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Dive Review of Aggressor Fleet/Cliffside in
Micronesia/Palau

Aggressor Fleet/Cliffside: "Excellent time in Palau", Jan, 2015,

by Bonnie MacKenzie, BC, CA (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 8 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 8101 has 1 Helpful vote.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Saba, St Kitts, Turks and Caicos, Belize, Utila, Roatan, Costa Rica, Sea of Cortez, Cabo Pulmo, Catalina Island, Kona, Kauai, Maui, BC.
Closest Airport Koror Getting There United Airlines: Vancouver - Honolulu - Guam - Yap - Palau.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm, currents
Water Temp 85 to 86 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 80 to 120 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Return to surface with 500psi. Stay with group on hook-in dives. Recreational depth limits.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Two large camera tables - plenty of room, and most couples had at least one camera or GoPro. Plenty of charging stations. Two Camera rins ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling 5 stars
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Beginners 3 stars
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Comments After many dives in the Caribbean and Hawaii, the consensus amongst our group was that Palau is the most diverse, fishy, and colourful location we'd dove, with lots of healthy coral.

We were actually on the Tropic Dancer, not the Aggressor, although the two boats have the same layout and are owned by the same company.

We thought the Tropic Dancer was in pretty good shape, and our rooms were larger with more drawers and storage than previous liveaboards we've been on (Explorer and Aggressor). The food was great and the dining room had 3 tables of 6, plus a 4 person bar. Staff was friendly and helpful, although with one exception, the divemasters didn't point out as many things underwater as other trips I've been on. Top deck ha ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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