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Dive Review of Blue Ribbon Dive Resort in

Blue Ribbon Dive Resort: "Best Macro Diving We've Experienced", Apr, 2024,

by Catherine May, ON, CA (Reviewer Reviewer 5 reports with 4 Helpful votes). Report 12939 has 1 Helpful vote.

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 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 5 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments Blue Ribbon Dive Resort Review

The Diving:

The macro diving was spectacular, with the variety of critters the most we have experienced, including dozens of different nudibranchs, pygmy seahorses, pipefish, crabs, shrimp, etc. Larger critters included turtles, moray eels, frogfish, weedy rhinopias, octopus, larger crabs & shrimp, various puffers, butterflyfish, damsels, anthias, barracuda, cowfish, boxfish, anemonefish, cuttlefish, etc. The variety of diving ranged from muck diving on sandy slopes to beautiful healthy coral reefs crammed with marine life, so crammed it was hard to know what to look at! The night diving was not to be missed at the pi ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Blue Ribbon Dive Resort   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Komodo, Bali, Palau, Banda Sea, Raja Ampat, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Hawaii, Maldives, Caribbean, Mexico, USA, Canada
Closest Airport Manila Getting There 2.5 - 3 hour drive from Manila Airport

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas choppy
Water Temp 81-82°F / 27-28°C Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 40-60 Ft/ 12-18 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Most dives were limited to 60 minutes
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 1 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments There was not a separate rinse tank for cameras only. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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Subscriber's Comments

By Allen Wood in NV, US at Apr 24, 2024 10:26 EST  
We are planning a month-long trip to the Philippines 2025. This was a very helpful review.
By report author: Catherine May in ON, CA at Apr 24, 2024 11:51 EST  
We combined it with a trip to Tubbataha. I just reviewed it as well. It's a great combo since Tubbataha is all about big stuff :)
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