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Scuba Ventures

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Kavieng 631, Papua New Guinea
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Friendly Dive Operator Service

Dorian is very friendly and experienced. He knows very well all the dive sites and day tour around... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Crystal P
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Amazing Scuba Aventure!!

Thank you Scuba Ventures for such a wonderful 2 weeks of diving! We had the best adventures diving... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2017
OceanAndPowder
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Thirroul, Australia
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Kavieng 631, Papua New Guinea
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dorian is very friendly and experienced. He knows very well all the dive sites and day tour around kavieng.

Thank Crystal P
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Cara B, Owner at Scuba Ventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Crystal our pleasure, glad you enjoyed your diving and tour to visit Cathy and the eels.

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Reviewed 26 December 2017

Thank you Scuba Ventures for such a wonderful 2 weeks of diving! We had the best adventures diving wrecks, reef, swim thrus, caves, and walls. Gliding off the Albatross passage on a reef hoof was a highlight, as was the abundance of healthy soft and...More

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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

WOW! It really doesn’t get better than this. We dove twice a day for 3 days with Dorian, the owner, dive guide Robert & crew. They are the only operation in the area and they know the reefs very well. For being the only game...More

Thank Marlynne P
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Cara B, Owner at Scuba Ventures, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

A pleasure Marlynne, so glad to have been able to help rekindle your love for diving and provide you both with some fond memories... Dorian

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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

This is the second time I have used scuba ventures for diving in Papua New Guinea it is an amazingly well set up business the owners are always on time to pick you up and the diving is magnificent . We had a week of...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Dorian was the perfect dive guide. Experienced and knowledgable we were taken to some fantastic dive sites in perfect conditions. The small crew onboard were great and the only complaint was that I couldn't stay forever.

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Reviewed 12 September 2017

One week at Nusa Island and diving with Dorian and the rest of the crew from Scuba Ventures was the best. The diving is so varied. Wrecks, walls, bommies, drifts, coral gardens, macro, pelagics, there's never a dull moment. Clear water at 30deg it was...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2017

What a great week we had here. Staying at Nusa Island Resort, Dorian and the team picked us up from our beach and we scooted off to dive sites close and far. Our farthest travel was only 45minutes to reach the Bismark Sea and Albatross...More

Thank DiverDi2015
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Cara B, Manager at Scuba Ventures, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Was a pleasure Di. Thanks so much for organising the trip and looking after your group so well. All the best from the Scuba Ventures Team.

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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We spent nearly 2 weeks at Nusa Island retreat which is surrounded by tropical coral reefs and boats and planes from WW2. While there I did a scuba diving course with scuba ventures. Simply one of the best things I have ever done. Dorian the...More

Thank EvoxPete
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

I had a great couple of days diving with Dorian and his team at Scuba Ventures. Dorian knows the area well and will tailor the dives to the skill level and needs of the group. I was lucky enough to do a days diving with...More

Thank Vicarious86
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

Just spent a week with Dorian and his crew, very professional and safety conscious. Knows every dive site and wreck in the Kavieng area like the back of his hand, I was impressed with his immediate Plan B if a site’s current or visibility was...More

Thank Peter G
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Response from EvoxPete | Reviewed this property |
Best if you contact Dorian or Cara directly to get up to date rates. I did my course and 10 dives with gear hire so I wasn't doing single dives. I can tell you I had the best time staying on Nusa Island and diving with... More
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