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Dive Review of Pearl of Papua in
Indonesia/Raja Ampat

Pearl of Papua : "Destination has changed but excellent operation.", Nov, 2019,

by Toshihisa Tsunoda , Sumida, JP (Contributor Contributor 12 reports with 5 Helpful votes). Report 11311.

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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 4 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments Raja Ampat is a remote place to Europeans and Americans. From 2018 Garuda flies from Jakarata to Sorong directly, though very expansive. Aian divers get to Sorong with only 2 flights from Singapore, Japan and Manila,
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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, Brunei, most places in Indonesia, Philippines and PNG
Closest Airport Sorong Getting There Non stop flight from Jakarta

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas choppy
Water Temp 28-29°C / 82-84°F Wetsuit Thickness 0
Water Visibility 20-30 M / 66-98 Ft

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions 60 minutes
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 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
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