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S/Y Philippine Siren Y   Tubbataha, Negros, Cebu   "Great trip! Tubbataha was the highlight! "
We just returned on the transition trip (from Tabbataha to Sebu) in May/ June 2018 and had a terrific time! The diving in Tubata... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
6/2018   Leslie Chow
1000+ Dives
 
S/Y Philippine Siren Y   [N/A]   "Philippines Siren to Tubbataha off Palawan"
Rough seas for overnight "sail" to Tubbataha National Park in middle of Sulu Sea. Only put sail up 1 hour/ week for pix; might have... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2017   John Yavorsky
1000+ Dives
 
S/Y Philippine Siren Y   Tubbataha & More   "Awesome Diving on a Really Good Liveaboard"
This was our second trip on a Siren boat and our first to the Philippines. We liked our first trip with them to Palau and when we ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
6/2017   Gary & Robin Schiendelman
1000+ Dives
 
Solitude One Y   Sulu Sea   "Another Enjoyable Trip"
This is our group's second trip aboard Solitude One to Tubbataha, Coron, Apo Reef, the Verde Island Passage and Anilao. All accomm... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
6/2017   Bonnie McKenna
1000+ Dives
 
Atlantis Azores Y   Tubbitaha   "Many Whale sharks & Mantas; strong currents; dive operation needs work"
Divemaster planned drift dives from zodiac going AGAINST 3 knot current until we complained to the captain. Better training and s... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
5/2017   Barry Lenk
1000+ Dives
 
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S/Y Philippine Siren Y   [Tubbataha   "Pristine Philippines"
A fan of the Siren Fleet, the Philippines version lived up to the Siren reputation for quality and service. The converted schoone... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
3/2017   Oedipus
250+ Dives
 
Atlantis Azores Y   Coron Bay, Puerto Galera   "Coron Bay wrecks worthwhile"
This was my second trip to the Philippines and the Atlantis Resort at Puerto Galera. I never thought I would be back- - I'm really ... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
2/2017   Ed Noga
1000+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts/ Azores Y   Koror Trek   "Atlantis Azores"
Second trip aboard this boat. First time we didn't make it to Koror because of bad weather. ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
1/2017   Craig Howe
500+ Dives
 
S/Y Philippine Siren Y   Visayas - Cebu, Bohol, Apo, Ne   "Great service, diverse diving"
We chose this trip because of the diversity of the dive sites visited. There were shark and whale shark dives, muck dives, drift ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2016   Lenore Neigeborn
500+ Dives
 
Solitude One Y   Tubbataha   "Beautiful boat, fantastic dive site"
Solitude One is a beautiful 170 foot steel hulled vessel. The boat is full equipped for a comfortable dive trip from Puerto Prince... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
6/2016   Bonnie McKenna
1000+ Dives
 
Azores Liveaboard Y   Tubbataha   "Pelagics! Pelagics! Pelagics!"
AZORES TUBBATAHA REVIEW Boarded the Azores live- aboard for a 7 night dive trip to the Tubbataha reef system in Puerto Princessa... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2016   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
 
S/Y Philippine Siren Y   Tubbataha   "Seriously Amazing Diving in Tubbataha"
I've now seen some pretty spectacular reefs and these are at the top of my list in terms of health, diversity, and overall experie... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2016   Angela Richards Dona
500+ Dives
 
S/Y Philippine Siren Y   [N/A]   "Tubbataha Reef: far away for just 18 dives!"
After reading so much about the Philippines Tubbataha Reef, I finally decided to go even though it will be a very long trip from M... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
3/2016   Raymond Haddad
250+ Dives
 
S/Y Philippine Siren Y   [N/A]   "Philippine Siren 215"
The Siren is an amazing boat. The cabins are huge by live aboard standards. There is plenty of room and storage in the cabins. V... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2015   Richard Hart
250+ Dives
 
