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CHERTAN Full report N   MILNE BAY   Best macro boat diving in the world!I have spent over six months on the Chertan in nine years and have never been disappointed, I... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
11/2006   David McKowen
1000+ Dives
 
CHERTAN Full report Y   Milne Bay   This was our 59th foreign dive trip, 7th trip to PNG and our 6th on the CHERTAN. We like this boat, the crew and Captian Rob van ... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
8/2004   Allan & Barbara Jones
1000+ Dives
 
Chertan Full report Y   Milne Bay   MV Chertan is a first- class dive operation run by Rob van Der Loos. He's authored a book on Milne bay creatures and is a wizard a... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
5/2003   Bill and Ruth Maki
500+ Dives
 
Chertan Full report Y   Milne Bay   The best dive boat in the world, I just completed my six or seventh trip on the Chertan in PNG. Rob Vanderloos, the owner- captain, i... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
12/2002   DAVID MCKOWEN
1000+ Dives
 
Chertan Full report Y   Milne Bay   (Scale 1- 10) Overall 10 for muck lovers; 7 for big fish lovers. 75F to 77 F. Visibility good to very good. Muck dives had 40’... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
9/2002   Jim Jenkins
500+ Dives
 
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Chertan Full report Y   Milne Bay   (Scale 1- 10) Overall 10 for muck lovers; 7 for big fish lovers. 75F to 77 F. Visibility good to very good. Muck dives had 40’... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
9/2002   Jim Jenkins
500+ Dives
 
Dancer Fleet/ Star Dancer Full report Y   Milne Bay   Bottom line at the top - Area great, boat and operator just OK. It's a long and expensive trip to get to the boat, which leaves f... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
10/2011   Michael Judd
500+ Dives
 
Dive Walindi/ Liamo Reef / Walindi Full report N   Kimbe Bay   The SPUMS meeting was held at the Liamo Reef Resort, rather than Walindi, because the conference room was the only one large enou... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
5/2008   Sherwood & Judith Smith
1000+ Dives
 
Fabrina Full report Y   [N/A]   P. N. G. is a 1 to 2 days of travel time. watch your luggage weight. Traveled with Blue Horizion Dive shop out of Philadelphia P. A. N... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
8/2006   Kevin Feor
500+ Dives
 
FeBrina Y   Kimbe Bay, Witu, Fathers Reef   "Widespread Dead and Dying Reef"
In general, the reefs were devastated and there were very few fish (big schools of barracuda being the exception). It was shocking... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
10/2018   David Marchese
1000+ Dives
 
Febrina Y   Kimbe, Witu, Fathers Reefs   "Great Crew, Awesome Diving, Smallish Boat"
GREAT CREW, AWESOME DIVING, ADEQUATE BOAT Probably the most challenging part of this trip was just getting to Hoskins on New Br... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
4/2018   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
 
FeBrina Y   Witu Islands, Fathers Reef   "FeBrina Signature Itinerary"
This was probably the favorite liveaboard trip I have every been on. The FeBrina is an older ship but well laid out with little w... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2018   Brian Morrow
500+ Dives
 
Febrina Y   [N/A]   "A little bit of everything in a week"
A week aboard the iconic FeBrina should be on the menu of serious live aboard divers trips. While an older boat, it is comfortable... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
7/2017   Eric Schindler
500+ Dives
 
Febrina/ Walindi Resort Y   Kimbe Bay   "PNG is addictive"
Liveaboard diving on the M/ V Febrina combined with additional shore diving from Walindi Resort. The trip to Papua New Guinea’s... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
9/2015   Leonid Baur
250+ Dives
 
Febrina/ Walindi Resort Y   Kimbe Bay   "PNG is addictive"
Liveaboard diving on the M/ V Febrina combined with additional shore diving from Walindi Resort. The trip to Papua New Guinea’s... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
9/2015   Leonid Baur
250+ Dives
 
Febrina Y   [N/A]   "Great revisit to Febrina Live-aboard and Walindi Plantation"
This was a second visit to Walindi and its partnered Febrina liveaboard. Arrived a couple days early to make sure of getting self ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
5/2015   gloria freund
500+ Dives
 
