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Dive Review of Splash/Palau Pacific Resort in
Micronesia/Palau

April, 2016, an Instant Reader Report by Rose Mueller , TX, US
Contributor   (15 reports, with 1 Helpful vote)
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Report Number 8892
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
Over 1000 dives
Where else diving
Most places it's warm
Closest Airport
Koror
Getting There
best route is Hawaii Guam
Koror

Dive Conditions

Weather
rainy  
Seas
calm, currents  
Water Temp
78   to 82    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
5
Water Visibility
50   to 80    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
yes  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
With Splash the good divers are separated from beginners.  The groups are
small.  There is no hovering, but it's in the best interest to stay with
the guides.  They are Palauan and know the waters and what they hold.  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
yes 
What I saw
Sharks
Lots 
Mantas
1 or 2 
Dolphins
Schools 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
> 2 
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
3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
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Shore Facilities  
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Comments
Splash is not set up for photographers, but they would do anything to
accommodate.  They  ...
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Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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Food
5 stars
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Snorkeling
5 stars  
 
 

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Value for $$
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Beginners
3 stars   
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Comments  
We celebrated our 25th visit to Palau.  Over these many years we've
witnessed many changes, and very few.  Our travel here perhaps will be of
interest.  To use the fewest miles we'd accrued with United Airlines we
chose to use foreign carriers.  It took us to Beijing first.  There were 3
security checks; the final checkpoint was all but a full cavity check.  It
took over an hour for the transit.  It was on to Manila with little sleep
in 25 hours.  The narcotic officer came for us to identify a bag.  We were
taken to the entrance of the airport and greeted by about 40 agents and
assorted policemen.  There was also an audience of about 40 people.  Two
dogs sniffed and sniffed our "duffle" bag.  All we had
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