Truk Lagoon is the holy grail of wreck diving and the definitive scuba diving destination if you are looking for the ultimate wreck diving holiday. And having traveled all that way, be sure to dive all the hot wrecks that this remote location has to offer from the decks of a Truk liveaboard. Put your holiday in the hands of the experts and experience total dive freedom. With crystal clear waters, you can enjoy unadulterated relaxation and mind blowing wreck diving all day long. No matter if you are a new recreational diver or seasoned technical diver, Scuba Travel's Truk liveaboard holidays will take your wreck diving to a whole new level!
Splash into the warm soothing waters of Truk Lagoon and prepare to be amazed. It's hard to take in everything - from the packed out cargo holds to the bright corals that adorn the masts, posts and decking. Ships of all shapes and size await. Dive on cruisers, submarines, tankers, gun boats and airplanes that were loaded up with shells, trucks and all manner of army supplies. The ghost fleet of Truk lies as a reminder of those that lost there lives here and are conserved for future generations. Undoubtedly, few other locations have such a vast concentration of wrecks and thanks to the rich marine environment, they are smothered from bow to stern in marine life. With over 300 species of hard and soft corals, sharks, rays and reef fish, this is clearly not just a metal head's paradise! Try a taste of the exotic in Truk for a liveabaord holiday you will never forget.
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The Truk Odyssey Liveaboard explores the remarkable diving destination of Truk Lagoon. Dive the worlds best shipwreck destination onboard the best liveaboard...read more here
This is an excellent year round destination (the wrecks don't go anywhere!). Normally the dry season is from December to April and April to December is a wetter season. The outside weather is pretty constant all year at a lovely 28 with the water temperature a degree warmer.
The wrecks speak from themselves here and are the undeniable star of the show. Drop down onto these brilliant World war 2 wrecks:
- Cruisers & tankers complete with cargo in holds/ on deck
- Airplane wreckage
- Photogenic wreck shots
- Shark dive (pizzion reef)
Top dive sites to visit: San Francisco Maru, Betty Bomber, Nippo Maru Fujikawa Maru
Scuba Travel Tips
Truk combines well with a trip to Yap or Palau if you want to add a bit of reef diving into your holiday. Make sure you apply for the American visa ESTA before travel as this is necessary to go through Guam. Don't forget to take some USD cash with you, especially for the departure tax ($20)
Truk Lagoon is a magical place but hard to pinpoint on a map. Hidden away in the Pacific Truk was catapulted into dive legend by Jacques Cousteau, who was the first to show the world the incredible wreck diving that could be found here. Today Truk continues to attract divers from all over the globe ...read more here