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Dive Review of Grand Komodo -- Raja Ampat Explorer/Explorer and RADL in
Indonesia/Raja ampat

Grand Komodo -- Raja Ampat Explorer/Explorer and RADL: "Raja Ampat Explorer and Dive Lodge Dream Trip", Nov, 2014,

by carl berenson, WA, US (Reviewer Reviewer 5 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 7909.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Solomon Islands, Fiji, Sulawesi, Komodo, Bali, Cozumel, key largo.puget sound
Closest Airport Sorong Getting There Manado Sorong

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas
Water Temp 85 to 90 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility to Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions 60 mins was the request but could go longer.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins Schools 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 RADL set up in your own room. Rinse tank at dive shop. Explorers had table in dining room for each photographer. Rinse take and care handling equipment from dinghy ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

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 Dream dive trip began with three dives in gangga at Bangka island. Plush resort there.
Great service then flight to Sorong and speedboat after Sorong overnight to raja ampat dive lodge. Check out the website. Good food and great diving the damper strait dive sites. Beginners stay home. Lots of fish and variety of coral, soft, hard, ...bi ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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