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Dive Review of Scandi Dive Resort in
Philippines/Puerto Galera, Big La Laguna

Scandi Dive Resort: "WOW and WOW again", Jun, 2019,

by Barbara Wise, AZ, US ( 1 report). Report 10969.

No photos available at this time

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 5 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments
In an area that is rapidly become the choice for Asian divers , Scandi Divers stands out as a haven from the crowds for us Westerners. The management arranged all transportation from Manila to the resort and return, which went easy and without a hitch,for the three of us. We are all instructor level divers with in excess of 800 dives each. Once we arrived we were greeted by the owner, an American, as well as the Management staff and our dive guide Larry, and made to feel welcome with Lime drinks while we filled out the required forms. Once settled into our rooms the offer of a checkout dive seemed appealing and we took advantage. Our guide, for the duration of our stay, Larry, was our dive guide extraordinaire! After being on/in the water for 16 years he was intimately familiar with all the creatures and where to find them. There were so many critters and fish on his slate with both Latin and common names for us, ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Scandi Dive Resort   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving All over the world
Closest Airport Manila Getting There Travel to Manila then a two hour transfer to the Batangas port to catch either a ferry to Puerto Galera or a private transfer to the resort of choice

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 84-88°F / 29-31°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 50-100 Ft/ 15-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions General safety issues, and an insistence of checking Nitox by the diver each dive. Gloves allowed,
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 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 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments I gotta say , having been to the other more well know areas for muck diving and photograph I think this spot is superior! ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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