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Dive Review of Odyssey Adventures in
Micronesia/Chuuk/Truk Lagoon

Odyssey Adventures: "Wrecks of Truk Lagoon", Jul, 2018,

by Tim Moore, HI, US (Reviewer Reviewer 5 reports with 5 Helpful votes). Report 10529 has 2 Helpful votes.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Caribbean area, all around the pacific rim, Australia, hawaii, mexico, caymans, bonaire, roatan, costa rica, cozumel, thailand, japan, bali, indonesia, new guinea, solomon islands, new britain, fiji, Polynesia, ... since 1974
Closest Airport TKK Getting There United and Air Niugini offer service. Air Nuigini is suspending service after their flight overshot the TKK runway. Some hurt & 1 dead

Dive Conditions

Weather windy, rainy Seas calm, no currents
Water Temp 80 to 84 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 20 to 70 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions common sense rules for wreck/confined space diving. Best use a guide.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins 1 or 2 Whale Sharks None
Turtles None 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 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments I was diving a Sony HC-9 [yes, old, but solid] in a L&M Bluefin case wi ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

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 3 stars
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Comments This my 3rd trip to Truk Lagoon, 2nd onboard Odyssey. If you enjoy wreck diving, then this is the adventure to take ... I suggest sooner rather than later as the wrecks seem to be deteriorating more rapidly. The boat is also starting to show its age; no major problems, but a little rusty around the edges, may a screw missing/loose here and there. Still safe. I was told the the boat was going into the yard for maintenance/repair/refurbishment in a few weeks; so should be good to go.

I guess I should also own up that the US owner [one of?] was onboard for ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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