Truk Lagoon Wreck Map (Where the Wrecks Are For Scuba Diving)

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Truk Lagoon map of the wrecks and their positions in relation to the Chuuk Islands

If you’re about to embark on the wreck diving trip of a life time to Chuuk Lagoon (formerly Truk Lagoon), you may wish to know where the wrecks are located. The above Truk Lagoon wreck map shows the rough positions of many of the more popular wrecks.

The best way to dive Truk Lagoon is by a scuba diving liveaboard. You can check the latest and best deals on Truk Lagoon liveaboards using Liveaboard.com below, which opens in a new window:

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Truk Lagoon wrecks listed on the map

Truk Lagoon Wrecks - The Deepest Biggest & Most Popular Wrecks

Truk Lagoon Wreck Map

The above Truk Lagoon wreck map is a bit busy. This is unavoidable simply because there are so many wrecks in Truk Lagoon. The number of wrecks in such close proximity is why this Mecca for wreck diving is so popular with wreck divers.

The Truk Lagoon wrecks are mostly concentrated around Fefen, Urman and Tonoas (Dublon) Islands of Chuuk. Despite the close proximity to the Islands and the fact that these wrecks are in a lagoon, the majority of them are deep wrecks (where deep is greater than 30 metres (100 feet). To discover how deep these wrecks are, please read this article, which includes a handy wreck depth table.

Many of the deeper wrecks of Truk Lagoon are 40 plus, 50 plus and even 60 plus metres deep. For more details about these, please take a read of this article about Truk Lagoon deep wrecks.

There’s no place in the world where there are so many great wrecks all in one place and situated in such close proximity to each other. You are simply spoilt for choice.

Find out here which Truk Lagoon wrecks have human remains or even here for Chuuk Lagoon skeletons.

Truk Lagoon diving liveaboard - Is the cost of a liveaboard necessary for Chuuk

Land-based resort vs liveaboard boat

The location of the two land-based resorts and dive shops are also marked on the above Truk Lagoon map. These are both on Moen Island. To get to Moen Island you fly into Chuuk airport.

However, if you’re considering a liveaboard trip to Truk Lagoon, you will still fly into Chuuk Airport, but then you’ll be transferred from Moen Island to your chosen liveaboard boat.

Truk Lagoon dive liveaboards table

This list of Truk Lagoon liveaboards is in descending customer rating order, followed by Scuba Diving Luxury Rating (SDE Lux Rating, see below), so the liveaboards with the highest customer rating and the best SDE lux rating will be at the top of the list. If you want to change the list order, use the “Sort by” dropdown below.

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Total Records Found: 3, showing 10 per page
Discover LiveaboardCustomer Review (Max 10)SDE Lux Rating %Flexible BookingDive CoursesDietary RequirementsNitroxGear Rental
Review Link: SS Thorfinn; Booking Link: SS Thorfinn 8.8 88% YES YES YES YES YES
Review Link: MV Truk Master; Booking Link: MV Truk Master 7.9 65% YES NO YES YES YES
Review Link: MV Pacific Master; Booking Link: MV Pacific Master 0 56% YES YES YES YES YES

The Scuba Diving Earth Luxury Rating (SDE Lux Rating) is explained on each liveaboard review when you click the “Discover Liveaboard” link, and is my own Liveaboard Luxury Rating I’ve assigned to all liveaboards. Choosing between liveaboards is helped by customer scores, and if you get stuck choosing between two or three liveaboards, where each one has a high customer score out of 10, you can use the SDE Luxury Rating to help narrow down your choice.

Think about it like using Booking.com when searching for the best hotel. Booking.com also use a customer score where each customer rates hotels out of 10. This is similar to the liveaboard customer rating, which is also rated out of 10. But let’s say you only like to stay in hotels rated 8 and above on Booking.com, but you also want the hotel to have WIFI or parking, or to have a swimming pool etc. The features each hotel has is usually secondary to the score out of 10.

More Reading: How long should you wait to fly after diving? (What’s safe?)

How to get to Truk Lagoon and Chuuk Airport is quite a challenge and requires a few connecting flights. This is especially true if you’re flying from far afield like the UK, US and Canada. But the trip is worthwhile and a bucket-list destination for scuba divers.

Learning more about what happened, this article explains a bit more about the history of Truk Lagoon during World War II: What happened at Truk Lagoon.

I hope you enjoyed this article about Truk Lagoon wreck map

I’d love to hear from you. Tell us about your adventures of diving and snorkeling, in the comments below. Please also share your photos. Either from your underwater cameras or videos from your waterproof Gopro’s!

If this article hasn’t answered all of your questions. If you have more questions either about snorkeling or scuba diving (or specifically about Truk Lagoon wreck map), please comment below with your questions.

There will also be many more articles about scuba diving (and snorkeling) for you to read and learn about these fabulous sports.

Have fun and be safe!

Truk Lagoon Wreck Map (Where the Wrecks Are For Scuba Diving)

Article written by Russell Bowyer who has been a scuba diver since diving on the Great Barrier Reef in Australia in 1989. After his first dive he trained as a BSAC diver in the UK. He attained his Diver Leader certification with BSAC. He then went on to become a scuba diving instructor, teaching others how to dive and was voted as Diving Officer and Treasurer for the Saffron Walden BSAC club too. Russell has dived all over the world, including the UK, on liveaboards in the Red Sea, the Caribbean, South Africa and the USA. Russell is experienced in all dive types, including drift diving, deep dives that involved decompression stops and recreational dives too.

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