Y   Raja Ampat (Papua Indonesia)   This was my second trip on the Sea Safari III (first trip being May 2003 Bali to Komodo). The ship has been well maintained and m... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2005   William Deertz
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
 
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
 
Tulamben Wreck Divers Full report N   Tulamben   Did a shore dive on the Liberty Wreck at Tulamben on Bali's East Coast. This is Bali's most popular dive. The history of this vess... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
8/2004   Charles Menbeck
100+ Dives
 
Grand Komodo Full report Y   Komodo   Booked directly on their website at GrandKomodoTours. com. Paid $1100 per person for 7 day Komodo liveaboard on the smaller mv Nusa... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
3/2005   Charles Menbeck
100+ Dives
 
Sulawesi Dive Quest Full report N   Lembeh Straits   First class diving location. This operator is very small, friendly, helpful, really caters to individual desires on what you would... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
2/2005   Sally Schroeder
1000+ Dives
 
Adventure Kommodo Full report Y   Raja Ampats   The Raja Ampats are outstanding. The diversity of fish and corals is amazing. Larry Smith runs all of the dive operations and is... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
1/2005   Sherry Wren
500+ Dives
 
Kararu/Sea Safari Full report N   [N/A]Komodo   It was the first live- a- board trip for my son and I. I can't imagine it being much nicer. The boat was much more comfortable tha... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
9/2004   Rolla Cleaver
100+ Dives
 
Mimpi Dive Center/ Mimpi Resort Full report N   Tulamben, Bali   The dive to do in Tulamben is the U. S. A. Liberty wreck dive. The story is that Liberty was hit by a Japanese torpedo while it was... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
12/2004   Lori Brown, Chris Green
250+ Dives
 
Wakatobi Dive Resort Full report N   Sulawesi   This trip was wonderful. Both of us (diver and snorkeler) were impressed with service, quality of reefs, interesting people, wond... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
11/2004   Michael N. Hofman
1000+ Dives
 
Murex/ Serenade Full report Y   North Sulawesi   We were met at the airport by reps. of Murex and loaded up into 2 minivans. I jumped up front and away we went. I am a fairly agg... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
12/2004   David Haupt
500+ Dives
 
Pelagian - Dive Asia Pacific Full report N   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 Full report N   [N/A]   Wakatobi was a great experience, but not without challenges. The transfers were seamless, Crispin (the Bali contact) could not ha... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
4/2004   Matt Adams
100+ Dives
 
Wakatobi Full report N   Sulawesi   All the fabulous things you've read about Wakatobi are true and then some - just go! Seriously their very thorough web site will ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
10/2004   Laura
250+ Dives
 
Kungkungan Bay Resort Full report N   Lembeh Strait - 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
 
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
 
WAOW, 5-star liveaboard, Indonesia
WAOW
, the luxury liveaboard cruising throughout Indonesia, including West Papua, Banda Sea, Halmahera, Sulawesi, Sunda Islands and many more !
Wakatobi Full report N   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
 
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
 
Murex Divers/ Lembeh Resort Full report N   Lembeh Straits   The resort is absolutely gorgeous. Resort/ dive staff are all friendly and more than willing to do anything to make your stay more ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
3/2004   Michael Culby
100+ Dives
 
Thalassa Dive Center/ Hotel Santika Full report N   North Sulawesi   The Santika is a great location to dive 3 areas of North Sulawesi. Poopo (a great muck site) is one hour to the south, Bangka Isla... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
2/2004   Michael Culby
100+ Dives
 
Grand Komodo Tours and Dives/ N/A Full report Y   Alor Is.; Komodo, Rinca Is.   Grand Komodo Tours and Dives is a first class company in service and experience. The small vessels are classic Indonesian woo... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
8/2004   Stephen Green
100+ Dives
 
Murex Divers/ Lembeh Resort Full report N   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
 
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
 
Eco-Divers/ Tasik Ria Full report N   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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
Kararu/Sea Safari III Full report N   Komodo   We did the 7 night Bima to Bali trip. After a short flight from Bali to the island of Sumbawa, we boarded the Sea Safari III in B... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
7/2004   Brian & Karen Woods
250+ Dives
 
ADVENTURE KOMODO Full report Y   [N/A]   THIS IS THE MOST COMFORTABLE BOAT THAT I HAVE HAD THE GOOD FORTUNE TO DIVE FROM. FOOD WAS GOURMET, WITH THE PRESENTATION OF A FIV... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
1/2003   JERRY TUTTLE
<100 Dives
 
Deep Blue Dive Resort Full report N   Utila   We had a great time in Utila. Deep Blue Resort is a great place to dive your brains out. See [. . . ] ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
7/2004   Darren Dawson
250+ Dives
 
