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Dive Review of Peter's Resort in
Philippines/South Leyte

May, 2011, an Instant Reader Report by Eldon Okazaki, CA, US
Top Contributor   (41 reports, with 1 Helpful vote)
Report Number 6056
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
Over 1000 dives
Where else diving
SE Asia, Hawaii, Palau, Yap, Mexico, Caribbean, etc.
Closest Airport
Getting There

		

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny, windy, rainy, cloudy, dry  
Seas
calm  
Water Temp
79   to 81    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
3
Water Visibility
40   to 70    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
no  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
the dive masters set the depth and time; except for special Bruce who does
explorations  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
yes 
What I saw
Sharks
None 
Mantas
None 
Dolphins
Schools 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
> 2 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  4 stars
Tropical Fish
4 stars  
Small Critters
  3 stars
Large Fish
2 stars  
Large Pelagics
  N/A
 
 
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
4 stars  
Boat Facilities
3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
N/A  
Shore Facilities  
3 stars  
Comments
they have a large bucket for cameras except for the small boat (few
divers);  the boat boys and dive masters sort of cater to the photg.
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Accommodations
4 stars
Food
4 stars
Service and Attitude
4 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
4 stars
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
3 stars  
Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

Overall Rating

Value for $$
4 stars    
Beginners
3 stars   
Advanced
4 stars    
Comments  
the bad: to save money, you can take the public bus from Tacloban to
Peter's resort, 5 hrs.(~140 pesos for seniors); the private taxi would cost
~3000 to 3500 pesos; if the small boat was not fixed, I would not be able
to dive by myself; the resort gives 42 peso/ USD whereas, BDO bank gives
43.7 peso/ $; traveler checks are not usually honored except at BDO and
only up to $200 w/ huge 200 peso fee/ ck.
the good: divers could luck out and stay in "dorm"ROOMS FOR 400
PESO/ NITE (LESS THAN  $10 USD) WHICH HAS ONLY FAN (NO NOISE AND NO SINUS
PROBLEM)-- 2 bath rooms to share (but there was only 1 girl who stayed a
few nights); you could pick from a huge selection of breakfast, lunch and
dinner and spend < or ~ 200 peso/ per lunch or dinner (the Panduit,
canton was tasty and cost only 120 Ph peso; the diving was good but they
took you to the same sites more than twice; some dive sites were wiped out
from the floods;the dive masters and boat boys were good at their jobs. The
other divers were good except for  2 beginner divers.
wish I had known: the whale shark trips were not worth it--very expensive
(>3500 peso) and did not see a whale shark (whereas, in Moalboal I
missed a whale shark by few minutes; the rain was supposed to be in June.
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