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Dive Review of Critter Junkies in
Indonesia/Ambon

Critter Junkies: "Incredible Muck Diving, Same Sites Multiple Times", Nov, 2019,

by Lisa C. Evans, CO, US (Sr. Contributor Sr. Contributor 24 reports with 11 Helpful votes). Report 11854 has 1 Helpful vote.

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food N/A
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
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Snorkeling N/A
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Beginners 4 stars
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Comments This was the first backpacker-type dive operation I've dove with, so it was a new experience. Just a dive shop on Ambon Bay, run by the owner/manager but staffed by young people from around the world and couple local dive guides. I was told I could do several boat dives over the 3 days I was there (between other dive destinations) ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving GBR, Philippines x 5, Raja Ampat x 3, Komodo, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Lembeh, Caribbean, Bali, Palau, Yap, Red Sea, Maldives, Ambon, Sulawesi, etc
Closest Airport Ambon Getting There domestic airlines from Jakarta or other Indonesian cities

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, currents, no currents
Water Temp 80-81°F / 27-27°C Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 60-70 Ft/ 18-21 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 2 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 Space to deal with your camera, dedicated rinse tank. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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Subscriber's Comments

By Dave Eagleray in Ubud, ID at Jan 31, 2022 00:44 EST  
Did you have to quarantine 7 days in Jakarta or Manado, before going on to Ambon?
By report author: Lisa C. Evans in CO, US at Jan 31, 2022 10:06 EST  
This was pre pandemic. I'll clarify. It was fall 2029
By report author: Lisa C. Evans in CO, US at Jan 31, 2022 10:06 EST  
This was pre pandemic. I'll clarify. It was fall 2029
By report author: Lisa C. Evans in CO, US at Jan 31, 2022 10:10 EST  
2019
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