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Dive Review of Arenui in
Indonesia

Arenui: "The Dragon and More", Sep, 2022,

by Rose Mueller , MO, US (Sr. Contributor Sr. Contributor 27 reports with 13 Helpful votes). Report 12060 has 1 Helpful vote.

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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 5 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments The stars are difficult as we had problems with the cruise directors after the very first dive. Thankfully, I'd written the owner, Luigi and he assured me there would be NO age discrimination or pairing of divers without the same experience. Our first dive was a disaster with the other two holding hands and a fear of going below 40'. I'm sure Davide called Luigi and he said to give us our own divemaster, Ronald. Had they not, it would have been unbearable. Many of the divers were literally dressed and undressed. They did not want any current or to ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Arenui   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Most places it's warm
Closest Airport Bali or Jakarta Getting There UA wanted 11K for coach tickets EACH! We used miles and circumvented the world as Magellan. Some did San Fran to Singapore and then on to Bali. We did St. Louis to London to Bangkok to Bali.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas no currents
Water Temp 74-80°F / 23-27°C Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 20-60 Ft/ 6-18 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions The diving is totally controlled. Liability is a huge issue with the operator.
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 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments There is a bucket for soaking the cameras and a few tables around to use. The current is 240. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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