Join us on an amazing trip to dive the Philippines – 18 March – 1 April 2017

We have chosen Sardine and Thresher Itinerary …. with some whalesharks guaranteed as a bonus! 

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Kasai Village Resort, Moalboal Malapascua Exotic resort, Malapascua Philippines

Summary

The Sardine and Thresher itinerary is a two-week trip taking you to two of the major dive destinations of the Philippines, Moalboal and Malapascua, both in the province of Cebu in the central part of the Philippines.

On this trip you will see huge schools of sardines, stunning hard and soft coral reefs, a wide variety of macro life and corals that can only be seen in the Coral Triangle, Green and Hawksbill Turtles, the Gentle Giants – Whalesharks, Whitetip reef sharks and one of the most beautiful and illusive sharks, the Thresher Shark. Full details and itinerary.

Includes:

  • International flights with Cathay Pacific, 30kg baggage
  • All transfers
  • 6 nights accommodation, Kasai Village Resort, Moalboal, Full board
  • 12 day dives & 2 night dives, with nitrox.
  • Whaleshark day trip to Oslob with 1 dive.
  • 6 nights accommodation, Malapascua Exotic Resort, Malapascua, Full board.
  • 12 dives per person, with nitrox
  • ATOL and full financial protection.

Video explaining the trip, here:

https://vimeo.com/151903109

 

The Philippines is in the heart of the Coral Triangle, there is no where else on the planet that has more marine diversity, for example 

Region Hard Coral species Fish species
Caribbean 60 1000
Red Sea 300 1200
Great Barrier Reef 400 1500
Philippines 600 2800

For tropical water diving, the Philippines ticks all the boxes for what you can possibly want as a diver, including wrecks, superb reef, bottomless wall dives, technical diving and mega fauna. But its real strength, that cannot be surpassed anywhere else, is the variety of macro life; if frogfish or nudibranchs are your thing, you’ll have a superb time getting your head stuck into the reef trying to search out that species you’ve never seen before. It’s well worth sitting down with your dive guide to find out what there is to see and what you want to see, the chances are your guide will soon be showing you creatures you never even knew existed!

Cost of the trip is £2795* per person, based on twin share.

*Only 10 guaranteed spaces available at this price. Valid until 22 June ‘16

Deposit of £560 is required by 22 June ‘16 to secure a place.

Full details and itinerary – To book your place contact dive@aquanautscuba.co.uk

Join Aquanaut on June 9th 2016 at the Albert Pub, Kingston Hill 8pm.

Dive Worldwide Antartica Dive Worldwide  Charlie Munns will be joining us to talk about some of the planet’s most unusual dive destinations and how you can actually arrange to investigate them yourself!

Dive Worldwide offer tailor made trips to remote and far-flung destinations with liveaboards, resorts, and dive centres the world over. Their vision has always been to offer new and exciting destinations that were not readily available to the UK diver.

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So why not come down to our social night and find out about destinations such as:

  • Japan
  • Antartica
  • Tonga
  • Columbia
  • Madagascar

….. to name a few.

Everyone is welcome at this social event, so indulge your wanderlust!

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