Rags II Liveaboard Review

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Rags II dive boat review

The 27 meters Rags 2 is a liveaboard cruising in the Philippines. Indeed, the sturdy vessel offers many itineraries including Coron, Apo Reef and El Nido, combining multiples types of scuba diving in one unique cruise.

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Boat Cabins & Layout

The Rags II can cater to a maximum of 8 guests, promising more privacy and uncrowded diving. Indeed, with 4 air-conditioned cabins each sleeping 2 guests and lots of space on-board, everybody should be comfortable. Moreover, the cabins have large twin bunks, a generous amount of storage and two safety boxes. Plus, there are two bathrooms with hot water shower which are shared among all the divers. Shampoo and soap a provided for free!

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Rags 2 On-board Facilities

The main communal area on the Rags II is definitely the combined lounge and dining area. Indeed, the room is spacious and provides a comfortable dining area as well as a salon with entertainment system. The chef prepares a mix of western and Philippino dishes from scratch and often with the catch of the day! Furthermore, the outside’s sundeck located at the front of Rags 2 is the picture perfect spot and the ideal place to sunbathe during crossings! You will certainly enjoy the ever changing views of the Philippines and enjoy the night sky!

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Scuba Diving with the Rags II

As diving is the priority on the Rags 2, nothing was spared to make sure it’s safe, easy and fun. First, the ship proudly boasts to be equipped with the latest and best navigation and safety technologies. Secondly, they have a spacious and well organized dive deck featuring plenty of space to gear up. There are individual kitting up stations with under bench storage and a centered table ready to use. Finally, the professional dive team on-board will guide you from the Rags 2 to the stunning reefs and back up!

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The Apo Reef, as pictured above, is on the itinerary along with El Nido and Coron. The types of dive made possible on the Rags 2 are various; reef dives, wreck diving and even cave or cavern exploration. There sure are options for every diver to be happy in the Philippines and the Rags 2 seems to honour that variety.


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Where does this liveaboard dive boat go?

Check out the fabulous places where this dive boat travels to.
Note: some destinations may not be listed below, please enquire for more details.

Subic Bay

Interesting Wreck Diving close to Manila in the Philippines.

Subic Bay Diving Review

Donsol

The best place in the World to swim and dive with Whale Sharks! Also a fantastic spot for spotting Manta Rays.

Donsol Diving Review

Puerto Galera

Great spot for Macro Underwater Photography, to take a diving course and for amazing Drift Diving.

Puerto Galera Diving Review

Anilao, Batangas

The best place in the Philippines for Macro Underwater Photography! A must dive for muck diving and macro photographers. Thriving biodiversity and superb coral.

Anilao, Batangas Diving Review

Boracay Island

Great place to learn Scuba Diving or to take courses. Some interesting and challenging dive sites and good macro photography opportunities.

Boracay Island Diving Review

Bohol Island

Some of the best scuba diving in the Philippines! Great wall dives, Coral, Macro Pictures opportunities and Reef Sharks.

Bohol Island Diving Review

Coron, Palawan

One of the Best places in the World for Wreck Diving!!! Also very interesting lake diving all within a superb tropical scenery setting... ahh bliss!

Coron, Palawan Diving Review

Malapascua Island

The best place on Earth to see the very rare Thresher Shark! Good chances also to spot Manta Rays and world class macro diving. Very Beautiful pristine Island.

Malapascua Island Diving Review

Philippines

Thousands of stunning Islands with unlimited Scuba Diving opportunities! Some of the best Wreck Diving in the World is in Coron Island and great chances to spot the rare and shy Thresher Shark in Malapascua Island... The philippines will amaze every diver!

Philippines Diving Review

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