Summertime is the right time

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Diving season is upon us. Right when the manta mating action cools down, the wind calms and the whole island opens up with flat seas and clear water.
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We have rays cleaning in the lagoon, sharks strafing the wall at Vertigo and miles of barrier reef to dive until the trade winds pick up in the Fall.

We’re logging good dives on the southern walls, mackerel are here in schools which brings the tuna in close to the reef, yesterday we dived with 4 dogtooth tuna and 5 eagle rays herding a ribbon of mackerel drifting Yellow Wall.
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Another recent and fun natural cycle was octopus mating. For a few weeks every dive log had multiple  encounters and were seen in pairs.

There’s always something going on, we have about a month here where cuttlefish are shallow, in pairs and don’t bugger off when you come kicking in with your camera.

We’ll be seeing a lot more blue water and outer reef life in clear calm conditions, as long as a storm isn’t blowing by.

Our next special event is our annual Kids Sea Camp and Family Divers week and we’re still gearing up for our photography party for Labor Day.

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Jim Reilly
Jim Reilly
11:27 21 Mar 18
We stayed at the hotel and dove with Manta Ray divers in early December 2017. The hotel is very comfortable, well run and staffed with wonderful employees. During our visit my wife came down with an illness and the consideration and support from the hotel and dive staff could not have been better.read more
Sandy Stinson
Sandy Stinson
16:03 03 Mar 18
The staff couldn't be more friendly and accommodating. Food is good, (worth upgrading to include all meals). Diving is good too.read more
Alex Divinsky
Alex Divinsky
17:24 01 Jan 18
The best place to stay in Yap. The resort is really nice and clean, the scuba diving is great, and the docked ship that houses the bar, restaurant, and movie screen is very cool. I really enjoyed my stay here.read more
ASALI
ASALI
10:44 01 Jan 18
Offers one of the best accommodation service. It also has a uniquely designed restaurant.
Yi-Hsin Lin
Yi-Hsin Lin
00:53 21 Feb 17
The whole place centers around the scuba diving operation. Probably better to find somewhere else if you're not a diver. The dive operation was generally good, but a little too laid back - schedules weren't always clear, and sometimes would change without any notice. Sometimes it was hard to tell if this was really because of changing tides/weather or because of the island pace of life. Pizza is a surprisingly good option at the restaurant.read more
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