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

Splash/Palau Pacific Resort: "Our Silver Anniversary", Apr, 2016,

by Rose Mueller , TX, US (Contributor Contributor 19 reports with 5 Helpful votes). Report 8892.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Most places it's warm
Closest Airport Koror Getting There best route is Hawaii Guam Koror

Dive Conditions

Weather rainy Seas calm, currents
Water Temp 78 to 82 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 50 to 80 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions With Splash the good divers are separated from beginners. The groups are small. There is no hovering, but it's in the best interest to stay with the guides. They are Palauan and know the waters and what they hold.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 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 Splash is not set up for photographers, but they would do anything to accommodate. They ... 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 5 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 We celebrated our 25th visit to Palau. Over these many years we've witnessed many changes, and very few. Our travel here perhaps will be of interest. To use the fewest miles we'd accrued with United Airlines we chose to use foreign carriers. It took us to Beijing first. There were 3 security checks; the final checkpoint was all but a full cavity check. It took over an hour for the transit. It was on to Manila with little sleep in 25 hours. The narcotic officer came for us to identify a bag. We were taken to the entrance of the airport and greeted by about 40 agents and assorted policemen. There was also an audience of about 40 people. Two dogs sniffed and sniffed our "duffle" bag. All we had ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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