Tubbataha Reef, Apo Reef, Coron on-board MV SeaDoors is a probably the best mid-budget solution for any divers looking for safety and quality. CMAS Management will take care of you. Perfect for group of 16 Divers wishing to charter the boat.

Wenyu Lee

17/04/2017

I had a great trip to Tubbataha with Seadoors. Really friendly and professional crews. It's not a luxury boat but clean and comfortable and got everything I need. Also got satisfied with...

Description

Boat

The Seadoors is a 25 Metre (82ft) dive yacht, built and powered for comfort, safety and stability. She is twin diesel-powered and can cruise at 10 knots and has 220 volt power on board.

The Seadoors sleeps up to 18 guests in privacy and comfort.

The main deck has a nice air conditioned salon with a TV/DVD, stereo player, an assortment of movies, CDs and books, storage for photo/video equipment and a workbench with many plugs to charge electronic equipment. At the front is a a outdoor shaded area with sofas.

The upper deck has an outdoor dining area offering a great view of the sea, a bar and a sun deck with chaise longues.

The dive deck is well equipped with personal gear boxes and an in-place fill station. A camera workbench and rinse tanks are conveniently located for washing dive equipment and cameras.

The aft of the dive deck is equipped with exit ladders and freshwater showers.


Cabin

The Seadoors has 8 comfortable staterooms, can hosts max of 16 guests on board.

All cabins have private head with hot water shower, cabinets, desk, A/C and port windows.

4 Deluxe Cabins : Located on the main deck, with a double bed and a single bed (bunk style)

2 Deluxe Cabins : Located on the lower deck, with a double bed and a single bed (bunk style)

2 Master Cabins : Located on the lower deck, with a king size double bed and a single bed (bunk style)


Diving

  • 4 dives per day, depending on conditions.

  • Normally, no dive provided on the day of arrival and departure.

  • All diving will provide expericed guide to lead the dive.


Other Informations

  • Nitrox:Available, rate on request, must book in advance
  • 15L Tanks:Available, rate on request, must book in advance
  • REBREATHER Dive:Available, rate on request, must book in advance
  • Dive Equipment Rental:Available, rate on request, must book in advance
  • Dive insurance:Divers travelling aboard must have valid dive insurance
  • Wi-Fi Internet :Not available at the moment
  • Laundry Service:Not available at the moment
  • Massage Service:Not available at the moment
  • Payment on board:By cash (PHP/Euro/USD) ONLY
  • Crew Number:12, including 3 dive guides

Itineraries

Sample Itinerary for Tubbataha Reef

Day 0 : Arrival to PUERTO PRINCESA, A guide will pick you up at your hotel or at the airport, and will drive you to Seadoors. Welcome on board, safety and boat briefing and assignation of cabins. We will sail for about 9 hours to the atolls.

Day 1 : PNORTH ATOLL

MALAYAN WRECK. You can see the remains of a Malayan ship that stranded here from the mooring place, now home of bump head parrot fish, sweet lips, green sea turtles, napoleons, moray eels, angel fish. On the wall you can see dogtooth tuna and eagle rays.

WALL STREET. It's a sheer wall dive plunging deep into the blue, all covered with stunning corals. Notable sightings include white tip sharks, grey sharks, groupers, Napoleon wrasse… Look into the blue to check for Hammerheads!

Day 2 : SOUTH ATOLL

DELSAN WRECK. Named for the remains of a small ship which sank at the southeaster edge of the South Atoll, the dive is known for sifting of big fish. When the current is running grey reef sharks, white tips and silky sharks are often found. LIGHT HOUSE in the South Atoll, the sandy bottom on the top of the reef is home of all kind of rays, eagle rays, marble rays, devil rays…and the majestic manta ray.,

Day 3 : SOUTH ATOLL

T WRECK AND BLACK ROCK. Those two dive sites are located in the North corner of the South Atoll, the plateau slopes gently from 15 to 25 m. Whitetips can often be spotted sleeping on the seabed or cruising in search of prey. Mantas and bid pelagic are also common. If you are lucky it's a place also for Tiger Sharks.

Day 4 : NORTH ATOLL

SHARK AIRPORT. The top of the reef is a combination of sandy bottom and beautiful corals where sharks lie resting during the day. Also sighting school of sweetlips, Hawksbill Turtle, Green Sea Turtle, On the wall, when the current is present you can numerous sharks and pelagic cruising. WASHING MACHINE. Located at the exposed northeastern edge of the North Atoll, this dive site gets its name for the unpredictable currents, which sometimes change direction in the middle of a dive. One of the best dives to see the show of sharks and pelagic cruising and hunting for preys.

