Weather, seasons, best time to go to Truk Lagoon

Truk Lagoon, as part of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) is a tropical country and the climate is fairly even all year round. The average high is 30°C (86°F) whilst the average low is 25°C (77°F) throughout the year. The highest rainfall occurs during in the summer months (Jun-Sept) whilst trade winds come mainly […]

Tech vs. rec diving in Truk Lagoon

As Truk Lagoon is best known as a tec-wreck diving destination, you will find that as a recreational diver there is still more than plenty to explore! There are minimal currents within the confines of Truk Lagoon and consistent good visibility, making the wreck diving easy and accessible for any diver. Check out the depths […]

Traditions & customs of Truk Lagoon

Truk Lagoon is quite an extraordinary place with both interesting and remarkable customs & traditions: Budget – Share The Chuukese have a custom called “budget” like the English word. If someone has too much of something – lets’s say two mangoes, for example – and someone else, usually a family member, walks up to that […]

How to get to Truk Lagoon

Truk Lagoon is in the middle of the Pacific Ocean between the Philippines and Hawaii. Book your ticket to Chuuk International Airport (TKK) on Weno Island. All flights to Chuuk International Airport (TKK) require transit via Guam, United States. Getting to Guam is possible via: • Manila • Hong Kong • Tokyo • Incheon, Korea. […]

Wrecks in Truk Lagoon

After the Germans had been defeated in World War I, Chuuk became a Japanese protectorate in 1919. During World War II, Truk Lagoon was the Empire of Japan’s main base in the South Pacific theatre. A heavily fortified base for Japanese operations against Allied forces in New Guinea and the Solomon Islands, it served as […]

Chuuk vs. Truk Lagoon

Lagoon, also known as Truk Lagoon, is a sheltered body of water in the central Pacific. Located about 1,800 kilometres north-east of New Guinea, halfway between the Philippines and Hawaii, it is part of Chuuk State within the Federated States of Micronesia. The atoll consists of a protective reef, 225 kilometres around, enclosing a natural […]