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Scuba Diving partner - for December vacation

Post by Maya_mohini » Sat, 06 Nov 2010 1:37 am

Hi,

I am an open water diver looking for a someone to Dive with In Tioman or Pattaya , during December ende.

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Post by color_me_red » Tue, 09 Nov 2010 9:06 pm

could use a dive in dec..

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Post by carteki » Wed, 10 Nov 2010 9:13 am

The season in Tioman will be closed in Dec, so probably Pattaya (but why not one of the other Thai islands?)

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Post by JR8 » Wed, 10 Nov 2010 6:55 pm

Agreed, Tioman is more or less closed from now to end Feb.

Pattaya is an utter dump.

Any other places you might consider? Phuket might be much better, heading out to Phi Phi. Or Koh Tao for example.

p.s. Pulau Hantu? :lol:

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Post by carteki » Thu, 11 Nov 2010 9:40 am

JR8 wrote:p.s. Pulau Hantu? :lol:
If you're up for a morning / pm dive let me know (can't do this weekend though)

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Post by nakatago » Thu, 11 Nov 2010 9:49 am

carteki wrote:
JR8 wrote:p.s. Pulau Hantu? :lol:
If you're up for a morning / pm dive let me know (can't do this weekend though)
srsly, I just may go with you, just to add an entry into my log.
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Post by JR8 » Thu, 11 Nov 2010 4:02 pm

nakatago wrote:
carteki wrote:
JR8 wrote:p.s. Pulau Hantu? :lol:
If you're up for a morning / pm dive let me know (can't do this weekend though)
srsly, I just may go with you, just to add an entry into my log.

Sorry guys, I am away from the region for a while.

Out of interest have either of you dived Hantu? I've heard the vis. is seriously horrendous. Though, if you're lucky you get to see 'muck-diving' stuff, like frogfish and seahorses...

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Post by nakatago » Thu, 11 Nov 2010 4:13 pm

Me, no but since it's so near, I may just be willing enough just to log another dive (and for practice). I haven't dived since I got my cert.
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Post by JR8 » Thu, 11 Nov 2010 4:44 pm

nakatago wrote:Me, no but since it's so near, I may just be willing enough just to log another dive (and for practice). I haven't dived since I got my cert.
OIC. How long ago was that, if I might ask?

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Post by nakatago » Thu, 11 Nov 2010 4:47 pm

JR8 wrote:
nakatago wrote:Me, no but since it's so near, I may just be willing enough just to log another dive (and for practice). I haven't dived since I got my cert.
OIC. How long ago was that, if I might ask?
august.
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Post by JR8 » Thu, 11 Nov 2010 5:11 pm

Nice 8-)

Tioman could be a good place for a w/e when it reopens. Whole range of sites from gentle to more challenging. Plus it's such a lovely unspoilt island...

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Post by Girl_Next_Door » Fri, 12 Nov 2010 8:50 am

You should shot for either Thailand or Indonesia. You can dive in Phuket or Krabi. Phuket's dive is ok. Krabi have more interesting dive sites, if you are an advanced diver. Samui is closed, I think because of Monsoon.

Although Bali is super touristy, I have to admit that their dive sites remains top quality.

Forget about diving Vietnam. Average dive sites. Philippines is a hit and miss.

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Post by Calmday » Thu, 18 Nov 2010 8:32 am

Tioman is a great beach island but the diving isn’t much.

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Post by JR8 » Thu, 18 Nov 2010 4:34 pm

Calmday wrote:Tioman is a great beach island but the diving isn’t much.
Where did you go diving there?

Some sites can be unpredictable re: the visibility (like Sawasdee), but others are reliably first rate in my opinion. Like Tiger Rock for example. Wow!

Sipidan it ain't, but the appeal to me is it is only 35mins from Seletar, and has the whole range of sites from Easy to Advanced...

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