ENCHANTING ISLANDS, SEASCAPES & CRITTERS
29 APR - 15 MAY 2021 • 17 DAYS • 18 GUESTS
This exceptional journey takes you through the Philippines and her islands, with colourful markets, authentic villages and abundant marine life. Stay at luxurious beach resorts, surrounded by jungle and enjoy stunning ocean vistas. Submerge into an incredibly rich and diverse underwater world and explore some of the most gorgeous reefs on the planet.
The long thin island of Palawan is a slice of heaven, with exotic wildlife, quaint fishing villages surrounded by stunning limestone islands and a marine sanctuary. Experience incredible seascapes with enchanting lagoons and lush jungle-covered islands. Walk through tropical rainforest and marvel at the abundance of flora and bird life; indulge in a candle lit dinner on an isolated beach; marvel at dramatic cliffs and untouched white-sand beaches; kayak on tropical crystal-clear waters through archways and into colossal caves. Visit bustling markets, stroll through lush green rice terraces, enjoy a refreshing dip at a waterfall and visit the stunning UNESCO world heritage site Chocolate hills. Come ‘eye to eye’ with the smallest primate in the world, the Philippine Tarsier in Bohol. Walk along the golden sand beach and through the coconut plantations of Dauin and be swept away by the energy and vibrancy of a local market and take a ‘Tuc Tuc’ tour. Snorkel and dive incredible coral gardens, swim alongside turtles and watch schools of fish at remote Apo Island and discover why Dauin is hailed one of the best “muck” places in the world, as you observe weird and wonderful ‘critters’ along its volcanic slopes.
Explore stunning reefs inside the Coral Triangle.
Marvel at dramatic island seascapes, dense jungle and gorgeous lagoons.
Luxuriate in some of the Philippines most stunning beach resort properties.
Stare back into the eyes of the smallest primate on earth, the Philippine Tarsier.
Visit the world-famous Chocolate Hills in Bohol.
Dive and snorkel along spectacular drop offs, marine channels and marine lakes abundant with fish and corals.
Discover weird and wonderful critters on muck dives like the Pygmy seahorse, Harlequin ghost-pipefish, Giant frogfish and White-bellied star gazer.
Swim alongside turtles and schools of barracuda, jacks, snapper and fusiliers.
Participate in a reef planting project.
Peruse vibrant and colourful local markets and observe the flow of authentic Filipino village life.
COMBINATIONS for the ULTIMATE EXPERIENCE
Book 2 expeditions and receive a $500 per person savings / Book 3 expeditions and receive a $750 per person savings
PALAU 01 - RAINBOWS END
18 APR - 01 MAY 2021 – 14 DAYS – 14 GUESTS
Join us on an exceptional expedition through the archipelago of Palau, a tropical island paradise showcasing incredible marine biodiversity with over 1500 fish species, an abundance of pelagic animals and a plethora of soft and hard corals.
PALAU 02 - RAINBOWS END
13 - 26 MAY 2021 – 14 DAYS – 14 GUEST
An exceptional expedition through the archipelago of Palau, a tropical island paradise showcasing incredible marine biodiversity with over 1500 fish species, an abundance of pelagic animals and a plethora of soft and hard corals.
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ENCHANTING ISLANDS, SEASCAPES & CRITTERS
29 APR - 15 MAY 2021 – 17 DAYS – 18 GUESTS
Day 01 | Apr 29 Depart Home or Koror from Palau 01 Expedition / En route to Manila, Philippines
Day 02 | Apr 30 Arrive in Manila
Day 03 | May 01 Fly to Palawan / Welcome Cocktails
Day 04-06 | May 02-04 Island Exploration and Dive Palawan
Day 07 | May 05 Travel to Bohol / Tarsiers and Chocolate Hills
Day 08-11 | May 06-09 Snorkel and Dive Anda / Coral Planting / Village Visit
Day 12 | May 10 Travel to Dumaguete
Day 13-15 | May 11-13 Muck Diving / Apo Island / Malatpay Market
Day 16 | May 14 Fly home or onto Koror for Palau 02 Expedition
Day 17 | May 15 Arrive home
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