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Tubbataha Reef

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Amazing!

Beautiful and pristine reefs, a bit of currents but worth every fin kicks :-) will visit again... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kanjana K
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The ULTIMATE DESTINATION for Any Diver

This is our third time to dive in Tubbataha and one would think that we would be so accustomed to... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
maskiano
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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92 nautical miles southeast of Puerto Princesa City, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island, Philippines
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful and pristine reefs, a bit of currents but worth every fin kicks :-) will visit again. Went there with MV Sakura, a budget liveaboard, you get what you've paid for so no complaints, got food to eat, got bed to sleep, just an outdoor...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

This is our third time to dive in Tubbataha and one would think that we would be so accustomed to the surprises that the place offers and it would not merit our excitement unlike the first visit. Yet, Tubbataha never ceases to amaze any diver!!!...More

6  Thank maskiano
Reviewed 21 June 2018

we were assured by many boat operators that the transition trip would not experience any weather problems even though it is on the shoulder of the dive season. they were totally wrong. we had strong winds and extremely choppy seas all through the trip. people...More

1  Thank rc14dec
Reviewed 20 June 2018

We were in Tubataha aboard the Stela Mares Explorer in May of 2018 and everything was perfect. The boat is very comfortable and is careful and renovated with air conditioning throughout. The diving is very well planned because there are 4 dives a day (nitrox...More

Thank juliokite
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Worst live aboard ever! We missed a full day of diving because the boat had to turn around in order to fix a broken generator. The management was completely ineffective with communication or offering compensation. M/V Discovery Palawan is NOT worth your time. Find a...More

2  Thank FiveStarScuba
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful week diving Tubbataha on Atlantis Azores. Saw 3 whale sharks and mantas, lots of reef sharks. Bug schools of jacks and barracuda. Huge fan corals and barrel sponges. The boat provided us with great service and food. Excellent crew.

1  Thank ClareVS
Reviewed 3 June 2018

We had an excellent experiance on the MV Dolphine, she was fitted out in a really good way. The cabins had pleanty of room and the water strength in the shower was ok. The food onboard was of a very high standard and there was...More

Thank Del_Boy3059
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Great diving since I manage to see my first whaleshark. Good amount of marine life but site is small for a 5-day liveaboard. Many repeating dives at same site. Mainly wall dives.

Thank ngung chia s
Reviewed 25 May 2018

We have been diving for 2 years around the Philippines and this has been the best dive spot. Beautiful reefs, thousands of colourful fish, manta rays, whale sharks... we were lucky!

Thank betty w
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Took the trip 3-9th May 2018, supposed the best time to visit in a year and it was booked 15 moths ago. Search & book (5/5): Checked with numbers of fleets and my experience with Discovery Fleets (ie. Gen) is being very responsive, whereas Stella...More

1  Thank 294sandy
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Jake T
6 May 2018|
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Response from 853canadians | Reviewed this property |
you must be an experienced diver to visit Tubbataha. there are rules to be followed. and diving conditions can change quickly. do a discovery dive at a beach resort
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Jake T
6 May 2018|
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Visit the site of dolphinbay-divers and check how much it cost.to do diving on tubbataha....You can only reach Tubbataha by boat during the short season of March to June, when the park is officially open. Therefore... More
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Michael Y
19 March 2018|
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Response from Alexandre N | Reviewed this property |
hi... diving in Tubbatuha starts in March and finishes by June which is the best season to dive overthere. If you are in Palawan in December, you still can have some nice dives in Coron to see amazing wrecks or El-nido... More
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