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Tubbataha Reef

92 nautical miles southeast of Puerto Princesa City, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island, Philippines
+63 905 493 5435
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Tubbataha reef with Atlantic Azores May 20 to 27 , 2018

I done about 10 liveaboard in last 7 years and this trip is one of the best I could share . The... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Josco W
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Hong kong
World class diving in style

Considered as World Heritage Site is an appropriate title to a well preserved marine park. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Norman S
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Huntsville, United States
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92 nautical miles southeast of Puerto Princesa City, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island, Philippines
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+63 905 493 5435

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Reviewed yesterday

I done about 10 liveaboard in last 7 years and this trip is one of the best I could share . The boat start to welcome guest around 5 pm then sailing at 6 to 630 pm . A video show the rules and regulation...More

Thank Josco W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Considered as World Heritage Site is an appropriate title to a well preserved marine park. The limited months in a year that it is open to the public (research is year round) with limited liveaboards at a time and strict dive protocols help maintain a...More

Thank Norman S
Reviewed 4 days ago

The crew was freaking awesome! We had great guides, cruise manager Nori has dedicated his life to conservation and his passion for Tubbataha is so contagious! Such a beautiful place, great food, great service--there were 22 passengers and 24 crew! Hard to believe this place...More

Thank rdubadub
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did 16 dives here in 4 days and they were all amazing: amazing visibility, 3 massive whalesharks, so many reefsharks, manta rays, stingrays, giant trevallies, tuna, turtles and beautiful reefs. The divers on our liveaboard (Zamerdius) were all very experienced which was a great...More

1  Thank Jacq129
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Diving Tubbataha Reef with friends on live-aboard M/Y Sakura. Pods of dolphins 60+ Manta Rays x 6 Whalesharks x 2 Schools of giant Barracuda, Tuna, Trevally, Turtles, Clown Triggerfish, nudibranches and more. A blanket of hard and soft corals - an aquatic garden of Eden...More

Thank Mick-0000000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent 7D6N liveaboard diving trip with MV Stella Maris! One of the most healthy coral reef I've ever dove. Diving: Stunning! Words are too plain to describe this national gem. We encounter hammerheads, manta ray and whale shark, also see the tiger shark chasing turtle...More

2  Thank Lumin S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The reefs and fish life are healthy in Tubbataha reef. Some of the dive sites provide some interesting coral landscapes. My favorite dive site was Delsen wreck on the south atoll - due to the giant schooling jacks - almost like a bait ball. At...More

Thank waejae_jae
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The M/Y Resolute (former M/Y Vasco) isn't the typical liveaboard boat. She has more the feel of an old expedition vessel (ever wanted to feel like Jaques Cousteau?) than a micro cruise ship like some of the more modern liveaboards. So yes, there's no Jaccuzzi...More

Thank Irpajaqi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tubbataha is absolutly mindblowing. The amount of fish and corals is fantastic. I have been working as a dive pro for many years in indonesia and got now around 4500 dives. still this was surely en par with the best dives i head around Komodo...More

1  Thank Stefan S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic trip diving Tubbataha with Narayana. Besides the natural beauty of Tubbataha, we loved it for the following reasons: - the boat offered an intimate environment with a relatively small size group (ours was 10 divers). The crew was extremely friendly and...More

2  Thank mantaandsharks
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Bryanladd
Hi, I'm trying to decide if it's worth while, since I can't dive anymore, to go to Tubbataha and snorkel. I'm a strong snorkeler and have done drift dives in diverse locations including the Galapagos Islands, the Philippines, Bali, Flores Is, Komodo Is, the Caribbean, Honduras, .... In your OPINION, of the dives you did, how many could a strong snorkeler have done? Were there any people who only snorkeled? Please give me the exact date of your trip and what the weather was like as well as the sea conditions. Thanks, Bryan
May 22, 2017|
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Response from maskiano | Reviewed this property |
I do not think it is advisable for non-divers to waste time in Tubbataha! In fact, there are areas that prohibit snorkeling because it may cause destruction of the corals. Thisnplace is really for divers...
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Fred G
What is the price per person
March 21, 2017|
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Giannina P
Hi there!, Would like to know if there's another option to go to Tubbatah without Stella Maris? Thanks!
February 27, 2017|
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Response from maskiano | Reviewed this property |
There are a number of providers. Just google them and you will be able to have a list to choose from. My suggestion is that you should keep asking before you book with any one of them. Tubbataha is really great! Just make... More
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