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Dive Review of Seven Seas in
Indonesia/East of Flores

Seven Seas: "Beautiful dives and Remote Islands", Oct, 2018,

by Suzi, TX, US ( 2 reports with 4 Helpful votes). Report 10588 has 4 Helpful votes.

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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 5 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
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Comments My husband and I just returned in early October from 12 days on the Seven Seas, East of Flores. We were interested in an area that was remote and off the beaten track, and this was perfect. After a few days in Bali to decompress, we took a short flight to Maumere, Flores and were met by Karl, the cruise director for a transfer to the ship. The Seven Seas has so many repeat visitors, that, out of 15 divers on board, there were only 5 of us who were new. The ship is beautiful -- spacious cabins w/ en-suite baths in each, and com ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Seven Seas   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Palau, Saba, Mexico, Honduras, Belize, Turks and Caicos, Cuba, Hawaii, Fiji, Cuba
Closest Airport Maumere, Flores Getting There 2 hour flight from Denpasar, Bali - excess baggage charges on Lion Air on return but all flights on time.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, currents
Water Temp 72-77°F / 22-25°C Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 60-90 Ft/ 18-27 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales > 2
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 The Seven Seas doesn't have a dedicated camera room, but for our trip, there were only 2 large cameras and 1 large video camera. All the other divers had smaller units, so there wa ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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Subscriber's Comments

By Gregory S Bruce in WA, US at Oct 29, 2018 12:41 EST  
Nice report- Thanks! Can I ask how much the trip cost? I went to the Seven Seas website, but no rates are shown. Also, was food a mix of Indonesian and Western? Thanks again.
By report author: Suzi in TX, US at Oct 29, 2018 13:39 EST  
Hi Gregory, Sure -- it was $5940 per person for 12 nights, including everything but alcohol, shore excursion on Alor and massage. Yes, the food was a mix -- plenty of curries and Indonesian soups, but always a variety available. Thanks!
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