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Dive Review of Amira in
Indonesia/Raja Ampat

Amira: "AMIRA in Raja Ampat: the best", Nov, 2016,

by ann mcgrath, VA, US (Sr. Contributor Sr. Contributor 20 reports with 7 Helpful votes). Report 9319 has 2 Helpful votes.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Caribbean, Thailand, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Indonesia, Galapagos
Closest Airport Sorong Getting There Jakarta or makassar

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, cloudy Seas calm, currents
Water Temp 84 to 86 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 20 to 50 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Restricted only by nitrox limits
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins 1 or 2 Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 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 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Good sized camera room, but if there are more than 8 cameras, it may get crowded. Crew always put my camer ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

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 5 stars
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Beginners 1 stars
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Comments AMIRA is seriously the best liveaboard I've been on, and I've been on a lot!

The boat is very spacious, not only lots of room in the cabin and salon, but on the boat overall. I had the single cabin, smaller than the huge double cabins, but had tons of room, two portholes, lots of hooks for hanging clothes, more storage than I could use, a safe, a fire extinguisher and emergency light. The video on safety features makes sure everything is covered. The bathrooms are lined in a mosaic of stone and tile. There was always plenty of hot water!

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By Gabrielle Villarino in ZZ, TH at Nov 21, 2016 00:26 EST  
Thanks Ann !! WE TRY our best to be the BEST !! Gabrielle - MSV AMIRA
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