Trip reference number: 7262

Trip Operator: Dive Worldwide

Tubbataha Liveaboard

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Liveaboards visit the remote Tubbahata reef from Feb to Jun, allowing divers access to world-class dive sites and the most amazing biodiversity of marine life in the Philippines.

A UNESCO World Heritage Site (since 1993), Tubbataha Reef National Park lies in in the centre of the Sulu Sea in the southern region of the Philippines. 

Plunging walls adorned in huge barrel sponges and gorgonians provide a backdrop for an amazing variety of marine life ranging from colourful reef fish, spiny lobsters, immature manta rays, and turtles in shallow waters to shoals of moorish idols, jacks and snappers in the deep. Barracuda, tuna and reef sharks patrol the reefs while manta and eagle rays, groupers and sometimes hammerheads cruise in the blue. Famous dive sites include Seafan Alley, Delsan Wreck and Washing Machine, a thrilling drift dive with sharks.

Liveaboard trips vary in length from 6 to 10 nights. The itinerary below is based on a six night trip on board the S/Y Philippine Siren.

Typical itinerary

The full itinerary detail is available on our website.

  1. Day 1: Depart for the Philippines
  2. Day 2: Arrive Manila and overnight
  3. Day 3: Continue your journey to Palawan and set sail for Tubbataha
  4. Days 4-7: Dive the reefs and walls of Tubbataha
  5. Day 8: Begin your return crossing to Palawan
  6. Day 9: Disembark and spend a final night in the Philippines
  7. Day 10: Arrive UK

Please note: The above itinerary is a sample only and your actual liveaboard itinerary may vary. Marine park fees and fuel surcharges may apply. Prices based on a berth in a twin share cabin.

  • Available*: Mar to May
  • Price including flights from/to UK: From £4,245 pp
  • Included in the price/package:
    • Flights from the UK
    • 2 nights in resort (BB)
    • 6 night Tubbataha liveaboard (FB)
    • Tanks, weights and Nitrox
    • Complimentary equipment rental
    • Transfers


This is a group trip with fixed departure dates. Please refer to our website for further information.

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

** If you see this next to a price, a specific price in your currency has not been provided, this is an estimated-only price based on a currency conversion, the price you pay may be different to that shown

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