Dolphin Scuba Center
New Philippine Aggressor
Start Date: April 16, 2022
End Date: April 23, 2022
Includes: 7 Nights, 4-5 Dives per day, 3 Meals a day, and tanks/weights.
$3495 Deluxe Stateroom accommodation
$4,495 Owners Suite accommodation
Plus airfare and local transfers
The scuba diving in the Philippines on a liveaboard covers a vast area with over 7,000 islands. The Philippines Aggressor offers superb dive sites with cruises to Tubbataha Atoll and Visayas/Cebu region. Tubbataha sits in the Sulu Sea and is in the middle of the Coral Triangle between Indonesia, Malayasia, and the Philippines. The Tubbataha Reefs National Parks is an UNESCO World Heritage site. The atolls are made up of the North Atoll, South Atoll, and the Jessie Beazley Reef to the northwest of the main atolls and are all part of the park. Tubbataha scuba diving itineraries include these areas: Northern Tip and Southern Tip of North Atoll, Southern Tip of North Atoll, and Jessie Beazley Reef. Rarely visited due to its location and its status as a marine preserve, Tubbataha is made up of two reefs, simply referred to as the North and South Reefs. The North and South Reefs both enclose a sandy lagoon. On the southern tip is an islet with a lighthouse. This is used as a rookery for birds and is frequented by turtles.
Northern Tip of North Atoll
The northern tip of the North atoll is an area with high diversity of shark species such as blacktips, white tips, grey reef sharks, silky sharks in addition to turtles, rays and whale sharks. The walls have beautiful soft corals, barrel sponges and lots of cleaning stations.
Southern Tip of North Atoll
In this area lies a shipwreck dive site, Malayan Wreck located on an beautiful wall. This shipwreck scuba diving experience includes big animal action with the chance to see dogtooth tuna, giant trivially, different species of barracuda in large schools, turtles, manta rays and almost every kind of native reef fish imaginable.
Northern Tip of South Atoll
This area is known for hammerhead sharks, large pelagics, different species of sharks and reef fish.
Jessie Beazley Reef
This area has pristine coral with an area of branching acropora corals and lots of species of sharks can be seen; hammerheadsharks, silky sharks and even whale sharks.
The Philippines Aggressor is 135 feet long with a 28.5 ft. beam, built and powered for comfort, safety and stability. There is a beautiful spacious salon, sun deck with shading, chaise lounges and deck chairs, bar, and grill. They are diesel powered, cruise at 10 knots and have 220V and some 110V power onboard.
Comfortable accommodations for 24 guests include 12 spacious staterooms, with 5 on the lower deck, 4 on the main deck, and 3 balcony suites on the upper deck. All have a private bathroom and shower. Each stateroom has ample storage and individual climate controls. Stateroom shave a safe aboard to store valuables such as passports, cash, credit cards or anything else you would like to store. There is a variety of nightly entertainment, including diving, fish identification presentations, movies, games and more. If you have a favorite movie or presentation to share, we encourage you to bring it along. The staff especially loves new releases of movies, recent magazines and books. A small library of books for exchange is maintained onboard as well as fish identification books for reference. All meals, snacks and beverages are provided.
Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park is home to no less than 573 species of fish, 373 species of corals, 11 species of sharks, 12 species of dolphins and whales, nestling hawksbill and green sea turtles.
The live aboard departs from/returns to: Puerto Princesa (transportation from airport (PPS) to boat included)