Day 5 : NORTH ATOLL

TERRACES the plateau is one of the most beautiful coral gardens, dropping off to a shelf at 20 m and after the wall to the deep blue. Endangered hawksbill and green sea turtles can often be found searching the sunny shallows in search of corals to much. Also schools of baby parrot fish as well as rays.

JESSIE BEAZLEY. This reef is known by the mystic stories told by the local fishermen. An special atmosphere is felt in this small reef. You won't ever forget it for it's amazing visibility, sea fans and numerous sharks.

Day 6 : The breakfast is served! It's time to share your wonder pics, say good bye and take a group picture as a souvenir.
We will propose you a tour on land to visit the Underground River for a fee, one of the 7 Wonders of Nature of the World.
You will be transferred to the airport or to your hotel.

The route can undergo modifications according to the weather conditions or the safety conditions . The description of the dives is based on what we were able to observe regularly, but every dive is different

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Destinations Tubbataha Reef, Visayas and Leyte
Facilities Laundry
Languages spoken English, French

Schedules & routes

Date Duration Destination Departure - Arrival Price
26/06/2017 to 08/07/2017 12 nights Visayas and Leyte Cebu City - Cebu City From $3,642.40 Detail
08/07/2017 to 20/07/2017 12 nights Visayas and Leyte Cebu City - Cebu City From $3,642.40 Detail
25/07/2017 to 06/08/2017 12 nights Visayas and Leyte Cebu City - Cebu City From $3,642.40 Detail
30/09/2017 to 12/10/2017 12 nights Visayas and Leyte Cebu City - Cebu City From $3,642.40 Detail
21/10/2017 to 02/11/2017 12 nights Visayas and Leyte Cebu City - Cebu City From $3,642.40 Detail
04/11/2017 to 16/11/2017 12 nights Visayas and Leyte Cebu City - Cebu City From $3,642.40 Detail
18/11/2017 to 30/11/2017 12 nights Visayas and Leyte Cebu City - Cebu City From $3,642.40 Detail
02/12/2017 to 08/12/2017 6 nights Visayas and Leyte Cebu City - Cebu City From $2,011.14 Detail
09/12/2017 to 15/12/2017 6 nights Visayas and Leyte Cebu City - Cebu City From $2,011.14 Detail
16/12/2017 to 22/12/2017 6 nights Visayas and Leyte Cebu City - Cebu City From $2,089.35 Detail
23/12/2017 to 29/12/2017 6 nights Visayas and Leyte Cebu City - Cebu City From $2,089.35 Detail
30/12/2017 to 05/01/2018 6 nights Visayas and Leyte Cebu City - Cebu City From $2,089.35 Detail
06/01/2018 to 12/01/2018 6 nights Visayas and Leyte Cebu City - Cebu City From $2,089.35 Detail
13/01/2018 to 19/01/2018 6 nights Visayas and Leyte Cebu City - Cebu City From $2,089.35 Detail
20/01/2018 to 26/01/2018 6 nights Visayas and Leyte Cebu City - Cebu City From $2,089.35 Detail
27/01/2018 to 02/02/2018 6 nights Visayas and Leyte Cebu City - Cebu City From $2,089.35 Detail
03/02/2018 to 09/02/2018 6 nights Visayas and Leyte Cebu City - Cebu City From $2,089.35 Detail
10/02/2018 to 16/02/2018 6 nights Visayas and Leyte Cebu City - Cebu City From $2,089.35 Detail
17/02/2018 to 25/02/2018 8 nights Visayas and Leyte Cebu City - Cebu City From $2,458.06 Detail
27/02/2018 to 09/03/2018 10 nights Visayas and Leyte Cebu City - Cebu City From $3,284.86 Detail
10/03/2018 to 16/03/2018 6 nights Tubbataha Reef Cebu City - Puerto Princesa From $2,290.47 Detail
17/03/2018 to 23/03/2018 6 nights Tubbataha Reef Puerto Princesa - Puerto Princesa From $2,290.47 Detail
24/03/2018 to 30/03/2018 6 nights Tubbataha Reef Puerto Princesa - Puerto Princesa From $2,290.47 Detail

Prices & conditions

Destination Duration Cabin Price
Visayas and Leyte 6 nights Standard From $2,011.14
Visayas and Leyte 6 nights Master From $2,039.07
Visayas and Leyte 8 nights Standard From $2,458.06
Visayas and Leyte 8 nights Master From $2,485.99
Visayas and Leyte 10 nights Standard From $3,284.86
Visayas and Leyte 10 nights Master From $3,312.79
Visayas and Leyte 12 nights Standard From $3,642.40
Visayas and Leyte 12 nights Master From $3,670.33
Tubbataha Reef 6 nights Standard From $2,290.47
Tubbataha Reef 6 nights Master From $2,318.40

