Green sea turtles - a favorite at AtmosphereUnderwater Sightings

Green sea turtles – a favorite at Atmosphere

Green sea turtles are a favorite of many people, divers and non-divers alike. They are truly graceful creatures, always a lot of fun to swim with underwater, and at Atmosphere, we are very lucky to have an abundance of Green sea turtles at Apo Island and even here along the Dauin coast. They are found worldwide in tropical and subtropical waters. Like other marine turtles, the females crawl on land…
Daniel Geary
27th April 2014
We have ID'd our whale shark!Underwater Sightings

We have ID’d our whale shark!

A few days ago, a whale shark cruised by in Dauin, between the Masaplod and Pyramids dive sites and our lucky Atmosphere Resort guests got to swim with the shark and took some photos. Did you know that every whale shark has a different pattern of stripes and dots? This is just like a human fingerprint. We can use these patterns to identify individual whale sharks by taking a specific…
Daniel Geary
7th April 2014
Our Amazing House ReefUnderwater Sightings

Our Amazing House Reef

One of the greatest things about Atmosphere Resorts when it comes to scuba diving is our amazing house reef. We are blessed with a healthy reef with great muck diving right in our own backyard. Or maybe we should call it “front yard” as it is right in front of the resort? Although the Dauin coast here on Negros Oriental has some amazing dive sites, we have many guests who…
Daniel Geary
4th April 2014
Divemaster Richard, between his favorite frogfish and the scarier Finding Nemo versionScuba Diving

King Richard and the Frogfish

It was December 2010 when, like a new lone gunman, Richard appeared in the Atmosphere Dive Center having heard that they were in need of a freelance Divemaster that day. For those of you who have dived here, we could say that the rest is history. King Richard, as he is known amongst our Atmosphere guests, is a stalwart within the dive team and well known on the Dauin coast…
Adam Detre
10th September 2013
The greatest reward - blog from a PADI Course DirectorIDC

The greatest reward – blog from a PADI Course Director

When our next PADI IDC begins in September, not only the candidates have to come prepared. As a Course Director, Gabrielle knows about all the hard work behind those two fun but tough weeks… Let’s hear what she has to say. This is my first time to write a blog… Not being the social networking person, when asked to write one I had to ask what a blog was… so…
Gabrielle Holder
17th August 2013