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Dive Review of Ducks Diving/The Three P Holiday and Dive Resort in
Philippines/Romblon

Ducks Diving/The Three P Holiday and Dive Resort: "The Three P on Romblon - critters galore", Jul, 2017,

by Frederick R. Turoff, PA, US (Sr. Contributor Sr. Contributor 25 reports with 6 Helpful votes). Report 9671.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving USVI, BVI, lesser Antilles, Bonaire, all three Caymans , Coco Island,
Revillagigedos, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, Philippines,
Micronesia, Red Sea
Closest Airport Tablas Island Getting There Either fly from Manila to Tablas, then one-hour shuttle to boat and one-hour boat ride to Romblon or shuttle from Manila to Batangas then overnight ferry to Romblon.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, rainy Seas calm, no currents
Water Temp 84 to 87 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 30 to 80 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions We always followed dive leaders as they constantly found interesting subjects. Eleven of 19 dives exceeded 80 minutes as we were shallow and finding neat animals.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 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 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments There was no dedicated camera room, but each guest room had a work area with a large table and power supplies. Crew carried cameras unle ... 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 5 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling 4 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments Three P is run by three brothers, Philipp, Patrick and Peter who hail from Germany. The resort consists of a main building with spacious and nicely appointed guest rooms, a dining area upstairs and a dive shop. Next door is the dive prep area, and down the path are four bungalows that were being renovated for future use. Boats were a short walk from the prep area and through a mangrove tree root area that had a cleared path for our use in accessing the boats that location depended on the tide. I was one of four divers there at the end of the season (rainy days coming) and was treated to terrific critter diving (best period is April-June, Im told). It rained each night, sometimes quite hard. Cook David checked with us daily to see what we wanted for meals and made daily runs to the market to provide for us. And when in the Philippines, mango shakes are my drink of choice. Meals were served family style aft ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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