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Dive Review of Gaia Love in
Indonesia/Raja Ampat

Gaia Love: "Outstanding Odyssey to Raja Ampat", Nov, 2023,

by Lee Fenner, OH, US (Contributor Contributor 12 reports with 5 Helpful votes). Report 12803.

Photos Submitted with this Report


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Manta Ray Ghost Pipefish Wobbegong shark Scorpionfish Spiny Waspfish
Hard Coral Soft Coral Scorpionfish Estuarine Stonefish Wobbegong shark
Yellow-Mask Angelfish Spiny Flathead

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 1 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments Seasick Productions/Haas Photography organized group trip. Clockwork perfection.

Highly recommend Singapore Airlines business class for the long legs. We were premium economy from JFK to Singapore, 18+30 hours. Seats reclined and were great for that class, but being able to lay flat in business worth the extra money. We confirmed that in business class on the way back. Singapore Airlines, $2,800 round trip JFK to Jakarta; premium economy there, business back. Business a ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Gaia Love   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Great Lakes, Alaska & BC, Oahu, Kona, Kauai, Galapagos, Fl keys, Bahamas, Bonaire, Cozumel, Roatan, Saba, Philippines, Red Sea, Truk, Kosrae, Little and Grand Cayman, and Indonesia
Closest Airport Sorong, Indonesia Getting There Cleveland - JFK - Singapore - Jakarta - Sorong. Delta to JFK. Singapore Airlines: JFK to Jakarta, Garuda Indonesia: Jakarta to Sorong

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 80-84°F / 27-29°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 20-100 Ft/ 6-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions dive computer, stay with guide, notify at 1500 and 500 psi, no deco. dives mostly lasted at least 60 minutes.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

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 individual camera rinse tanks across from dive station. crew took your camera rig from the individual rinse tank to ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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