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Lembeh Strait

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Address: Bitung, Indonesia

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Great place for muck diving

The Lembeh Straits are world famous for muck diving. This is not pretty coral reef diving, though there are a couple of sites with some good corals. This is the place people come... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 October 2016
Monkeys_Mum_and_Dad
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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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Burlington, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Great diving for little critters, but lots of garbage in strait sadly...visibility is fair due to volcanic muck diving conditions...

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

The Lembeh Straits are world famous for muck diving. This is not pretty coral reef diving, though there are a couple of sites with some good corals. This is the place people come to see rare creatures. The diving is mostly on rubble or black sand, and yes there can be trash in the water. However the rewards are incredible.... More 

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Yekaterinburg, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Wonderful place for muck diving. Great organization at KBR, very relaxing, nice, friendly people, comfortable atmospeher.

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Lyon, Mississippi, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

If you like muck diving and small creatures,sometimes tiny, this is a must for your bucket list. Most sites are black sand with some coral but wild life galore. This is a photographers dream. Most dive operations offer a mandarin dusk dive that has to be experienced. The water is calm but can be hazy occasionally, keep your dive buddy... More 

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Thank George M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

The diving here is fabulous. All mainly small critters. There are not many fish around but the amount of small stuff of different types,shapes are just amazing. One hour passes by too fast!!!

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Thank Harshrk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Amazing Muck Diving!!! For Divers a Must have. Best place in the world for muck diving. You will find great critters. Coconut octopus, Harlekin shrimp, Mandarin Fish, Blue Ring octopus... Highly recommend

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is a muck dive location, there are lots of small critters. Resort is very nice and also good food.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

So many critters to see. There was always a new surprise on each of the 3-4 daily dives. The biodiversity is incredible! Don't forget to take your camera + macro lense.

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Thank David F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

It's one of the best muck-diving destinations in the wourld. Number of underwater crittures are infinite.

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Market Drayton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

If you are looking for excellent macro life, wonderful food, a family feeling and a fun time this is the place for you.

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