Febrina Full report Y   Kimbe Bay to Kaviang   Bad is PNG and Air Nuguini. Air fares are high. Flights get cancelled. Just go with the flow you eventually get where you want to ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
5/2011   Jerry L Tuttle
1000+ Dives
 
FeBrina/ Walindi Resort Full report Y   New Britain   Got a discount fare on Qantas with connections through Brisbane from Los Angeles. All flights on time but lots of trouble with wei... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
6/2009   Mary Wicksten
1000+ Dives
 
Febrina Full report Y   Walindi to Rabual   This was the second trip to PNG for my mother and myself, organized by Uncommon Adventures in Southern CA (who organized prior tri... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
7/2007   Jeffrey M Gerstein
100+ Dives
 
FeBrina Full report Y   South Coast of New Britain   Can you actually see too many ghost pipefish? After 10 days on the FeBrina with Alan Raabe maybe the answer is indeed yes. We had... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
3/2007   Nannette & Bill Van Antwerp
500+ Dives
 
Febrina Liveaboard Full report Y   South Coast, New Britain   This is my fourth trip on the Febrina, but my first to their less dove "South Coast" itinerary scheduled only during January- March... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
2/2008   Robert Goren
500+ Dives
 
Golden Dawn Full report Y   eastern fields, ashmore, boot   Air Niuginni runs on island time. Make sure you have an adequate layover if returning to the states via Fiji. No problems with bag... Full report  
4 stars
1 stars  
4/2009   Roberta Beals
250+ Dives
 
Golden Dawn Full report Y   Eastern Fields   Craig DeWit runs a fantastic operation. This is the smallest liveaboard we've done anywhere in the world but it is compact and ex... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
12/2006   Janet & Bob Czapski
500+ Dives
 
Golden Dawn Full report Y   [N/A]Coral Sea   I cannot imagine a more exciting, informative, relaxed and pleasant gastronomic fiesta! Have been on this boat three times. ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
12/2005   Jim Wick
250+ Dives
 
Golden Dawn Full report Y   Madang - Wewak   (Scale 1- 10) Overall: 9. 14 nights out of Madang to the Manus, Hermit and Ninigo Islands south to Wewak. Visibility up to 200’... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
8/2002   Jim Jenkins
500+ Dives
 
Hughes Star Dancer/Walindi Full report N   Kavieng-Kimbe Bay   PRELIMINARIES: Booked with Peter Hughes Diving in Miami. Michelle, Jeff first rate, professional. PREPARATIONS: Brought doubl... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2004   Peter J Maerz
250+ Dives
 
Kabaira Dive Rabaul/ Rapopo N   East New Britain   "Kabaira Dive Rabaul"
East New Britain has nowhere near the reputation that Walindi and West New Britain possesses. I have not experienced Walindi yet, ... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
9/2016   Michael O'Reilly
1000+ Dives
 
La Fabrina Y   New Britain   "La Fabrina from Papua New Guinea"
Had thought that PNG was the Mecca of the dive community. DMs were very good but kept showing us the same fish or nudi that we ha... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
10/2016   Anne Warburton
500+ Dives
 
Lissenung N   Kavieng, New Ireland Province   "Lissenung PNG the greatest little island resort"
Lissenung Diving Resort Dive Log small resort of the year for the past three years as voted by divers. Text and photography by H... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
1/2016   hunter smith
1000+ Dives
 
Lissenung Island Resort N   [N/A]   "Great resort and phenomenal diving"
The quantity and diversity of the fish on all the sites just blew us away. We had just come from the Solomon Islands and thought ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
6/2018   Lisa Jabusch and Steve Nieters
250+ Dives
 
Lissenung Island Resort N   Kavieng   "Great small and personal Lissenung PNG"
Lissenung is simply brilliant. Never mind no hot water showers this is a true ECO resort. The house reef is superb with a school o... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
1/2016   hunter smith
1000+ Dives
 
Lissenung Island Resort N   Kavieng   "Great small and personal Lissenung PNG"
Lissenung is simply brilliant. Never mind no hot water showers this is a true ECO resort. The house reef is superb with a school o... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
1/2016   hunter smith
1000+ Dives
 
