Tubbataha Reef, Puerto Princesa

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Witness the biodiverse wonder of Tubbataha Reef, a World Heritage Site. Located the Sulu Sea, the reef plays home to some 1,000 animal and plant species, with plenty of manta rays, sharks, clownfish, and lionfish, plus endangered species like hawksbill sea turtles. It includes a colorful coral wall rising 100 m (328 ft), as well as two coral islands. If you like diving, don't miss the opportunity to delve into this top scuba attraction, but be careful as the currents can get strong. Above water, keep your eye out for some of the 100 bird species in the sanctuary. For Tubbataha Reef and beyond, use our Puerto Princesa trip builder to get the most from your Puerto Princesa vacation.
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  • Tubbataha is a gem that very few people have access to - the diving season is only 4 months - March to June. Liveaboard is the only option as it takes 10 hours to get there. Wall and drift diving, pel...  more »
  • I suspect that the majority of Tubbataha bound U.S. divers choose the Atlantis Azores or Siren liveaboard. After extensive research, I chose Stella Maris. My travel agent at Dolphin Destiny was weary ...  more »
  • Reef chic, but is very far. Need a few days and buy tour in advance. Expensive.
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