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Master Liveaboards launch Bikini Atoll!

1st Aug 2017 (blue o two News)


We are always looking to push boundaries, and venture to destinations that offer our divers unparalleled experiences throughout the globe.

Only a handful of people will get to experience diving in Bikini Atoll and we are honoured to offer you the trip of a lifetime alongside our partners Master Liveaboards; explore Bikini Atoll from 2018 onwards!

Situated in the Pacific Ocean, Bikini Atoll makes up part of the Marshall Islands. Post-WW2, the US military tested the effects of different atomic bombs on battleships, submarines, destroyers and the famous USS Saratoga aircraft carrier. The region only opened to divers as recently as 1996 so the wrecks are naturally abundant with thriving corals and vibrant marine life. This is truly a one-of-a-kind destination, with spectacular historic wrecks in a remote and otherwise untouched tropical paradise.

Upon arrival into Kwajalein airport, a representative from Master Liveaboards will meet you. As Kwajalein is US Army territory, a shuttle bus will take guests to the ferry terminal, where an Army ferry departs for Ebeye Island, and it is here that you will embark M/V Truk Master. A maximum of 11 guests will be welcomed on board M/V Truk Master, part of the Master Liveaboards fleet, all within premium cabins. The distance from Kwajalein to Bikini is 215 nautical miles, and the journey takes guests through the sheltered waters of Kwajalein Atoll (where a check dive will take place before the overnight sailing) and out into open seas to the north towards Bikini. On average the trip takes 25-30 hours depending on weather.

All divers must hold a technical certification as most of the wrecks sit at 50m or deeper, and are therefore mostly suited for extended range diving. Divers will be responsible for planning their own dives (a minimum of 2 per day) with the assistance of our highly experienced Cruise Director who has dived the wrecks of Bikini Atoll a number of times already. There is also a portable hyperbaric chamber on board M/V Truk Master whilst sailing in the Marshall Islands, as safety is a top priority.

This opportunity is extremely exclusive; trips to Bikini Atoll up until 2020 are already largely SOLD OUT worldwide. Itinerary durations range from 10, 11 and 14 nights.

Our confirmed dates for Bikini Atoll in 2018 are as follows:

16/06/18 - M/V Truk Master - Bikini Atoll (11 nights) - £5368 per person

Our confirmed dates for Bikini Atoll in 2019 are as follows:

14/05/19 - M/V Truk Master - Bikini Atoll (10 nights) - £4901 per person

01/10/19 - M/V Truk Master - Bikini Atoll (10 nights) - £4901 per person

We also have a number of dates for 2020. Please register your interest for the below trip dates:

15/05/20 - M/V Truk Master - Bikini Atoll (11 nights) - Price to be confirmed

02/08/20 - M/V Truk Master - Bikini Atoll (11 nights) - Price to be confirmed

27/09/20 - M/V Truk Master - Bikini Atoll (11 nights) - Price to be confirmed

Bikini Atoll packages include: Full board accommodation on the vessel in a premium cabin based on double occupancy (lower or mid deck), tea, fresh coffee, fruit juice & soft drinks, at least 2 dives per day (weather permitting), 12ltr aluminium cylinder, air fills & weights. Marine Park and Port Fees (Bikini Dive Permit) to be paid on board in cash - $500 per person for 10n or $550 person for 11n and 14n. Given changes in exchange rates the final package prices can only be confirmed at the time of booking. The prices shown EXCLUDE flights but these can be organised on request through blue o two.

Find out more information on the epic diving experience available in Bikini Atoll and don't miss out!

Contact our expert travel team for more information on +44 (0)1752 480808 or email divingholidays@blueotwo.com.






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