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Dive Review of Atlantis Azores in

January, 2015, an Instant Reader Report by Jeanne Downey, PA, US
Top Contributor   (39 reports, with 5 Helpful votes)
"Thresher shark heaven, but not for us"
Report Number 8120 has 1 Helpful vote
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
Over 1000 dives
Where else diving
Bahamas, Caribbean, Australia, Micronesia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Cocos,
Socorro, Guadalupe, Palau, Fiji, Galapagos, etc.
Closest Airport
Cebu City
Getting There
Easy on United through Hong
Kong, Cathay Pacific from SFO
or LAX.

Dive Conditions

windy, dry  
Water Temp
79   to 79    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
30   to 60    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
60 minutes. No decompression. Try to stay above 100 feet.  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
1 or 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  4 stars
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Boat Facilities
4 stars
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Place in bottom of skiff for diving. One rinse tank on boat. Large camera
table. Charging station in dining area. ...
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5 stars
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The first week of our two week Cebu adventure was on board the Azores,
diving around the island of Malapascua, with the goal of seeing thresher
sharks. The second week we headed South for a Kasai Village Resort return
visit, in another review.

Now, every one of the four times weve been to the Philippines, weve run
into either a typhoon or tropical storm, and this was no exception. This
time it was the category 1 storm that messed with the Popes visit. We
werent allowed to board the boat, so we spent a night at the Waterfront
Airport Hotel, literally across the street fro ...
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