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Truk Lagoon

Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia
+691 933 4177
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Amazing Wreck Diving Holiday

26 Years ago I saw an article on the SS Thorfinn and the wrecks of Chukk Lagoon and I said " When I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Scottnnicky
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Gold Coast, Australia
A top wreck diving location

Not easy to get here and it is expensive to get there. Most of the diving is deep so advanced open... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
Jon C
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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“wreck diving” (51 reviews)
“dive shop” (16 reviews)
“bucket list” (11 reviews)
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Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia
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+691 933 4177
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Reviewed 1 week ago

26 Years ago I saw an article on the SS Thorfinn and the wrecks of Chukk Lagoon and I said " When I grow up, I'm going there!" We booked a 7 day trip and had THE BEST TIME! The history and dive briefs that...More

Thank Scottnnicky
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Not easy to get here and it is expensive to get there. Most of the diving is deep so advanced open water is absolute minimum. If tech diving make sure to give advanced notice to your scuba service there as helium as helium and CCR...More

Thank Jon C
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

The lagoon is one of the coolest places in the world for scuba diving and see the more than 15 sunken ships of the Second World War, which make the delights of the divers. the price of a boat ride and dives are not cheap,...More

Thank agusticassa
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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

I love the eggs Benedict breakfast. Dinner - they ran out of fish by the time our group arrived at 7pm (luckily the group leader reserved, restaurant was full). Room spacious for 2 queen beds, 2 armchairs, a few coffee / side tables. Clean toilet,...More

Thank Tammy L
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

Did a week on the Odyssey and it was awesome. They certainly do it right. Food was excellent dive masters were awesome. The captain was personable. The rooms were as big as hotel rooms. This is a setup that really runs perfectly. I am extremely...More

Thank BigMike5288
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Truk Lagoon Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia Propably the best place for wreck diving. More then 30 wrecks in one lagoon.

Thank vasskydive
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

Just returned from a great diving week in Truk Lagoon. The 7 of us stayed aboard the live aboard dive ship SS THORFINN run by Captain Lance Higgs. Captain Lance has been in Truk 30 plus years and before each dive delivers a power point...More

2  Thank george1975048
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

I have had the pleasure of diving here twice, nearly 40 years apart. The recent dive experience was not nearly as spectacular. Visibility has markedly declined and the coral is not nearly as colorful. Unfortunately the garbage in backyards and ditches on the way to...More

Thank gunflint1
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

The main attraction in Truk is wreck diving. IT is one of the best locations in the world for this and with the time that has passed since WWII it is slowly deteriorating. If you are planning to dive here then I would plan to...More

Thank Joe K
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Reviewed 18 December 2017

You don't have to be a wreck diver to appreciate the iconic diving to be had in Truk Lagoon. The warm waters and lack of current helps to make the experience a joyful one. Over 40 Japanese ships of all types have been sunk in...More

Thank Bathbiggles
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Biensapeau
19 March 2018|
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Response from CaptQ1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes but you have to pay extra for it, they have whole trip packages or can just pay for limited time.
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Roy C
18 February 2018|
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Response from lalhasa |
Change planes in Hawaii and Guam
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dtudor09
24 April 2017|
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Response from Harshrk | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at the Blue Lagoon resort. Food and diving was great. It has its own dive centre and they are very nice and thoroughly professional
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