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Philippine Siren liveaboard (Tubbataha): Feb 25-Mar 10, 2026*

 
Master Liveaboards | Master Liveaboards was founded to take you to the best dive locations in the world on board a series of liveaboards with the latest equipment on board. All our liveaboard vessels have spacious indoor and outdoor facilities for comfortable and relaxing cruises both during and between dives.Cruising between Cebu and Puerto Princesa, the Tubbataha and More 13 nights liveaboard diving itinerary combines some of the best dives sites of the Visayas with the stunning reefs of Tubbataha. Accessible only by liveaboard, the Tubbataha Reefs were proclaimed as a National Marine Park in 1988 and inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1993, in recognition of their outstanding universal value in terms of marine life species diversity and richness. These reefs consist of vertical walls or near drop offs rising out of great depths where hammerheads, thresher sharks and whale sharks can be seen.

Philippine Siren liveaboard Tubbataha | Scuba Center group dive tripThe 40 metre Philippine Siren liveaboard was built on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi. Handcrafted from ironwood and teak (traditional to the area), you will find no other diving liveaboard as beautiful in waters of the Philippines. Philippine Siren is the largest of the Master Liveaboards’ Siren Fleet phinisis, welcoming up to 16 guests in eight cabins. Guest accommodation on board comprises two fixed double bed cabins, four fixed twins and 2 cabins that are flexible doubles/twins. Each cabin is equipped with individually controlled air-conditioning units, plenty of storage space and private ensuite bathrooms.

The spacious, air-conditioned saloon benefits from a cocktail bar, comfortable seating and a large flat screen TV. Dining is outdoors under a covered area with uninterrupted views of the ocean. An expansive dive deck provides ample space for kitting up and storing dive equipment, even when the vessel is full, and fresh water showers available to rinse off after each dive. Underwater photographers and videographers will definitely appreciate the separate rinse tanks as well as the designated areas for charging and preparation of camera equipment.
The vessel also benefits from 2 high-powered tenders, nitrox compressor, equipment rental, kayaks, laundry and massage services.

Itinerary details:

Philippine Siren liveaboard Tubbataha | Scuba Center group dive tripThis extended 13 night liveaboard adventure allows up to 39 dives, including up to 8 night dives. You will spend 5-6 days at the spectacular National Marine Park of Tubbataha as well as covering some of the highlights of the South Visayas such as Apo Island. 150km South East of Puerto Princessa, on Palawan Island, the Tubbataha reef system covers 970km˛, with 100km˛ of pristine coral reefs for divers to explore.

Formed Millennia ago along the Cagayan ridge, Tubbataha consists chiefly of two atolls (North and South) and the Jessie Beazley reefs. This delicate reef system supports over 600 different fish species and over 300 coral species, whilst providing a haven for nesting hawksbill and green turtles and numerous birds.
A field station on the north atoll is manned by rangers year-round and during your trip you can visit the rangers to learn more about conservation and reef protection.

On a typical day Philippine Siren offers up to 4 dives; 3 day dives and a fourth sunset or night dive (No night dives in Tubbataha). The diving day is usually scheduled as follows:
  • Light Breakfast followed by a briefing and Dive 1

  • Full Breakfast, relaxation period, briefing and Dive 2

  • Lunch, relaxation period, briefing and Dive 3

  • Snack relaxation period, briefing and Dive 4, where possible

  • Dinner


Includes:
  • Philippine Siren liveaboard Tubbataha | Scuba Center group dive tripNights Full board Accommodation based on Double Occupancy

  • Breakfast, lunch, dinners, and snacks

  • Unlimited drinking water, tea, coffee, fruit juice & soft drinks

  • Up to 4 dives per day (approximately 38 dives)

  • Aluminum 80 cylinder with air fills, weights, weight belt and SMB

  • Disembarkation transfer, Embarkation transfer, and transfer between local airport or hotel and embarkation / disembarkation point.

Not included in the packages:
  • Airfare and additional overnights

  • Diving & Travel insurance (Mandatory for all guests)

  • Airport terminal fees

  • Marine, park and port fees: $160 per trip to be paid on board

  • Fuel surcharge

  • Nitrox

  • Incidental charges: Individual group members will be responsible for their own charges including but not limited to beverages and bar bill, telephone, internet usage, sightseeing, equipment rental of any sort, gratuities, special day trips, and any other items of a personal nature.

Please note the following:
  • Accessible only by liveaboard, the Tubbataha Reefs were proclaimed as a National Marine Park in 1988 and inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1993, in recognition of their outstanding universal value in terms of marine life species diversity and richness. These reefs consist of vertical walls or near drop off's rising out of great depths where hammerheads, thresher sharks and whale sharks can be seen.Scuba certification card and proof of scuba insurance required. We recommend all divers purchase DAN membership

  • Diving & Travel insurance are mandatory for all guests.

  • A passport is required for travel.

  • Requirements: PADI Advanced Open Water or equivalent - minimum 30 logged dives - comfortable in currents.

Dates: Feb 25-Mar 10, 2026*
Trip Cost: $7865 ppdo
   
All rates quoted by Scuba Center include a 2% discount for cash/check payments.
 
Registration: An application for this trip must be completed by each traveler at the time of registration. You may pick up a trip application at either store or print out our Scuba Center Trip Application. Complete the application and fax, mail or drop off in person with a $500 non-refundable deposit per person.
For more information, contact our Travel Department.

DAN Membership & Diving Insurance

 

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