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PHILIPPINES DIVE TRIP

Philippines Aggressor Liveaboard PLUS Atlantis Hotel Dumaguete Resort

Scuba Dive Trip With Bespoke Journeys

​Departing 28th March 2026

Pricing from $4595 per person (liveaboard only) plus flights, port taxes and fees.

Join us for an exhilarating diving adventure in the Philippines. Kick off with an optional week at the Atlantis Hotel Dumaguete Resort before embarking on the Philippines Aggressor liveaboard for a seven-night journey through the stunning Tubbataha Reefs National Park. This UNESCO World Heritage Site, acclaimed for its scuba diving, hosts over 1200 marine species. Only accessible via liveaboard from March to June, this sought-after destination requires early booking due to its limited availability. Dive into the depths of the North Atoll, South Atoll, and the Jessie Beazley Reef, located northwest of the main atolls. Look forward to encounters with whales, sharks, dolphins, manta rays, turtles, and schools of barracuda, trevally, and jack fish. We’re thrilled to offer this group trip and eager to explore this spectacular diving locale with you. 

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Departure Dates

  • Optional dive week at Atlantis Hotel Dumaguete Resort departure 28th March 2026 (7 nights) Trip details

  • Philippines Aggressor Liveaboard departure 4th April 2026 (7 nights) Trip details.

Bookings: Email Mandy at mandy@bespokejourneys.com

Philippines liveaboard

PHILIPPINES AGGRESSOR LIVEABOARD

April 4th to April 11th 2026

Philippines diving
Philippines Aggressor
Philippines diving

PRICING

  • Balcony Suite, king bed or 2 single beds $5145 per person

  • Deluxe Main Deck, 2 single beds $4845 per person

  • Deluxe Lower Deck, 2 single beds, some have 1 single bed and 1 double bed $4595 per person

Balcony suite
Deluxe Main Deck
Deluxe Lower Deck

ROOM DETAILS

 

  • Comfortable accommodations for 24 guests include 12 spacious staterooms, with 5 on the lower deck, 4 on the main deck, and 3 balcony suites on the upper deck. All have a private bathroom and shower. Each stateroom has ample storage and individual climate controls. Staterooms have a safe aboard to store valuables such as passports, cash, credit cards or anything else you would like to store.

  • Stateroom amenities and services include hairdryer, bathrobes, closet and drawer space, individual climate control, television with movie selection, daily steward service, nightly turn down service, morning beverage service.

 

Balcony Suite

  • A comfortable stateroom on this Philippines liveaboard with king bed or 2 single beds. The suites have a private balcony, panoramic window, private bathroom and shower.

  • Room Size: 12'1" x 17'2"

  • Room 10,11,12

  • King bed 72" x 76"

  • 2 Single beds 36" x 76"

 

Deluxe Main Deck

  • A comfortable stateroom with 2 single side by side beds with a panoramic window and a private bathroom & shower. 

  • Rooms –  7, 8, 9.  Room Size: 12' X 13'10"

  • Rooms -6.  Room size: 12' x 16"

  • King bed: 72" x 76"

  • 2 single beds: 36" x 76"

 

Deluxe Lower Deck

  • Staterooms 1 & 4 have 2 single side by side beds and rooms 2, 3 & 5 have a side by side single bed and a double bed with a circular window. 

  • Room Size: 10'7" x 14' 5"

  • Rooms – 1,2,3,4 and 5

  • Single bed: 36" x 76"

  • Double bed: 62" x 76"

DIVE INFORMATION - TABBATAHA REEFS

Philippines Tubbataha Reef

Tubbataha sits in the Sulu Sea and is in the middle of the Coral Triangle between Indonesia, Malayasia and the Philippines. The Tubbataha Reefs National Parks is an UNESCO World Heritage site. The atolls are made up of the North Atoll, South Atoll and the Jessie Beazley Reef to the northwest of the main atolls and are all part of the park.

  • Boarding: 4 pm

  • Check out: 8 am

  • 3-4 dives each day, up to 20

  • The Tubbataha Reefs National Parks does not permit night diving.

  • Depth Range:  40 – 130 ft (12m – 40m)

  • Water temperature averages 77 - 85F, 21 - 29C.

  • 3mm wetsuit recommended

 

All dives are made from the 20 ft custom built zodiacs capable of carrying 12 guests.

