7 days 6 Nights in Anilao, the Macro paradise. Followed by Tubbataha Reef 7 Days 6 Nights
Total Stay : 13 Days 12 Nights, with a minimum of 28 Dives.
For 2020 we are back on Seadoors LOB, on this boat we have the 2 first combined trip in 2014 & 2015. The Seadoors is owned by a french diver, is on of the most demanded boat for the cruise in Tubbataha Reef The first trip will take place from April 18 to 30, 2019.
XXS to XXL in Philippines, from May 23th to June 30th, 2020: for 13 days, stay in a Anilao resort and Liveaboard, with a minimum of 27 dives.
Your trip begins with a flight (Not Included) from Europe to Manila on May 23th , on Eva Air (670€), Emirates (648€) or Ethiad (604€).
Upon arrival in Manila on May 23th, you will be transfered by minibus to Anilao (3h30’ drive), check-in at your hotel by the sea.
During your 5 days of diving, you will discover the underwater wonders of Anilao : 2 boat dives a day, with private boat and guide, loooking for creatures always stranger than each other, unlimited dives on the best house reef in Anilao or boat dives : either a dive in the afternoon or at night (optional, to pay on the spot). This spot, still quite unknown in Europe, is already highly rated among the elite of submarine photo.
On May 30, you will be transfered by minibus to Manila then Puerto Princesa by plane, then around 4.30pm/5pm you will board the boat in Puerto Princesa Pier.
The Seadoors will set sail for your Tubbataha liveaboard from May 30 to june 5th, to go diving in the 2 atolls of Tubbataha Reef, in the heart of the best season.
For 7 days and 6 nights on the te, 5 days of diving in the blue are planned, on the walls and endless drop-offs of Tubbataha Reef atolls, in the middle of Sulu Sea. It is certainly the most beautiful site of the Philippines listed as UNESCO World Heritage.
Beautiful encounters to be made in the blue of these reefs that probe at more than 1600 meters : sharks galore (gray, black tips, white tips, hammers, sometimes tiger sharks), mobulas, guitar sharks, and if you are lucky, one or more whale sharks : 4 observed during our liveaboard in 2016, 5 in 2017… We hope to break our record.
From May 10 to 22, spend 13 dream days in unexplored sites, to spot big and small, the best of the
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Your stay in Anilao, at Planet Dive, from April 24 to 30, for 5 days of diving on the numerous sites of Anilao : 2 boat dives per day, on a private boat with our Filipino expert “Spotters” in Macro and super Macro, the dream of any photographer, and unlimited dives by your own on Twin Rocks house reef.
Program is as follows : every day (except the first and last days), departure in the morning for 2 dives, return to the resort for lunch buffet, the 3rd dive will be either a dive in the afternoon on the house reef or a boat dive or a night dive (optional, to pay on the spot).
You can dive by your own as much as you want on the house reef. Dinners and nights in Anilao, by the sea.
From April 18 to April 30, spend 13 dream days on unexplored sites, to spot big and small, the best of the Philippines, exclusively offered to you by Asiaqua.com.
The diving platform is large and functional, no scramble possible. Each diver has their own locker. Lockers are stored in the center of this huge space that serves as a camera corner, available to divers to prepare their photo and video equipment.
The tour leader is Filipino, guides are local and boat staff, Filipinos. The comfort of the divers is put forward and the groups of four or five divers are organized according to their level and experience. Guides are PADI affiliated.
Nitrox available for certified divers
This liveaboard is for 7 Days and 6 Nights, with 5 days on Tubbataha Reef, which means 17/18 scheduled dives.
The Seadoors is a fully 24 X 6 meters steel yacht, which accommodates up to 16 guests. She offers cruises in Visayas all year and at Tubbataha between mid March to mid June., Visayas crusie the rest of the year.
She was built in 1999, change of owner in 2012 and will be totally rebuilt. She is a comfortable boat, stable on sea, perfect for groups or divers who like primate atmosphere.
Hers electronics components of navigation are composed of a GPS, Sounders, as well as radar for navigations of night. The communication is insured by systems of radio VHF and SSB. Pharmacy, Oxygen and Medic first aid kit, life jackets, life rafts, fire extinguishers are available on board.
The dive platform consists of a very wide and spacious kitting up area, two separate enter/exit ladder, and two showers to rinse yourself after diving.
Large buckets with fresh water are here for rinsing cameras, dive computers and torches.
MV Seadoors also carries a Nitrox System on board. A surface cover supervision is done from the dinghies, also used for transfer you from/to the boat at the dive site.
The Tour Leader is French, in both case they speak English. He’s assisted by Divemasters. There are all certified as PADI professionals. The dive ratio is 4/5:1 as everyone can enjoy a relaxing dive.
Nitrox available on Board.
Two large fiberglass boats (8m & 6m, with 75 HP engines) are used for the transfer of divers, needless to say that for 16 divers, plus guides, it is more than comfortable.
The diving staff is made of 4: 1 tour leader and 3 Filipino guides. They are multilingual and PADI professionals, trained in first aid. The ratio is 4/5 divers maximum per guide, so that everyone enjoys a remarkable dive. 15L tanks available on request.
CABINS DETAILS, Seadoors have 8 Cabins in 2 types:
Each cabin has individual air-conditioning and private bathroom, with hot water shower.