S/Y Philippine Siren Y   Tubbataha to Cebu   "Tubbataha on the Siren: Great & Not-So-Great"
The Great: Definitely among the top 5- 7 dive itineraries I've been on in past 25 years. Comparable to Raja Ampat in terms of hea... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
6/2015   Michael Wood
1000+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts/ Atlantis Azores Y   Dumaguete   "Phillipines Dream Trip"
Atlantis runs a wonderful dive operation. We started at the Atlantis Dumaguete hotel for a few days. The diving was done from ca... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
6/2015   Elaine Wachtel
500+ Dives
 
S/Y Philippine Siren Y   Southern Leyte   "Southern Leyte with the Siren"
This is a large boat (130') with 8 rooms and various configurations. We booked with the superb staff (Mike) at Reef & Rainforest, ... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
2/2015   Gari Sisk
1000+ Dives
 
Atlantis Azores Y   Cebu/Malapascua   "Thresher shark heaven, but not for us"
The first week of our two week Cebu adventure was on board the Azores, diving around the island of Malapascua, with the goal of se... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
1/2015   Jeanne Downey
1000+ Dives
 
Atlantis Azores Y   Tubbataha   Tubbataha Reefs, Palawan Province – Philippines Atlantis Azores Live- Aboard May 17- 24, 2014 Tubbata... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
5/2014   Mel Cundiff
1000+ Dives
 
S/Y Philippine Siren Y   Tubbataha   This is my first trip to the Philippines and I'm coming back. The Siren is a very comfortable ship with lots of room for anything ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2014   Mario Mizrahi
500+ Dives
 
S/Y Philippine Siren Y   Between Tubbataha and Cabilao   "From Cabilao to Tubbataha"
I was on a 10- day trip aboard the S/ Y Philippine Siren, with the ultimate destination being the Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park. If ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2014   Jorge J. More
250+ Dives
 
Asiaqua/ MV Seadoors Y   Tubbataha   Due to an unprofessional and polemic dive operator we went on this vacation with mixed feelings, fearful of a bad experience. Once... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
5/2013   Ralph
500+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts/ Atlantis Azores Liveaboard Y   Tubbataha Reef   This was a trip with Duane Silverstein of Seacology to dive as well as visit a Seacology village site where Seacology was providin... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
4/2013   David E Reubush
1000+ Dives
 
Atlantis Azores Y   Tubbataha   Organization ruled as late afternoon we headed toward the liveaboard trip to Tubbataha Marine Park. Atlantis resort staff facilita... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
4/2013   Jeanne Reeder
500+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts/ Azores Y   Southern Leyte   RE: Atlantis Azores Southern Leyte Safari January 2013 Let me start by saying I really struggle with giving negative dive repor... Full report  
1 stars
2 stars  
1/2013   Curt Thompson
1000+ Dives
 
S/Y Philippine Siren Full report Y   Southern Visayas   A 16 hour flight from LAX to Cebu with an hour or so lay0ver in Hong Kong on Cathay Pacific. Interestingly the seats on the plane... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2012   Anne Warburton
500+ Dives
 
S/Y Philippine Siren Full report Y   Anilao to Coron   The boat is very nice. Cabins are roomy, although there is very limited storage for bags or clothes. More hooks and shelves woul... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
11/2011   ann mcgrath
500+ Dives
 
Philippine Siren Full report Y   Southern Visayas   The Philippine Siren is a fairly spacious live- aboard that is kept clean and picked- up. It has 2 sailing masts that are for show n... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
10/2011   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
 
WORLDWIDE SAIL & DIVE Full report Y   VISAYAS   I HAVE WRITTEN A LETTER TO THE PRESIDENT OF WORLDWIDE SAIL & DIVE (WWS&D) TO COMMENT ON SEVERAL PROBLEMS WITH THE PHILIPPINE SIREN... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
10/2011   Walt Brenner
1000+ Dives
 
Worldwide Dive & Sail/ Philippine Siren Full report Y   Tubbataha, Apo & S. Visayas   A comfortable phinise schooner. Spacious cabins & saloon, bathrooms are a little small relatively. Large dive deck area with indiv... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
6/2011   Martin Roberts
500+ Dives
 
