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Dive Review of White Manta in
Indonesia/Sangalaki

White Manta: "A week off Borneo", Jul, 2022,

by Richard Blackburn, GA, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 10 reports with 5 Helpful votes). Report 11983.

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Dino & Dinosaur Egg Nudi White tip shark baby my 1500th dive, wife's 500th

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
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments The boat was a floating hotel. Rooms were spacious. Beds were comfortable. They made the beds while you were diving. En suite bathrooms were large and included sink, toilet, & large shower.

Food was plentiful, delicious and satisfying.

The Crew was amazing and helped you whatever you were doing.

Diving -- The ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving USVI, FL, GA, TN, AL, MO, Japan, CA, Mexico (Yucatan), Bahamas, Bonaire, Roatan, Baja California, Bali, Komodo
Closest Airport Kalimarau Airport Getting There It took 3 flights and an overnight layover to get there from Singapore. Boat supplies round trip transfers from airport

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, cloudy Seas calm, currents, no currents
Water Temp 83-85°F / 28-29°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 30-100 Ft/ 9-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions There was a dive master in the water with each group of 4 divers. "Stay above/behind your DM"
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 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 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments An entire room dedicated to cameras. Individual "cubes" with multiple plugs and USB ports. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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