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Toa Maru is a boat accessible salt water dive site, located in Gizo, Solomon Islands. The maximum depth is 111-120ft/34-37m.

A twenty minute boat ride from Gizo is one of the South Pacific’s most popular diveable WWII shipwrecks. This reasonably intact Japanese transport ship of some 140m (450’) length is lying on its starboard site. It was run aground after suffering damage from an American attack. The dive starts at an easy 7 metres and slants to 37 metres. Interesting artefacts adorn this vessel that sunk before it could be unloaded. Some of the trinkets include saki bottles, medical supplies, office equipment and rounds of ammunition. The larger objects include bombs, a motorbike, a type 21 tank. For the more experienced divers a guided tour inside the wreck to many rooms still easily accesible, including the work shop, crew quarters, and dining area. The wreck also recieves visits from marine life such as turtles and rays, and has an extensive coral garden along the top that is great place to spend a safety stop after you are finished exploring.

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