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Truk Master

The opulent liveaboard Truk Master is famous for offering the best wreck diving (over 60 wrecks) ranging from a variety of wrecks; supply vessels, planes, and submarines. It was built in 1974 and was last renovated from every inch to square in 2016. The Japanese Fleet used the ultimate liveaboard as the main staging point to attack the Allied Forces during World War II. It is listed amongst those few liveaboards that offer ultimate diving at the Truk Lagoon, which is the world-famous wreck diving destination. An exclusive trip to the Bikini Atoll is the major attraction for the ardent divers.

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Truk Master Liveaboard

The Overall Review

We spent 8.6 hours reading reviews from experts and divers about Truk Master Liveaboard.
In summary, this is what divers think:

  • Editor Rating
  • Rated 4 stars
  • 80%

  • Truk Master liveaboard
  • Reviewed by:
  • Published on:
  • Last modified: 21-01-2020

4 reasons to dive

  • Many divers were impressed with the multiple wrecks they got to observe
  • Many people were happy with the attentiveness of the crew
  • Divers gave high praise to the dive instructor on being very diligent
  • Some divers noted that their gear were washed after each dive and well looked after

2 reasons NOT to dive

  • A couple of people were taken back by the constant rain while on their trip
  • Some people stated that the food was similar every day and they didn't have any dietary beverages

Key facts

Year (re)built: 2016
Max divers 16
Internet Yes ($)
Nitrox Yes ($)
Rental equip. Yes ($)
Camera station Yes
Min. logged dives No minimum
Aircon Yes

Prices

The avarage price for diving with this liveaboard is
$235$
per day.

We've calculated this price based on a 7 day stay.
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    Boby Taylor

    Liveaboard Director

    Boby has been diving and guiding on liveaboards since 2005, and love it

    Ron Simon

    Dive instructor/Liveaboard director

    Ron has been a Cruise Director on 10+ Liveaboards throughout the world and has a keen understanding...

    Torben Lonne

    PADI Instructor

    Torben is the Editor of Divein and a true water lover. 

Highlights

  • Explore the most exotic and best dive destination Truk Lagoon
  • Purpose-built liveaboard is a combination of comfort, luxuries, and matchless services
  • Visit the history buff’s paradise where you will find wrecks of numerous sunken ships, tanks, fighting jets
  • Discover the Bikini Atoll and enjoy the wreck diving on the historical wrecks of warships
  • Swim with turtles, clownfish, and playful dolphins.
  • Enjoy freshly cooked full board meals
  • Capacity to accommodate 16 guests in 8 grand cabins
  • Free access to the internet (if available)
  • Nitrox is free for EANx certified divers
  • Rental equipment available
  • Safety is the first priority (first aid, emergency raft, life jackets, and fire extinguishers)

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Description and details

Diving on the Truk Master in Micronesia

 

Truk Master

The 37 meters (approx. 121 feet) steel-hulled yacht is a prominent member of the Master Liveaboard fleet. The powerful engines 2 x Cummins 520 HP makes the vessel super silent and stable to cruise at a speed of 10 knots per hour. diving with Truk Master is an ultimate experience, where the avid divers can discover numerous wrecks, which are surrounded by vibrant reefs, soft and hard corals, deep channels, pinnacles and a wide range of fish species. The stunning liveaboard has everything that is required to make a memorable dive cruise vacation. Recently, a new itinerary The Bikini Atoll was added to the route, which falls in the region of the Republic of the Marshall Islands. Spread on over 1 million square miles of idyllic green Coral Atolls with a surrounding of turquoise blue water.

Boat Interior

The alluring liveaboard Truk Master has 8 cabins and can accommodate a maximum of 16 guests. Each cabin has individual air conditioning with temperature control system, intimate facilities, hairdryers, and storage to keep the luggage. Individual safes are also provided to every diver for personal belongings. The indoor lounge is the best area to get relaxed after the tiring dive day. If you wish to feel the fresh air of the watery surrounding than stay outside on the partially covered sundeck. You can have a power nap while enjoying the striking sunrays on the sundeck, which is well-equipped with lounge chairs.

Deck Area

The dive deck of the stable vessel Truk Master has enough space for all divers to prepare comfortably. There are multiple under-bench storage boxes to keep their personal belongings like fins, goggles, and masks. There are also shower for a quick bath after dive, rinsing tanks with faucet for rinsing and maintaining the equipment after dive. you can find numerous deck chairs and wooden loungers on the sundeck. Whereas, the partially covered area of the sundeck is a perfect spot of the liveaboard to enjoy a drink while chatting with fellow travelers and mesmerize from the breathtaking views.

Food and Entertainment

The well-trained crew is selected from the top-notch cream of workers and are expert in their respective fields. The cruise director is responsible to arrange the day-to-day activities. You can surf in the vigorous wave breaks or can challenge the dive in the crystal-clear water where the dive guides are vigilant and hawk-eyed to dig you out of the water right at the moment you want. After the fun-filled water and onboard facilities, you are spoiled by the scrumptious food prepared by the chef on board. You can enjoy local specialties and international cuisines presented in a buffet thrice a day.

When to go

It is possible to dive throughout the year in the amazing Truk Lagoon. The temperature ranges between 21-27 degrees C in the winter season (December and April). The wet season starts in October and November. Whereas, August to December is called a typhoon season and the diving conditions can be rough. Although typhoons rarely occur in this area you never know about the change’s nature offer.

  • Editor Rating
  • Rated 4 stars
  • 80%

  • Truk Master liveaboard
  • Reviewed by:
  • Published on:
  • Last modified: 21-01-2020
Boat features
  • Camera Station
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Library
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Custom built for diving
  • Charging stations
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Paid Internet
  • Outside Showers
  • Separate Rinse for u/w Camera
  • Leisure Deck
  • Bar

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