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Dive Review of Scandi Divers in
Philippines/Puerto Galera

Scandi Divers: "Great value for the money", Dec, 2019,

by Eileen J Dietrich, FL, US (Contributor Contributor 14 reports with 7 Helpful votes). Report 11386 has 1 Helpful vote.

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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 3 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments Getting to PG is not for the faint of heart. It's a plane to Manila, bus to the port, ferry to the island, and boat to the resort. It takes all day just to get to PG. Scandi Divers owns half the cove where it is situated. If you want a quieter PG experience, this is definitely the cove to choose. If you want the all night parties and wild bars, don't come here. David is the owner who likes to sip on a cocktail and yuck it up with the clients. Luke is the man who gets things done. He is a very goal oriented, effective manager. You can tell he "gets it done.| He was always helpful, always available, always a problem solver. Under his leadership, the resort will improve, but it takes time and the frequent typhoons don't help. Just remember, the diving is truly excellent - it is diverse, plentiful, and healthy. The good things - the diving (we arrived in early afternoon and were immediately whisked off to do a check out dive), the camera room, the small dive boats and usually small number of divers, th ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Red Sea, Galapagos, Bali, Egypt, Philippines, Indonesia, Caribbean, Indian Ocean, Mozambique, South Africa, Hawaii, Pacific, Palau, Guam, Yap, Maldives, Lembeh Strait, Kenya, UAE, Oman
Closest Airport Manila Getting There Take a bus to Batangas Port, then a ferry to PG, then a boat to your resort.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy, cloudy Seas calm, choppy, currents
Water Temp 78-80°F / 26-27°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 20-50 Ft/ 6-15 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Depth, Bottom Time
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None 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 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments The dive team was helpful with carrying cameras and storing them in an independent place on the boat. They did a good ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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