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Dive Review of Atlantis Dive Resorts in
Philippines/Puerto Galera

Atlantis Dive Resorts: "Cold water surprise in Puerto Galera", Feb, 2016,

by Donald K. Wilson, NJ, US (Reviewer Reviewer 3 reports). Report 8829.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Dived with dozens of whale sharks on Cebu Island, Philippines.
Closest Airport Manila Getting There 6 hour trip (water & land) from Atlantis-Puerto Galera to Manila airport.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy Seas choppy
Water Temp 68 to 72 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 35 to 40 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 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
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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 3 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments In October, 2014, we were at Atlantis Resort on Dumaguete...water was warm (end of summer). But, February in the Philippines? Winter. My coldest temperature was 68 degrees (24 C). Average was 72 deg. Several days of overcast skies, therefore loss of bright colors on the extremely scenic soft coral bottom. However, the clouds eventually le ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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