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Dive Review of Buceo Anilao in
Philippines/Anilao

Buceo Anilao: "Buceo Anilao", Mar, 2017,

by Alex Mitchell, Singapore, SG ( 2 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 9533 has 1 Helpful vote.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Africa (Mozambique, Sodwanna), Thailand (Koh Tao), Indonesia (P Weh, Bali, Raja Ampat, Lembeh, Bangka), Phillipines (Malapascau, Anilao)
Closest Airport Manila Getting There 2-3hr drive from Manila airport to resort

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, dry Seas calm, no currents
Water Temp 25 to 26 Celsius Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 6 to 10 Meters

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions No restrictions! Dived 75min
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 3 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
UW Photo Comments They have a massive camera room, about 20 spaces, each with light, power & an air gun. Two big padded camera dunk tanks. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

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 3 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
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Comments 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 times I decided it really was time to see whether Anilao could "out-marco" these 3 macro giants!

If you've read any of my other trip reports you will know I travel with the whole family, which now means a very energetic 4 year old and a particularity clumsy 18 month old! Therefore we don't dive as much as we would like too! Typically we dive once in the morning and once in the afternoon and then a night dive or two thrown in. We therefore look for a dive resort that allows this sort of schedule.
After much searching (including scoring this forum, thanks to all that have posted!!) and deliberating I ended up deciding on Buceo Anilao. And right from the very first email they impressed me. The speed and completeness of their co ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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By linda rutherford in CA, US at Apr 08, 2017 16:22 EST  
Nice photos!
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