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Philippines Liveaboards

The myriad of islands that make up Philippines were created for liveaboard diving. From the complete comfort of your Philippines liveaboard enjoy easy sailing between the innumerable dive sites, investigating miles of pristine reef as you go. The Philippines is best known as a fish lover's scuba diving holiday although you can also find itineraries that encompass the thrilling wrecks of Coron. Few divers have yet to discover the secrets of the Philippines making this a hot choice for your next adventure. Our liveaboard holidays are always carefully selected to meet the demands of the most discerning diver and the Philippines is no exception. Your Philippines liveaboard boasts all the mod cons coupled with an itinerary packed with astonishing diving. We guarantee your diving holiday will be blissful from start to finish.

Against a green and tropical backdrop, the Philippines has a huge amount to lure you underneath the waves. No matter what kind of diving you enjoy, there is a routing that will suit. The Southern Visayas is the quintessential itinerary for anyone who has never been to the Philippines with a bit of everything along the way, including great photo opportunities and muck diving. Apo Island and Tubbataha National Park are World Heritage sites that deserve their acclaimed status. Swim alongside turtles and the sloping reef walls are home to black tip and white tip sharks. Dive on the lush coral gardens and find ghost pipefish, ribbon eels and pygmy sea horses nestling amid great sponges and gorgonians. Barracuda, jacks and mackerel complete what is an astounding bio diversity that should not be overlooked! Busuanga Island is the last resting place of the Coron Bay wrecks, the sister ships to those lost in Truk Lagoon. Sail away on our Philippines liveaboard this year and see this remarkable destination before the secret really gets out!

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Atlantis Azores - Philippines

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Water temperature does not drop much in the Philippines, ranging from 25 - 28 degrees. Officially there are 2 main seasons in the Philippines - the dry season (October - June) and the wet season (July - September). However, this is a long island chain so it is difficult to generalise - some diving areas will be more sheltered during. The area around Cebu (including Visayas and Malapascua) normally receives less rain, even during the wet season.

Diving Highlights

As the reefs are incredibly healthy, there is plenty of marine life, big and small (but especially the critters). Keep your eyes peeled for:

  • Schooling baracuda, trevallies & sardines
  • Napoleons
  • Giant frog fish
  • Pygmy seahorses
  • Mandarin fish
  • Pegasus sea moth
  • Mantis shrimp

Top dive sites to visit: Apo island, the Lighthouse, Baliscasag, Pescador, Moalboal.

Scuba Travel Tips

A reef hook is handy on some dive sites and is permitted. It is worth having a few USD cash with you as you will normally stop at an island market along the way. Make sure you take some Philippino peso for your departure tax (approx 750PHP).

South Leyte

South Leyte

Scuba diving in the Philippines is becoming increasingly popular and with such a treasure trove beneath the seas, it is easy to see why. But with so many islands peppering the coastline, surely the only way to experience all that the Philippines has to offer scuba divers is from a liveaboard. Join...read more here

Southern Visayas

Southern Visayas

The Philippines are still undiscovered by most UK scuba divers and the myriad of islands make it ripe for liveaboard diving. From the decks of your Philippines liveaboard, you can explore a vast expanse of sea and island hop between the pristine, colourful reefs and diverse marine life. Any scuba ...read more here

Tubbataha

Tubbataha

Do you want to escape from it all on your next scuba diving holiday? Then try Tubbataha on our stunning Philippines liveaboard. Tubbataha is a remote national park in the middle of the Sulu Sea with diving that is off the charts. This is a scuba diving holiday of pure escapism and breath taking m...read more here

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