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Dive Review of Thresher Shark Divers/Tepanee Resort in
Philippines/Malapascua

Thresher Shark Divers/Tepanee Resort, Mar, 2013,

by David Shem-Tov, na, UK (Sr. Contributor Sr. Contributor 20 reports with 3 Helpful votes). Report 6922 has 1 Helpful vote.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Indonesia, Palau, French Polynesia, Mediteranean, Norway, UK, Red Sea, Solomon Islands, Truk, Maldives, Azores, Gallapagos, Costa Rica...
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, choppy
Water Temp 26 to 27 Celsius Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 10 to 30 Meters

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions "No deco", assigned guide for every 2-4 divers
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 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
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UW Photo Comments Salt water rinse tank used for masks as well as cameras ... 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
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Snorkeling N/A
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Beginners 2 stars
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Comments Malapascua requires a little effort to get to, with a 4 hour drive from Cebu City to Maya, from where local boats depart for the 30 minute transfer to the island. The place is famous for its Thresher Shark sightings at Monad Shoal. We were not disappointed, with multiple sightings - some quite close (unusual for these ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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