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Dive Review of Splash At PPR/Palau Pacific Resort in
Micronesia/Palau

Splash At PPR/Palau Pacific Resort: "Always the unexpected", Apr, 2015,

by Rose Mueller , TX, US (Contributor Contributor 19 reports with 5 Helpful votes). Report 8191.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Caribbean, Solomon Islands, Galapagos, Papua New Guinea, Siladen, Sipaden, Red Sea, Coral Sea, Maldives, French Polynesia and Flathead Lake!
Closest Airport Koror Getting There We went Houston, Narita, Seoul and Palau

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, currents
Water Temp 74 to 82 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 40 to 80 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions We set our own limits as we've been with Slash so many times and they know our experience. The Palauans are such excellent divers, they know immediately the capabilities of the divers. They usually accommodate the mix.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales > 2
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 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Splash isn't ideally set up for photographers, but they will accommodate. There are 2 professional photographers with Splash so they are helpful if need be. W ... 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 4 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling 5 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
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Comments How many times can a person write about their visits to Palau, especially if it's 24 times? Each experience is unique given the time of the year and the phase of the moon or just being at the right place at the right time. The Palau Pacific Resort is nestled in the island of Koror, the capitol. It's secluded with immaculate, manicured grounds and a golden beach. Regretfully, the rates have increased dramatically and some amenities have been slashed. There are many flights from mainland China and the hotel is abundant with Chinese. The breakfast buffet is excellent and the chef, Tony, is an artist with his pancakes. I've n ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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