Included

  • Air tanks & weights & weight belts
  • Land transfer on arrival/depature date
  • All meals & complimentary beverages (water & tea & coffee)
  • Dive guide service
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Dinner on final evening
  • Boat accident insurance

Not included

  • Domestic flights
  • Alcoholic beverages (beer or/and wine)
  • Soft drinks in bottles and/or cans
  • Dive courses on board
  • Crew gratuity
  • Dive equipment rentals
  • Dive insurance
  • Travel insurance ( cancellation insurance)
  • Larger tank (15 L)
  • Nitrox fills
  • Marine park fees/Port fees
  • Land tour & Island visit

Useful information

Tubbataha Reef

Period : Liveaboards run trips ONLY from March to June.

Visa's : Nationals from the vast majority of countries, including all ASEAN countries, can enter the Philippines without a visa for a period not exceeding 30 days. Central Asia and India citizens need a visa before arriving. Please check with the nearest consulate of the Philippines about the most-updated imformation.

Climat : Average daily temperature range is 31°C year round. The rainy season is July to December (with the most storms generally in November and December) and the dry season is January to June.

Water : Water temperature averages from 27°C - 30°C. The hottest time of the year is March to May and the coolest is December to February when the water temperature may drop to 24°C - 26°C.

Clothing : Light clothes and sun protection is essential while visiting, early months can be slightly rainy.

Plugs : Type A electrical plug most commonly found (but type B and C sometimes used) 220V @ 60Hz.

Flights : International flights arrive to Manila, with daily domestic connections to Puerto Princesa.

Currency : Local currency is Philippine Peso (PHP), other currencies can be easily changed at banks or money changers, and international ATM's are available. Credit Cards are widely accepted but when travelling to outer island it is recommended to carry sufficient amount of Philippine pesos.


Visayas and Leyte

Period : Liveaboards trip can be offered from December to March.

Visa's : Nationals from the vast majority of countries, including all ASEAN countries, can enter the Philippines without a visa for a period not exceeding 30 days. Central Asia and India citizens need a visa before arriving. Please check with the nearest consulate of the Philippines about the most-updated imformation.

Climat : There are generally 2 seasons in the Visayas: the rainy season from June to November, and the cool dry season from December to March. Typhoon season is from July to October. Average daily temperature around 28°C.

Water : Water temps stay upwards of 27°C through most of the year

Clothing : Light clothes and sun protection is essential while visiting, but a light jacket is good for possible cooler evenings.

Plugs : Type A electrical plug most commonly found (but type B and C sometimes used) 220V @ 60Hz

Flights : International and domestic flights arrive directly to Cebu.

Currency : Local currency is Philippine Peso (PHP), other currencies can be easily changed at banks or money changers, and international ATM's are available. Credit Cards are widely accepted but when travelling to outer island it is recommended to carry sufficient amount of Philippine pesos.

Diver's reviews (5)

Wenyu Lee, 17/04/2017

I had a great trip to Tubbataha with Seadoors. Really friendly and professional crews. It's not a luxury boat but clean and comfortable and got everything I need. Also got satisfied with unlimited soft drinks, fresh juice and delicious food. Highly recommended.

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Emma Yuille, 01/02/2016

We had a brilliant time onboard seadoors. The crew were outstanding - very friendly and helpful. The boat is very comfortable. And the food is delicious! Of course the diving was excellent too.... We look forward to a return trip!

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Antoine, 06/01/2016

Simply the best !! Seadoors is all about fun, quality and proximity. Without forgetting the best seeings in the Philippines thanks to Pierlo and his awesome team

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Anne, 05/04/2015

We were there last week, for Tubbataha! The diving was just amazing! The boat was very comfortable, the cabin was big enough for even a family. And the food was very good too! And the crew were very sweet and nice. The dive team were very nice, i loved the dive guide Jonathan's awesome photographer - ;-)

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李璐, 30/10/2014

我们在Lisa的建议下选择了这艘游轮,我们非常满意这次船宿。船上的船员都很友好,客舱都很干净整洁,我们入住的标准客舱的大小也比较合适,没有拥挤感。船上的餐食很不错,甚至比菲律宾陆地上的一些餐食都要好吃一些。潜水向导的经验十分丰富,计划什么的都很随意但却让我们体验到了很棒的潜水。

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