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Dive Review of Tufi Dive in
Papua New Guinea/Tufi

Tufi Dive: "Nice Resort; Good Diving; Great Staff", Apr, 2018,

by Michael J. Millet, CA, US (Top Contributor Top Contributor 71 reports with 29 Helpful votes). Report 10251 has 2 Helpful votes.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving All over the Caribbean; Galapagos, Socorro, Fiji, Solomons, GBR, Vanuatu,
PNG, Philippines, Indonesia, Palau, Yap, Kosrae
Closest Airport Tufi has an airstrip Getting There Must go thru POM with flights only 3 days per week

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy, cloudy, dry Seas calm, choppy, surge
Water Temp 82 to 85 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 30 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions No Deco
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None 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 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments The resort has no separate camera room. Carried camera to/from dive boat daily. Rinse tank on dive boat was mostly inadequa ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 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 3 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments Spent 10 nights with 9 days of diving at the Tufi Resort. This resort can be a bit of a challenge to get to due to the rather limited flights from Port Moresby. PNG Air flies to Tufi only 3 days per week and if it is raining at Tufi, flights are often cancelled due to the unpaved airstrip.

The resort is quite spacious and comfortable. The managers, Brian and Roya (sp?), make one feel quite welcome. I had a deluxe room overlooking the bay. It had a queen and a single bed. I used th ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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