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Dive Review of Asia Divers/El Galleon in
Philippines/Puerto Galera

November, 2015, an Instant Reader Report by Peter Palmer, Keerbergen, BE (2 reports)
"Certainly up for improvement"
Report Number 8722
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
501-1000 dives
Where else diving
Maldives, Cocos, Galapagos, Komodo, Florida Keys, Red Sea, Sicily, Corsica,
France, Ireland, Belgium, Holland
Closest Airport
Getting There
Brussels-Doha-Manilla; 30
hours Road and Boat to puerot

Dive Conditions

choppy, currents  
Water Temp
28   to 29    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
15   to 20    Meters  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
No deco  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
1 or 2 
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  3 stars
Tropical Fish
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Value for $$
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We had done 5 days diving at Anilao (Buceo Anilao, see separate report) and
then traveled by boat to Porto Galero for an additional 5 days. Puerto
Galero is quite crowded and full of divers and dive operations. The resort
we stayed in is OK (not fabulous: my room took 76 steps to get to and the
service and food at the restaurant is not wonderful) and is located
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