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Dive Review of Nautilus Resort in
Micronesia/Kosrae

Nautilus Resort, May, 2009,

by William Fisher, UT, USA (Reviewer Reviewer 3 reports). Report 4954.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Truk, Guam, Mexico, Caribbean Islands, Hawaii, Rota, Bermuda
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm, no currents
Water Temp 82 to 84 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 1
Water Visibility 50 to 90 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions No specified restrictions, simply convey what we want to do with the divemaster prior to dive.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish 3 stars
Small Critters 4 stars Large Fish 1 stars
Large Pelagics 1 stars

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

Subject Matter N/A Boat Facilities 2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 2 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments Make any arrangements you wish with the operator prior to beginning of dives. Doug (operator) will do whatever he can to accommodate your request.

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

Accommodations 3 stars Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 5 stars
Dive Operation 4 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments This was our second trip to the Kosrae Nautilus Resort. We spent seven nights at the resort and were extremely pleased with the Resort and the hospitality of the owners, Doug and Sally. They will do anything they can to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. The reefs are beautiful and pristine. On several dives we were the only divers, other dives, we had no more than one other diver. Doug will dive any site that the current weather conditions allow. I would suggest talking with Doug prior to your dives so that he can explain the aspects of each site. Because of weather we only dove the sites on the north end of the Island. In the past we dove the sites on the East and the South. All sites are beautiful and have their own character. We spent one dive within about 30 meters of the buoy pin, simply because we enjoy looking in crevices and crack for all the small stuff that most divers swim by while covering real estate. Doug will accommodate your desires, simply ask so he knows what YOU want.

The accommodations are very clean and comfortable. I believe they have about 16 rooms, all very close to the dive shop and restaurant. Sallie, the man-friday, we help with anything you need, simply ask and he will do whatever possible.

The restaurant is good and the prices are extremely reasonable, they have a good menu and served our needs for the week. Sally manages the restaurant and will accommodate your desires for any special request they can provide.

Doug and Sally are gracious hosts and I would recommend their Resort to anyone that enjoys beautiful diving in a very relaxing atmosphere. We are going back in 2010!
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