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Dive Review of Fish 'n Fins Ocean Hunter III in
Micronesia/Palau

Fish 'n Fins Ocean Hunter III: "Good Diving in Palau", Aug, 2019,

by David Marchese, PA, US (Contributor Contributor 13 reports with 18 Helpful votes). Report 11085.

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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 We returned to Palau after our last visit in 2002, and the diving was better this time around. The reefs are generally quite healthy with some being the healthiest we've seen in a long time. While not like Indonesia, there were quite colorful soft corals and large fans on most wall dives. Fish density was generally very good. We saw sharks and 3-6 turtles on every dive. The sharks generally kept their distance except for a couple of sites where th ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Fish 'n Fins Ocean Hunter III   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Caymans, Turks & Caicos, Bay Islands, Bahamas, Fiji, Saba, Maldives, California, Revillagigedo, Cozumel, Midway, Kona, Galapagos, Panama, Palau, Tahiti, Cocos, Malpelo, Tonga, PNG, Komodo, Sulawesi, Holbox, Solomon Islands, Belize, Komodo, Raja Ampat, Wakitobi, Alor, Marquesas, GBR
Closest Airport Koror Getting There San Francisco to Taipei to Koror

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy Seas calm, currents
Water Temp 83-84°F / 28-29°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 20-100 Ft/ 6-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions We were asked to dive in a group and limit dives to 60 minutes, but that wasn't strictly enforced
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 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 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments There is a whole room dedicated to cameras. It's probably the best camera set up I've seen on a ship. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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