The trip down to the port at Batangas took us past lake Taal and the Taal volcano, the lake is empty now following the volcanic activity and the volcano appears dormant from the outside.
Once at Batangas we loaded onto the fast Ferry for the last stage of the first part of our trip, the final hop over the Puerto Galera and to Atlantis Dive Resort.
Brief introductions as well as the obligatory paperwork followed and our bags were then whisked off to our rooms whilst we attended the dive safety briefing and completed the diving paperwork ready for tomorrows diving.
All completed it was agreed on a meeting time for pre dinner drinks and we all retired to our room to unpack and prepare our equipment.
We all met up in the 50 bar for pre dinner drinks, interesting bikini bar moored out in the sea that could be a swim out but would require a water taxi return if you consumed any quantity of Red Horse!
Now all it leaves is the walk back up the terraces and some sleep ready for tomorrows five dives, lets see what tomorrow brings.............