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Dive Review of Murex Dive Resorts & Live-Aboards/Murex Bangka in
Indonesia/Manado

Murex Dive Resorts & Live-Aboards/Murex Bangka: "Small, friendly resort on Bankga island", Jun, 2017,

by Michael N. Hofman, CA, US (Contributor Contributor 17 reports with 7 Helpful votes). Report 9958.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Fiji, Palau, Caribbean, Hawaii, Mozambique, etc. etc.
Closest Airport Manado Getting There arrive and manado and resort transfers are by car and boat

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 80 to 82 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 60 to 80 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions dive times of maybe 60 minutes but not strictly enforced
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 3 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 2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Carried gear into the boat and camera room was fine with plenty of room (I was the only one with a camera that didn't fit in a bc pocker) ... 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 N/A
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling 4 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
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Comments This was our third trip to Murex Bangka and once again we had a wonderful time. Don't go here if you want a five star experience, but do go here if you want great diving, great dive professionals, very friendly staff and a relaxed atmosphere. This resort has been here for a numbe ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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