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Dive Review of Grand Komodo -- Putri Papua in
Indonesia/Raja Ampat & Misool

Grand Komodo -- Putri Papua: "PUTRI PAPUA Saved Our vacation from Covid-19", May, 2023,

by Toshihisa Tsunoda , Tokyo, JP (Contributor Contributor 19 reports with 5 Helpful votes). Report 12628.

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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 N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
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Comments PUTRI PAPUA Saved Our vacation from Covid-19.
The April 2020 Pearl of Papua cruise was cancelled due to the Indonesian border blockade, we asked MV.Pearl of Papua to reschedule the April 2020 cruise for May 2023. However, Pearl of Papua didnít accept our offer. Our payment for 12 divers is still in her pocket,
Due to their repeated requests for changes in conditions and large additional fees made us uneasy about Pearl of Papua, so we decided to look for another live-aboard tailored to our vacation schedule.
Finally Ground Komodo arranged MV Putri Papua for us according to the schedul ... 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 Cayman, Bahama, Red Sea, Maldives, Thailand, Micronesia, Okinawa, Fiji, Tonga, Solomon Islands, GBR, Malaysia, Tanzania, Brunei, most places in Indonesia, Philippines and PNG
Closest Airport Sorong Getting There Tokyo Jakarta Sorong
Long layover in Jakarta

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas no currents
Water Temp 27-29°C / 81-84°F Wetsuit Thickness 0
Water Visibility 20-30 M / 66-98 Ft

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions No!
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas 1 or 2
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 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Since we could dive without any restriction, I had a sufficient time to shoot video and photos. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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