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Dive Review of Tompotika Dive Lodge in
Indonesia/Central Sulawesi

Tompotika Dive Lodge: "Amazing Service and Diving in Remote Location", Oct, 2018,

by Lisa C. Evans, CO, US (Sr. Contributor Sr. Contributor 21 reports with 7 Helpful votes). Report 10564.

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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 N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
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Comments This lodge has the best customer service I have ever experienced on a dive trip. They have a very high quality operation, and very nice facilities. The rooms are great - big and clean and beautiful. The dining area was very pleasant and the food was exceptional - a huge variety of tasty dishes in a very remote location - I don't know how they got some of those ingredients, though there was lots of local dishes too. The d ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving GBR, Philippines x 5, Raja Ampat x 3, Komodo, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Lembeh, Caribbean, Bali, Palau, Yap, Red Sea, Maldives, Ambon, Sulawesi, etc
Closest Airport Luwuk Getting There Flew from Ternate via Makassar, but you can get there from Jakarta via Makassar, too. Several domestic airlines fly to Luwuk. Oh yeah, and then there's a 3-hour car ride on a small and windy road, which we did at night - but it was worth it!

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, choppy, no currents
Water Temp 77-82°F / 25-28°C Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 10-60 Ft/ 3-18 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions We stayed with the DM - topography is complex. Generally an hour dive, though we could stay longer if we had bottom time left.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins 1 or 2 Whale Sharks None
Turtles None 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 N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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