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Dive Review of Walindi Plantation Resort in
Papua New Guinea

Walindi Plantation Resort: "Just what we were hoping for, healthy reefs, loads of fish & critters", Nov, 2015,

by Lydia S Segal MD, VA, US ( 2 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 8668.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Indonesia, Maldives, Philippines, PNG, Australia, Bonaire, Roatan, Belize
Closest Airport Hoskins Getting There Flew up from AU on Air Nuguini with no problem, had to remind them we were divers for the extra weight, did not have to pay

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 81 to 83 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 50 to 75 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions None other than 60 min limit, dive with a budy, no deco
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 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 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Rinse tanks right where you get off. Lots of places to recharge batteries, and big tables near your gear bin ... 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 4 stars
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Comments Our family of four adult divers were part of twelve Canadians and Americans on a nine night liveaboard on the Febrina. The owner, Alan Rabhe was not on the boat. His two main dive guides and engineer, have been with him for more than a decade and it ran flawlessly. Keep in mind this is not a large, nor a fancy boat. But it is well maintained. And before I forget, the kitchen manages to put out incredible food, vast amounts and will adapt to some limited request. Note the diet is quite dairy based. Really good coffee at 5 am made me happy.

Diving routine .. in general four to five a day, with the so ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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By David Vickery in NJ, US at Apr 01, 2016 14:29 EST  
Hello- what month were you there?
By Lydia S Segal MD in VA, US at Apr 01, 2016 15:42 EST  
Oct mid to end... 2015, other questions
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