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Dive Review of Sulawesi Dive Quest in
Indonesia/Lembeh Straits

Sulawesi Dive Quest, Feb, 2005,

by Sally Schroeder, Fla, USA . Report 1607.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving 6 prior trips to Indonesia, Egypt, Thailand, Malaysia, 12-15 different Caribbean destinations
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, rainy, cloudy Seas calm, currents
Water Temp 70 to 74 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 15 to 40 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions no specific time limit or profile limit within recreational limits
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 2 stars Tropical Fish 3 stars
Small Critters 5 stars Large Fish 1 stars
Large Pelagics 1 stars

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter 5 stars Boat Facilities 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 5 stars Shore Facilities 4 stars
UW Photo Comments electrical needs powere on anytime you requested during the day and on all night. Extra plugs & adaptors really found when asked for.

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations 4 stars Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude 4 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 1 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 1 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments First class diving location. This operator is very small, friendly,helpful, really caters to individual desires on what you would like to see, dive sites, food you like to eat etc. All local staff and ownership. Clean rooms, mosquito nets, tiled bathrooms, flush toilets. Basically a really nice little place right on the beach with porch.
No negative comments here!

Absolutely excellent locale for those bizarre critters, muck diving at its best. All 3 dive guides are excellent. Critter wish list board determines where they will take you along with the currents. Doldrums weather all year round means some rain some sun daily.
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