DIVING LIVEABOARD SEADOORS PHILIPPINES

SEADOORS proposes many diving liveaboards in the Philippines achipelago. The Liveaboards are operated into two areas: Tubbataha in Sulu sea, and the Visayas,

These diving liveaboards are divided by two seasons in Philippines . Transition liveabords are done between these two periods. Their routes are traversing Sulu sea .

1-Tubbataha diving liveaboard

From march to june, it explores isolated atolls in Sulu sea in the center of the Philippines.. Tubbataha reefs is a National Marine Park recognized as UNESCO World Heritage .

2-VISAYAS diving liveaboard

 From july to Agust and from October to March , many itineraries are proposed: MALAPASCUA , SOUTHERN VISAYAS, SPECIAL VISAYAS SHARKS, MALAPASCUA CAGAYAN , VISAYAS ODYSSEY, VISAYAS SEASCAPE, VISAYAS LONG TRIP

3-sulu sea diving liveaboards

They are transition trips. There is one transition diving liveaboard sailling by March: Sulu sea Cebu start , and the other one by june: Sulu sea Palawan start  for an breath taking exploration of Sulu sea with Tubbataha, Cagayans Islands , and Visayas.

 

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MALAPASCUA Diving Liveaboard   3 to 4 dives a day,
Classic route of 6 nights, can be extended on request according to the availabilities.
MALAPASCUA cruise takes place in the Visayas archipelago. Seadoors leaves Cebu Yatch Club in the evening heading to the North to dive in Monad Shoal, the Thresher Sharks cleaning station. Next dive in Kimud Shoal looking for the hammerheads and the manta rays. To finish the day we will stop in Gato Island and his tunnel. Route to the North we will reach Maripipi, a volcanic island, we dive in magnificent soft coral gardens where sometimes we meet bull sharks. Heading South we reach the Camotes Islands time for beautifull dive and land excursion to visit natural underground swiming pools. Route to the south, searching for the migrating whale sharks near Limasawa an Pintuyan , we will stop at Padre Burgos time for a famous night dive.
 
 SOUTHERN VISAYAS Diving liveaboard 3 to 4 dives a day,
Classic route of 6 nights, can be extended on request according to the availability.
The cruise SOUTHERN VISAYAS crosses the South of the archipelago of Visayas We made a selection the best dive sites of Bohol Island as well those from Apo Island. We will let you dive with the Whale sharks of Tanawan. The departure is at nightfall heading to South in direction of Bohol. We wake-up in Cabilao island, with its polychromatic plateau and wall and very interesting micro fauna. We will go little further south Panglao and then Anda bay with the Madarin fish plus Apo Island with all the green turtles and sea snakes. The way back to Cebu pass by Oslob for the the whale sharks choreography , then a last one stop to Balicassag.


SPECIAL VISAYAS SHARKS diving  liveaboard, 3 to 4 dives a day,
Classic route of 6 nights, can be extended on request according to the availability.
VISAYAS SPECIAL SHARK liveaboard takes place in the Visayas archipelago, we will explore the dive spots with the most sharks concentration known in VISAYAS . The boat sails at night falling from Cebu, heading North to wake up on Malapascua, at Monad Shoal a Thresher sharks cleaning station. Then we sail to Maripipi and dive Bull shark reef. and explore Manta Point looking for Manta rays. Going to Bohol we stop near South Cebu to interact with Whale sharks in Oslob, With Tip Reef sharks and Black Tip sharks in Sumilon Island.
Going to Balicasag we stop one more time at Monad Shoal, near Bohol we will interact with Whale sharks in Oslob and Corals sharks in Sumilon Island.


MALAPASCUA CAGAYAN diving liveaboard 3 tlo 4 dives per day.

Departure at night fall, we sail North to reach Monad Shoal to observe the Thresher sharks of Malapascua then Gato island Tunel with an extraordianry night dive... After the exploration of Apo Island we’ll do a long navigation in Sulu Sea to reach the Cagayan islands to dive along the giant seafans see meet pelagics. The way back pass by Apo Island and Bohol. We’ll Oslob for the unforgetable whale sharks.


 
VISAYAS ODYSSEY diving liveaboard, 9N/10D 3 to 4 dives per day.

