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Dive Locations

3 recommended locations:

Palau

One of the world’s finest dive destinations, almost every imaginable species of coral and innumerable species of fish inhabit Palau’s rich reefs. Drift over spectacular reefs or dive on a WWII wreck, visit the jellyfish lake or kayak around the stunning Rock Islands.

  • Ideal for viewing: grey reef shark, spotted eagle ray, reef manta ray, white-tip reef shark, napoleon wrasse
  • Excellent for: Liveaboard diving, Resort based diving, Shark diving, Reef diving, Snorkelling, Wreck diving

Truk Lagoon

One of the world’s largest enclosed lagoons, Truk is home to an entire Japanese fleet, sunk in 1944 and frozen in time. Nowhere else in the world are there so many wrecks in close proximity, and in clear shallow water. Truk Lagoon is a must for wreck lovers.

  • Ideal for viewing: grey reef shark, common octopus, spotted eagle ray, Pacific bluefin tuna, black-tip reef shark
  • Excellent for: Liveaboard diving, Resort based diving, Group diving, Technical diving, Wreck diving

Yap

A land stepped in legend and with a unique culture, Yap is also the world’s foremost destination for manta encounters. Nowhere else are mantas seen consistently year round – catapulting Yap to the top of lists of the finest diving attractions in the world.

  • Ideal for viewing: reef manta ray, grey reef shark, white-tip reef shark, black-tip reef shark
  • Excellent for: Resort based diving, Singles diving, Manta ray

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Dive trips

The dive sites of Micronesia are best experienced from a combination of liveaboard and resorts. With exquisite reefs, wrecks and a myriad of wildlife, these islands can be combined together for the dive trip of a lifetime.
5 recommended trips. Our trip ideas are offered to inspire you and can be tailored to suit your requirements.

Palau Liveaboard

Dive Palau by liveaboard to truly appreciate this Pacific island gem. The world's first shark sanctuary, Palau dazzles with its wrecks, superb shark encounters and healthy reefs housing every imaginable species of coral.

  • When to go: Jan-Dec
  • Duration inc. flights: 14 days
  • Price inc. flights: From £4,845 pp
  • Trip type: Liveaboard trip

Truk Wrecks Liveaboard

Explore the world's finest wreck destination by luxury liveaboard. Nowhere else in the world are there so many shallow wrecks in close proximity, and this unique area is also home to sharks and eagle rays.

  • When to go: Jan-Dec
  • Duration inc. flights: 15 days
  • Price inc. flights: From £4,595 pp
  • Trip type: Liveaboard trip

Truk – Wreck Extravaganza

Spend a week at Truk Lagoon, considered the best wreck diving destination in the world. A resort based itinerary, two boat dives a day will take you to explore the underwater museum of an entire Japanese fleet.

  • When to go: Jan-Dec
  • Duration inc. flights: 12 days
  • Price inc. flights: From £2,895 pp
  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea

Palau & Yap

A fabulous twin centre itinerary to two of the Pacific’s most iconic and spectacular diving destinations. Experience manta rays up close and personal in Yap, and dive the rich colourful reefs and wrecks of Palau.

  • When to go: Jan-Dec
  • Duration inc. flights: 19 days
  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea

Get Wrecked – Truk & Sangat

Discover the historical Japanese WWll wrecks of Coron Bay in the Philippines and Micronesia’s Truk Lagoon. An unforgettable adventure and possibly the best wreck diving trip in the world!

  • When to go: Jan-Dec
  • Duration inc. flights: 18 days
  • Price inc. flights: From £3,745 pp
  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea

When to go

This region is blessed with excellent diving year-round, with November to April the driest.

Seasons

  • Dry season

    Nov to Apr: The dry season is the best time to visit this region, although diving is excellent year-round
  • Wet season

    May to Oct: Higher humidty and rainfall. July to October are wettest months.

Wildlife events

  • Feb to Apr: Grey reef sharks mating in Palau
  • May to May: Coral spawning in Palau
  • Jul to Jul: Grouper spawning in Palau
  • Dec to Apr: Manta mating season in Yap

Dive Resorts

Liveaboards