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Dive Review of Fish 'n Fins/Carolines Resort in
Micronesia/Palau

Fish 'n Fins/Carolines Resort, Sep, 2011,

by Iddo Kadim, OR, US ( 2 reports). Report 6356.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Maldives, Red Sea, Fiji, BC and Alaska, etc...
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy, cloudy Seas calm, choppy, currents
Water Temp 28 to 31 Celsius Wetsuit Thickness 1
Water Visibility to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish 5 stars
Small Critters 4 stars Large Fish 3 stars
Large Pelagics 4 stars

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

Subject Matter N/A Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's N/A Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments [None]

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

Accommodations 4 stars Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 5 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments Fish'NFins is one of the absolute best dive operations we've experienced. Every aspect of it expresses the owners' and crew's strive for perfection. Everyone is friendly, professional and extremely safety oriented.

FNF is a tightly run operation with multiple dive boats available each day usually. So choice of daily destination is wide. The dive guides were all fantastic. Very helpful at the shop, on the boat and in the water as needed, with great eyes for creatures and great awareness of divers, conditions, etc...

One comment on Blue Corner... It is so famous a dive site it is almost a cliche. Do not let that deter you. Every dive there is amazingly different and almost always spectacular!
Uulong Channel is another unbelievable site. But, to dive it right requires the tide to be just right and at the right tiem... So, if you're lucky for it to be just right when you're in Palau, do NOT miss it.
However, nearly all dives are near perfect. So no need to be choosy.

The lunch option for day boats is always very simple, tasty and fresh. And great value!

We took an 1/2 day ATV outing one day, which was great! Ken the guide was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. And the views, as well as the exciting roads (trails really) were great fun.

Carolines Resort is rustic but comfortable enough. The views, especially sunset, are wow!

We'll return to Palau and will dive with Fish'NFins (can't imagine using anyone else in Palau) anytime!
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