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Odyssey
From USD 424 per day
Length
40m
132 ft
Max 16
Nitrox
Wi-Fi
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At a glance...
  • Cabins with private en-suite bathroom and DVD player
  • Beer and wine free onboard
  • Rebreather and tech-diver friendly
  • Large tanks free of charge
  • Large steel hulled boat

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Truk Lagoon is one of the very best wreck diving locations on the entire planet. And its location is close to the Coral Triangle - the world's center of marine diversity. The Odyssey is the only liveaboard to operate cruises in Truk throughout the entire year.

At 40m long, the Odyssey is a sturdy steel hulled motor boat and has 9 large staterooms to accommodate 16 guests. All cabins are air conditioned, and have private bathrooms and have a 32" monitor with access to onboard entertainment system. 2 of the cabins are for single travellers only. Staterooms are cleaned daily.

The indoor saloon is an attractive social area, naturally illuminated by the windows that run down its entire length. This is where the delicious buffet-style meals are served in the dining section. There is also a separate entertainment lounge with TV, VCR, DVD, stereo, movie and book library, and bar. All drinks are free of charge onboard the Odyssey! There is also a sun deck with sun beds, and a covered open-air social area.

The boat is tec-diver friendly and diving facilities include a large dive deck with a 3-tier camera table, a charging station, 4 rinse tanks – 2 for cameras and 2 for other gear. The dive platform has a fresh water shower, 2 ladders, and a fixed deco bar. All diving is done from the mothership and warm towels are provided after each dive. The use of enriched air nitrox is free of charge.


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Dive experience: All open water certified divers are welcome onboard.

Cruise price per person includes: Local hotel/airport transfers, cabin accommodation, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, drinking water, hot drinks, soft drinks, alcoholic drinks, dives (as detailed in the trips above), nitrox fills for enriched air certified divers, experienced dive guides (max. 4 divers per guide), tanks (12 and 15 liter), weights and weightbelts.

Cruise price per person excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own): 5% GST (payable in advance), scuba equipment rental (US$ 190 per week), dive permit US$ 50 (payable in advance). Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival (cash or credit card).

Optional extras: Diving computer (US$ 75 per day), torch (US$ 25 per day), diving insurance. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.

How to get there: The Odyssey uses a port on Weno Island, approximately 15 minutes drive from Chuuk International Airport (TKK). Most flights arrive via Guam (which has USA immigration regulations) from Hong Kong, Manila, Incheon or Tokyo with United Airlines. You can also arrive from Honolulu via the Marshall Islands with United Airlines, or via Port Moresby with Air Nuigini fom Kuala Lumpur, Incheon, Manila, Singapore, Narita or Australia.
Transfers are provided from local hotels/airport. Boarding time on the first day starts at 5 pm, but the boat remains at its mooring until dawn on day 2. The boat returns to its mooring in late afternoon on the penultimate day and disembarkation is at 8 am on the last day. The final planned dive will be after lunch on the last full day of the trip. Please wait at least 18 hours before flying after diving.

Diving Environment: Truk Lagoon is a world-class wreck diving destination with over 60 wrecks, from supply vessels to planes and a submarine, tightly packed into a coral reef lagoon. The Japanese used Truk as one of their main staging points for attacks on the allied forces during World War 2 but in 1944 the American led Operation Hailstone surprised the fleet resulting in the huge number of wrecks that rest there today.
Many historical artefacts as well as war equipment, including aircraft wings for the Zero Fighter planes, tanks, trucks, guns, torpedo shells, gas masks and ammunition, can still be found while exploring the holds and engine rooms at many of the sites. The wrecks are encrusted with a wide variety of corals, and the lagoon itself is surrounded by a coral reef with many vibrant coral pinnacles, and deep channels where reef sharks roam and pelagics often appear.
Water temperature is typically 82-86°F (28-30°C).

Non-diver rate: 10% discount on published prices. The dive permit is also not payable.

Single supplement (if you do not want to share accommodation): 2 cabins are dedicated to single travellers. If these are already booked, you may choose to share a cabin or pay a supplement of 50% of the normal published price for your own cabin.

Dive clubs and group discounts: Pay for 7 guests and 1 additional person can join free of charge in the lowest priced cabin (total 8+ guests).

Whole boat charter rate (per night): Pay for 14 guests and 2 additional persons can join free of charge in the lowest priced cabin.

Add-on package: 10% discount on published prices.



Cabins, Berths, Showers, Bathrooms...
There are 9 cabins onboard, all with private bathrooms. There are 4 cabins on the main deck - 2 twin/double bed and 2 single bed, and 5 cabins on the lower deck - all with king size or twin beds.

All the cabins have:
  • Individual control air conditioning
  • Private bathroom with hot water shower and hand basin
  • Towels, toiletries and hairdryer
  • Windows on the upper deck, portholes on the main deck
  • Chest of drawers
  • TV and onboard entertainment system
  • Personal safe
  • Reading lights
  • Fire warning system
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Life jackets
  • Mains outlet 110 volts (US style sockets) and 220 volts (Aus style sockets) - 24 hours per day
  • Bedding and luggage space
No. of bathrooms / showers - 10 / 10 - hot water



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