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Dive Review of Sangat Island Reserve in

December, 2008, an Instant Reader Report by Natasha, NM, USA
Reviewer   (4 reports)
Report Number 4608
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
101-250 dives
Where else diving
east africa, maldives, honduras
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

sunny, cloudy  
calm, no currents  
Water Temp
29   to 29    Celsius  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
10   to 20    Meters  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Dive with divemaster.  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  4 stars
Tropical Fish
3 stars  
Small Critters
  3 stars
Large Fish
Large Pelagics
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
4 stars  
Boat Facilities
2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
3 stars  
Shore Facilities  
4 stars  
No rinse tanks on dive boat, but all dives only 10 minute ride from
Electricity in bar during day.
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
5 stars
5 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
5 stars
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
3 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
4 stars    
3 stars   
4 stars    
Go to Coron for the Wreck Diving.
Go to Sangat Island Resort for a great relaxing vacation and beautiful
natural environment.
Dive shop well run by Jojo.  Good rental gear.  
Two dives a day, plus night dives possible.  Poor visibility.  
The resort can arrange transfers from Manila.  Rooms are basic, no hot
water, but comfortable, clean and well run.  No AC.  Electricity (220v)
from 6pm to 6am only.  Slow WIFI in the bar area. Good buffet food. 
Nescafe coffee.
Other activities possible - day trip to Coron island, jet ski touring,
beautiful hot springs in the mangroves, sea kayaks.
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