Lissenung Island Resort N   New Ireland Island   "Lissenung Island Resort"
It is a small (nine rooms) resort in the middle of nowhere. In spite of that they do a good job. The visibility was not as good as... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2015   Bill Palmer
250+ Dives
 
Lissenung Island Resort Full report N   Kavieng, New Ireland   The Lissenung website is accurate, and contains a good map of the dive sites. See [. . . ] . Ange and Dietmar are friendl... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
8/2009   Bill DuBois
100+ Dives
 
Lissenung Island Resort Full report N   Kavieng   Lori Brown, Chris Green, and Justin Brown Green Lissenung Island Resort, Kavieng, Papua New Guinea A small resort, a long w... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
6/2003   Lori Brown
250+ Dives
 
loloata N   [N/A]   "Three venues in PNG"
Papua New Guinea Diving 2015 Write Up Loloata / Walindi / MV FeBrina This was my 2nd and/ or 4th time diving in these three are... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
6/2015   Mel Cundiff
1000+ Dives
 
Loloata Full report N   Coral Sea / Port Moresby   This was the second week of a two week trip to PNG. The first week at Walindi is covered in a separate report. Loloata is about... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2007   Gene Huff
500+ Dives
 
Loloata Full report N   Port Moresby   Loloata Resort on Bootless Bay in Papua New Guinea is located on a small island about 30 minutes by car then 15 minutes by boat fr... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
3/2007   Nannette & Bill Van Antwerp
500+ Dives
 
Loloata Island Full report N   [N/A]   This place is quite under- rated as a dive destination. Everything I'd read described it as a stopover or alternative to staying i... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
7/2005   Jill Rain
250+ Dives
 
Loloata Island Resort N   Loloata Island   "Muck diving at Lion Island is exciting!"
The service at Loloata Island Resort is as good as it's always been. I've visited 3 times since the 90's and have never been disa... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
3/2015   Roger D Roth
1000+ Dives
 
Loloata Island Resort Full report N   Port Moresby   This was my second trip to Loloata Resort, Dik Knight has put this resort together as a much better option for overnighting in the... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
12/2003   LeRoy Anderson
250+ Dives
 
Loloata Island Resort Full report N   [N/A]   Lori Brown, Chris Green, and Justin Brown Green Loloata Island Resort, Papua New Guinea We stopped at Loloata on the first... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
6/2003   Lori Brown
250+ Dives
 
Mike Ball Full report Y   Milne Bay   Upon arrival at the local airport we were met by the dive staff and all of our gear (seems everyone else came in on the same fligh... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
12/2006   Ron & Cyndi Ablazey
500+ Dives
 
Mike Ball Full report Y   [N/A]   First, let me say I am not a writer. After a lifetime of diving th Caribbean and Central America, we decided to venture West or We... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2006   Terry Erhardt
500+ Dives
 
Mike Ball Full report Y   [Milne Bay]   The Pleasure Sport is one of the nicest dive boats that I have been on and PNG has some of the best diving I've seen. Coral, spong... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2004   Ray Haberman
500+ Dives
 
Mike Ball Dive Expeditions/ Paradise Sport Full report Y   Milne Bay   This leg of our adventure didn't start out well because AirNuigini sold our seats while we were clearing PNG Immigration! Our con... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
12/2006   Janet & Bob Czapski
500+ Dives
 
Mike Ball Dive Expeditions Full report N   [N/A]   Embarked with some concerns based on negative Undercurrent review of earlier trip on Paradise Sport. Any concerns were complete... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
5/2005   Larry Sandusky
100+ Dives
 
Mike Ball Diving Full report N   New Ireland, Kimbe Bay   Beautiful boat, The Paradise Sport. We were the last trip for this gorgeous boat due to financial and legal reasons. We, however... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2006   John Howison
250+ Dives
 
Mike Ball Paradise Sport Full report Y   Kavieng/Kimbe Bay   I went on this trip alone but joined the group Denver Divers whom I had met on the Tahiti Aggressor previously. Unfortunately... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
9/2004   Edith Summey
1000+ Dives
 
