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Diving Reviews of Dive Damai in Indonesia

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Dive Damai LiveAboard Raja Ampat   "Spectacular diving with great variety of creatures"
Be ware: Raja Ampat area is crowded with dive boats and there's competition for the best dive sites. The boat is lovely: cabins, ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
3/2024   Laura Mosqueda
500+ Dives
 
Dive Damai LiveAboard Raja Ampat   "Overpriced but a Nice Liveaboard"
I was in cabin 4 as a solo and its 269 sq. ft. located below the main level. Above this room is the camera room, so there's not a... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
11/2023   Jan D
500+ Dives
 
Dive Damai LiveAboard Banda Sea/Raja Ampat   "Forgotten Islands, Banda Sea & Raja Ampat Oct. 2023"
This trip, my second trip aboard the Damai II, exceeded my first trip in 2018 (Raja Ampat itinerary) and that was a great trip! Th... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2023   Beth Gregory
500+ Dives
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
Dive Damai LiveAboard Raja Ampat   "Damai 1 - Kaimana to Ambon"
I was on a 10- day trip that started in Triton Bay and ended in the Banda Sea. I would first like to say the crew on Damai 1 was ve... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2023   Chris Hardham
500+ Dives
 
Dive Damai Full report 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
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4Helpful vote(s) received
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Dive Damai Full report 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 
Dive Damai Full report 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
Dive Damai Full report LiveAboard Komodo   "Another enjoyable trip to Komodo"
This was my third trip on the Damai I, but it had been 6 years since I was last on the boat. The trip to Komodo was a continuatio... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
7/2018   David E Reubush
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Dive Damai Full report LiveAboard Southern Forgotten Islands   "Great Boat, great crew"
Beautiful boat with a very helpful crew. Never more than 4 divers per dive guide. Great for finding small critters. Excell... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2018   Susie Snowdon
1000+ Dives
 
Dive Damai Full report LiveAboard Komodo   "Beautiful diving, crowded sites"
Dive Demaii contunes to have great service and is an outstanding boat. This was a charter with Coral Reef Aliiance so it was great... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
7/2018   Sherry M. Wren
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Dive Damai Full report LiveAboard Raja Ampat   "Spectacular diving , so so operator"
Did a 10 day liveaboard on the Damai 2 from Sorong. The food, diving, most of the crew and accommodations were great. The currents... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
12/2017   Regina roberts
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Dive Damai Full report LiveAboard 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
3Helpful vote(s) received
Dive Damai Full report LiveAboard Raja Ampat   "Good Trip"
Best food on live aboard so far; excellent staff; This was my second trip on this boat in three or four years. The boat is comfort... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
2/2017   Randy Farleigh
500+ Dives
3Helpful vote(s) received
Dive Damai Full report LiveAboard Alor/East Flores   "Alor aboard the Damai II"
Good, lovely trip and great people on the boat. Our cruise was a Live Aboard Adventures buy out and we were outsiders to the grou... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2016   Lauren Greider
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Dive Damai Full report LiveAboard Raja Ampat   "Raja Ampat - fantastic trip aboard Dama 1"
This was our first trip to Indonesia, split into 6 days at Lembeh Resort, followed by a 1 week Raja Ampat liveaboard on Damai. Wh... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2016   Chris Watt
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Dive Damai/ Damia 1 Full report LiveAboard Komodo/Alor   "Fabulous Komodo on Damai 1"
This was our second fabulous trip on Damai 1 (previous Ambon - Banda- Sarong). The ship is a beautiful, comfortable 130'. Cabins ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
12/2014   leonard conway
500+ Dives
 
Dive Damai Full report LiveAboard Ambon to Triton Bay   "Great Boat/Crew with Challenging Dive Conditions"
The original itinerary for this 12 night live- aboard trip was to start in Ambon then on to the Banda Islands, next diving the Forg... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
10/2015   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Dive Damai Full report LiveAboard Raja Ampat   "Raja Ampat, Indonesia"
Long flight broken up with a 2 night stay in Bali. About 35 or more hours to get to the Damai II which was beautiful and well car... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
3/2015   Anne Warburton
500+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Dive Damai Full report LiveAboard     "The Trip We Could Not Take"
The Trip We Could Not Take We divers are quick to complain about service we perceive as substandard, but we are not a... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
9/2015   Rickie Sterne/Chris Button
1000+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Dive Damai Full report LiveAboard Forgotten Islands   "Diving at it's best"
The Forgotten Island trip on the Damai II began in Tual and ended in Maumere. As usual Giel and Gerry meet and return divers from ... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
4/2015   Mike Cavanaugh
1000+ Dives
 
