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Atlantis Azores Liveaboard

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#1 scubae



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Posted 24 February 2013 - 01:04 PM

Does anyone have any first hand experience with the Atlantis Azores live aboard?

 Looking at a 10 or 12 next year.

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Posted 24 February 2013 - 05:59 PM

Read this: http://www.divernet...._from_home.html

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Posted 03 March 2013 - 09:47 PM

I dove the Atlantis Azores last year, doing the Leyte itinerary. The boat is great, the itinerary isn't - mostly bleached corals with a big crown-of-thorns problem. No one in our group of 12 enjoyed the Leyte itinerary. I would consider Tubbataha, or better yet, a new itinerary that my group suggested that they are now doing: Malapascua/Cebu.   Malapascua is as close as you can get to seeing guaranteed thresher sharks, but the 4 AM wake up to do a land-based dive is too hard, so it's much better suited to live aboard diving. The reef scenic and macro diving on that itinerary is also very good. The attached  Blue Ringed Octopus was from Malapascua. 

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