Let’s go for a real Odyssey in Visayas. This cruise brings together the best Visayas dive spots from North to South and East to West. Departure at night fall from Cebu to reach Monad Shoal with the Thresher sharks of Malapascua, then Gato island Tunel with an extraordianry night dive... Then course to South heading to Camotes islands with a land excursion proposed to go in underground fresh water bath. We continue South to meet the whale sharks in Leyte, and explore the wonderful site of Napantao where are hidden several frog fish, pygmy seahorses. Direction Bohol to reach Anda bay with the mandarin fish and a land excursion also proposed to explore the Chocolate Hills and see the Tarsiers. Then we go more South to dive in Apo Island and we’ll finish with the Whale sharks in Oslob and then Cabilao island known for it’s untouched coral reef and it’s large underwater diversity.


VISAYAS SEASCAPE Diving liveaboard, 9N/10D 3to 4 dives per day.

This cruise is a Visayas kaleidoscope, it’s panoramic view of the underwater marine life of the Visayas with a dynamic view of the Thresher sharks and the whale sharks and the large marine life diversity living in the Philippines.
Departure at night fall, we put the course to North to reachMonad Shoal to observe the Thresher sharks of Malapascua then Gato island Tunel with an extraordianry night dive... We spend a day moored at Maripipi Island to explorer it’s unique corals fields and observe the cat sharks.
We’ll go South to Bohol, Cabilao, Balicasag, Panglao and Anda bay.
After visiting the Oslob’s whale sharks we’ll put the course to south again to reach Apo Island.



SULU SEA CEBU START diving liveaboard 3 to 4 dives a day,
Classic route of 8N/9D , can be extended on request according to the availabilities.

We sail to south west to dive in Sumilon ,Cabilao, Bohol. We will stop in Balicasag to dive in Black Forest and Rico's Wall, where we can spot schools of jack fishes, and hiding frog fishes. We keep going South to meet the Whale Sharks. On Apo Island we can visit the beach, a paradise for macro lovers. Then we sail West to reach the Cagayancillo Islands. They are a small archipelago of extremely isolated islands. The dive sites are remarkable, with deep walls and lots of pelagic passing by spectacular gorgonians. Departure at evening to Tubbataha marine National park, where we will stay 4 days. We will explore the fabulous NORTH and SOUTH atolls, and JESSIE BEAZLEY REEF. We find, in Tubbataha Reefs, the largest coral and shark density worldwide.There are several pelagic species such as dog tooth tunas, barracudas, Guitar shark, Manta, Mobula ray, grey reef sharks, hammerhead sharks, tiger sharks, silky, sharks and Whale sharks. We will choose the best dive sites for these 4 fabulous days . The trip finish in Puerto Princesa, Palawan.
SULU SEA PALAWAN START diving liveaboard  3 to 4 dives a day,
Classic route of 8 nights, can be extended on request according to the availabilities.
We start sailing at night fall from Puerto Princesa to wake up in Tubbataha Reefs, World UNESCO Heritage Marine Park. We will choose the best dives to spend 4 days in Tubbataha, and sail at night to Cagayan Islands. They are a small archipelago of extremely isolated islands. The dive sites are remarkable, with deep walls and lots of pelagic passing by spectacular gorgonians. In the afternoon we head south east, for a long navigation to Apo Island, a paradise for macro lovers, then, we keep going to Sumilon Islands to meet the Whale Sharks. We will pass near Bohol, and stop in Balicasag to dive in Black Forest and Rico's Wall, where we can spot school of jacks and frog fish. The last stop will be Cabilao island with the famous dive, Light House.
TUBBATAHA diving  liveaboard   3 to 4 dives a day, the classic route is 6 nights.

Departure on evening heading to the east 90 nautical miles.

The marine park is made of two atolls, North and South Atolls, plus a reef called Jessie Beazley Reef. Whale sharks, dolphins, sharks, turtles and Napoleon wrasses are listed species living into the park. We can count more than 350 coral species, 11 species of cetaceans, 11 species of sharks and, according to the UNESCO estimations, 479 species of fishes . We find the largest density of white tip reef sharks in the world, many pelagic species such as dog tooth tunas, Jack fish, barracudas, also manta ray, guitar shark, whale sharks, and green sea turtles. The dives site are mostly infinite coral gardens, surrounded by deep walls more than 100 meters. Hammerhead sharks , tiger sharks , whale sharks can be seen in the blue, and manta ray, turtles, huge pelagic shoals like baracudas or jack fishes are mostly seen on the reefs.


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