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Dive Review of Sams Tours/Palau Pacific Resort in
Micronesia

Sams Tours/Palau Pacific Resort, Jun, 2004,

by Joan Traylor, TX, USA . Report 1097.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 26-50 dives
Where else diving Yap, Carribean
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 81 to 84 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 75 to 150 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions Depth limits of 130
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish 5 stars
Small Critters 5 stars Large Fish 5 stars
Large Pelagics 5 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
UW Photo Comments [None]

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

Accommodations 5 stars Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 1 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments This was our second trip to Palau in 12 months and again for a diver, this is a wonderful place. The staff at Sams in one in a million. They anticipate your every need. We stopped in Yap (wonderful diving with lots of mantas) and I would suggest anyone do the same if they are making the trip. Be sure that you take a rain slicker, usually each afternoon is a shower on the boat ride. The visibility was outstanding and the sharks, turtles, and big fish were everywhere. There were several ornate eagle rays, spotted eagle rays and thousands of huge groupers on this trip. Turtles were seen by the dozens on almost every dive. Highly recommended trip for divers, but there is little if anything else to do while in Palau. Palau Pacific Resort is like a little bit of heaven-
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