Worldwide Dive and Sail/ S/Y Philippine Siren Full report Y   Coron to Boracay   The boat and crew were great! The diving not what I expected…. The dive deck crew had your equipment all ready for you when t... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
1/2011   Lisa Vitale
500+ Dives
 
Vascots Full report Y   Subic Bay   First of all this is bay diving and the water clarity can range from good to non- existent. On one of our dives we had another dive... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
1/2011   R Villemarette
100+ Dives
 
Expedition Fleet/ Borneo Explorer Full report Y   Tubbataha reef   Tubbataha was highly over rated; the first 2 days had mostly brown reefs, sand, some grass, and usual tropical fishes; it was sort... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
5/2010   Eldon Okazaki
500+ Dives
 
Atlantis Azores Full report Y   Tubbataha then Donsol   The Atlantis Azores is a well- run boat with a caring and detailed crew. Captains Paul and Randy have a fine crew who all went to e... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2010   Frederick R. Turoff
500+ Dives
 
Worldwide Dive & Sail/ Philippine Siren Full report Y   Tubbataha & Southern Visayas   I was not overly impressed with the diving in the Tubbataha area; perhaps because of the weather the first few days we were there. ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
5/2010   Janet Czapski
1000+ Dives
 
Expedition Fleet/ Stella Maris Explorer & Oceanic Exp Full report Y   Tubbataha   1) Stella Maris Explorer – Transition trip, Batangas to Puerto Princesa. The transition trip offers dives at Apo Reef, Cuyo Is... Full report  
4 stars
1 stars  
3/2010   Robert Flatt
500+ Dives
 
Stella Maris Full report Y   Apo Reef, Coron, Verde Island   This was our first trip to the Philippines, as part of a FAM (familiarization) group of eight. Our routing was Pittsburgh, Houston... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
9/2008   Jeanne & Bill Downey
1000+ Dives
 
Expedition Fleet/ Oceanic Explorer Full report Y   Tubbataha Reef   We were in Cabin A1. A1 and A2 have more space than A3 and A4, because A1 and A2 do not have the storage that A3 and A4 have. A3... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
5/2007   Gayle & Bob Bringas
500+ Dives
 
Sabang Inn N   Sabang   "Sabang, Puerto Galera"
it was good diving as usual; lots to see; but, some sites like West Escareo were repeated; new DMs; Germans like that dive operati... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
5/2018   Eldon Okazaki
1000+ Dives
 
King Solomon N   Anilao, Batangas, Ph.   "diving at Anilao"
If you are going solo, you would pay more for diving. the WiFi worked perfectly. diving was good; dive site, Lypo, had ;some / ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
5/2018   Eldon Okazaki
1000+ Dives
 
Crystal Blue Resort N   Anilao   "Great Muck Diving in Anilao"
Anilao is like Lembeh with less trash. Crystal Blue does diving from bangkas, small flat- bottomed wooden boats with dual outrigge... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2018   Mark Rosenstein
1000+ Dives
 
Asia Divers/ El Galleon Resort N   Puerto Galera   "Lots of divers in Puerto Galera"
The resort was OK, though my room was high up the hill over the main buildings, with many tall and irregularly spaced steps up the... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
5/2018   Mark Rosenstein
1000+ Dives
 
Anilao Photo Academy N   Anilao   "Anilao Photo Academy"
I arrived at Anilao Photo Academy around noon on the 20th and was greeted by Flor. I was shown to my room after meeting Fugly and... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
5/2018   Patricia A. Sinclair
500+ Dives
 
Asia Divers/ El Galleon N   Puerta Galera   "Puerta Galera and El Galleon"
El Galleon sent their large panga shuttle/ ferry for me to Anilao Photo Academy around 10 AM on May 27th. It was a 2 hour ride by ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
5/2018   Patricia A. Sinclair
500+ Dives
 
