We are starting the diving season with a trip to Malapascua, Phillippines. This place is listed as one of the “Fifty Places to Dive Before You Die”!
Spaces are limited to 10 people.
AOW + NITROX Certified Divers only - or get certified during the trip.
Date: Tuesday, 14 May 2013 to Saturday, 18 May 2013 (arriving HK early morning 19 May 2013)
Destination: Malapascua, Philippines
Price: HKD$7,000, including:
- 4 Nights AC Deluxe accommodation (with hot shower), 2 pax sharing
- 10 day dives and 2 night dives
- marine park fees etc
- return transfer from and to airport
- full board - though for the last night, we are likely going to a local Italian restaurant for nice homemade pizza etc.
- flights with Cebu Pacific (BOOK YOR OWN)
- Insurance (see below)
- Philippine Airport Tax
- Dive Equipments (e.g. BCD, regulators, mask etc), nitrox tank etc
- addition courses, food, drinks etc
- HKD250 as tip for the porters (which we will collect during the trip).
- We are trying to negotiate some discount on nitrox tank and will revert later.
- Please ensure that you have plenty of cash with you - as far as I am aware, there is no ATM on this Island
- This will be an intense diving trip - meaning that we will start diving at dawn (like 5:00am) to find and see thresher shark everyday (except the first day).
Payment: HSBC account[masked] (Project X Team)
We will confirm your bookings only after we have received the payment.
Please email transaction reference number by Friday, 3 May 2013 to: [masked] and [masked].
Cebu Pacific Air
5J239 HKG-CEB DEP 01:35h (14 May) ARR 04:10h (14 May)
5J238 CEB-HKG DEP 22:15h (18 May) ARR 00:50 (19 May)
AOW + Nitrox Certified Divers - Wanting to get certified?
The main attraction of Malapascua (other than being named as the top diving place in the Philippines) is the sighting of thresher shark and manta ray at Monad Shoal (an underwater island, located in the middle of ocean).
We want to maximize our bottom time for Thresher Shark and Manta Ray sighting.
So, you must be, at least, AOW + Nitrox certified.
For those who want to get AOW and Nitrox certification before this trip, you may sign up for the course with Simon Lam. (A separate event will be posted shortly.)
We usually have the travel insurance organized through Simon Lam. It is advisable to take one out, especially for those who will be traveling with equipments and cameras.
If you would like us to organise one for you, please let us know.
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