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Dive Review of Odyssey in
Micronesia/Truk

Odyssey, Aug, 2009,

by Hardy Sieck, Louisiana, USA (Reviewer Reviewer 5 reports). Report 5083.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Cozumel, Belize, Cayman, Bahamas, Rhine, Galapagos, Bikini, Palau
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather cloudy, dry Seas calm, choppy
Water Temp 82 to 84 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 20 to 50 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions None
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

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

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 N/A
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 2 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments This is my son's and my third trip on the Odyssey. There is not a whole lot one can say about the Odyssey that has not already been said. The Odyssey simply has no equal. It is a superbly run operation with no weak points. If there was any gripe on this trip, it would be the vis. At times it barely was 20ft. That is just a bad break. The lagoon is not blessed with 100ft visibility at any time. However,the week prior to our arrival was very rainy and stormy. By the end of the week of course it got a lot better. The food and service was outstanding.
Ordinarely Darren and I dive by ourselfs. We are wreck junkies, are very careful and know overhead etiquette. The guides Sam, Todd and Kent offered their services so we did several dives with each of them. That was a good call, we got to see a lot of things we missed before. Like a engine room entry through the smokestack on the Shinkoku. A 50ft vertical drop, Some amazing instrumentation deep inside the Rio, or hold five on San Francisco at 180ft. Deco gas was available up to 100%. it just doesn't get much better than this. We can't wait until 2011 to do it all over again.
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