The Best of Philippines - Batangas to Tubbataha Diving & Eco Expedition 2019

Adventure through crystal blue depths to discover historic WW2 wrecks. Find yourself submerged in a mysterious hidden lake. Embrace the pristine beauty of the Tubbataha reef, a Unesco world heritage site, in the middle of Sulu sea. Experience the best Philippines has to offer while indulging on-board the MV Discovery Palawan. Floating at over 500 tons and 165 ft in length, the 10knot Lloyds registered class vessel is an impressive one to be on.

With the help of our good friend Mrs. Yasuko Jones, a Philippines expert, we have created a fully customized expedition to experience the best of Philippines. Start the trip in Verde island around Mindoro. sail through Corons' ship wreck alley to discover the Olympia Maru, Akitsushima Maru, and more wrecked in 1942 frozen in time from WW2. Feel the dramatic thermocline in Barracuda Lake with beautiful formations leading you to a halocline. Explore rarely dived islands off Palawan's west coast! Discover one of the most remarkable reefs the coral triangle has to offer in Tubbataha. With 28 years of protection, this spectacular ecosystem support over 350 species of coral and almost 500 species of fish. And of course you can find species such as sharks, turtles, and mantas in this awe-inspiring destination.   

Home to the greatest diversity of marine species on Earth, the coral triangle is considered the nursery of the seas where 75% of all coral species known to science is found and is home to more marine species found anywhere else in the world. The archipelago of 7,107 beautiful islands known as the Philippines is the northern part of the coral triangle. It is an undeniable fact that the Philippines' offers one of the most marine bio-diverse waters, if not the most diverse in the world. Join us for a one of a kind expedition to cover some of the best and most remot

 

Expedition Includes:

- 9 days 8 nights accommodation aboard MV Discovery Palawan - All meals, snacks, water, coffee and tea on board

- Tanks and weights.

- 20+ dives and island excursion.

- Coach transfers: Manila to Batangas, Puerto Princesa port to airport, domestic airport to international airport in Manila

- Special $100 gift certificate for OS Group to be used for expense on board (nx, drinks, t-shirt, etc)

- Escort by professional Ocean Safari dive leader with unparalleled service

 

Exclusions:

- International and domestic flights

- $120 park fee (Coron and Tubbataha)

- Onboard telecommunications

- Onboard beverages: Soda, beer, wines, spirits and bottled mineral water are extra

- Nitrox

- Crew Gratuities.

- Travel and dive insurance.

 

Costs: (Based on Double Occupancy)

Standard Cabin: $3798 (16 spots)

Upper deck deluxe cabin: $4468 (4 spots)

 Payment:

PAYMENT SCHEDULE

AMOUNT

PAYMENT DUE DATE

1st Deposit

$900 S, $1000 D

Upon Reservation

2nd Deposit

$1000 S, $1300 D

Before May 18 , 2018

Final payment

balance remained

Before Oct 18 , 2018

For credit card payment please add 3%         

  

Cancellation Policy:

(trip insurance is available thru Ocean safari, please ask)

Before May. 18 2018, 1st deposit forfeited, no refund on first deposit

After May. 18 2018, 1st and 2nd deposit forfeited (unless replacement can be found then 1st deposit forfeited)

After Oct. 18 2018, no refund (unless replacement can be found then 1st deposit forfeited)

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