Ocean Rover Full report N   Islands of North Sulawesi   Ocean Rover has got to be the best dive operation on the planet. Service is amazing. On our 9 diving days we were in Lembeh's wor... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
7/2004   Jim Chubb
250+ 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
 
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 Full report Y   Komodo   Left Benoa Harbor on Bali for 11 day cruise, 10 1/ 2 days diving in mid June. Beautiful weather. The boat was large, as was the c... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
6/2004   Sean Bruner
250+ Dives
 
Grand Komodo Tours Full report N   Komodo   At $1225 for 8 days, 7 nights, this is a terrific deal. The diving was often in pristine areas with no other boats in the area. Ou... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2004   Fred Turoff
500+ Dives
 
Celebes Divers/ Mapia Resort Full report N   North Sulawesi   As a dive operation, I cannot say enough good things about the service! The large traditional wooden boats may look strange at fi... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
6/2003   Carl Scott
100+ Dives
 
Adventure Komodo Full report N   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
 
Kararu Dive Voyages Full report Y   Komodo   Our first trip on the Sea Safari/ Kararu ( [. . . ] ) had been in November 2001. It was such a great experience that we were al... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2003   Kathleen Hedde
500+ Dives
 
Kararu Sea Safari Full report Y   Komodo   Very comfortable boat with ensuite facilities. If possible splurge and get the upper deck cabins. Nice to have the back deck are... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
4/2003   William Deertz
250+ Dives
 
Wakatobi Full report N   [N/A]   Fantastic resort in very remote area with outstanding diving. Their claim for the "world's best house reef" is absolutely true. ... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
8/2003   William Deertz
250+ Dives
 
Komodo Dancer Full report Y   Komodo Islands   My twelve day tour from Bali to Komodo Island and points in between showed off some of the most spectacular diving available ... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
1/2003   Pat Wikstrom
500+ 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
 
Grand Komodo Tour and Dives/ Tarata & Nusa Tara Full report Y   Komodo and Rinca Islands   We have recently returned from our 5th liveaboard trip, in the last three years, to Komodo & Rinca Islands (Indonesia) with Grand ... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
7/2003   Peggy & Jose Miguel Duran, MD
1000+ Dives
 
WAKATOBI DIVE RESORT Full report N   SULAWESI   Wakatobi is reputed to have some of the best diving on the planet, with the house reef being the premier site at the resort. For ... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
7/2003   JAY & KAREN REINER
100+ Dives
 
Kungkungan Bay Resort Full report N   Lembe Strait, No. Sulawesi   The diving in the Lembe Strait is as terrific as ever. New discoveries (since our last visit in '99) include a new type of pygmy s... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
9/2003   Leslie Chow
500+ Dives
 
Grand Komodo/ MV TemuKira Full report Y   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
 
Komodo Dancer Full report Y   [N/A]   Number of dives: 319. Its tough to say anything negative about a Peter Hughes operation because the people you encounter are so ... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
11/2003   Bradley Bowen
250+ 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
 
Celebes Divers/ Mapia Resort Full report N   North Sulawesi   Let me say this again - subject matter for photography was endless. The marine life here is amazingly abundant, far exceeding num... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2003   Carl Scott
100+ 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
 
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
 
komodo Dancer Full report N   [komodo   Komodo has some of the best reefs I have seen for color and divesity. Some overfishing is evident in the scarsity of large fish on... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
12/2002   Richard Lehach
500+ Dives
 
wakatobi Full report N   sulawesi   The most amazing thing about wakatobi is the reef. It is the most pristine and diverse reef that I have ever experienced. From one... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2002   David Blatt
250+ Dives
 
Sangalaki Dive Lodge Full report N   Sangalaki   Good: Mantas, mantas, and more mantas. Dived and snorkeled with 10's of mantas every day. They constantly feed in large numbers ar... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
10/2002   Rick Tuss
500+ Dives
 
Wakatobi Resort Full report N   [N/A]   The diving around Wakatobi is fantastic. I have never encountered such healthy coral in both soft and hard verities. There is a pr... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
11/2002   Greg Barrett
1000+ Dives
 
Wakatobi Resort Full report N   South Sulawasi   Wakatobi is truly an underwater garden. I have never seen such pristine reefs and underwater life. It is also quite a treat to h... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
11/2002   Jennifer Clayton
<100 Dives
 
Wakatobi Dive Resort Full report N   Sulawesi   DIVING - - This was my sixth trip to Wakatobi, so you must know that I greatly appreciate this place, and the people who make it wo... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
11/2002   Kenneth Knezick
1000+ Dives
 
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