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Dive Review of OCEAN ROVER in
Thailand/ANDAMAN SEA-BURMA

OCEAN ROVER, Jan, 2004,

by BENJAMIN GLICK, MA, USA . Report 896.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving WORLD WIDE
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, currents
Water Temp 80 to 82 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 40 to 90 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions SPORT DIVING DEPTH
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins None Whale Sharks 1 or 2
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish 5 stars
Small Critters 4 stars Large Fish 3 stars
Large Pelagics 4 stars

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

Subject Matter 5 stars Boat Facilities 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 5 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments THIS BOAT WAS DESIGNED BY A UWP

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

Accommodations 5 stars Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 1 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments THIS TRIP WAS EXCELLENT OVERALL. SAW LOTS OF SMALL CRITTERS INCLUDING FROGFISH, GHOST PIPEFISH, HARLIQUIN
SHRIMPS,CRABS EELS AND SCORPIONFISH TO NUMEROUS TO COUNT, SCHOOLS OF FISH,CUTTLEFISH,SQUID,OCTOPI
,LARGE FISH INCLUDING ONE DIVE FOR AN HOUR WITH TWO WHALE SHARKS,4 LEOPARD SHARKS ON ONE DIVE AND 5
MANTAS ON ONE DIVE. THE CREW WERE THE EPITOME OF VALET DIVING. THEY WOULD EVEN ZIP UP MY WET SUIT.
THE DIVEMASTERS HANS AND ANDY WORKED HARD EVERY DIVE FINDING CRITTERS. THE BOAT WAS IN PRISTINE CONDITION
AND THE CABINS WERE COMFORTABLE WITH ADJUSTABLE AC AND HOT WATER SHOWERS. FOOD WAS WESTERN AND THAI
AND ALL YOUCOULD EAT! THEY PICKED ME UP AND DELIVERED ME BACK TO THE AIRPORT 45 MIN AWAY. TRY TO VISI CAMBODIA AS ANGKOR
TEMPLES AT SIEM REAP ARE ONLY A ONE HOUR FLIGHT FROM BANGKOK. TRY ROYAL EXCLUSIVE TRAVEL IN BANGKOK
ON THE WWW. THEY MADE ALL MY TRAVEL RES IN SE ASIA AND WERE EXCELLENT.
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