Main Menu
Join Undercurrent on Facebook

The Private, Exclusive Guide for Serious Divers Since 1975 | |
For Divers since 1975
The Private, Exclusive Guide for Serious Divers Since 1975
"Best of the Web: scuba tips no other
source dares to publish" -- Forbes

Dive Review of Fish 'n Fins/Palau Plantation Resort in

Fish 'n Fins/Palau Plantation Resort, Mar, 2014,

by Debbie Pasich, CA, US (Reviewer Reviewer 4 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 7546.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 3 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 4 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments If you’re looking for gourmet food and/or bargains, Palau is not the destination for you. If you’re looking for terrific diving – book a trip tomorrow!
We dove with Fish N’ Fins and their dive operation is pretty good. Depending upon the dive guide, the dive briefings can be anything from so detailed you can’t wait to hit the water to abbreviated crib notes. Yes, that is what I meant. Not just crib notes but the abbreviated version. Suffice it to say that at least one of their dive guides could use some training. Unlike many other dive operations, Fish N’ Fins leaves it up to you to put your gear on and off the boat every day as well as switch your own tanks between dives. Nitrox is free for those who are certified.
The winds were running north/south during our week so we were somewhat limited on our dive site choices but they were all good. “Blue Corner” was a lot of fun as you hook yourself to the reef with a reef hook so you’re flying like a kite in t ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Fish 'n Fins   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving All over the Carribean, California, Fiji, Honduras, Belize
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy Seas choppy
Water Temp 83-85°F / 28-29°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 50-150 M / 164-492 Ft

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions They gave desired depth and dive time but didn't babysit. If diving with two guides, the air hogs would surface with one guide allowing the rest of the group to dive longer.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins Schools 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 1 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments No camera tank or table on boats. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Was this report helpful to you?

Subscriber's Comments

By ALFRED E KHOLOSin CA, US at Apr 06, 2014 03:42 EST  
Thanks for the review. I'm planning a trip to Palau, a live-aboard on the Palau Aggressor, then on to Yap for a few days. I'm glad to hear that the reefs are in good shape.
Leave a comment (Subscribers only -- 200 words max)
Subscribers can comment here

Subscribe Now
Subscribers can post comments, ask the reviewer questions, as well as getting immediate and complete access to ALL 422 dive reviews of Micronesia and all other dive destinations. Complete access to all issues and Chapbooks is also included.

Featured Links from Our Sponsors
Interested in becoming a sponsor?
Reef & Rainforest, Let our experience be your guide -- Reef and Rainforest
Reef & Rainforest
is an agency for travelers that scuba dive. Looking for sharks, wrecks, kayaking, tropical islands? We specialize in adventures to Micronesia.
Island Dreams Travel
Island Dreams Travel
Island Dreams specializes in dive travel to Micronesia. We've dived there ourselves, and stand ready to customize your Micronesia scuba diving adventure.

Want to assemble your own collection of Micronesia reports in one place?
Use the Mini Chapbook Facility to create your personalized collection.

Note: The information here was reported by the author above, but has NOT been reviewed nor edited by Undercurrent prior to posting on our website. Please report any major problems by writing to us and referencing the report number above.

Undercurrent Home

Get more dive info like these and other important scuba updates sent monthly to your email.
And a FREE Recent Issue of Undercurrent

Free Undercurrent Issue
Get a free
monthly email and
a sample issue!

Find in  

| Home | Online Members Area | My Account | Login | Join |
| Travel Index | Dive Resort & Liveaboard Reviews | Featured Reports | Recent Issues | Back Issues |
| Dive Gear Index | Health/Safety Index | Environment & Misc. Index | Seasonal Planner | Blogs | Free Articles | Book Picks | News |
| Special Offers | RSS | FAQ | About Us | Contact Us | Links |

Copyright © 1996-2019 Undercurrent (
3020 Bridgeway, Ste 102, Sausalito, Ca 94965
All rights reserved.

Page computed and displayed in 0.34 seconds