It's the sort of dive trip where all the stars have to be in the right
position. In the center of the Philippine's Sulu Sea, the Tubbataha Reef
Marine Park is an oceanic island of untouched marine Asia — a place where
you'll see sharks on practically every dive, and schools of jacks and rays
congregate in numbers common before commercial fishing ever commenced in the
If you've never tried a live-aboard dive vacation, it's time to jump in.
One of the biggest reasons liveaboards have become increasingly popular is
because the destinations are often to less-traveled and less-dived areas of
The underwater beauty and biodiversity of the Philippines waters will be put
in the spotlight in a permanent exhibit at the California Academy of Sciences
in San Francisco, when it opens its doors to the public on Sept. 27.