The Philippines Aggressor is a brand new liveaboard that starts operating in 2020. It will go to stunning dive sites among them is the Tubbataha Reefs and the Visaya Islands. While you aren’t diving you can take up snorkeling do some land excursions and explore secluded beaches. The liveaboard can accommodate up to 24 guests in 12 luxurious that all have their own bathroom with hot showers and air-conditioning. This is a great liveaboard with all the amenities of a world-class yacht.
Our Overall Review
Reasons to buy:
Be part of the maiden voyage of the Philippines Aggressor in May 2020
The boat is in pristine condition and equipped with the amenities
There are spacious rooms that come in three cabin types
The food is freshly prepared by the chef and includes American, barbeque and local cuisines
There is a photo facility as well as rinse tanks, camera table and low pressure air hoses
Reasons NOT to buy:
- The boat has not yet been on a voyage so there isn’t anything negative to report
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Diving on the Philippines Aggressor in the Philippines
The Philippines Aggressor
The Philippines Aggressor is a brand new vessel in the Aggressor fleet. It will make its maiden voyage in March of 2020 and you can be one of the first to experience this magnificent yacht for the first time. The liveaboard was built with stability, comfort, and safety in mind and it has delivered all of this in spades. The Aggressor will travel to the Tubbataha Reef as well as the Visaya Islands in the turquoise water of the Philippines. You will have the opportunity to dive with hammerheads, manta rays, Napoleon wrasse, and more of the diverse marine life on offer in the Filipino sea.
Philippines Aggressor Interior and Features
The Philippines Aggressor joins the world-renowned Aggressor fleet with 12 cabins that can accommodate 24 divers throughout 8 days and a 7-night stay. There are three different cabin types to choose from namely, deluxe stateroom either on the main or lower deck or a balcony suite stateroom. As an added bonus seven of these cabins have panoramic windows. All the cabins have their own air-conditioning with a private bathroom with a shower. There is enough storage for your belongings and the room has its own media player. You will also find a spacious saloon area that has an entertainment center with a TV, stereo system and a list of books and movie titles. This is the ideal place to spend some of your leisure time between dives.
Outside decks area and entertainment
On the decks, you will find a large lounge area as well as a sun deck where you can spend your time between dives. If you want to relax there is a hot tub on the sun deck where you can laze about under the stars. There is also a fully stocked wet bar with chaise lounges and deck chairs which also serves as a communal area. The partially covered sun deck also provides picturesque views of the Philippines’ surrounds.
Dive Deck on the liveaboard
They have created a comfortable swimming platform on the dive deck with warm water showers. You will also find fin storage and exit ladders to conveniently get out of the swimming platform. Each diver will also get their own personal locker to store your diving equipment.
The focus of the Philippines Aggressor is the underwater photographers; this is why they have created a complete photo facility with a PC to download images. There is a large camera station to handle your camera and video equipment without looking for space to operate. The dive deck also has rinse tanks with low-pressure air hoses.
Food on the Philippines Aggressor
The Aggressor aims at delivering succulent and delicious meals throughout your stay on the liveaboard. You will be served a variety of American, local and barbeque cuisines. In the mornings you will get fresh fruits, hot entrees, cereals, and juices. Lunches will be served buffet style with a selection of hot soups, loaves of bread, salads, sandwiches, and entrees. Dinners are more formal and meticulously prepared by the chef and you can expect seafood, beef or chicken and salads/vegetables with a delicious dessert to finish everything off. You will also have a wide selection of beverages to choose from namely, fruit juices, soft drinks, iced water, iced tea, coffee, and some local beer and wine. However, because of the hefty duty charged on liquor, it is advised that you bring your own favorite brand.
If you require special dietary needs you need to put this on your reservation and bring it up with the chef as soon as you board the liveaboard.