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Dive Review of Aggressor Fleet/Tropic Dancer in

Aggressor Fleet/Tropic Dancer: "Palau Tropic Dancer", Feb, 2015,

by Gail M King, FL, US (Sr. Contributor Sr. Contributor 26 reports with 23 Helpful votes). Report 8314.

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

Accommodations 5 stars Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 4 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling 5 stars
Value for $$ 4 stars
Beginners 1 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments This was a 10 night trip on a very well kept liveaboard.Crew,cabins,food,& diving were all great & all stayed on schedule.The boat was well arranged for divers'comfort.All dive gear stayed set up on the skiff so the boat dive deck was very roomy with a large camera table.Palau offers small to large creatures but the dive sites are mostly geared to seeing the large ones such as the shark & fish parade at Blue Corner with the large Napoleon Wrasse coming all around hooked in divers & the mantas in German Channel+ an ornate eagle ray...all were feeding...none on cleaning we had to swim to get good views.Saw green & hawksbill turtles,schools of fish,bumphead parrot fish,disco clams & giant clams.Lots of current equals lots of fish & variety of creatures.Jellyfish Lake is unique with thousands of stingless jellyfish to snorkel among.Chandlier Cave is also unique with lots of formations in several different "rooms".We also dove 2 wrecks of WW2 & our last outing was a boat tour thru the Rock Islands stopping at points of interest.We had 4 led dives of 60 minutes each day.
Websites Aggressor Fleet   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Caribbean, Indonesia, Galapagos, Socorro.Philippines, Palau, Fiji, Australia
Closest Airport Palau Getting There United Airlines

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, currents
Water Temp 81-81°F / 27-27°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 50-80 Ft/ 15-24 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions stay with buddy or dive leader,no deco diving
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish 4 stars
Small Critters 2 stars Large Fish 4 stars
Large Pelagics 4 stars

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

Subject Matter 4 stars Boat Facilities 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 4 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments Large camera table with camera towels & air,large rinse areas
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