The Philippines

The Philippines, located in Southeast Asia is made up of seven thousand, one hundred and seven islands and lies in the western Pacific Ocean.

Scuba diving is a popular actiivity for visiitors and is one of the major niche markets.phil_clownphil_diver_wreck1

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In Coron there are nineteen sunken ships from WW2 starting at a depth of just ten metres.

There is such a wide range of diving from muck diving to large species such as whale sharks.  There are over six hundred species of creature in the waters around the Philippines and it is a popular destination for scientific study of rare marine life.

Water temperatures are 25 – 32C year round as they have no winter.  The best time for divers to visit is from November to mid June with the rainy season being July to September.

There are direct flights to the Philippines available from London or Amsterdam with major airlines.

There is plenty of choice of where to stay to suit all budgets.

Info on scuba diving met with Chit Afuang the CEO of Philippines Tourism in the UK at Londons Excel Centre during the annual World Travel Market. Duration: 6 minutes HD_wt

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For more information on visiting the Philippines please visit their official website