Aiyanar Beach & Dive Resort N   Anilao   "Great diving, but very basic accommodations"
On balance, Aiyanar Beach & Dive Resort is probably one of your best options in the Anilao / Mabini area as it is a cut above the ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2018   Matthias Kowalsky
250+ Dives
 
Asia Divers/ El Galleon N   [N/A]   "El Galleon/ Asia Divers in Puerta Galera Philippines"
Our second trip back was for two weeks and every bit as wonderful as first. 3 or 4 dives a day. Boats are traditional bank or sp... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2018   Michael Patrick Guerin
1000+ Dives
 
Magic Island Dive Resort, Moalboal N   [N/A]   "Moalboal diving is OK"
Our flight from Atlanta to Tokyo (Narita) was 6 hours late. We missed connection to Manila and ended up losing a whole day of divi... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
4/2018   masako satake
500+ Dives
 
Atmosphere Resort & Spa N   [N/A]   "Laid-back and 5-star luxury"
We dove in Dumaguete 7 years ago and liked muck diving there. This time, we loved it. We even thought diving at some sites was bet... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
4/2018   masako satake
500+ Dives
 
Amun Ini N   Bohol   "Relaxing Diving, Gorgeous Corals, Chill Resort"
Amun Ini is a small and lovely resort located about a 2. 5 hour drive from the airport. So if you are flying SFO to Manila to Boho... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
4/2018   GAIL MORRIS
100+ Dives
 
Scandi Divers N   Puerto Galera, Mindoro   "Quality Diving On A Budget"
Our group of 3 flew LAX to Manila on EVA AIR, which was a great choice. Scandi arranged a private Van service to meet us at airpor... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
2/2018   Jeanne Sleeper
1000+ Dives
 
Evolution Dive Resort N   Malapascua   "Persistence pays for threshers at Malapascua"
Malapascua isn't the easiest dive destination to reach (see "How to get there" field). The drive from Cebu City is pleasant enough... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
2/2018   Phil Johnston
1000+ Dives
 
Sea Explorers Philippines/ Pura Vida Resort N   Dauin   "Diving diversity at Dauin (Pura Vida Resort / Sea Explorers)"
My first visit to Dauin was a great experience. My beachfront bungalow at Pura Vida was well furnished in a pleasant, well- maintai... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
2/2018   Phil Johnston
1000+ Dives
 
Frontier Scuba/ Ark Bayz N   Sabang Beach, Puerto Galera   "Sabang Beach Diving, Puerto Galera"
It is a bit of “planes, trains, and automobiles” to get to the tiny village of Sabang Beach, but will worth the effort. The town ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
2/2018   Andrew Robbins
250+ Dives
 
Badladz Divers N   [N/A]   "Puerto Galera and Badladz Dive Resort"
Dived Puerto Galera last year about the same time but only got in one dive before being blown out of the water by a typhoon. Thou... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
1/2018   Robert L Short
100+ Dives
 
Mikes Dive and Beach Resort N   [N/A]   "Back to the Philippines and Apo Island"
Second trip to Mikes Dauin Beach Resort. Small eight room resort with decent room on the beach with a pool and restaurant. The re... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
12/2017   Robert L Short
100+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N     "Puerto Galera, Great Invertebrate, No Peleagics"
After a thirteen hour flight to Manila we were picked up the airport and driven to Batanga City in two vans. We stopped for a sna... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
12/2017   Paul Barrett
250+ Dives
 
Island Adventures Dive center/ Casa Mannis Garden Resort N   Panglao Island, Bohol   "Bohol and Balicasag Island"
alAlmost AFirst the hotel- - Casa Mannis Gardens- - nice rooms for a cheap price- - kitchenette- - microwave oven, sink, and small fridge- ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
12/2017   Robert L Short
100+ Dives
 
Atmosphere Resort & Spa N   Dumaguete   "Not perfect, but close"
No dive resort has it all, but, at times, Atmosphere comes close. My wife and I have been to Atmosphere three times now, so I deci... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
12/2017   Michael O'Reilly
1000+ Dives
 
