Recommended for technical divers
Wreck diver's paradise
Thriving reefs and corals
28°C air temperature all year
Crystal clear water - 40-60m visibility
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 American-led “Operation Hailstone” surprised the fleet resulting in the plethora of dive sites which we can see there today.
Maps & Itinerary
Dive the superb wrecks of the Japanese Imperial Navy WWII fleet that are scattered around Truk Lagoon in a variety of depths. Our 7-night itinerary allows you to explore not only many of the famous wrecks but to experience some superb reef diving also. There are numerous channels that cut through the reef which serve as hunting grounds for reef sharks and schooling pelagics which all add to the wonder of diving Truk.
Many of the wrecks lie within recreational diving depths, however M/Y Truk Master also offers Tec diving facilities for those wishing to delve deeper in the wrecks and take a closer look at history.
On a typical day we offer up to 4 day dives, however the 4th day dive may be substituted for a night dive when the boat is anchored within the lagoon. On this 7 night itinerary between 18-20 dives will be possible. The diving day is scheduled as follows:
- Light Breakfast followed by a briefing and Dive 1
- Full Breakfast, relaxation period, briefing and Dive 2
- Lunch, relaxation period, briefing and Dive 3
- Snack relaxation period, briefing and Dive 4, where possible
Departing from Weno, our 7-night liveaboard dive trips on Truk Master take you directly to the main concentration of wrecks located within the bay. Truk Master will moor over the deeper wrecks allowing an easy descent down the line directly on to the wreck.
Technical divers will benefit from the support of the “mother ship”, whilst our 2 skiffs are able to shuttle less experienced divers to the shallower sites and offer reef diving as an alternative to the wrecks.
Many of the wrecks are “Maru” or merchant vessels that had been left at anchor, some had been fortified with anti-aircraft weapons and many carried important army supplies including Zero Fighter aircraft parts, tanks, torpedo shells, trucks and road supplies.
Bottles, cooking utensils, items from everyday life and personal artifacts can be found in several of the wrecks, serving as a reminder to the visiting divers of those who lost their lives during the battle.
The more gruesome reminders of the conflict, such as human skulls, have since been removed and may now only be seldom seen in the deeper reaches of the wrecks.
*The itinerary above is an example only and is subject to change depending on local regulations, guests’ experience, flight schedules, weather and logistics and is at the Captain’s discretion. Adverse weather can affect this route which includes several overnight sailings.
With comfortable accommodation for up to 16 guests, the steel-hulled M/Y Truk Master boasts eight twin and double cabins with a choice of classic or premium cabins. Each cabin benefits from en suite bathroom facilities and individually controlled air-conditioning.
The main deck enjoys a spacious indoor dining room along with a camera station complete with numerous charging points and storage space. Unwind and relax after a fantastic day of diving in M/Y Truk Master’s indoor lounge and bar with a large TV which is ideal for movie and photo viewing. Alternatively, why not head out to the shaded outdoor relaxation area or the large sundeck and sink into a lounge chair to soak up the atmosphere.
Master Liveaboards offers a range of services to make your stay on board even more enjoyable. Rental equipment, Marine Park & Port fees, and courses can now be pre-booked and pre-paid at the time of booking. For our technical diver guests, please send us your gas and equipment requests as early as possible.
Marine Park & Port Fees
Truk Lagoon – 7 night itinerary
Truk Lagoon – 9 night itinerary
Truk Lagoon – 10 night itinerary
Chuuk Airport departure tax
Price per day:
KTec regulator set (2x Mares 25XR first stages & 2x DR second stages)
Stage regulator (Mares prestige, compatible with 100% O2)
Backplate and harness (Mares XR)
Wing (Mares XR Single Donut Bladder)
Complete Harness, Backplate and Wing
Full Tec set including Tec reg set, 2 stage regs, Harness, Backplate and Wing
Recreational BCD (Mares Rover)
Recreational Regulator Set (Mares Prestige)
Dive computer (Mares Quad)
UW Scooter (Dive Extras Piranha & Bonex)
UW Torch large (Big Blue TL3500P) 3,500 Lumen
UW Video Light (Big Blue VL15000P-Pro Mini) 15,000 Lumen
Emergency SMB, spool and slate
Lifting Bag (22kg/50lb)
Fins (inc boots)
Cylinder upgrade from 80cc (11.1ltr) to 100cc (13.2ltr)
*Must be pre-booked to ensure availability and correct sizes etc are on board.
Sofnolime (797 grade) per 4.5kg tub
Truk Lagoon Cylinder Package per 7 night itineraries
Truk Lagoon Cylinder Package per 10 night itineraries
Additional single cylinders per day
Cylinder packages include: Manifolded Aluminium 80 cuft twinset or Matched Aluminum 80cuft cylinders for Sidemount divers, or Steel 3L/ 2L Cylinder set for Rebreather divers, and up to 2 x 40/ 80 cuft Stage Cylinders with rigging kits.
Oxygen per litre
Helium per litre*
28% Nitrox Cruise package (7 nights)
Truk Lagoon only
28% Nitrox Cruise package (10 nights)
Truk Lagoon only
28% Nitrox per dive
Truk Lagoon only
28% Nitrox per day
Truk Lagoon only
* Gases cannot be banked, unused gas will still be charged for. Minimum fill charge: $10
Wine (per bottle)
Spirits (per shot)
Cocktails (per glass)
Laundry (per item)
Satellite Internet – 200MB Package
Satellite Internet – 500MB Package
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