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Dive Review of Asia Divers/El Galleon in
Philippines

Asia Divers/El Galleon: "El Galleon/ Asia Divers in Puerta Galera Philippines", Apr, 2018,

by Michael Patrick Guerin, NC, US (Reviewer Reviewer 6 reports with 3 Helpful votes). Report 10270 has 1 Helpful vote.

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 5 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 3 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments 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 speed boat. NO issues with either boat - ladders are better on the bank. Nudibranchs of all spectacular colors and designs are all over the place. A turtle here and there. Viz was cloudy and water temp was 77 at beginning of trip and ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Asia Divers   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Bonaire, Cozumel, Great Barrier Reef, Bahamas, Philippines, Roatan
Closest Airport Manilla MNL Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 77-81°F / 25-27°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 30-70 Ft/ 9-21 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions you could "mostly" dive own profile as long as you didn't lose sight of dive master. Dives tended to start 90-100 feet then gradually move shallower as usual...dives were 60 minutes
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 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 N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments There was a camera room at the resort however we cannot comment on it as we charged cameras in our room. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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Subscriber's Comments

By Gregory S Brucein WA, US at Nov 16, 2018 13:38 EST  
Thanks for the report. I will be going over for 11 days next April- looks like you were there this April. Likes like the water temp increased considerably during your stay. What weeks of the month were you there? Thanks again.
By report author: Michael Patrick Guerin in NC, US at Nov 17, 2018 14:57 EST  
We were there first two weeks in April. We are going back May 2020 as water should be a tad warmer
By Gregory S Brucein WA, US at Nov 17, 2018 17:01 EST  
Thanks for the reply- We will be there the first 2 weeks of April.
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