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Moalboal

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Magic Island Resort

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9 Night Package

Departs from Sydney

group Trip

From
$4,295
AUD
Magic Island Photography Trip
REF: 26321

9 Night Package

Departs from Sydney

group Trip

From
$4,295
AUD
REF: 26321

9 Night Package

Departs from Sydney

From
$4,295
AUD

Package Details

Magic Island Photography Trip
Join a Photography Group to Magic Island Dive Resort, a small welcoming and intimate dive resort with only 10 bungalows. The dive resort has a magnificent house reef which you can dive any time. Highlights include the elusive Mandarin Fish - you can find these shy fish every day, except during full moon, coming out of hiding to mate. Whale sharks visit Moalboal all year round because the waters here are very rich in the plankton they feed on. Thresher Shark may be spotted hunting the huge school of Sardines that reside at Panagsama Wall. Pescador Island and it's deep walls and abundant marine is just a 10 minute boat ride away. Excursions can also be taken to dive or snorkel with the whale sharks at Oslob.
Departs June 23, 2023
Returns July 3, 2023

Inclusions

Return airfares and taxes ex Sydney to Cebu with Philippine Airlines
9 nights accommodation in a Super de Lux Cottage - twin or double share
Full board meal plan
7 days of unlimited diving with tanks, weights, dive guide services, fruit snack, mineral water, coffee or tea on the boat during dives (based on 3 to 4 boat dives per day and unlimited house reef diving).
1 day trip to the whale sharks of Oslob - Divers 1 dive & 1 snorkel | Non Divers 2 x snorkel
Return airport transfers ex Cebu

Exclusions

  • ● Moalboal User’s Fee of Peso 100,- (approx US$ 2) per dive excl. 12% VAT
  • ● Scuba equipment rental
  • ● Travel and dive insurance
  • ● Costs of any PCR and/or RAT tests if required prior to arrival, on arrival and prior to departure
  • Upgrades

  • ● Single occupancy upgrade from $745
  • ● Non Diver Package (twin share) from $3,095 pp
  • Proposed Itinerary

    Day 1 Fly from Sydney to Cebu via Manila. Transfer from Cebu Airport to Magic Island Resort
    Day 2 - 8 7 days of unlimited diving
    Day 9 Day trip to the whale sharks of Oslob
    Day 10 Return transfer from Magic Island to Cebu Airport. Fly from Cebu to Sydney via Manila.
    Day 11 Arrive Sydney

    Terms and Conditions

    Package prices are indicative only and are subject to change due to currency fluctuations and changes in airfares and taxes. Proof of full vaccination and negative PCR test if you don't have a booster shot is required.
    Valid for travel from June 23, 2023.
    Valid for travel until July 3, 2023.
    Only available for sale until April 23, 2023.

    Subject to availability and COVID-19 conditions – please contact your Dive Adventures travel specialist.

    Destination Information

    Moalboal

    For those wanting a bit more from their Dive Adventure, Moalboal is perfect. This lively little town is a great place to base yourself to explore everything the area has to offer. Relax on palm-fringed beaches next to crystal blue water, sip a cocktail or two while watching the sunset, take a trike out to one of the surrounding waterfalls and swimming holes or the Malabuyoc Hot Springs, then if you’re so inclined, party till dawn at a beach bar. 

    The laid back atmosphere of this beautiful place will soon have you feeling rested and recuperated, and ready to hit the water and go for a dive.

     

    Magic Island Dive Resort

    Magic Island Dive Resort is a small, welcoming and intimate dive resort located by the water’s edge near the popular town of Moalboal , a quiet spot on the southern tip of the Copton Peninsula. The resort has beautiful views overlooking Tañon Strait, Pescador Island, Badian Island and the hills of Cebu. From the moment you arrive you will feel like part of the extended Magic Island family.

    With 10 individual cottages on the premises and a dive center fully equipped to handle thirty plus divers, it never seems overly busy, allowing you to fully enjoy all of the amazing amenities. A restaurant and bar serving Philippine, European and vegetarian cuisine, swimming pool, lounge bar, small massage and spa treatment area, lounge areas and small library complete this resort.

    The dive center is located right on the sea front, facing out towards the fantastic house reef where you can dive any time, day or night. Highlights include day tours  to dive and snorkel with the Whale Sharks of Oslob , be mesmerized by these gentle giants. The whale sharks visit Moalboal all year round because the waters are very rich in the plankton they feed on. Dive Pescador Island – The Sardine bait ball is a spectacle all by itself, with well over a million sardines making up the school. Watching them shift and change shapes as the predators swoop in to catch a tasty mouth full. For those who adore the elusive Mandarin Fish , then this is the place for you, every day, except during full moon, these tiny little fish, which are usually very shy, come out of hiding to mate.

    Magic Island Dive Resort offers it all.

     

     

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