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Dive Review of Atlantis in
Philippines/Puerto Galera

Atlantis, Sep, 2007,

by Kriss Kirchhoff, Id, USA ( 2 reports). Report 3735.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving North Sulaweisi, Sipidan, Andaman Sea, Various Carribean, Puget Sound, California Coast
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather rainy Seas choppy, currents
Water Temp 79 to 81 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 40 to 60 Feet

Dive Policy

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

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish 3 stars
Small Critters 3 stars Large Fish 1 stars
Large Pelagics 1 stars

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

Subject Matter 3 stars Boat Facilities 1 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 3 stars Shore Facilities 4 stars
UW Photo Comments [None]

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

Accommodations 3 stars Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude 4 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 3 stars Shore Diving 1 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 3 stars
Comments Atlantis is a nice dive resort with a great staff. David, the chef, was very accomodating. Overall a very good but not great experience primarily due to reef conditions. In December 2006 a tsunami severely damaged the reefs closest to the resort. Soft coral regrowth is progressing nicely. The day trip to Verde Island is recommended for nice wall diving.
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