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Dive Review of Biodiversity in
Indonesia/Raja Ampat

Biodiversity: "Delightful experience diving Raja Ampat", Oct, 2019,

by Ed zkenney, WA, US ( 1 report). Report 11616.

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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 4 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments My wife and I enjoyed a wonderful 10 day stay in Raja Ampat at the outstanding Biodiversity Resort. It is run by a Catalan couple who are very active in the school and community affairs on Gam island and worked hard to make our dive vacation work for us. We hiked to see Red Bir ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Biodiversity   Biodiversity

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Puget Sound, Hawaii, Florida. St. John, Bonaire, Curacao, Caymans, Bahamas, Belize, Spain, Apo Island, Anilao, Palau, Fiji, Bali, Lembeh Strait, Bangka, Sulawesi North and South, Komodo, Raja Ampat
Closest Airport Sorong Getting There Jakarta to Sorong

Dive Conditions

Weather windy, cloudy Seas currents
Water Temp 78-82°F / 26-28°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 40- Ft/ 12- M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions No touching of coral or disturbing invertebrates for photographers, buddy checks, no diving at sites with recent saltwater crocodile sightings
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available?

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas Squadrons
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 I carried a small Nikon pocket size underwater camera with me and the dive guides treated it carefully. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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