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Dive Review of Mike's Dauin Beach Resort in
Philippines/Dauin

Mike's Dauin Beach Resort: "Excellent Family atmosphere", Oct, 2023,

by Frank and Debbie Crosby, CO, US ( 2 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 12793 has 1 Helpful vote.

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Blue Ring Scorpion Fish Apo Island Turtle
Anemone Fish Dauin Parade Float

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 N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
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Comments This was our 23rd trip to the Philippines and our 20th time staying at Mike's; needless to say, we are quite happy with the resort. We have three separate stays here scheduled for 2024.

First, the less than perfect.

On this trip, the main (and our usual) bangka (the Miley Kate) was in dry dock. On several days for longer trips (particularly Apo Island), the resort rented a bangka and crew from other resorts.

Between our April and October trips, the resort purchased a speed boat. The speedboat is not the most diver-friendly; it seems designed more for a family outing than for sc ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Indonesia, Micronesia, Africa, Egypt, Caribbean
Closest Airport Dumaguete Getting There Manila to DGT via Cebu Pacific or Philippines Air.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy, cloudy, dry Seas calm, currents
Water Temp 80-82°F / 27-28°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 75-100 Ft/ 23-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions All boat (and most shore) dives with guide.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 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 N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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