Scuba Equipment
Dive deck
Dive staff checking gear

DIVE ITINERARY - TUBBATAHA REEFS

Northern Tip of North Atoll

The northern tip of the North atoll is an area with high diversity of shark species such as blacktips, white tips, grey reef sharks, silky sharks in addition to turtles, rays and whale sharks. The walls have beautiful soft corals, barrel sponges and lots of cleaning stations.

Southern Tip of North Atoll

In this area lies a shipwreck dive site, Malayan Wreck located on an beautiful wall. This shipwreck scuba diving experience includes big animal action with the chance to see dogtooth tuna, giant trivially, different species of barracuda in large schools, turtles, manta rays and almost every kind of native reef fish imaginable.

Northern Tip of South Atoll

This area is known for hammerhead sharks, large pelagics, different species of sharks and reef fish.

Jessie Beazley Reef

This area has pristine coral with an area of branching acropora corals and lots of species of sharks can be seen; hammerheadsharks, silky sharks and even whale sharks.

Sample Itinerary

Day 1-Depart Port
(12 - 15 hour crossing)

Day 2 - North Atoll
- Ranger Station 
- Shark Airport 
- Washing Machine

Day 3 - South Atoll 
- Black Rock 
- T Wreck or Ko-Ok Delsan Wreck

Day 4 - South Atoll 
- Delsan Wreck 
- Triggerfish City Southwest Wall or Staghorn Point

Day 5 - North Atoll 
- Malayan Wreck 
- Seafan Alley 
- Terraces

Day 6 - Jessie Beazley 
- Jessie Beazley East 
- Jessie Beazley West

Day 7 - Back at Port
(12  - 15 hour crossing) 
Rest & Relaxation 
Dinner-Puerto Princesa 

Day 8 - Guests depart at 8 am

 

Sample itineraries and maps are for illustrative purposes only. The exact route and sites visited are subject to change based on local regulations, guest experience, weather and logistics, and is at the Captain’s discretion.

PHILIPPINES AGGRESSOR

The Philippines Aggressor is 135 feet long with a 28.5 ft. beam, built and powered for comfort, safety and stability. There is a beautiful spacious salon, sun deck with shading, chaise lounges and deck chairs, bar, and grill. The yacht is diesel powered, cruises at 10 knots and has 220V and 110V power onboard.

Comfortable accommodations for 24 guests include 12 spacious staterooms, with 5 on the lower deck, 4 on the main deck, and 3 balcony suites on the upper deck. All have a private bathroom and shower. Each stateroom has ample storage and individual climate controls. Staterooms have a safe aboard to store valuables such as passports, cash, credit cards or anything else you would like to store.

There is a variety of nightly entertainment, including diving, fish identification presentations, movies, games and more. If you have a favorite movie or presentation to share, we encourage you to bring it along. The staff especially loves new releases of movies, recent magazines and books. A small library of books for exchange is maintained onboard as well as fish identification books for reference.

Dining

The menu aboard is varied and plentiful, with a variety of American feasts, barbecues and local cuisine. If you have any special dietary requirements, please add this to your reservation through the GIS and speak to the yacht chef once onboard so he/she can adequately prepare to meet your needs. You will wake up to fresh fruits, hot entrees, cereals and juices. Lunches feature hot soups, homemade breads, salads and sandwiches and/or entrees. Dinners are chef prepared and served each evening and include salads, vegetables, seafood, beef or chicken with a fresh homemade dessert. Certain special dietary and beverage requests may not be available due to the remote nature of this location so we highly recommend you bring these items with you.

The Aggressor’s beverage selection includes fruit juices, soft drinks, iced water, iced tea, coffee, and a limited selection of local beer and wine, which are complimentary. Due to the high duty charged on liquor, we suggest you bring your special brand. Drinking and diving do not mix. Once you consume alcohol, you become a sunbather until the next day.

Dining Room
Dining option
Spa
Lounge
Sun deck
Internet area

Yacht Specifications

 

Built and maintained to the specifications of the local regulatory agencies and the regulations of the country of the flag.

  • Length: 135 ft. Steel Yacht

  • Beam: 28

  • Passengers: 24 

  • Staterooms: 12

  • Staff: 15

The Philippines begins operating as an Aggressor destination in April 2022.

 

Deck Plan

Philippines Aggressor deck plan

TRIP DETAILS for Philippines Aggressor Liveaboard

What is included

  • All meals, snacks and beverages are provided. Aggressor’s beverage selection includes fruit juices, soft drinks, iced water, tea, coffee, and a limited selection of local beer and wine, which are complimentary. 

  • Diving Package, Cabin Towels, Complimentary Toiletries.

