Discovery Divers Resort
Travel Blogs from Coron
With Chrystal only able to stay till Friday, Dan and I decided to head back out of Manila for another beautiful location - Discovery Divers Resort on a little island a short bangka ride from Coron Town. Wonderful hospitality, maraming malamig beer and great food! Only downside was watching the doggies lose against Sydney! O well, let the pictures tell the story!
As we were nearing rhe end of our Coron adventure in the Philippines, it was time to head to a different island of sorts. We hired our own private van to drive us about 3 hours outside of the township of Coron on intensely bumpy dirt roads, before taking a short boat ride to the island of Calauit, and more specifically, the Calauit Safari Park. It is this extraordinary ...
... which we put in the water, it was amazing how many fish came to eat it.
Then the final island was Cowrie Island. We took our snorkel gear but it wasn't very clear so didn't see many fish. Rachel ended up playing pool with some locals and the boys played volleyball. I decided to go back to the boat for some shade.
We had an amazing day and as we all got off the boat back at the wharf, Mike realised he had left his mask and snorkel at the bar on the island! The ...
... those on the desk last night. So, was rather shocked when I returned to my room in the evening to find a packet of dry noodles in the same place as where the Oreos had been this morning. The noodles had been taken out of a plastic bag in my backpack, dragged 4m across the floor, totally chewed apart and half entered a mouse hole in the wall. I could even hear them squeaking in excitement. Wonderful. After telling the receptionist, who didn't believe me, I was upgraded to a nicer ...
... aircraft carriers (some 550km from target, requiring more than six hours total flying time). After a 40 minutes attack the US Navy aircrafts left behind a scene of devastation, with 24 Japanese ships sinking or seriously damaged. Imagine this scene! Well, and some of these ships are now sites for some of the world's best wreck diving - yeah… ;-))!
The 7 wrecks we explored were in remarkably intact condition and we were able to dive inside through cracks, cargo- or ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed