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Papua Diving

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| Jl. Gunung Tidar no. 1, Raja Ampat, Indonesia
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Best dive operation in 31 years of diving.

Dive sites around Kri Island are spectacular. I can’t even go into enough detail on this review to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
KWelker
via mobile
Peaceful paradise with extraordinary service and best diving ever!!

Our stay at Sorido Bay Resort was absolutely top of the tops!!! What we liked most was its small... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2017
CorinneDenpasar
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Papua-Diving works in Raja Ampat area out of Kri Island's two resorts: Kri Eco Resort and Sorido Bay Resort.
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  • Average3%
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| Jl. Gunung Tidar no. 1, Raja Ampat, Indonesia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Dive sites around Kri Island are spectacular. I can’t even go into enough detail on this review to do it justice but the diving is so good in Raja Ampat and the dive sites so plentiful, we may never dive in any other location ever...More

Thank KWelker
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

Our stay at Sorido Bay Resort was absolutely top of the tops!!! What we liked most was its small size, which makes it so incredibly peaceful, with perfect sea view from the veranda between dives, simply magnificent!!! The food is wonderful and the whole staff,...More

2  Thank CorinneDenpasar
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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

2nd time in raja ampat with papua diving was again an excellent experience. Due to the close proximity of the many dive sites, one can easily do 4 dives a day. The tides are carefully planned in combination with the dive sites to match experience...More

1  Thank Marcacer
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

The diving here is simply incredible, such great dive sites and something amazing and new to see on each dive - the divemasters were all Papuan locals and really friendly and great at spotting fish and creatures we would otherwise have missed! We stayed at...More

2  Thank Hannah P
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

this is a great place for divers in the heart of the best diving places in Raja Ampat. If you are a diver and dont look for luxury this is the best choice and value for money in the area. I highly recommended it and...More

1  Thank Georgedblue
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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Friendly, well experienced local crew and guides. Great small boats with sun protection, great house reef (Kri Eco Resort), great help and diving (never had to carry a tank). Prices are not cheap but also not a lot more than on the Maldives - we...More

Thank Anja R
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

Many of the today`s famous dive sites were discovered by Max and his team and retain the original names he gave them. The whole of his dive team are Papuan people. Many of them were previously fisherman that used highly destructive methods such as dynamite...More

4  Thank diva_homestay
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Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Papua Diging operates two resorts. The dive operations are of a very high standard l. Good boats and crew with a maximum of 6 divers per boat. There are extraordinary sites around Kri and the crew know them well. Inevitably there are some strong currents...More

Thank Michael G
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Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

The diving in Raja Ampat was excellent. We were taken to differnt dive locations each day and each spot had it's own identity. The dive boats were well equipped and the guides and staff were great. With the unlimited diving package, you could easily dive...More

3  Thank Bruce W
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Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Scuba diving , snorkeling with Papua diving is my best holiday. . Hearthwarming welcome, accomodation fabulous, food delicious and various. Scuba diving equipment well maintain, aquatic diversity above expectations. Do not think, you must go blindly !!!

Thank Didier C
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alexnrhonda
26 March 2018|
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Response from KWelker |
Absolutely! There were a couple of families there who only snorkeled and they were at most of the same five spots with the divers only on shallower parts of the reef. They all seemed to have seen wobbigong sharks, sea... More
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Wade S
25 October 2015|
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Response from PapuaDiving | Property representative |
Dear Wade, please contact us directly through our email address that can be found on our website. Thank you and best regards
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