Dive experience: On all itineraries a minimum of advanced certification and experience of diving with currents is highly recommended.
Cruise price per person includes: Cabin accommodation, breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, drinking water, hot drinks, local airport transfers to and from the boat, dives, experienced English-speaking divemaster, tanks, weights and weightbelts, Nautilus Lifeline, safety sausage and reef hook, VAT/GST on cruise price.
Cruise price per person excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own): Scuba equipment rental including computer (US$ 200 per week), marine park fees where applicable: Tubbataha (US$ 85), Sumilon (US$ 6), Oslob (US$ 26), Apo Island (US$ 26), Batangas, Romblon & Masbate park fee (7 nights US$ 50), Manila airport/hotel transfers to and from the boat. There will be fuel surcharge of US$ 30 per night imposed 30+ days in advance (advised on booking or charter) if the International crude barrel oil price is equal to US$ 75 or more. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival (cash - PHP, USD, EUR, or bank card).
Optional extras: Soft drinks, alcoholic drinks, nitrox (EAN 30%) fills for enriched air divers (US$ 135 for 7 day tour, US$ 20 for each additional day), torch (US$ 40 per week), 15 litre tank (US$ 8 per day), dive insurance, hotel transfers. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.
How to get there: The Solitude One liveaboard uses 4 ports in the Philippines - Puerto Princesa in Palawan, Anilao in Batangas, and Surigao in Mindanao. Boat-airport return transfers are provided by the boat operator.
Puerto Princesa: Direct domestic flight connections are possible from both Cebu and Manila. Airport pick up and boarding from 2-5 pm, depart port at sunset.
Anilao: A 2 hour minibus transfer service will be provided from Manila to board at 2 pm, depart port at sunset.
Cebu: Direct domestic flights are available from Manila and some other Filipino cities, as well as from Hong Kong, South Korea, Singapore, Dubai, Taiwan and China. Airport pick up and boarding from 4 pm, depart port after midnight.
Surigao: Direct domestic flight connections are possible from Cebu.
For more information see our Philippines travel information section. The last dive of the tour will be at 2 pm on the last full day of the trip. Disembark by 11 am. Please wait at least 18 hours before flying after diving.
Non-diver rate: 10% off the published price.
Single supplement (if you do not want to share accommodation): This is optional - single travellers may choose to share a cabin or pay a supplement of 80% of the normal published price for their own cabin (stateroom and deluxe cabin only).
Dive clubs and group discounts: A group of 3 persons can occupy a 4-share room as full by paying 110% of the quad-share cabin price.
Pay for 10 guests and 1 extra person can join the cruise in a Stateroom cabin free of charge (total 11-19 guests). Pay for 18 guests and 2 additional persons can join free of charge (total 20-21 guests).
Whole boat charter rate (per night): Pay for 19 guests and 3 additional persons can join the cruise free of charge (total 22 guests).