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Dive Review of Dolphin Dive School in
Indonesia/Lombok

Dolphin Dive School: "Great price, great DM, operation is average", Aug, 2019,

by Eileen J Councill, xx, China (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 11 reports with 6 Helpful votes). Report 11049.

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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
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
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Comments This was dirt cheap diving. The dive operation has room for improvement, but not in safety or things that really matter. It's more professionalism. Here are some examples: 1) told to meet at 8:30 am in the lobby. We were never picked up before 8:55 am. We were never told they were running late despite the office manager having our Wechat and using that for constant communication. 2) First day diving, my husband and I have 1000 dives collectively and we were paired with 2 brand new OW divers. As you can imagine, it didn't go well. The first 25 minutes of the dive, the DM was having to attend to their needs. The second half, he was awesome and really worked hard to please us. He was put in a bad position. 3) For second dive, we were told to gear up and get in. We did. My husband and I and the DM were in the water holding onto the boat. We waited 15 minutes in the water for the ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Dolphin Dive School   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Red Sea, Galapagos, Bali, Egypt, Philippines, Indonesia, Caribbean, Indian Ocean, Mozambique, South Africa, Hawaii, Pacific, Palau, Guam, Yap, Maldives, Lembeh Strait, Kenya, UAE, Oman
Closest Airport Lombok (LOP) Getting There Fly to Bali, fly to Lombok or take a ferry. Flights are cheaper and easier than the ferry.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, no currents
Water Temp 80-81°F / 27-27°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 20-80 Ft/ 6-24 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Always stay with guide
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available?

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 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 1 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments They offered no photographic assistance...no rinse bucket, no place for camera storage, etc. I have a small unit ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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