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Dive Review of Palau Aggressor II in

Palau Aggressor II, Sep, 2013,

by JoAn L Ferguson, VA, US (Reviewer Reviewer 5 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 7143 has 1 Helpful vote.

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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 4 stars
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments Great boat, great diving, great crew.

The boat was structured very nicely for a liveaboard. Everything easy to reach.

Diving from the skiff was easy and seemed very intuitive after a dive or two. It does keep you on a pretty tight schedule thru the week. Some liveaboards take you to a location, brief you on the location and tell you that the "pool is open". Here every dive is scheduled, briefed, and then guided by multiple DMs.

We stayed at the Palau Royal Resort a few days before the trip. I didn't realize that it was right next door to where the Aggressor would leave from - that was convenient! We rented a car which gave us a lot of flexibility to see Palau before we got on the boat. We even got a birding guide from Planet Blue (via Sam's Tours) for a one day birding experience!

We got a day room at Cliffside before our 1:30am flight. What a great deal! A place to put our luggage, take a nap & shower before the flight, and you get a pass to use the PPR facilities down the street.

The only problem with this trip is that we are now spoiled by the amazing diving in Palau. Will we want to go anywhere else now?
Websites Palau Aggressor II   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Many Caribbean islands, Key Largo, Hawaii
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, rainy, cloudy Seas calm
Water Temp 83-°F / 28-°C Wetsuit Thickness 1
Water Visibility - Ft/ - M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions one hour limit, nominally. No deco.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

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