Dive Damai/ Damai I Full report LiveAboard 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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Dive Damai/ Damai I Full report LiveAboard 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
3Helpful vote(s) received
Dive Damai/ Damai II Full report LiveAboard     "Damai, great trip!"
Great boat, comfy, good camera facilities, guides fantastic, diving great. Everything went like clockwork. ... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
12/2013   Deborah Berglund
1000+ Dives
 
Dive Damai Full report LiveAboard Komodo Islands   Cabin 6 is the largest room with high ceilings. About 450 square feet at the stern of the ship. Private balcony except when crew ... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
12/2013   Garry Gough
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Dive Damai/ Damai II Full report LiveAboard 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
 
Dive Damai/ Damai 2 Full report LiveAboard Maumere to Ambon to Kupang   The bad. . . Central AC meant all ACs needed to run 24/ 7 otherwise if one was turned off caused problems. This meant many times it ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2013   Mike Elliott
1000+ Dives
 
Dive Damai/ Damai I Full report LiveAboard Cendrawasih Bay   Fabulous! Two week trip starting in Biak, ending in Manokwari. All the main sites in Cendrawasih Bay noted in _Diving Indonesia's ... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
8/2013   John Sommerer
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Dive Damai Full report LiveAboard Komodo   This is an beautiful Indonesian wooden boat with an awesome crew! While we were on board, there were 17 crew/ 8 guests. We booked ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
2/2013   Gari Sisk
500+ Dives
 
Dive Damai Full report LiveAboard Sorong to Ambon   This September we took our fourth trip on the Damai I, and we are happy to report that the boat and the service are still top- notc... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
9/2012   linda rutherford
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Dive Damai Full report LiveAboard Cenderawasih Bay   WHALE SHARKS! I had the opportunity to dive with whale sharks a number of years ago in the Galapagos and, when I read about the w... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
9/2012   David E Reubush
1000+ Dives
 
Dive Damai Full report LiveAboard Raja Ampat   This was my 3rd trip to Raja Ampat and 2nd there with Burt Jones in 3 years. You might get the impression from this that I like t... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
3/2012   David E Reubush
1000+ Dives
 
Dive Damai Full report LiveAboard Cenderawasih Bay   In late June of 2012, my college daughter and I journeyed to the West Papuan airport of Nabire and began an 11- night itinerary abo... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
7/2012   Michael Emerson
500+ Dives
 
Dive Damai Full report LiveAboard Raja Ampat   This is arguably the best dive live aboard in existence today. It's spacious and has 10 guests maximum. It travels about 5 knots... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2012   Daniel Benson
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Dive Damai Full report LiveAboard Ambon to Triton Bay   This is the most beautiful liveaboard we've ever done. Crew is fabulous, food is worthy of 5- star restaurant rating. Wine, beer a... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
3/2011   Janet Czapski
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Dive Damai Full report LiveAboard Komodo   In October 2010, we enjoyed an eleven night cruise from Komodo to Bali. We had great diving, outstanding service and tasty meals. ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2010   Linda Rutherford & Ron Welf
500+ Dives
 
Damai Full report LiveAboard Raja Ampat, Triton Bay   In mid March, my teenage daughter and I spent 12 days aboard the newest Indonesian liveaboard, the MSY Damai. We flew from Jakart... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
3/2010   Michael Emerson
500+ Dives
 
Dive Damai/ MSY Damai Full report LiveAboard 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
 
Dive Damai Full report LiveAboard Komodo   This was a shakedown cruise on the new boat. The owner, Alberto Reija, formerly cruise director with his wife Olga on Kararu's Vo... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2009   Dave Van Rooy
1000+ Dives
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1Helpful vote(s) received
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