With over 7.000 volcanic islands with some of the best coral gardens in the world like the reefs in Tubbataha, up to 2.500 species of fish, a perfect average temperature for diving of 26ºC, common sighting of sharks (including whale sharks) and one of the best macro environments in the world… and located in the heart of the Coral Triangle. Do you need more reasons to consider a diving trip to Philippines?
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What is the best season to dive in Philippines?
From January to June-July is when better conditions you will find for your diving trip to the Philippines, being the best moment from March to June. This is also when is possible to dive in one of the best diving destinations in Philippines and around the world: Tubbataha.
What diving certification is required to dive in liveaboards in Philippines?
Although there are many dives that can be done by an Open Water Diver, especially those on the Visayas routes, to dive on certain liveaboards in Philippines and its different routes, it is advisable to be an Advanced Open Water Diver and have some experience. There are places like Monad Shoal, for example, that can have strong currents.
To dive in Tubbataha, it is more than advisable to have a minimum of Advanced Open Water Diver and more than 100 dives. Some dive cruises may even demand this experience.
How to get to Philippines?
If your cruise takes places routes in the areas of Apo Reef, Moalboal, Malapascua, Bohol, Camiguin or Leyte you will have to fly to Manila and then to Cebu, from where the liveaboards on these routes depart. Some start the route directly from Malapascua or Moalboal.
If you are going to dive in Tubbataha Reef you’ll have to fly to Palawan Capital, Puerto Princesa, just one hour away from Manila.