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Dive Review of S/Y Philippine Siren in
Philippines

S/Y Philippine Siren: "Pristine Philippines", Mar, 2017,

by Oedipus, MA, US (Reviewer Reviewer 5 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 9819.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Thailand, Solomon, Raja Ampat, Cozumel, Lembeh Strait, Palau
Closest Airport Palawan Getting There Manila to Puerto Princesa (the former unwieldy, the latter chaotic)

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, cloudy Seas calm, choppy
Water Temp 78 to 86 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 2
Water Visibility 20 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions No gloves. All dives about 1 hour. Groups of 6 with dive master in each zodiac. Drift diving with buddy.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots 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 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Large dry area. Individual drawers for each diver. ... 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 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 2 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments A fan of the Siren Fleet, the Philippines version lived up to the Siren reputation for quality and service. The converted schooners are a pleasure to roam and the staff could not have been more helpful or accommodating. They handled all of our equipment, even washing and drying our wetsuits, and their smiles ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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