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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
Manilla
Getting There
Brussels-Doha-Manilla; 30
hours Road and Boat to puerot
Galera

Dive Conditions

Weather
cloudy  
Seas
choppy, currents  
Water Temp
28   to 29    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
5
Water Visibility
15   to 20    Meters  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
no  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
No deco  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
yes 
What I saw
Sharks
None 
Mantas
None 
Dolphins
None 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
1 or 2 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  3 stars
Tropical Fish
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Small Critters
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Large Fish
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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Boat Facilities
N/A
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Comments
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Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Accommodations
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Food
2 stars
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Shore Diving  
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Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

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Beginners
3 stars   
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Comments  
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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