Beach clean-up at Atmosphere Philippines

We regularly conduct beach cleans here at Atmosphere. As 15th – 22nd September was Project AWARE week and Saturday 21st was International Coastal Clean-up Day, we stepped things up a gear. Diving against debris Seven divers, including our PADI Regional Training Consultant Pam, sunk beneath the surface of our house reef to Dive Against Debris. Even Oli, our Dive Centre Manager, donned a wetsuit (this never happens!). After searching for 60 minutes we collected just 8 pieces of trash – a good problem to have! Hitting the beach Our beach clean-up proved a little more fruitful with 20 staff collecting …

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The isolated reefs of Tubbataha in the Sulu sea attract sharks, whale sharks and rays. the shallow reef tops are teeming with colourful reef fish and turtles. In April 2020 and May 2021, Atmosphere has chartered 3 liveaboards of the Siren fleet of Worldwide Dive & Sail and we are excited to take you to the UNESCO World Heritage site Tubbataha for some of the world’s best diving. Atmosphere previously went to Tubbataha in 2018 and it was a fabulous expedition with stunning weather, flat seas, lots of shark encounters as well as mantas and whale sharks. We look forward …

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Atmosphere launches the new PADI Critter Specialty course

We are incredibly excited to launch our new PADI Critters of Dauin specialty course! The incredible diversity of critters along Dauin’s coast has long been a well-kept secret. But not anymore. As the cat slowly gets teased out of the bag, we are launching the PADI Critters Specialty, unique to Atmosphere! Are you a diver who loves cryptic and colourful critters and would like to know more about what makes them tick? Do you think “how on earth did they find that?” when your dive guide points out a tiny hairy shrimp, then this specialty is for you. Kirsty created and …

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