Truk Lagoon, Micronesia
|Addresse||The Wharf, Parkyn Parade|
|County||Australia @ (AU)|
The Wharf, Parkyn Parade
Australia @ (AU)
Chuuk Atoll, (also Known as Truk) in the Caroline Islands is infamous for its giant lagoon. The lagoon is the final resting place for more than 100 ships, planes and submarines – the legacy of a fierce World War II battle between the Imperial Japanese Fleet and Allied carrier planes. The lagoon has been declared an underwater museum. Souvenir taking of relics from the area are prohibited by law. Nowhere else in the world are there so many wrecks in close proximity, situated in shallow clear water. Many of the wrecks are visible while snorkeling and there are many on-shore wartime locations to visit. The majority of the wrecks lie off DubIon, Eten, Fefan and Uman Islands and represent the largest naval loss in history. Their cargoes of tanks, trucks, airplanes, mines, bombs, machine gun bullets and thousands of other artefacts including beautiful china are there still to be explored.
The warm, tropical waters and prolific marine life has transformed the wrecks into artificial reefs and beautiful coral gardens. The main island of Weno (formerly Moen) is the capital and commercial center. TOUR LEADER: Chris Williams PRICE: $5799 INCLUDES: Return flights ex Brisbane to Truk via Port Moresby and Pohnpei flying with Air Niugini 7 nights accommodation on board TRUK MASTER liveaboard – Full Boat Charter Special All meals & snacks during the cruise, drinking water, soft drink, fruit juice, tea & coffee Up to 4 dives per day (except on arrival and departure days) including some optional night dives Includes use of 15L steel single tanks, weights and dive guide services Land excursions Return airport transfers in Truk Australian departure taxes and applicable airline taxes ($551.00 and subject to change) Price Does Not Include: Travel Insurance (compulsory) Port, permit and tax fees of US $195 pp payable locally Scuba equipment rental, Nitrox and other gases, alcoholic beverages / personal expenses, satellite internet Local departure taxes ex Truk USD $20 per person Booking requirements: To secure your place on this trip, you will need to complete an online Booking Form and return it together with a non-refundable deposit amount of $1000 per person.
Further payment installments required. Bookings available 1st of April 2017