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Lembeh Strait

#1 of 14 things to do in Bitung Features Animals
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A very good dive location

The diving here is quite interesting and varied, though I didn't trust that the water was very... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2016
Macro Photography Dream

Be prepared to put away 600 shots a day, fantastic but challenging uw photography heaven after 20... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2016
Chicago, Illinois
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“muck diving” (48 reviews)
“octopus” (9 reviews)
“great diving” (7 reviews)
Bitung, Indonesia
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Reviewed 20 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.

Thank 207LisaF
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Be prepared to put away 600 shots a day, fantastic but challenging uw photography heaven after 20 dives here every one action packed

Thank sullym10
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...

Thank suneelupadhye
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...More

1  Thank Monkeys_Mum_and_Dad
Reviewed 19 October 2016

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

Thank Tatyana54
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...More

Thank George M
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!!!

Thank Harshrk
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

Thank MasterDive
Reviewed 23 August 2016

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

Thank Tom S
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.

Thank David F
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16 February 2016|
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Response from jwawondatu | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Ella try contact Critters at lembeh they open for day dive, but what you mean by free dive? If you mean diving with no oxygen tank its prohibit in that area.