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Lembeh Strait

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Address: Bitung, Indonesia

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Fantastic spot

Wow, what a great spot, I snokled and saw so much, the accommodation was fantastic, and all staff were excellent, bit of a journey to get them but well worth it .

Reviewed 1 March 2017
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Australia
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

Wow, what a great spot, I snokled and saw so much, the accommodation was fantastic, and all staff were excellent, bit of a journey to get them but well worth it .

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Super place for muck diving. It was amazing to see so much macro life. Too bad there is so much garbage floating in the Strait, but I guess this normal for straits.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

A very good dive area for dive beginner or a professional UW photographer. For dive beginner, only small current is in this area, a suitable dive practice place for beginner. For UW photographer, this place is a critters paradise, you have unlimited photos to take.

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Bristol
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Amazing stuff to see! Just when you think you've seen it all, there's something new and equally fascinating! We took over 1200 amazing photos, not including all the ones we quality checked and removed. Totally unique experience, unlike any other diving anywhere else in the world! If you like your photography, you have to go! It's the law!

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Very good diving, I would recommend you go to aer perang to do a night dive and police pier to do a mandarin dive. Stay at Bastianos.

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Portreath, null, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 December 2016

If you are looking for blue water diving with pristine reefs then this is not the place for you,it is the weird and strange aquatic creatures that live amongst the rubbish that you will encounter

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

As a world renowned macro and muck diving site you cannot give it less than 5* but as TripAdvisor is about the location I find it hard to give it anything more than poor.. The water is littered with everything from rubbish to oil slicks to human "nudibranchs" (if you know what I mean)... This is a busy port for... More 

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Durban
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Lembeh Strait is basically one large shipping port so the diving is mostly on muck with a lot of litter around but the weird and wonderful critters that live there make up for everything else. It is the second time I have dived in these waters and hopefully it wont be the last.

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Singapore
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Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Third trip to lembeh. Great place for scuba diving. Lots of great critters for macro photography. If you are into muck diving, this is the place to go.

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Seattle
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

The diving here is quite interesting and varied, though I didn't trust that the water was very clean. Trash floats everywhere on the surface, and many dive sites are littered with trash as well.

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