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Dive Review of Aggressor Fleet in
Indonesia/Komodo Islands

Aggressor Fleet: "Disappointing visibility and lots of trash on the surface", Jan, 2019,

by Rene Cote, VA, US ( 2 reports with 4 Helpful votes). Report 10834 has 4 Helpful votes.

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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
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Comments Indo Aggressor: The ship has a pretty high staff-to-diver ratio; there were around 20 crew plus 4 dive guides and 1 in training, and to top it off, my visit was during the off season and we only had 8 divers (versus 16). The service was superb and friendly. Crew washed & hung the wetsuits, moved & rinsed camera gear, and kept the deck and living spaces clean. The ship is a little weathered, but kept pretty clean, and everything worked. My cabin was adequate, and due to low guest count I had it to myself. It would have been a little snug with 2 divers. The bathroom was rather large compared to other Aggressors I have been on - big shower, and lots of elbow room; the only negative was that the shower curtain had some mildew. Meals were plentiful and the chef was really good… it was too much food for me; I gained 4 pounds.

Dive Operations: My first surprise was how new the crew seemed to be. Other liveaboards I’ve been on had guides who had spent years with that ship. The lead guide Diego had just recently joined the team ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Aggressor Fleet   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving All the Cayman Islands, Cozumel, St. Croix, Turks/Caicos, Grand Turks, Bahamas, St Marteen, Saba, St Kitts, Roatan, Utila, Bonaire, Curacao, Tobago, Belize, Hawaii, Palua, Yap, Okinawa, Florida Keys
Closest Airport Labuan Bajo (LBJ) Getting There All the guests flew to Bali (DPS); I went there 3 days early to recover from jet lag. Then you fly Garuda Airlines to Labuan Bajo (LBJ).

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 78-83°F / 26-28°C Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 10-30 Ft/ 3-9 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Despite being an Aggressor franchise yacht, the crew did not allow divers to do their own dives. The dive briefings always repeated "stay with the guide"
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments The camera table is on the dive deck under cover of a roof; though in a storm water sprays onto the table. The charging stations were in ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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