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Dive Review of Odyssey Adventures in
Micronesia/Truk Lagoon

September, 2003, an Instant Reader Report by Rod & Jeannie McLean, CO, USA
Report Number 738
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving
Australia, Caribbean, Fiji, Hawaii, Microneasia, Thailand
Closest Airport
Getting There

		

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny, cloudy  
Seas
calm, noCurrents  
Water Temp
80   to 84    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
2
Water Visibility
35   to 75    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
yes  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
Got a computer? Dive your own profile. Time on station allowed up to five
dives a day. Penetrat wrecks or not, with or without their great guides.
Want to go to 185' on the San Francisco Maru? No problem. Diving solo? Just
check in coming & going.  
Liveaboard?
yes 
Nitrox Available?
N/A 
What I saw
Sharks
Lots 
Mantas
None 
Dolphins
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
1 or 2 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  3 stars
Tropical Fish
4 stars  
Small Critters
  4 stars
Large Fish
4 stars  
Large Pelagics
  4 stars
 
 
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
N/A  
Boat Facilities
N/A
Overall rating for UWP's  
N/A  
Shore Facilities  
N/A  
Comments
[None]
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Accommodations
5 stars
Food
4 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
N/A
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
3 stars  
Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

Overall Rating

Value for $$
N/A    
Beginners
1 stars   
Advanced
5 stars    
Comments  
This trip was all about the wrecks for us, and did the Odyssey ever
deliver. Absolutely incredible wreck diving. Truk has the sites and the
Odyssey gets you to the ones you want with a professionalism and style
you'll love. Lenny & Cara have put together a wonderful operation. Best
dive briefings we've ever heard. Of the four live aboards we've done, this
is in a class of it's own. The guides (Davey, Madison, and Matt) will lead
you through the wreck interiors and engine rooms on a tour designed for
your comfort level. In addition to he aluminum 80's, the available 112
cubic foot steel tanks (din or yoke) and twins come in air or 30% Nitrox
(included at no extra charge), allow for extended bottom times. They also
hang a tank from the safety stop bar. This one was so good it inspired our
first reader report in over three years and twelve trips as an Undercurrent
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