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Dive Review of Asia Divers/ElGalleon in
Philippines/Puerto Galero

Asia Divers/ElGalleon: "El Galleon/ Asia Divers, Puerto Galero Philippines", May, 2017,

by ReefEyes, NC, US ( 2 reports). Report 9614.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Bonaire, Cozumel, Great Barrier Reef, Bahamas
Closest Airport MNL Getting There fly into Manila, private taxi/ferry to resort

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, rainy, dry Seas calm, currents
Water Temp 82 to 84 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 1
Water Visibility 30 to 60 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions typical dive profile was 90-100 feet and then gradually move shallower up the reef. 60 minute maximum dive time. I could hang shallower the whole dive while keeping an eye on the group. One dive master per six divers.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments While there was a camera room available, we did not use it thus we cannot comment on it. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
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Comments WOW!!...what a fantastic trip...we were 11 nites at ElGalleon with 36 dives over 10 days. We give this resort and Asia divers FIVE stars!! Dives are 60 minute boat only so you can get in up to four dives a day. Boats are traditional Bangka or speed boat - we preferred traditional Bangka ! Our package was all inclusive thus three meals a day with beverage (and cookies) between dives. Room was as advertised up a hill (50 steps for us) and was nice and cle ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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