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Dive Review of Odyssey Adventures in
Micronesia/Truk Lagoon

October, 2013, an Instant Reader Report by Jorge J. More, IL, US
Sr. Reviewer   (10 reports, with 1 Helpful vote)
Report Number 7360
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving
Palau, Yap, Socorro, Galapagos, Cocos, Cayman Islands, Turk and Caicos,
Bahamas, Thailand, Coral Sea, Cozumel, Bermudas, Belize, Key Largo.
Closest Airport
Getting There

		

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny, rainy  
Seas
calm  
Water Temp
82   to 86    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
3
Water Visibility
30   to 60    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
yes  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
No restrictions, but safety was emphasized  
Liveaboard?
yes 
Nitrox Available?
yes 
What I saw
Sharks
None 
Mantas
None 
Dolphins
None 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
None 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  4 stars
Tropical Fish
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Small Critters
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Large Fish
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Large Pelagics
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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Boat Facilities
N/A
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Shore Facilities  
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Comments
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Food
5 stars
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Shore Diving  
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Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

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Beginners
1 stars   
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Comments  
If you are interested in diving WWII wrecks then the Odyssey liveaboard for
the Truk Lagoon is a great choice. There are a number of caveats, so read
on.

The wrecks are the result of Operation Hailstone, a two-day attack by a US
Task force In February 1944. More than 45 ships were destroyed; few of the
troops aboard the ships survived.  The Truk Atoll  (40 miles wide) contains
the wrecks, eight islands of reasonable size, and many that are essentially
one-person islands. The setting is beautiful.

We visited 13 wrecks in 6 days of diving. The wrecks included a destroyer,
a s ...
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