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Dive Review of Odyssey in
Micronesia/Truk Lagoon

May, 2006, an Instant Reader Report by Raymond Rowe, NY, USA
Sr. Reviewer   (7 reports)
Report Number 2655
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
101-250 dives
Where else diving
PNG, GBR, Belize, Bonaire, NY State
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

Water Temp
82   to 84    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
40   to 60    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  5 stars
Tropical Fish
4 stars  
Small Critters
  4 stars
Large Fish
1 stars  
Large Pelagics
  1 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
4 stars  
Boat Facilities
5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
5 stars  
Shore Facilities  
4 stars  
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
5 stars
5 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
3 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
4 stars   
5 stars    
Because of high water temperature, there were a lot of multicellular
creatures in the water that reduced vis. Still, vis was fine for most
puroses except photography. Vis inside wrecks was very limited and so
photos of large objects like airplanes and trucks in holds was not
possible. Still fantastic diving and close up photos of cockpits, radiators
and tires turned out fine. Photows on deck of large objects like tanks were
fine also. 

Some reports of locals using explosives from the ships for illegal fishing
around the wrecks and in holds. Not much enforcement apparent.

Divemasters and all the crew were terrific. So were the passengers. Can't
imagine a better trip.
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