Mike Ball's Paradise Sport Full report N   Kimbe Bay   The Paradise sport was absolutely the best dive boat we've been on - the cabins, service, food, and diving make this a very specia... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
4/2006   Dorothy McDonald
500+ Dives
 
Mike Ball, Paradise Sport Full report N   Milne Bay   The danger of diving in Papua New Guinea is coming to expect the amazing on every dive and around every bend of the reef. GET... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
12/2005   Martin Heyn
1000+ Dives
 
MV FeBrina Y   New Britain Island   "FeBrina, Lots of Positives in Spite of a Unique Set of Circumstances "
Almost since I got certified 25 years ago I have read/ heard about the MV FeBrina; its captain, Alan Raabe; and the diving in PNG. ... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
3/2018   David E Reubush
1000+ Dives
 
MV Febrina Y   [N/A]   "Awesome return as good as ever aboard FeBrina."
Having dived from the FeBrina a number of times since the 90’s with the reknowned Captain Alan Raabe, I was looking forward to fin... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
4/2015   Roger D Roth
1000+ Dives
 
MV FeBrina/ Walindi Resort Y   [N/A]   There may be nothing bad to tell. I spent a couple of days on the Walindi Resort Day Boats prior to boarding the MV FeBrina for a ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
5/2013   Marie Murray
100+ Dives
 
MV FeBrina Live aboard Y   MV FeBrina Live aboard   "Three venues in PNG"
Papua New Guinea Diving 2015 Write Up Loloata / Walindi / MV FeBrina This was my 2nd and/ or 4th time diving in these three are... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
6/2015   Mel Cundiff
1000+ Dives
 
MV Golden Dawn Y   Eastern fields   This was a fantastic bucket list trip to absolutely amazing reefs and fish. Captain Craig and crew were fantastic. Our group of ... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
4/2014   Tim wright
500+ Dives
 
MV Golden Dawn Full report Y   [Eastern Fields   In March of 2011, my adult daughter and I spent 10 days aboard the MV Golden Dawn, visiting the remote Eastern Fields of Papua New... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
3/2011   Michael Emerson
500+ Dives
 
MV Golden Dawn Full report N   Hermits & Ninigos   This was my 5th trip to PNG in a 20 year span; twice on Febrina, 3 times on Golden Dawn. I fear it may be my last. Had I not been... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
7/2007   Diane Pogrant
500+ Dives
 
MV Golden Dawn Full report Y   Eastern Fields   This was our 48th Liveaboard trip and was the best. The boat was comfortable(max 10 divers). The crew outstanding(would give Ocea... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
1/2007   Matt & Ellen Tate
1000+ Dives
 
Mv Golden Dawn Full report N   [Eastern Fields   Unspoiled diving at its best. Pristine coral, tons of fish. Best I've seen. Going back in Nov. I type too slow for more details but if... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
2/2006   Nick Southall
250+ Dives
 
MV Golden Dawn Full report Y   Wewak to Madang   Excellent trip, worth the expense and travel hassle to go to PNG (and that's saying quite a bit). Besides the 3 in my group there ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2005   Clinton Bauder
1000+ Dives
 
MV Golden Dawn Full report N   Eastern Fields   This was my second trip to Papua New Guinea, and my first to the Eastern Fields/ Portlock Reefs on the MV Golden Dawn. The boat is ... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
12/2003   LeRoy Anderson
250+ Dives
 
MV Golden Dawn, Dolphin Enterprises Full report Y   Manus to Wewak Live Aboard   Wonderful parts: Great group of 7 guest divers, all but one are repeat and everyone wanted or plan to return for another excursio... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
7/2006   Julia DeMartini
1000+ Dives
 
Paradise Sport Full report Y   Kimbe Bay   This is my second trip aboard this ship; the other one was January 2004 to Milne Bay (of which I submitted another report). This t... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
5/2005   Mario Mizrahi
500+ Dives
 
Paradise Sport Full report Y   Milne Bay   Good: First, PNG is everything that it is rumored to be, especially the diving. The reefs around Milne Bay are in excellent condit... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
1/2005   Jim Melton
250+ Dives
 
