The Rock Islands Aggressor has nine staterooms and takes a maximum of 18 scuba diving passengers to various destinations and islands around Palau. They do Sunday thru Sunday trips and diving is done using a skiff due to swift currents. So this trip is for advanced divers who don't mind currents that the numerous giant mantas seem to dearly love. This is the sister ship of the Palau Aggressor II. Enjoy our blog article on Palau, Historical World Class Diving.
Although you will see some sharks, groupers, and Napoleon wrasse, expect to see large schools of fish as the norm. So you'll to dive channels, tunnels, holes, walls, and even a cave or wreck. While on board Rock Islands Aggressor, plan on scuba diving up to 25 dives on this 7 day trip. German Channel is where the mantas routinely stop by the cleaner stations. Wonder Channel is a wall dive for macro photographers. Ngedebus Coral Gardens and Ngerchong are also quite photogenic. Iro Maru is a WWII Japanese wreck. Even better known is Blue Corner for its schools of gray sharks, eagle rays, turtles, and hammerhead sharks. Rock Islands Aggressor also plans 3 night dives, conditions permitting. Moreover, Jellyfish Lake is a popular snorkeler destination.
It is best to plan land excursions before or after the trip. However, there are times when you can go ashore or visit a secluded beach. The Rock Islands Aggressor, has a large salon, dining area, sundeck, lounge, wet bar, and a photo center where you can edit video and images. Most importantly, the staterooms have air-conditioning, 110 volt/USB outlets, and private bathrooms with hair dryers and showers. For those that get hungry, your eggs are cooked to order, Lunch is self-served buffet style, and Dinner is served at a table setting. Fresh snacks are provided mid-morning and mid-afternoon. The onboard menu is varied and plentiful with fresh fruits and veggies, island seafood, International and American feasts, barbecues and local cuisine. Non-alcoholic beverages include: fruit juices, soft drinks, iced water, iced tea, and coffee. Also, they carry a limited inclusive selection of local beer and wine.