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

Splash/Palau Pacific Resort: "Crystal Clear", Apr, 2017,

by Rose Mueller , TX, US (Contributor Contributor 19 reports with 5 Helpful votes). Report 9564 has 1 Helpful vote.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Most places it's warm
Closest Airport Koror Getting There Houston, Narita; Houston, Hawaii, Guam; Houston, Manila; Houston, Hong Kong, Taipei.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, choppy, surge, currents
Water Temp 80 to Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 50 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions The divemasters at Splash are very astute and aware of a given diver's abilities. They carefully monitor the depths as needed.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
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 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Splash doesn't have the accommodations for photographers. They do bring a cooler ... 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 5 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 2 stars
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Comments Perhaps I will bore long time readers with our 26th visit to Palau. There were obvious changes this year over the last two. The country decided to limit the junkets from mainland China, hence PPR was void of the masses of Chinese tourists. It is again the Europeans, Japanese and Americans. I read in the paper that tourism is down 26% to Palau in the first quarter of this year. I think much was brought on by greed along with the obvious downturn in the economy worldwide. PPR left much to be desired. They eliminated several key employees that affected the quality of this stay. Their main conce ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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