  • 3-4 dives each day, up to 20. Night diving is not permitted in Tubbataha Reefs National Parks.

What is not included

 

  • Airfare to Philippines not included*

  • Travel insurance**

  • Port and Park Fees for Tubbataha: $150 per person.*** 

  • Each guest must pay a port/park fee, and 12% VAT for onboard sales.***

  • Taxes and fees are to be paid onboard and at the end of the charter when checking out.*** 

  • Gratuities are not included at all Aggressor destinations.  Tipping is voluntary and based on the service the staff has provided you.  The Manager will provide envelopes for gratuities upon settling your account at the end of the week.  Gratuities are shared equally among all staff. All Aggressors accept cash, Visa, and MasterCard payments for gratuities. *** 

 

* Mandy can arrange and book all your pre and post cruise travel requirements.

** Travel insurance is highly recommended. Mandy can provide insurance options.

*** These fees will be collected at the end of the week and can be paid by Visa, MC, or cash. Travelers' checks are not accepted. All fees are paid onboard at the end of the charter.

Additional information - Philippines Aggressor Liveaboard

  • Port: Puerto Princesa (PPS)

  • Boarding: All guests must be onboard by 6 pm for the yacht briefings, dinner then departure for its first night anchorage with the first dive the following morning.

  • Depart Day 8 at 8.00am

  • 3mm wetsuit recommended

  • Water temperature averages 77 - 85F, 21 - 29C.

  • Please read the following documentation from Aggressor - Know Before You Go

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Philippines diving
Philippines diving
Atlantis Dive Week

ATLANTIS HOTEL DUMAGUETE RESORT

28th March to April 4th 2026

Optional dive week before Philippines Aggressor liveaboard.

Atlantis Hotel Dumaguete Resort
Atlantis Hotel Dumaguete Resort
Atlantis Hotel Dumaguete Resort

PRICING

  • Deluxe Room, $2606 per person.

Deluxe Room
Deluxe Room
Deluxe Room

ROOM DETAILS

 

  • Deluxe rooms have options for either a king bed (convertible to 2 twin beds) or a queen bed. All rooms have an ensuite with shower, safe, air-conditioning, ceiling fan, TV with cable, minibar and refrigerator. Some deluxe rooms have an adjoining room with 2 twin beds and the same amenities.

TRIP DETAILS for the Atlantis Hotel Dumaguete Resort

What is included

  • Transfers between Manilla and Dumageti

  • Accommodation as indicated above

  • Full Board Meals (full breakfast and chef prepared, three-course lunch & dinner)

  • Coffee, tea and filtered water are available from 6:00 am to 9:30 pm (Italian and specialty coffee not included after breakfast)

  • Unlimited scheduled boat diving (up to four day dives and one night dive daily); excludes dawn dives and additional day trips

  • Unlimited internet access

  • One (1) day trip to Apo Island

What is not included

 

  • Airfare to Philippines not included*

  • Travel insurance**

  • Marine Park fees

  • Nitrox

  • Rental Equipment

  • Land Tours

 

* Mandy can arrange and book all your pre and post cruise travel requirements.

** Travel insurance is highly recommended. Mandy can provide insurance options.

Atlantis Hotel Dumaguete Resort
Atlantis Hotel Dumaguete Resort
Atlantis Hotel Dumaguete Resort

FAQ's

Q - How do we book this?

A -  Please get in touch with Mandy at mandy@bespokejourneys.com

Q - Do I have to book both the Atlantis Hotel Dumaguete Resort dive week and the Philippines Aggressor Liveaboard?

A -  No, the Atlantis Hotel Dumaguete Resort dive week is an optional extra.

Q - Can you book everything we need for this trip?

A - Yes, we can book airfares, accommodation and anything else you may want to do before and after your dive trip.

Q - Is insurance necessary?

A - Yes, we highly recommend you get insurance.

Q - What insurance options are available?

A - We can provide you with a policy that will cover you if you are sick and can’t travel at the time of the cruise, this will give you back 100% of your monies paid with medical certificate from Doctor, there are also other conditions that this policy pays on. A Policy will be provided with all the conditions for you. Your age and the cost of your cabin determines this cost.

Cancel for Any Reason Insurance is also possible, but this insurance must be purchased at time of deposit. It will cover you at 80% of the money you have paid out, but it will allow you to cancel for Any Reason. Your age and the cost of your cabin determines this cost. This is more slightly expensive that the medical insurance coverage above.

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