DIVING HOLIDAYS IN THE PHILIPPINES
The Philippine archipelago comprises 7,107 islands which are home to some of the best and most diverse marine eco-systems in South East Asia. There are over 500 species of hard and soft corals, colourful walls and innumerable varieties of fish and large pelagics. Conditions are fairly easy. The islands are tidal and currents can be powerful but dives centres sensibly divert to protected sites when necessary. Visibility is usually good; murkier in the shallows and fair clear in oceanic open water.
The best ways to explore is either by island hopping or by one of the liveaboards which offer different itineraries in the North and South depending on the season. The Philippines is the best value in the world if you want to learn to dive and training is available by instructions from most world-respected agencies. The Philippines now offers the fines opportunities for beginners and experienced divers in Southeast Asia - at affordable prices that cannot be matched by other destinations. Together with the renowned Philippines warmth and hospitality, you can be assured of the dive holiday of your life.