TUBBATAHA REEF is located in Sulu, 180kms east of Puerto Princesa, Palawan.
It takes up to 10 /12 hours to reach the two atolls. Tubbataha is well known for the wealth of his coral reef, where hundreds of corals were listed and close to 500 species of tropical fish. The reserve is also home for many colonies of seabird. The dives take place around the atolls that can reach more than 1000 meters deep.
This natural reserve is open to diving only from mid March until mid June.
It is not rare to encounter whale sharks, hammerhead, tiger sharks, white and black tip sharks, nurse sharks, mobula and manta rays, huge turtles, school of snappers and barracudas, tunas, hundreds of tropical fishes species, as well as a plentiful macro fauna in the cracks of the wall (nudibranches, shrimps, crabs, frog fishes, sea horses…), giant clams, sponge and sea fans.
The water is crystalline, the visibility can sometimes reaches 40m and water temperature is around 29°
Cruise is from 4th – 10th May 2017 (7D/6N), on board MY VASCO, a steel vessel welcoming up to 16 divers, in 8 AC cabins with shared bathroom between two cabins
Cruise itinerary, price and vessel description, click HERE