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“Great Holiday and Great Diving”
Review of Lembeh Strait

Ranked #1 of 14 things to do in Bitung
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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“Great Holiday and Great Diving”
Reviewed May 21, 2013

Excellent Landscape, and adventurous tours as well as great muck diving.. Lembeh has it all for you, from Tangkoko National Park Jungle Trekking, to Seawater Kayakking and Scuba Diving

Visited October 2012
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“Great dive site with the best critters”
Reviewed May 8, 2013

Have been to Lembeh 2 times and will definitely continue going as this is such a unique place that you can find special creatures "walking" on the sea bed and cruising acorss corals. Lembeh offers easy dives but amazing critters searching experience that is always one of my top five favorite dive locations. It is a place that you'll never get bored with diving into the sea.

The resorts that resides along the 2 sides of the straits all offer diving services at your budget. Best diving season would be between May to Nov, although Dec to Apr could be rainy but not much affecting the dive experience.

Creatures you can be found here includes various kinds of nudi, shrimps, crabs, octopus, coral fishes, special fishes, corals, worms...... but lack of large fishes or big school of fishes.

Visited May 2013
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Westmont, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Best Muck Diving”
Reviewed April 30, 2013

The best muck diving on the planet. Get your macro camera out and go to town. Amazingly bizarre critters down there.

Visited April 2013
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New York City, New York
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“underwater paradise..awesome creatures, lovely place”
Reviewed April 17, 2013

I love it, I love it, I love it...

So many things to seeee...so weird, so magical, yet colorful...

We managed to get 3 dives with my group of 9 divers....great muck dive indeed..only in a short time I have seen cutey pygmy seahorses, mimic octopus, flamboyant jellyfish, tons of nudi branches, frog fish, puffer fish, stone fish, lion fish, murray,and soooo many only-God-knows-what marine creatures down there...

With my amateur experience in underwater photography, I was so happy with what I saw and photographed..

My dive masters, - Sinek, Meta, Yogi, Sammy, Andrew, Amang, are the best!
Do come and have a lovely dive here in Lembeh, underwater macro paradise...

Would definitely love to come back...

Visited April 2013
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Albuquerque
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“Spectacular diving”
Reviewed March 24, 2013

Great muck dives, some areas have beautiful coral, little to no current, dive sites never crowded, great dive guides, friendly people. All the oddities you see in the magazines and books are out there and a good guide knows how to find 'em. Couple of fun wrecks to dive to break up the muck. Nudi Falls is a great dive and it's close.

Visited March 2013
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