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Dive Review of Aggressor Fleet in
Micronesia/Palau

Aggressor Fleet: "Another great trip to Palau", Sep, 2022,

by robert linscheer, CO, US ( 1 report). Report 12064.

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 2 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments Palau Aggressor no longer requires covid testing and does not require masking onboard, though some signage is still up and some crew members occasionally wore masks.

The boat briefing, while thorough, seemed very rushed. It consisted of a powerpoint presentation with the cruise director lecturing over the top of it. There was no walk-around and no emergency drill. Speaking with other passengers later, I found that not much information was absorbed. One topic that was emphasized was battery charging. That all camera & light charging needed to be done on the (outdoor) dive deck and that this charging would be shut off late at night. You could charge a phone in your room, but only while you were present. The dive deck briefing was done on the dive deck and was tho ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Mostly Caribbean; Belize, Roatan, Turks & Caicos. Bucket trips to Palau, Raja Ampat, Kona
Closest Airport Koror (Palau) Getting There United currently only option. Flew Honolulu, Guam, Koror with some long layovers

Dive Conditions

Weather dry Seas calm, currents
Water Temp 84-87°F / 29-31°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 30-100 Ft/ 9-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Nothing enforced, but were told not to plan a dive deeper than 100ft.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas Squadrons
Dolphins 1 or 2 Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments All diving was from a launch. You chose whether you were comfortable having your camera on the carpeted platform at the aft, or to keep it with you for the trip ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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