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Address: Mbaeroko Bay, Munda, Solomon Islands
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This 700 ton Japanese freighter is a great dive for groups of four or more.

This 700 ton Japanese freighter is a great dive for groups of four or more.

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Great dive, exploring is amazing, not very big

We loved exploring around the wreck and certainly would love to go again. Lots of nudy branches around and schools of fish. sometimes hard to know where to look at... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2017
Elbrich E
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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We loved exploring around the wreck and certainly would love to go again. Lots of nudy branches around and schools of fish. sometimes hard to know where to look at, fish-boat-coral-boat. the bigger picture or the detail. Well, that's a wreck dive. Not very deep, so it's good for beginners A nice ride on the boat towards the ship too!

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Reviewed 2 October 2016

Took a good friend and snorkeller for an introductory dive on this wreck - a perfect site as the sandy shore provides a great spot to review the skills, and then swim straight to the wreck only 20m away - and in full view due to the clear waters. Covered an coral, fish and sealife, its a great introduction, with... More 

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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Bridge area and engine room is mostly intact and penetratable with sidemounts. Japanese bathroom tiles in compartment above engineroom. 3 levels on engine room . Electrical board , pumps , engine and workshop with large vice. Max depth is 15 m.

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Reviewed 15 August 2010

Lying in a shallow protected bay about 50 mins by speed boat from Munda, this large cargo vessel is almost upright, and part of its masts can be seen from the outsite. The deepest points are around -15 mt (bow) and one side is blown up where it was hit by US planes. Sections of the ship are open and... More 

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