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Join Erik Payeur & Steve Philbrook on this amazing adventure diving the sunken WWII shipwrecks from the Japanese Imperial Navy in Truk Lagoon.
During World War II, Truk Lagoon was the Empire of Japan’s main base in the South Pacific theatre. Truk was a heavily fortified base for Japanese operations against Allied forces in New Guinea and the Solomon Islands, serving as the forward anchorage for the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN).
By early 1944, the U.S. forces amassed a huge armada of top line carriers, battleships, cruisers, destroyers and submarines for a major surprise sweep against Truk on February 16th, 17th and 18th. This attack, coded “Operation Hailstone”, caught the Japanese totally unaware, leading to one of the most successful U.S. engagements of WWII.
We will be staying at Blue Lagoon Resort. Blue Lagoon is a quant resort in Truk Lagoon. It still has many of the war artifacts on its premises. You will be surrounded by history the entire time you’re there. Truk Lagoon is considered to be the BEST wreck diving destination in the world! Dive iconic wreck like the Fijikawa Maru, Sankisan Maru, Nippo Maru, San Fransisco Maru, Hein Maru, Airplanes, and more!
Truk Lagoon offers diving for all levels on the same wrecks. Whether you’re a novice, seasoned, professional, or tech diver Truk Lagoon is for you! Nitrox, mixed gas, and extra tanks are available.
**PLASE READ** – This is a recreational trip. Although some dives can exceed recreational limits (130 ft) most dives will be within the 130 ft depth limit. An advanced certification is highly recommended!
All travelers must be in Las Angelas the night before (January 7) Our flight to Truk Lagoon leaves early in the morning on January 8, 2021. These flights and hotel arrangements are not included and need to be made by the individual traveler. These flights are subject to change until ticketed.
Want to sign up?
Please fill out the Trip Sign Up Form and send it in with your $500 deposit.
- Double Occupancy Diver: $3650
- Single Occupancy Diver: $4075
- Round trip Airfare from LAX
- 7 night at Blue Lagoon Resort
- Round trip airport transfers
- 7 days of 3 tank boat dives (21 boat dives)
- Swimming pool
- Meals ($30-$60 per day)
- Flight to LAX
- Drinks (alcohol and soda)
- Land excursions
- Airline baggage fees
- Incidentals/personnel items
- Travel/medical insurance
- Extra dives
- Tips & gratuities
NOTE: $500 Non Refundable deposit holds your spot for this trip. Final trip payment is due by November 1, 2020. We strongly recommend travelers insurance, ask for details. Land/dive/air prices are payable by cash, check, or credit card and are quoted to reflect a 3% cash discount. If you wish to use a credit card, this 3% discount will not apply to the above quoted price. Airfare rates are based on early sign up, future rates are approximate, call for current price. Due to rising fuel costs, airlines have been imposing additional charges without notice, prices subject to change.