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PHILIPPINES ITINERARIES

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Specialist Operator Dive Worldwide has a range of fantastic itineraries available, each of which can be tailor-made to suit your needs. Here's a few of the most popular.

 

DISCOVER THE VISAYAS

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Thresher sharks are commonly spotted around the Visayas islands

A popular itinerary which offers divers the chance of thresher shark encounters in Malapascua, a unique dive in Moalboal and plenty of discovery in the Visayas region.

Discover the Visayas takes you to the tiny island of Malapascua, renowned for its early morning thresher shark dives on Monad Shoal, and then to the Moalboal peninsula for a unique dive around Pescador Island with its resident sardine baitball.

Underwater highlights include magnificent reefs, turtle encounters, plenty of macro life and a relaxed pace of life at two small and welcoming dive resorts.

When to go: Year-round
Dive Worldwide Offer: 13 days from £2,175pp

  • Return flights and transfers from the UK
  • 10 nights accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • 22 dives
  • Tanks and weights
  • All transfers

www.diveworldwide.com/trip-ideas/discover-the-visayas


SANGAT ISLAND AND CORON BAY WRECKS

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Discover the World War ll wrecks and reefs of Coron Bay, all a short boat ride away from Sangat Island Dive Resort, a quaint native-styled beachfront resort located in paradise.

Enjoy an adventure-filled, yet relaxing trip to this secluded area of the Philippines, famous for the 11 Japanese World War ll wrecks that succumbed to a surprise aerial attack in Coron Bay in September 1944.

Located on a 300 metre stretch of pure white sand, surrounded by towering limestone cliffs and majestic coconut palms, Sangat Island Resort is one of the best kept secrets of diving enthusiasts throughout the world. The quaint, native-style accommodation caters for divers, snorkellers and holidaymakers offering a range of activities including island hopping, water sports activities, nature trekking, bird watching and rock climbing allowing you to make your stay here as adventurous as you want to make it.

When to go: October - June
Dive Worldwide Offer: 12 days from £2,845 pp

  • Return flights from the UK
  • 9 nights hotel
  • Full board
  • Transfers
  • 12 guided boat dives
  • Tanks and weights

www.diveworldwide.com/trip-ideas/dive-coron-bay


ISLAND HOPPING DIVE SAFARI

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Enjoy stress-free diving adventures as you island-hop between exceptional locations in the Visayas, exploring everything from macro life to pelagics.

This unique exploratory safari of the islands of the Visayas region is operated by one of our preferred dive operators, who run several dive centres in the area.

Dive some of the best sites in the Philippines, with anything and everything from macro life to larger pelagics, coral reefs to immense walls covered in soft and hard corals. Transfers between the resorts and islands are by outrigger boats allowing the opportunity of additional dive sites normally passed en-route.

You can mix and match a number of resorts in five destinations: Alona Beach on Panglao Island, Malapascua, Cabilao, Dauin (for Dumaguete), Moalboal. Below is one possible itinerary.

Suggested Itinerary:

Day 1: Depart the UK for Cebu
Days 2-5: Dive Moalboal - walls, caves, reefs and bait balls
Days 6-10: Transfer to Dumaguete or Malapascua – the choice is yours
Days 11-15: Transfer to beautiful Bohol and Panglao Island
Day 16Depart Cebu
Day 17:
Arrive UK

When to go: All year
Dive Worldwide Offer: 17 days from £2,495 pp

  • Flights from the UK
  • 14 nights accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • 22 dives
  • Tanks and weights
  • Transfers

www.diveworldwide.com/trip-ideas/island-hopping-dive-safari


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VISAYAS LIVEABOARD

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The S/Y Philippine Siren is a luxurious way to visit the Visayas

These liveaboard trips operate throughout the year in one of the best diving locations in the Philippines. Highlights include Dauin, Balicasag, Pescador and Malapascua islands.

The Visayas is home to the thresher sharks of Malapascua, Dauin's outstanding macro life and numerous wonderful wall and reef dives.

Many itineraries tend to focus on the southern region (June, July, October) with highlights including Dauin, Balicasag and Moalboal. Extended itineraries include time at Malapascua (November to February & July to September) affording guests the chance of a thresher shark encounter at Monad Shoal.

Visayas liveaboard itineraries vary in length from six to twelve nights and the majority begin/end in Cebu, Moalboal or Malapascua where it's possible to extend your stay in resort.

When to go: June - October
Dive Worldwide Offer: 12 days from £3,575 pp

  • Flights from the UK
  • 1 night in resort (BB)
  • 6 nights liveaboard (FB)
  • 2 nights in Moalboal (BB)
  • Up to 4 dives per day
  • Tanks, weights & Nitrox
  • Complimentary equipment rental
  • Transfers

www.diveworldwide.com/group-tours/southern-visayas

 


BIG FISH TOUR

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If you like your marine life BIG, then this dive safari comes highly recommended with a WOW factor! This exciting itinerary includes encounters with whale sharks, manta rays and thresher sharks.

Covering three locations across the Philippines, underwater highlights include manta rays of Ticao, whale sharks of Donsol and thresher sharks of Malapascua. In between dives, enjoy the leisurely pace and privacy extended to you at each resort.

When to go: All year but November - April best
Dive Worldwide Offer: 14 daysfrom £2,245 pp

  • Flights from the UK
  • 11 nights accommodation
  • Some meals
  • 2 whale shark snorkelling interactions
  • 7 days diving (17 dives)
  • Tanks and weights
  • Transfers
www.diveworldwide.com/trip-ideas/big-fish-tour


DIVE INTO ATLANTIS

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Explore the underwater world from Atlantis, premier dive resorts in Puerto Galera and Dauin, two locations in the Philippines renowned for their diverse and colourful marine life.

Prepare to be pampered at these two premier diving resorts, offering luxurious accommodations, fantastic food and an incredible dive service for all. This trip includes time exploring the dive sites of Puerto Galera which offer a little of everything, from shallow sheltered dives with plenty of marine life to drifting along walls and discovering local wrecks. The second part of the adventure takes you further south to Dumaguete, where the dive sites are famed for their unique critters.

When to go: All year
Dive Worldwide Offer: 13 days from £3,845 pp

  • Return flights from the UK
  • 5 nights at Atlantis Puerto Galera
  • 5 nights at Atlantis Dumaguete
  • Full Board
  • 8 days unlimited dive pack
  • Tanks and weights
  • Transfers

www.diveworldwide.com/trip-ideas/dive-into-atlantis


 

For more from Dive Worldwide's Philippine Itineraries, visit www.diveworldwide.com/discover/philippines, or call the team on +44 (0)1962­ 302 087


 

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