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Dive Review of Amira in
Indonesia/Raja Ampat

Amira: "Great Diving and Service on the Amira", Dec, 2018,

by K Hansen, IL, US ( 2 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 10879.

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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 N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments Had a fantastic experience on the Amira, a beautiful phinisi with ten wonderful days of diving and an outstanding service-oriented crew.

Diving in Rajat Ampat lived up to its reputation with gardens of healthy coral and blizzards of fish. The diving was a combination of pinnacles and walls, including some sites with interesting topography - arches/swim throughs. Currents ranged from minimal to somewhat strong where we used reef hooks. The Divemasters were excellent. They managed the dives well, worked with the boat crew to drop us at the correct location for the dive, managed a few negative entries due to current, and were excellent at finding both small and large stuff. We saw Wobbegong, Walking, and Black Tip, White tip ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Caribbean, Hawaii, Mexico, Maldives, Galapogos
Closest Airport Sorong Getting There International to Jakarta, Jakarta to Sorong via Makassar

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy, cloudy Seas calm, choppy, currents
Water Temp -°F / -°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility - Ft/ - M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Mostly 60 minutes but some up to 70 minutes.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 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 N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments I did not use the camera room. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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By Gabrielle Villarinoin Prachuap Khiri Khan, TH at Apr 01, 2019 03:30 EST  
Thanks Karen for your review - we'd love to welcome you come back to AMIRA soon!
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