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Dive Review of Sea Dive Hotel in
Philippines/Coron, Busuanga island

Sea Dive Hotel: "Wreck diving at Coron, Philippines", Apr, 2015,

by Eldon Okazaki, CA, US (Top Contributor Top Contributor 44 reports with 3 Helpful votes). Report 8185.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Hawaii, caribbean, Palau, Philippines, Indonesia, Sipidan, Mabul, Similan islands, Malaysia, etc.
Closest Airport Busuanga Getting There flight; avoid Philippine Air Lines ( excess wt. over 10 Kg)

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 27 to 28 Celsius Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 5 to 30 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions You could only dive to bottom of the wrecks (39 M).
The dives were regulated for depth and time; reef dives were as long as 45 to 50 min.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments You sometimes got a barrel of water; on 2 dive trips, you had to ask for bucket of wate ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 3 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments The good: short dives in 28 deg. C water; except for Barracuda lake which had 37 -39 deg.C); short dives for deep dives ( 39 Meters); only 6 main wrecks; Sea Dive operation is very well organized; discounts are given for 2 dives/ day and 3 dives/ day; the DMs are very skilled in ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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