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Ok.... Its a very slow day, with nothing much happening. Was doing one of my 'Next Dive Trip' planning daydream, just can't help to KAPO abit. Where is you guys/gals going next ?? This year or next doesn't matter, around SE Asia or beyond doesn't matter.  ;D


For me....
June 2010 - LOB to Tioman (confirmed)

Feb/Mar 2011 - LOB to Similan Islands, Phuket, Thailand (Hopefully)

Oct/Nov 2011 - Anilao/Batangas OR Puerto Galera, Philippines (fingers cross)


Daydreaming offend... but can't afford....
LOB to Komodo OR LOB to Raja Ampat



So, what about all of you ??  ???
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Re: Which Dive Location Are You Going Next !!
« Reply #1 on: 24 May 10, 00:09 »
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  • Just had my last day of diving at Bali today. DIdn't managed to see mola mola  :'(
    (coz not in season) but saw lots of mantas! They're amazing!  :o

    Going to Phuket in July. Hopefully the condition is ok for diving. Might sneak in a day or 2 of diving.

    Thinking of going Layang Layang next but no confirm dates yet.

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    Re: Which Dive Location Are You Going Next !!
    « Reply #2 on: 24 May 10, 00:15 »
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  • No plans for any dive trip this year but might go Manado if silkair has promo flights there  :P

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    Re: Which Dive Location Are You Going Next !!
    « Reply #3 on: 24 May 10, 07:13 »
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  • Just had my last day of diving at Bali today. DIdn't managed to see mola mola  :'(
    (coz not in season) but saw lots of mantas! They're amazing!  :o

    Going to Phuket in July. Hopefully the condition is ok for diving. Might sneak in a day or 2 of diving.

    Thinking of going Layang Layang next but no confirm dates yet.


    1st time I was at Bali.... saw Mola, for 45sec only, no Manta. Btw..... Mola Mola season doesn't start till late July to early Nov.... you are kind of early.  ;) You might be able to dive in nearby sites around Phuket.... but not to far from the island. Layang Layang is best done around Aug.... to see the schooling Scalloped Hammerhead Sharks.... but you better learn fast on how to 'save air'.... I've heard its mainly deep diving over there.  ;D
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    Re: Which Dive Location Are You Going Next !!
    « Reply #4 on: 24 May 10, 07:22 »
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  • No plans for any dive trip this year but might go Manado if silkair has promo flights there  :P


    Silkair surpise me recently with a good Manado promo for $4xx SGD including tax.  ;) Thats about as 'cheap' as it gets with Silkair. Lion Air cost about $3xx SGD.... but the timing isn't so good and you'll have to stop over at Jakarta. The return flight is the problem.... the connecting flight from Jakarta to S'pore doesn't fly for 4-5hr.... you'll return to S'pore only in the eveing. I rather pay the extra $100+ SGD to get Silkair. If you are going Manado, remember to make a day trip to Lembeh Straits.... die die must go  ;D
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    « Reply #5 on: 24 May 10, 07:23 »
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  • Manado/Lembeh 4 - 18 June

    Bali 3 - 12 Sept

    Palau 19 - 28 Nov

    SDAA Manado/Lembeh Shootout 29 nov - 6 Dec
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    Re: Which Dive Location Are You Going Next !!
    « Reply #6 on: 24 May 10, 07:24 »
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  • No plans for any dive trip this year but might go Manado if silkair has promo flights there  :P


    Silkair surpise me recently with a good Manado promo for $4xx SGD including tax.  ;) Thats about as 'cheap' as it gets with Silkair. Lion Air cost about $3xx SGD.... but the timing isn't so good and you'll have to stop over at Jakarta. The return flight is the problem.... the connecting flight from Jakarta to S'pore doesn't fly for 4-5hr.... you'll return to S'pore only in the eveing. I rather pay the extra $100+ SGD to get Silkair. If you are going Manado, remember to make a day trip to Lembeh Straits.... die die must go  ;D

    Silkair Promo price is now $368 at it's cheapest.
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    « Reply #7 on: 24 May 10, 07:31 »
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  • Manado/Lembeh 4 - 18 June

    Bali 3 - 12 Sept

    Palau 19 - 28 Nov

    SDAA Manado/Lembeh Shootout 29 nov - 6 Dec


    Wow.... busy busy for you....  ;D
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    « Reply #8 on: 24 May 10, 22:35 »
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  • Think Silkair flight to Manado can go lower than $368. I've bought a promo ticket before at $258 (with taxes) but that was a few years back. Keeping my fingers crossed  :D Will definately go Manado if the airticket go down that low again!

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    « Reply #9 on: 25 May 10, 06:14 »
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  • Think Silkair flight to Manado can go lower than $368. I've bought a promo ticket before at $258 (with taxes) but that was a few years back. Keeping my fingers crossed  :D Will definately go Manado if the airticket go down that low again!

    Nope, promo fare is $368 now.
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