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Dive Review of Lutwala Dive/Alam Gili in
Indonesia/Gili Trawangan

Lutwala Dive/Alam Gili: "Relaxed diving, coral needs time to recover", Feb, 2015,

by James Lyon, CA, US ( 1 report with 1 Helpful vote). Report 8127 has 1 Helpful vote.

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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 3 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments We were looking for an escape from China during Chinese New Year and wanted a place that my younger daughter (10 yrs old) could finish up her OW certification. We chose Gili T as an alternate to Bali (have dove North East Shore, but not appropriate for a fresh OW). Having checked the diver operators as well as J. Woolley's March 2013 report (#6943), we settled on Lutwala Dive. This happen to be a bit of a coincidence, as we had already planned to stay at Alam Gili (which is 3 doors down from the dive shop), having stayed many time with the Alam Group on Bali.

Our holiday was not ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Lutwala Dive   Alam Gili

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Bali, Thailand, Philippines, Maldives, Caribbean, Taiwan, China, Australia
Closest Airport Denpasar Getting There Fly DPS and take a fast boat (recommend Gili Cat) to Gili T

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 28-30°C / 82-86°F Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 15-25 M / 49-82 Ft

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Very relaxed with your guide - can run a deeper profile than the DM if your training allows - just stay within visible site with your buddy.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 1 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 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Reasonable set up, but you are diving from a banca boat- so no rinse tub on board. This is of minimal concerns, as you are back to the shop i ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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