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Dive Review of Yap Divers/Traders Ridge in

June, 2004, an Instant Reader Report by Joan Traylor, TX, USA
Report Number 1096
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
26-50 dives
Where else diving
Palau, Carribean
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

Water Temp
81   to 84    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
75   to 150    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Depth limits of 130, no touching of the mantas  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  3 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
Boat Facilities
Overall rating for UWP's  
Shore Facilities  
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
5 stars
3 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
1 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
5 stars   
5 stars    
We were afraid that with the typhoon in April that the diving would not be
up to the standards we were anticipating.  The diving was outstanding!  We
saw so many mantas and large fish on every dive.  The small creatures were
everywhere!  The visibility was wonderful and and staff at the dive shop
and hotel were outstanding.  The people of Yap are definitely some of the
friendliest and hardest working people we have ever met.  This is a
definite YES for diving and seeing as many as 18 huge mantas come out of
the beautiful blue waters straigh towards you on one dive is something
every diver needs to experience.  We saw as many as 20 sharks on many of
the dives as well as lobster, small fish, corals, and turtles.  This is a
great dive trip!
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