The El Nido Sunrise Dive is one of the most unique dive experience you can have in Palawan. And what better way to do it than hand in hand with some of El Nido’s best PADI divemasters! Enjoy the sunrise and be the first to see Bacuit Bay’s stunning scenery on the way to Destacado Rocks. And if you’re lucky, dolphins might join in and play during the boat ride.
Please note that the EL Nido Sunrise Dive Package is for certified divers only.
Not yet certified? Talk to our itinerary specialist to learn more about getting your PADI Open Water License in El Nido.
El Nido is a diver’s paradise. Scuba diving in El Nido is like diving in a massive pool teeming with life, the crystalline blue waters have incredible visibility. Dive into different depths and marvel at the amazing underwater landscape.
Our incredible El Nido Sunrise Dive Package offers you the best of El Nido diving. It lets you see barracudas, sea turtles, occasional manta or eagle rays, black tip sharks, and much more! Dive away from the crowd and make the most out of your scuba diving holiday in El Nido.
El Nido Sunrise Dive Package
To book the El Nido Sunrise Dive package, you need a party of three, otherwise, you may charter the dive boat (pay for the cost of 1-2 divers).
We will pick you up at your hotel the day before you dive so you may fit your equipment and fill out the required paperwork at the dive shop.
On the day of your dive, we will pick you up at your hotel at 5:30 am. The first dive will be at Destacado Rocks. The dive site is located at the west of South Guntao Island, about 1-hour boat ride from El Nido town. Here you can see you can spot pelagic fishes. Destacado has a slope dive, and with depth ranging from 27-45 meters. Divers can go to different depths depending on their certification level.
The second dive will either be at Destacado Rocks, South Miniloc or North Rock. We will come back to El Nido town at around 11:00 AM.
We will dive at different sites on your second dive day.
Please note that the El Nido Sunrise Dive depends on weather and sea conditions.
- 4-Tank dives or 2 dive days
- Full dive gear
- PADI divemaster (4 divers to 1 divemaster)
- Underwater photos
- Snacks, hot soup, coffee and water during the dive
- 4-Night stay at Cuna or Lagùn Hotel (based on double occupancy)
- Complimentary breakfast
- Airport transfers
- Free wifi is included in the stay
- Taxes, service charge, and government permits
- Personalized service and 24/7 client support
- Food + Pub Crawl on your last night in El Nido (optional)
- Gratuities for your dive masters
- Travel insurance
- The cost of food and drinks (during the Food + Pub Crawl)
Please read our Terms & Conditions before booking the El Nido Sunrise Dive Package. Please note that the Coast Guard might cancel boat trips due to sea conditions or bad weather for your safety. In this case, an alternative tour or activity would be suggested.
Make sure to bring your own towels, change of clothes and swim attire.
Maintain a 3-meter distance from the reef. Please help preserve the beauty of El Nido’s marine life by not touching or stepping on the corals while diving. There may be dangerous organisms that thrive on the coral reef.
Palawan Alternative promotes environmental awareness in the community and you can do your part by not contributing to the waste that harms marine life. Help us preserve the natural wonders of El Nido for the future generation by refraining from littering, using reusable bottles or containers and segregating wastes (biodegradable and non-biodegradable).
October 15th – December 31st, 2018.
February 1st, 2019 – May 31st, 2019.