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8
Length / Width
37 m / 7 m
Year built / renovated
1974  / 2016
Rental equip.
YES ($)
Internet
YES ($)
Nitrox
YES ($)

Highlights

  • Liveaboard diving trips to Truk Lagoon,  max 16 guests and to the Bikini Atoll, max. 12 guests 
  • Truk Lagoon offers famous wrecks, zero fighter planes, tanks, guns, gas masks and ammunition
  • Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands is the final resting place for some of the most significant warships in history
  • Historic battleships, cruisers, as well as the world-famous USS Saratoga aircraft carrier with its 270m (888ft.) flight deck.
  • Fully equipped for rebreather divers and technical divers
  • Central camera station for gear set-up and dedicated rinse tank
  • Lounge bar with comfortable bench seating and plasma screen
  • Nitrox and rental equipment available
  • WiFi available

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24H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

You then have 24 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment terms

  • 15% of the total booking amount is due at the time of booking
  • 40% is due 210 days prior to arrival
  • 45% (balance) is due 90 days prior to arrival

Cancellation fee

In the event of Groups cancellation (6 spaces or more), the following charges will apply:

  • More than 365 days: 2% cancellation fee applies*
  • 365 – 181 days prior to departure: 15% cancellation fee applies
  • 180 - 91 days prior to departure: 40% cancellation fee applies
  • 90 – 0 days prior to departure: 100% cancellation fee applies

*Greater than 365 days prior to departure, we will honour the 2% deposit that we are holding against the booking, provided a minimum of 1 person travels on the same departure date, under the same booking reference, in the same accommodation.

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Description

Truk Lagoon

Truk is best known for its World-class Wreck Diving and with over 60 Wrecks, from Supply Vessels (Maru) to Planes and a Submarine, tightly packed into a Coral Reef Lagoon. It is easy to appreciate why Divers travel to this area time and time again. During WWII, the Japanese Fleet used Truk as one of their main staging points for attacks on the Allied Forces but in 1944 the Americans led “Operation Hailstone” surprised the Fleet resulting in the plethora of dive sites which we can see there today.

Truk Master is the ultimate liveaboard exploring the Wreck Capital of the World & Diving Truk Lagoon and the Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands

The steel vessel, Truk Master, dominates the waters of Micronesia and Marshall Islands and will take Divers to the famous dive sites in Truk Lagoon. The expansive area of Wreck in this famous lagoon are surrounded by Colourful Reefs, Vibrant Corals, Pinnacles, Deep Channels and schooling Pelagics making this an epic Dive Safari Adventure.

A new unique itinerary starting in 2018 has been added to the Truk Master liveaboard, The Bikini Atoll part of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, which covers nearly 1 million square miles of idyllic emerald-green Coral Atolls, surrounded by the crystal-blue waters of the Pacific. 

Divers will explore these two unique destinations and between dives relax on the different decks providing ample space as well as dive equipment and camera storage. The crew of Truk Master brings the highest quality service in the diving industry.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

Formerly the Astral Star, Truk Master underwent a full refit and re-launch 2016. The Truk Master is 121 feet (37m) long and 23 feet (7m) wide and welcomes 16 guests for 7 or 10 day Dive Safari Adventures. The Truk Master is the ultimate Wreck diving vessel and provides Guided dives, Technical  and Rebreather Diving. The air conditioned cabins include:Lower, Middle and Upper Deck cabins, with a variety of  bed options.

Between dives, the Truk Master’s 4 decks will ensure divers are accommodated in roomy style

Topside, the Truk Master caters to a maximum of 16 guests in 8 cabins, each with individually controlled AC units and en-suite bathrooms. Relaxation areas consist of the indoor Lounge & Bar with comfortable seating and a plasma screen with entertainment system, a spacious indoor Dining Area, and a shaded outdoor seating area with Sundeck.

Common areas for socializing and relaxation are spread between the Middle and Upper Decks. Rest or talk about the day’s diving adventure in the Main Saloon. Imbibe in your favorite adult beverage at the Bar with comfy seating and plasma screen television. Peruse your dive photos at the camera set up station complete with guest storage drawers. Perhaps napping and lounging is your ticket to ultimate between-dive time. Guests can head to the outdoor seating area complete with a shaded sun deck area.  

Dining aboard Truk Master takes place in the spacious and air conditioned dining area

The crew aboard Truk Master understands the need to properly fuel Divers for energy-filled diving. Feeding Divers is what they do best. The day begins with a light breakfast before dive 1, followed by a full breakfast after dive 2. Lunch is served before dive 3. An additional rest and snack period before dive four is followed by dinner. The vessels provide guests with a choice of International and Asian cuisine served buffet style in the Dining area.

The Truk Master caters to special dietary requirements; please simply inform our reservations team prior to your trip to ensure we have plenty of dishes to suit your needs. A range of carbonated soft drinks, fruit juices, black, green and herbal teas are commonly available as well as instant and fresh brewed coffee.  A selection of fresh fruit is readily available as well as some naughty treats in case you feel hungry in between dives. Alcohol is available to purchase onboard.

Good food, ultimate comfort and the best Wreck Diving on the Planet – equals – one amazing Dive Safari Adventure. 

HOW TO GET THERE

Please refer to logistics section of each itinerary to find detailed info on how to get there.

Cabins

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Upper Deck - Deluxe Double Bed Cabin - #8

All cabins are large in size and air-conditioned, each with their own ensuite bathroom with hot water. The cabin is en-suite with centrally heated hot water, wall fans, individually controlled aircon units, personal safe, hairdryer, towels, bathrobes and shower gel. Perfect place to rest after dives

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  • Size:  9 m²
  • Beds:  1 Queen
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  No
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Lower Deck - Standard Cabin - #1, 2 & 3

This comfortable spacious cabin has twin beds. The 3 lower deck Standard cabins have 2 single beds each for twin share use, each of which are en-suite and have individual air conditioning units.

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  • Size:  9 m²
  • Beds:  2 Twin
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Main Deck - Premium Cabin - #4 - 7

The style in all these cabins is amazing, great place to rest after day diving. All cabins are en-suite with centrally heated hot water, wall fans, individually controlled aircon units, personal safe, hairdryer, towels, bathrobes and shower gel. Cabin 5, 6, 7 beds can be converted to double

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  • Size:  9 m²
  • Beds:  1 queen bed or 2 twin beds
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes

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DIVING SERVICES

Adaptors & tanks

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • 15L Tanks Available
  • Nitrox ($)
  • Rental Equipment ($)

Diving Facilities

  • Battery Charging Station
  • Warm-Water Showers
  • Fish Id And Diving Books
  • Spacious Dive Deck
  • Separate Zodiac/Dhoni

For your safety

  • Fire Alarm
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Life Jackets
  • Life Rafts
  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits
  • Vhf Radio
  • Emergency Positioning Radio Beacon

Languages spoken

  • English

Boat Amenities

Facilities

  • Air-Conditioning
  • Wi-Fi ($)
  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Power Socket Adapters
  • Rebreather-Friendly

Great for families

  • Movies

Payments

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Cash (Usd)
  • Cash (Eur)
  • Cash (Gbp)
  • Cash (Aud)
  • Cash

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food

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