The Discovery Fleet Dive Cruise
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Not everyone gets to explore the sea and the world underneath that vast expanse of blue. Not until Discovery Fleet started offering cruise trips that feature exciting activities for sea junkies. Discovery Fleet Dive Cruise paves the way for divers and non-divers to explore the above and underwater treasures found in some of the finest Philippine islands.
M/V Discovery Palawan Photo by Discovery Fleet Dive Cruise
Guests will experience a unique style of cruising aboard the M/V Discovery Palawan, a ship built in Gronigen Holland in 1972. It sailed the Caribbean through the years until it was rebuilt as a navigation training ship. Come 2006, it was refitted with a powerful engine and modern navigational equipment and was moved to the Philippines to serve as an adventure cruise ship. It underwent a major renovation in 2013 to become Discovery Palawan. The ship boasts of 20 comfortable rooms – with 16 standard rooms lined up in the lower deck and four upper deck rooms with personal climate control.
scenic views always available on-board the ship
open dining area photo by Discovery Fleet Dive Cruise
The year-round operations of Discovery Fleet Dive Cruise sets it apart from other dive tours. The ship offers three exciting adventure routes guaranteed to thrill travel buffs. M/V Palawan explores Apo Reef and Coron from mid-March to October, and has added a Coron-El Nido-Coron route. There’s also a trip to the Philippines’ premier dive destination, Tubbataha, from late March to mid-June. The first two are available for both divers and non-divers while the Tubbataha trip is exclusive for divers only. Guests will be taken to breathtaking above and underwater sites during the duration of the trip.
post card view of the Big Lagoon in Coron Palawan
underwater world at Apo Reef
Going on a cruise means shedding more money than the usual. But Discovery Fleet Dive Cruise makes sure you get every penny’s worth. Rates start at $1285 for the 5D4N Batangas-Apo Reef-Coron-Batangas route under a standard room (double occupancy) for non-divers and $1510 for divers under the same route and room. Rates can go up depending on the route, the number of days and the room type you choose. Check their updated rates here. The package includes the accommodation, full-board meals, island hopping and snorkeling for non-divers and of course, plenty of dive explorations for the divers.
standard room comes with towels, cabinet and private toilet & bath Photo by Discovery Fleet
their chef surely knows how to hit the spot
Discovery Fleet Dive Cruise (www.discoveryfleet.com) lets travellers explore the beauty of the ocean and the world underneath it. This one-of-a-kind cruise opens the door that leads to exciting adventures and extraordinary experiences.