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Dive Review of Bastianos in
Indonesia/Bunaken

Bastianos: "A revisit", May, 2019,

by John E. Keith, UT, US (Sr. Contributor Sr. Contributor 27 reports with 5 Helpful votes). Report 10930.

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 3 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 4 stars
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Comments To finish our Indonesia trip (see my reviews of Papua Explorers and Papua Paradise), we went to Bastianos on Bunaken, where we had a great experience in 2017 (see my review). We flew from Sorong to Manado on Lion Air - a TRULY low cost airline (all checked baggage is charged; meals or snacks inlcuding drinks were sold) but they were on time. We dived 4 days. Once again, the staff was very good, although th ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Egypt, Florida, California, Caribbean, Mexico, Hawaii, Australia, Maldives, Indonesia
Closest Airport Manado Getting There Sorong to Manado via Lion Air

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy Seas surge, no currents
Water Temp 82-84°F / 28-29°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 25-75 Ft/ 8-23 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Come up together; time was limited to less than an hour
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 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 We used the camera room because our room was air conditioned and I prefer not to temperature str ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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