Paradise Sport Full report Y   Milne Bay   Australian boat belonging to Mike Ball Diving Expeditions. This is the biggest liveaboard that I've ever known. The rooms are huge... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
1/2004   Mario Mizrahi
500+ Dives
 
Peter Huges/ Star Dancer Full report Y   Walindi   This boat is a bit tired and on this 10 day trip there was no dive master and no first mate causing some concern on my part. The c... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2007   Ron Dion
1000+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes/ Star Dancer Full report N   [N/A]   This was our second trip on the Star Dancer. Our itineraries included the Kimbe Bay area and Witu Islands, and from Walindi to... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2007   Ji m Ferman
500+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes Full report Y   [N/A]   Let's get the bad out of the way first and fast. Getting to PNG is not easy, patience is the name of the game. If your willing t... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
6/2004   Darren Denyer
100+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes -- Star Dancer Full report Y   Milne Bay   This boat should not be operating at all. On this trip there were six crew for 11 passengers (cook, steward, night watchman, engi... Full report  
3 stars
2 stars  
8/2012   Maria Chapman
1000+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes -- Star Dancer Full report Y   [N/A]   This trip on the Stardancer was a mixture of negative and positive experiences, unfortunately mostly the former. At the captain's ... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
6/2011   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes -- Star Dancer Full report Y   [N/A]   Peter Hughes just moved boat to Milne Bay. The itinerary is best suited to photographers interested in small critters. Diving was ... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
3/2011   Kevin Feor
500+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes Dive/ Star Dance Full report N   Kimbe Bay   The following is a list of safety and equipment failure we encountered: 1. Radar not functioning. 2. Depth finder not functionin... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
6/2008   Bill and Connie Ehler
1000+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes Diving/ Star Dancer Full report Y   New Britain   Boat recently refurbished. Not a complete dry dock, but all mechanicals in good shape and cosmetically nice as well. Food decent... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
7/2009   Reuben Cahn
1000+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes Diving/ Star Dancer Full report Y   Kimbe, New Britain   After the 2008 SPUMS meeting, we were among a group of 9 passengers who embarked on a 9- day cruise on the Star Dancer, on which w... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
6/2008   Sherwood & Judith Smith
1000+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes Diving/ Walindi Plantation Full report Y   Kimbe Bay   If I had known what I know now I never would have gone on this trip. We gone on many Peter Hughes liveaboards before and this tri... Full report  
3 stars
2 stars  
7/2004   Alisa Kling
250+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes Star Dancer Full report Y   New Britan   The Star Dancer is the best of the three Peter Hughes boats that I have taken my groups aboard. It is spacious with relatively la... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
4/2006   Terry Gee
1000+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes Star Dancer Full report N   [N/A]   Just thought you might want to know what kind of non- support Peter Hughes gives to members of the U. S. military, especially in lig... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
4/2006   reid culton
1000+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes Star Dancer Full report Y   [N/A]   We had a difficult time getting there. Connections were too many, and I would not recommend flying the Continetal Connections tha... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
4/2004   Timothy Smith
100+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes Star Dancer Full report Y   New Britain (kimbe to Rabaul)   Pristine, healthy reefs, a backdrop of active and innactive volcanos, jungle, WWII history, amazing people. . . a glimpse of PNG. ... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
7/2002   Jody and Elissa Thompson
250+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes Stardancer Full report Y   [N/A]   Only bad was the arduous travel time, (about 24 hours each way). Diving was about equally split between the Witu and Father's isla... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
5/2007   Don "Digger"Rowe
1000+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes Stardancer Full report Y   [N/A]   The Good: Though I'm not a macro diver, I was impressed with both the variety and number of small critters we saw. On the first d... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
2/2006   Donald Rowe
1000+ Dives
 
Pindito Full report Y   Raja Ampat   This trip was organized by Alan Markis through Dolphin Dive in Sacramento CA. It was advertised as "Whale watching and Muck Divin... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
3/2012   Chuck Edson
250+ Dives
 
