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Dive Review of Dive Damai in
Indonesia/Raja Ampat

Dive Damai: "Damai 1 - Kaimana to Ambon", Mar, 2023,

by Chris Hardham, FL, US (Reviewer Reviewer 3 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 12805.

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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 3 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments I was on a 10-day trip that started in Triton Bay and ended in the Banda Sea. I would first like to say the crew on Damai 1 was very accommodating and took extremely good care of everybody in our group.

The Good
The DIVING
We enjoyed a day of diving with whale sharks the first day and this set the level of expectation. It was amazing to be so close to these gentle giants. All of our dives had amazingly healthy coral and p ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Bonaire, Wakitobi, Galapagos Islands, Florida, Bali, Hawaii
Closest Airport Kaimana Getting There The flights do get exhausting as it is best to check into the FM7 in Jakarta to rest before the midnight flight. From Florida it took me 5 days and 7 flights to get to Kaimana. Because the reliability of the final flight, we were forced to arrive a day early to ensure we were on the boat before departure.

Dive Conditions

Weather Seas calm, choppy, currents, no currents
Water Temp -°F / -°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 30-100 Ft/ 9-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks > 2
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 Each station had its own rinse for camera and the camera room had a good area and some storage. The crew was ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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