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Dive Review of Aggressor Fleet in
Micronesia

Aggressor Fleet: "Outstanding diving in Palau", May, 2016,

by Tim Barden, MA, US ( 2 reports). Report 9105.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving All over the Carobbeam. Truk
Closest Airport Koror, Palau Getting There Delta through Tokyo, UAL (ANA) back

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, rainy, cloudy, dry Seas calm, currents
Water Temp 78 to 80 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 60 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Max depth and time for all dives noted and logged by crew. Crew counted and double counted to make sure we didn't leave anyone behind.
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
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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 N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 2 stars
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Comments I picked the May timeframe after considerable deliberation and discussions with my travel agent, John at US Dive Travel. In the end, I went for a week on the Palau Aggressor followed by a week in Yap at the Manta Ray Bay Resort. More about Yap in a separate report. The timing worked out well, weather-wise. Not too hot, light breezes, brief showers when it rained at all and moderate currents.
First, arrival in Palau. If boarding the Aggressor, come in the day before or at 1:00 AM the day of. Either way, you need a room for a few hours because boarding isn't u ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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