Pindito Full report Y   Raja Ampat   This trip was organized by Alan Markis through Dolphin Dive in Sacramento CA. It was advertised as "Whale watching and Muck Divin... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
3/2012   Chuck Edson
250+ Dives
 
Sorido Bay Resort Full report N   Raja Ampat   Most diving was from boat. I tried shore diving in front of my beach house that was about 50 feet from the front door. Tried beach... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
9/2005   John A. Anderson
1000+ Dives
 
Spirit of New Guinea Full report N   Milne Bay   Good: Some of the crew, Angie, Junior, Bali, the cook and housekeeping staff were outstanding. Angie was on loan, however, so he... Full report  
3 stars
2 stars  
4/2009   Ann McGrath
500+ Dives
 
Spirit of Niugini Y   Milne Bay   "Spirit of Niugini Liveaboard"
A 9- night trip to the seldom- visited Engineer Islands, Samarai, and the D'Entrecasteaux Islands in Milne Bay. Service on the bo... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
9/2017   Christopher Bartlett
1000+ Dives
 
Spirit of Niugiui Full report Y   [N/A]   The boat was terrible. In need of a total refit. Roaches, poor or no A/ C, septic none functional, food ok but with the roaches que... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
6/2007   Don Fisher
500+ Dives
 
Star Dancer Full report Y   Rabaul   We boarded the Star Dancer in Rabaul for the 8 day Rabaul to Rabaul itinerary. Rabaul is on the north- eastern tip of New Britain ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
7/2006   Lori Brown, Chris Green
250+ Dives
 
Star Dancer Full report Y   New Britain   Kimbe Bay itinerary. This was a smoothly run and mostly very comfortable week with plenty of excellent diving. The boat is spaci... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
7/2005   Jill Rain
250+ Dives
 
Star Dancer Full report Y   [N/A]   The diving was the best I've ever done. The corals were the healthiest I've ever seen, and the variety was outstanding, perhaps 2... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
8/2003   Sean Bruner
250+ Dives
 
Star Dancer Full report Y   Rabual-Walindi   Great room, with large comfortable bed, adequate storage, and good private bathroom and shower. Good A/ C with a controllable therm... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
6/2002   Mike Toombs
1000+ Dives
 
Tawali N   [Milne Bay   "Tawali "
As noted the canceled Air Niugini flight more research about the limited muck diving sites at Tawali. We stayed at Tawali for ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
11/2017   BOB HUCKABEE
500+ Dives
 
Tawali Full report N   Milne Bay   The Tawali resort is located at the far Eastern end of the North Milne Bay peninsula. It is reached by flying from Port Moresby to... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
6/2011   Michael J. Millet
<100 Dives
 
Tawali Full report N   Alotau   It rained 7 of 10 days. One needs to be accepting of the adversities attendant to adventure to travel in PNG. Despite the we... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
9/2008   Andy Kenley
500+ Dives
 
Tawali Full report N   Alotau   Umm, did I mention the hammerhead shark and the whaleshark? And several beautiful new nudis for my life list? Rooms were nice and... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2008   Debbie Husby
500+ Dives
 
Tawali Full report N   Milne Bay   We were a little concerned about travelling to Papua New Guinea, given what we had read about how dangerous Port Moresby is. We n... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2007   Stephanie Knott
250+ Dives
 
Tawali Full report N   Milne Bay   By far the best diving I’ve ever done. By the second dive I had crossed off most of what I had on my wish list. Tawali offers an... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2007   Richard Whiting
100+ Dives
 
Tawali Full report N   Milne Bay Province   Tawali Resort is near the bottom tip of the North Coast of PNG near Alotau, the capital of Milne Bay. Alotau (Gurney Airfield) is... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
8/2006   Lori Brown, Chris Green
250+ Dives
 
Tawali Full report N   Milne Bay   Lovely upscale resort with excellent staff, great food and wonderfull views. Diving is good with 3 day dives and a night dive availa... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
5/2006   David McKowen
1000+ Dives
 
Tawali Full report N   Milne Bay   The "Good" is the amount of things to photograph. On the first 3 dives I observed a rare Hairy Ghost Pipefish, two varieties of p... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2005   Ray Haberman
500+ Dives
 
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