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Dive Review of Atlantis Dive Resorts in

April, 2016, an Instant Reader Report by Todd Lichtenstein, NJ, US
Sr. Reviewer   (9 reports)
"Good much diving but bad visibility"
Report Number 8902
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving
Lembeh, Maldives, Galapagos, Cocos, Dominica, Cayman Brac, Little Cayman,
Papua New Guinea, Andaman Sea, Raja Ampat, Blue Heron Bridge
Closest Airport
Getting There
We flew on Cebu Pacific from
Manila. Judging by our
experience the flights get
delayed more later in the day
due to air traffic congestion
in Manila.  If you have an
International connection in
Manila leave plenty of time
for flight delays.

Dive Conditions

sunny, windy, dry  
calm, choppy, surge  
Water Temp
79   to 82    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
20   to 60    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  5 stars
Tropical Fish
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Small Critters
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Large Fish
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Large Pelagics
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
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Boat Facilities
4 stars
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There was a wonderful air-conditioned camera room with plenty of workspace
and a great compressed air system. Also  ...
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5 stars
Service and Attitude
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Environmental Sensitivity  
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3 stars  

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Dumaguete is on the island of Negros an hour and a half plane ride from
Manila. We flew round trip from Manila on Cebu Pacific Airline. Cebu has a
higher baggage allowance for scuba divers, 30 kg or 66 lbs.  It doesnt
matter how many bags you have BUT they do weigh your carry-ons .  From
Manila to Dumaguete we paid about $40 in extra overweight charges. That is
not bad for divers and photographers. The Manila airport domestic terminal
is very crowded and there are almost not enough chairs in the roasting hot
gate area. Be advised.  When we landed at Dumaguete, Atlantis staff were
waiting to grapple with our luggage and get us to 
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