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Dive Review of Magic Island in

January, 2011, an Instant Reader Report by Tom Reynolds, CA, US (2 reports)
Report Number 5966
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
501-1000 dives
Where else diving
Carribean, Palau, Hawaii, Fiji, Indonesia
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

Water Temp
82   to 84    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
40   to 60    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
130 foot depth restrictions  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  4 stars
Tropical Fish
5 stars  
Small Critters
  5 stars
Large Fish
Large Pelagics
  3 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
5 stars  
Boat Facilities
3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
5 stars  
Shore Facilities  
5 stars  
Lots of macro and WA opportunities on both boat and shore dives.
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
5 stars
3 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
3 stars
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
5 stars  
5 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
5 stars    
5 stars   
5 stars    
The macro life is amazing and the guides are expert at finding macro

In addition to the typical South Pacific macro critters you will see a bait
ball at Pescadore, potentially with large fish feeding plus lots of turtles
and the possibility of a whale shark.

The accommodations are excellent and everything is convenient at this small

The best connection from the US west coast are through Philippines
Airlines. You stop in Manila, then continue to Cebu where the resort picks
you up.

Overall a very reasonable cost for an excellent experience.
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