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. Make Tubbataha Reef a part of your Puerto Princesa vacation plans using our Puerto Princesa day trip planner .
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  • This is our third time to dive in Tubbataha and one would think that we would be so accustomed to the surprises that the place offers and it would not merit our excitement unlike the first visit. Yet,...  more »
  • we were assured by many boat operators that the transition trip would not experience any weather problems even though it is on the shoulder of the dive season. they were totally wrong. we had strong w...  more »
  • We were in Tubataha aboard the Stela Mares Explorer in May of 2018 and everything was perfect. The boat is very comfortable and is careful and renovated with air conditioning throughout. The diving is...  more »
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