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Dive Review of Two Fish Divers in

Two Fish Divers: "Sept 2016 Muck & Critters", Sep, 2016,

by Robert S Kuhn, IL, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 11 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 9223.

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

Accommodations 4 stars Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 5 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments We spent 5 days at Two Fish Lembeh and had a wonderful vacation doing some serious muck and critter diving. Most of the divers were serious photographers and they certainly had lots to photograph. This is truly the muck/critter diving capital of the world. No walls or huge coral formations but there are some smaller ones in the shallows. Water temperature was from 79-82F with visibility from 40 70 ft. We had Heskel who without a doubt was the best guide and true expert at finding critters and and identification on his slate. Bring along a 10X magnifying glass to see some of the critters or a macro camera lens. Dives were as long as you air lasted and Nitrox is available. Some dives were up to 75 mins with several minutes in the shallower areas to safely off gas. This is small critter diving and a photographers paradise.

The food was very good with made to order breakfast every day with a large buffet lunch and dinner. Everyone sat at a long communal table with the buffet table close by. Internet WIFI was slow but reliable and available in the lounge/bar area.

I had a medical issue (no fault of the resort) and had to have an emergency unplanned evening trip to Manado. Two Fish was right there the whole time making arrangements, transfers, interpreter, providing oxygen and making sure I was taken care of. They even accompanied me to the hospital and followed up afterwards. Robyn and Scott the resident managers were the best.

Spend a week at Two Fish Lembeh then another week in Bunaken for two very different types of diving as they are just a few hours from each other with transfers easily make through Two Fish.
Websites Two Fish Divers   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Philippines, Palau, Truk/Chuuk, Caribbean, Indonesia
Closest Airport Manado Getting There US - S. Korea - Singapore - Indonesia (Manado)

Dive Conditions

Weather rainy Seas calm
Water Temp 79-82°F / 26-28°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 40-70 Ft/ 12-21 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Dive small groups, dive as long as your air lasts with computers. lots of time spent under 30ft. to off gas.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish 4 stars
Small Critters 5 stars Large Fish 1 stars
Large Pelagics N/A

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

Subject Matter 5 stars Boat Facilities 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 5 stars Shore Facilities 4 stars
UW Photo Comments Muck and Critter capitol of the world. Bring everything you need as there are no supplies local. Pack very carefully. We had the best guide - Heskel
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By Jeff Moore in FL, US at Feb 23, 2019 22:48 EST  
I'm about to book a trip here for Sept. 15-29.I know that there is no a.c.,but was it too uncomfortable with just a fan.Was the food good and plentiful?
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