Crystal Blue Resort N   Pacific   "Crystal Blue Resort"
Crystal Blue is a nice resort and has a beautiful camera room for your use for camera charging, lens changes, etc between dives. ... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
12/2017   Patricia A. Sinclair
500+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N   Puerta Galera   "Lots of divers, decent diving at Atlantis"
We went to Atlantis for the Thanksgiving holiday. Here is my review: Transfer from airport- this was very good, with prompt ser... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
11/2017   John Moretto
1000+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N   Puerto Galera   "Puerto Galera, Philippines"
Good: Fun, easy diving which makes it easy to spend lots of time focusing on the abundant small marine life. Zillions of nudibranch... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
10/2017   Elizabeth Harvey
100+ Dives
 
Acqua Resort & Dive Center N   Dumaguete, Negros Island   "A great small dive resort near Dumaguete, Philippines"
A small (6 rooms)intimate resort about 30 minutes south of Dumaguete run by Sean Stone and his wife. It is directly across from Ap... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
10/2017   William A ring
1000+ Dives
 
Island Adventure N   Bohol   "Cost effective service in Bohol."
Island Adventure is a locally owned dive center. The shop is not so large, but the location is ideal facing beach and close to a l... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
10/2017   Toshihisa Tsunoda
500+ Dives
 
Arkipelago Divers/ Punta Galera Beach and Dive Resort N   Puerto Galera   "Great Diver Shop in a Poor Location"
A former employee of Atlantis recommended Arkipelago Divers as most of their dive masters had gone there. It is operated by Pedro ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
9/2017   Rose Mueller
1000+ Dives
 
Aiyanar N   Anilao   "Aiyanar in Anilao - great fun!"
After a week in Yap, Micronesia, my husband and I went to Aiyanar for a week of diving in Anilao. We were picked up in a van at t... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
9/2017   Fredda Lerner
500+ Dives
 
Atmosphere Resort & Spa N   [N/A]   "Atmosphere Resort, Dumaguete Philippines"
Flights: AA/ Cathay Pacific were great. Cebu Pacific is a low budget operation. Only a 1 hour flight from Manilla to the resort, bu... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2017   Scott Oslund
1000+ Dives
 
Sea Explorers Philippines/ Pura Vida N   Malapascua, Negros, Bohol   "Diving the Philipines with Sea Explorers"
[. . . ] - There is much fear out there about traveling to the Philippines these days, but ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2017   Margo Peyton
1000+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N   [N/A]   "Atlantis Dumaguete for Fantastic macro"
This was good to combine with Philippine Siren trip to Tubbataha as Tubbataha supplies lots of sharks and big fish, while Dumaguet... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2017   John Yavorsky
1000+ Dives
 
Ducks Diving/ The Three P Holiday and Dive Resort N   Romblon   "The Three P on Romblon - critters galore"
Three P is run by three brothers, Philipp, Patrick and Peter who hail from Germany. The resort consists of a main building with sp... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
7/2017   Frederick R. Turoff
1000+ Dives
 
Magic Island N   Moalboal   "Magic Island Resort"
This was a great trip. The staff was friendly and accommodating. The resort is small and beautiful. I think it takes about 20 dive... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
7/2017   TERRY L. FLYNN
1000+ Dives
 
Sea Explorers Philippines/ Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort N   Negros Island   "Pura Vida Beach and Dive Resort - Philippines"
We went to the Philippines on a Kids Sea Camp trip, our third. It was absolutely fabulous. KSC does such a great job of training... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
7/2017   VickiSingley
250+ Dives
 
Dive Society/ El Dorado Beach Resort N   Dumaguete   "El Dorado Beach Resort has excelent diving at very resaonable prices."
This year was my forth trip to the El Dorado Beach Resort in about ten years. The resort has recovered completely from a fire th... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
6/2017   John C Crossley
1000+ Dives
 
