Tubbataha Dive Expedition

Tubbataha Dive Live aboard:

Tubbataha!!! A once in a lifetime live-aboard experience!!! A UNESCO World Heritage site and a marine protected area. This is the best dive site in the Philippines and one of the best in the world. We organize individuals and groups for the season that runs from March to June every year. Average trips are 6 nights with 4 diving days with an average of 16 – 18 dives (weather permitting) for the whole trip. Tubbataha has frequent sightings of different big species like manta rays, whale sharks, Hammerheads, tiger sharks, white tip, grey reef sharks and more!

The Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park is located in the middle of Sulu Sea Philippines. The marine and bird sanctuary consists of two huge atolls (named the North Atoll and South Atoll) and the smaller Jessie Beazley Reef covering a total area of 97,030 hectares (239,800 acres; 374.6 sq mi). It is located 150 kilometres (93 mi) southeast of Puerto Princesa City, the capital of Palawan province. The uninhabited islands and reefs are part of the island municipality of Cagayancillo, Palawan, located roughly 130 kilometres (81 mi) to the northeast of the reef.  The national park and the rest of the Philippine archipelago is part of the Coral Triangle, recognized as a center of marine biodiversity containing 75% of the described coral species and 40% of the world’s reef fish. The area is under a grave threat due to overfishing and destructive fishing practices. Research of scientists visiting the reefs since the 1980s revealed that the Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park contains no less than 600 fish species, 360 coral species, 11 shark species, 13 dolphin and whale species, and 100 bird species. The reefs also serve as a nesting ground for Hawksbill and Green sea turtles.

Tubbataha Dive trips required Advance Open Water diver and higher level and all divers must bring their personal dive gear. Additional charges include the Park entrance fee, drinks and gear rentals.

Diver Certification Level: Advance Open Water to higher level.

Note: Diver’s are encouraged to bring their personal dive gear. Additional charges include the Park entrance fee, drinks and gear rentals.

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