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Dive Review of FishNFins in

January, 2007, an Instant Reader Report by Michael N. Hofman, CA, USA
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Report Number 3271
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
501-1000 dives
Where else diving
Palau, Caribbean, Thailand, PNG, Bali, Hawaii, other Indonesia, etc.
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

choppy, currents  
Water Temp
79   to 81    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
50   to 100    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
usually about 1 hour  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  4 stars
Tropical Fish
4 stars  
Small Critters
  5 stars
Large Fish
4 stars  
Large Pelagics
  5 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
5 stars  
Boat Facilities
Overall rating for UWP's  
4 stars  
Shore Facilities  
3 stars  
wash locations for dive equipment and on staff professional to assist with
problems and training.
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
3 stars
3 stars
Service and Attitude
3 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
4 stars  
Shore Diving  
1 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
2 stars   
5 stars    
This trip was our fifth time to Palau and our fifth trip with FishNFins. 
While the ride out to the dive sites is generally about 50 minutes, it's
such a beatiful trip that we don't mind it.  Great diving and snorkeling
(my wife is an ocean snorkeler) and of course a great location to see
sharks, mantas, turtles, dophins, jacks, morays as well as many small
things too.  It's likely that next time we'll do FishNFins live aboard,
because with new people comoing on to the dive boat every couple of days we
went to blue corner about 5 times (which was fine -- it's great to get
sharks, sharks, sharks).  One of the nice things about going back to this
location so many times is that I relocated a nice big frog fish, many
morays and other items that most people don't have the time to look at with
all the sharks around. Yoko and Allain were great dive masters -- we had an
"unbelievable" time.
While there are now more high end hotels available, we continued to stay at
the West Plaza Desketel(sp), which is a no frills hotel above a grocery
store about a 5 minute walk from everything.  No pool, no room service but
very convenient.  We also flew through Manila on Continental Micronesia,
which may be a good alternative rather than the Guam-Honolulu trip...FNF
arranged our fare on the Manila - Koror legs for a good price, making the
trip about $500 less than the itinerary would be through Guam....
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