Main Menu
Join Undercurrent on Facebook

The Private, Exclusive Guide for Serious Divers Since 1975 | |
For Divers since 1975
The Private, Exclusive Guide for Serious Divers Since 1975
"Best of the Web: scuba tips no other
source dares to publish" -- Forbes
X
 

Dive Review of Amira in
Indonesia/Raja Ampat

Amira: "Great Diving and Service on the Amira", Dec, 2018,

by K Hansen, IL, US ( 2 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 10838 has 2 Helpful votes.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 5 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
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments Had a fantastic experience on the Amira, a beautiful phinisi with ten wonderful days of diving and an outstanding service-oriented crew.

Diving in Rajat Ampat lived up to its reputation with gardens of healthy coral and blizzards of fish. The diving was a combination of pinnacles and walls, including some sites with interesting topography - arches/swim throughs. Currents ranged from minimal to somewhat strong where we used reef hooks. The Divemasters were excellent. They managed the dives well, worked with the boat crew to drop us at the correct location for the dive, managed a few negative entries due to current, and were excellent at finding both small and large stuff. We saw Wobbegong, Walking, and Black Tip, White tip ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Caribbean, Hawaii, Mexico, Maldives, Galapogos
Closest Airport Sorong Getting There International to Jakarta, Jakarta to Sorong via Makassar

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy, cloudy Seas calm, choppy, currents
Water Temp -°F / -°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility - Ft/ - M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Mostly 60 minutes but some up to 70 minutes.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots 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 N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments I did not use the camera room. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Was this report helpful to you?
Report currently has 2 Helpful votes

Subscriber's Comments

By peter bernsteinin FL, US at Feb 02, 2019 08:12 EST  
good report
By PAUL BISBEEin CA, US at Feb 09, 2019 01:07 EST  
Report should be listed as a LIVEABOARD.
Leave a comment (Subscribers only -- 200 words max)
Subscribers can comment here
 

Subscribe Now
Subscribers can post comments, ask the reviewer questions, as well as getting immediate and complete access to ALL 1147 dive reviews of Indonesia and all other dive destinations. Complete access to all issues and Chapbooks is also included.

 
Featured Links from Our Sponsors
Interested in becoming a sponsor?
Dive Discovery Indonesia
Dive Discovery Indonesia
Diving this stunning diverse country leaves you breathless and wanting more. Divers have returned time and time again, rewarding happy photographers.
Island Dreams Travel
Island Dreams Travel
Island Dreams specializes in dive travel to Indonesia. We've dived it many times ourselves, and stand ready to customize your Indonesia scuba diving adventure.

Want to assemble your own collection of Indonesia reports in one place?
Use the Mini Chapbook Facility to create your personalized collection.

Note: The information here was reported by the author above, but has NOT been reviewed nor edited by Undercurrent prior to posting on our website. Please report any major problems by writing to us and referencing the report number above.

Undercurrent Home


Get more dive info like these and other important scuba updates sent monthly to your email.
And a FREE Recent Issue of Undercurrent

Free Undercurrent Issue
Get a free
monthly email and
a sample issue!


Find in  

| Home | Online Members Area | My Account | Login | Join |
| Travel Index | Dive Resort & Liveaboard Reviews | Featured Reports | Recent Issues | Back Issues |
| Dive Gear Index | Health/Safety Index | Environment & Misc. Index | Seasonal Planner | Blogs | Free Articles | Book Picks | News |
| Special Offers | RSS | FAQ | About Us | Contact Us | Links |

Copyright © 1996-2019 Undercurrent (www.undercurrent.org)
3020 Bridgeway, Ste 102, Sausalito, Ca 94965
All rights reserved.

Page computed and displayed in 0.92 seconds