Asia Divers/ El Galleon N   Puerto Galera   "Asia Divers at El Galleon"
There are perhaps 50 dive operations in Puerto Galera. The waterfront is wall- to- wall resorts and dive shops. Asia Divers at El Ga... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
6/2017   Frederick R. Turoff
1000+ Dives
 
Mantangale Alibuag Dive Resort. N   Mindanao   "Mantangale Dive Resort - A Safe Area in Mindanao"
Each year for the past ten years, I've gone to the Manatangale Dive Resort two or three times per year. This is because I spend 2... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
6/2017   John C Crossley
1000+ Dives
 
Anilao Scuba Dive Center N   Anilao   "Anilao diving"
the good: low cost; $104 for 4 nights; very good diving; very good 3- dive/ day operation; very good dive master, Carl. The bad: ... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
5/2017   Eldon Okazaki
1000+ Dives
 
Dream divers/ Sabang inn and dive resort N   N/A   "Sabang Bay, Puerto Galera"
the bad: a 14 yr. experienced DM ( Jhonry) quit on May 20 due to conflict with mgm't. ; there were biting bugs long after insectidc... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
5/2017   Eldon Okazaki
1000+ Dives
 
Asia Divers/ ElGalleon N   Puerto Galero   "El Galleon/ Asia Divers, Puerto Galero Philippines"
WOW!!. . . what a fantastic trip. . . we were 11 nites at ElGalleon with 36 dives over 10 days. We give this resort and Asia divers FIV... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2017   ReefEyes
1000+ Dives
 
Crystal Blue Resort N   Anilao   "Outstanding Muck Dving, Great Resort!"
This surely is one of the top places in the world for muck diving and macro photography! The diversity of strange, unearthly creat... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2017   Tom Baker
1000+ Dives
 
Kasai Village Dive Resort N   Cebu   "Excellent dive/snorkel vacation"
Beautiful, small quiet resort on the western coast of Cebu in the central Philippines. No beach, but easy access to great snorkel... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
5/2017   John Grimwood
250+ Dives
 
Sanho Dive Centre N   Coron, Cebu and Apo islands   "Philippines diving: wrecks, walls, whale sharks and more"
On a first time two weeks trip to the Philippines, I experienced a variety of diving on three separate islands, out of the 7, 000 t... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
4/2017   Andrew Falconer
500+ Dives
 
Sanho Dive, Quo Vadis Dive N   Busuanga and Cebu   "Phillipines Diving:Wrecks,, Walls,Whale Sharks and more"
On a first time two weeks trip to the Philippines, I experienced a variety of diving on three separate islands, out of the 7, 000 t... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
4/2017   Andrew Falconer
500+ Dives
 
Magic Island Dive resort N   Moaboal   "Amazing find in the Philippines"
Our group took over the whole resort. 11 rooms with 19 guests. The resort is a beautiful homey resort with nice sized rooms, gre... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
3/2017   Jim Willoughby
1000+ Dives
 
Buceo Anilao N   Anilao   "Buceo Anilao "
My wife and I are avid muck lovers!! After going to Lembeh 3 times, Tulamben 3 times and Bangka (which has tons of great macro) 3 ... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
3/2017   Alex Mitchell
100+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts/ Atlantis Dumaguete N   Dauin   "Nice friendly resort with relaxed and easy critter diving."
Atlantis resort is very nice. It's not cheap by Philippine standards, but compared to other Asian destinations it's a bargain and... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
3/2017   Michael Fritz
250+ Dives
 
Crystal Blue Resort N   Anilao   "Loved Crystal Blue and Anilao"
Went to Crystal Blue Resort with a large group of photographers looking to do some muck diving and photograph critters over 10 nig... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
3/2017   Annette Lohman
500+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N   Dumaguete   "Great Critter Diving at Dunaguete!"
Our first visit to Atlantis Dumaguete resort was a great experience: great food, outstanding service, comfy room (albeit small). T... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
2/2017   Ann Donahue
500+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N   [N/A]   "Atlantis Dive Resport"
... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
1/2017   Marcy Altman
500+ Dives
 
Little Mermaid Dive Resort N   Malapascua   "Wished for Better Weather But Still Awesome Diving"
This is an SSI- affiliated operation and is a bit cheaper than others on Bounty Beach, which is the main hotel / resorts area in th... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
1/2017   Gianni Zanini
500+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N   Puerta Gallera   "Atlantis, Puerta Gallera"
Second time there in about 5 or 6 years. Had heard rumors that the resort had gone downhill, but did not find it that way. Had a... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
1/2017   Craig Howe
500+ Dives
 
Blue Star Dive Resort N   Anda, Bohol   "Very Late Anda, Bohol, Philippines Report"
Sorry guys- - this is a very late report( this trip took place in Jan 2014)- - part 1 of 2. I just joined Undercurrent and not seeing ... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
1/2017   Robert L Short
<100 Dives
 
Mikes Dive and Beach Resort N   Dauin (Dumaguete)   "Apo Island, Dauin muck diving, Mikes Dive and Beach Resort"
After reading reviews on Trip Advisor I booked 4 nights at Mikes Dive and Beach Resort this past January- - later we decided to stay... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
1/2017   Robert L Short
<100 Dives
 
Amun Ini Dive/ Amun Ini N   Anda, Bohol,   "Philippine Muck"
Booked 4 nights here first, then 6 nights at Atmosphere dive resort in dumaguete. Wished we had stayed longer at Amun Ini, 6 night... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
12/2016   Ted Bemis
250+ Dives
 
Magic Oceans/ Magic Oceans Dive Resort N   Bohol   "Lovely dive resort!"
Lovely, modern, well kept up dive resort with spacious bungalows and a delightful pool area. Dive area well done with individual e... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
12/2016   Larry Eggert
1000+ Dives
 
Aqua Ventura Divers/ White Chocolate Hills Beach Resort N   Negro Oriental   "Great Resort and Dive Operation"
This was our second trip to the Philippines, both times to the southern region of Negro Oriental Island. We arranged the trip ours... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
12/2016   Henry O Ziller
250+ Dives
 
New Wave Divers Boracay/ Nigi Nigi Too--station 1 N   Bocarcay, Philippines   "Boracay refresher course and dives."
Another trip to the Philippines but its been about a year since I last dove. While in Boracay I decided to dive again and picked ... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
12/2016   Robert L Short
<100 Dives
 
La Laguna Resort and Divers/ Rented Private house N   Puerto Galera   "One dive in Puerto Galera"
Rented a large house in Puerto Galera with it's own private beach for a week over Christmas- - had talked to a dive shop just down t... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
12/2016   Robert L Short
<100 Dives
 
Padre Burgos N   Padre Burgos   "Untouched part of the world ... fantastic diving"
I am a retired PADI dive instructor and film maker. The diving at Padre Burgos rates in my top three dive sites thus far. I am not... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
12/2016   John Seymour
1000+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N   Puerto Galera   "Hotel Atmosphere"
Atlantis Puerto Galera is a delightful hotel resort. The buildings reminded me of the Flintstones. Rooms are well spaced out aro... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
11/2016   Bonnie McKenna
1000+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N   Sabang Bay   "Still a Great Diving Destination"
This is the 4th time I've visited, and the diving is still great, and the resort has not disappointed. Wet and rainy conditions... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
11/2016   Dennis A McCrea
1000+ Dives
 
Crystal Blue Resort N   Anilao   "Anilao is Big on the Small Stuff"
Anilao is famous for muck diving and when you go muck diving you expect to see weird stuff. We were not disappointed! We flew n... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
11/2016   Eric Eckes
1000+ Dives
 
Marco Vincent N   [N/A]   "Marco Vincent Dive Resort"
Long way to go but well worth the journey. Marco Vincent staff handle all transfers so it is made as easy as possible. Their hotel... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2016   kaye a basedow
100+ Dives
 
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