Scuba Diving and Adventure Safaris Philippines
Born to explore
good place to start our dive safari and adventure
tour is Malapascua Island situated in the Visayan Sea, 6.8 kilometers
across a shallow strait from the northernmost tip of Cebu Island is
hours motor from our home base at Biasong Bay in the Visayas.
diving we will visit some of the most beautiful
beaches in the world such as
in Central Philippines at the northernmost tip of
mainland Cebu is a tropical island Eden, known as Bantayan Island. A
less than one hundred square miles in size, it's regarded as one of the
beautiful islands in the world because of its crystal clear ocean
waters and an
immaculately clean shoreline of powder-like white sands.
sports over twenty different dive sites that lure
year after year from around the world can usually be dived year round.
Thresher shark in the early morning at Monad Shoal
foremost dive site of Malapascua, a natural cleaning
station for fish. The shoal is a rather unremarkable long rock stump at
edge of a 200 meters drop that has a flattish top at a depth of 20 to
(66 to 79 feet). The site is best known as the only place in the world
thresher sharks can be seen regularly at and just before sunrise. They
seamount as a cleaning station where blue streak Labroides dimidiatus
cleaner wrasse Thalassoma lunare remove ectoparasites from their skin
their gills and mouths. The shoal also attracts other pelagic fish such
devil rays and eagle rays, sunfish all of which are most active early
day. Manta rays and hammerheads are seasonal.
Point and Shark wall are the two main sites
known as Isla de Gato or Cat Island is the second
best site that Malapascua has to offer with at least six good dive
Island is a haven for yellow-lipped sea krait Laticauda
colubrina a venomous sea snake locally known as "balingkasaw".
two Japanese fishermen discovered a breeding ground
on the island for sea snakes.
meter tunnel filled with both swimming and resting
to the numerous white tip reef shark Triaenodon
obesus amongst its rocky formations
The Guard House
find extremely rare pink and yellow pygmy
seahorses. Spanish dancers up to 30 cm long, lionfish, lots of
and painted frogfish among others can be seen as you work your way up
White Tip Alley
highlight at this dive site is a large number of
white tip sharks. Other types of sharks like bamboo and cat shark can
also be seen
here. The large whip corals are home to scorpion fish, lionfish, sea
seahorses and various shrimps.
shoal is a sunken island the main attraction is Hammerhead
sharks where schools of up to 200
hammerhead sharks can be regularly
seen between December and May.
sharks, mantas and devil rays are encountered on a
regular basis. Turtles are occasional visitors. At the top of the
island are a
lot of hard coral which provide many excellent hiding spots for moray
sides are covered in soft coral growth. Many species of shrimp can be
among the corals and several species of unusual nudibranchs.
The Lighthouse Dive
great destination to both learn to scuba dive as well
as for night dives.
location is famous for having the rare mandarin fish Synchiropus
splendidus. Mandarin fishes are said to be one of the most beautiful
colourful fish in the world. The unique "dance" they do when they mate
is also one of the main reasons why divers go to the lighthouse.
the typhoon season from June to
reasons when there is bad weather about we will dive to the south of
around Apo and Balicasag islands
island off the
Panglao Island, Bohol is a marine sanctuary
in the southern part of Leyte Island in the
We will also do dive safaris to
Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park is a protected area of the
Philippines located in the middle of the Sulu Sea. The marine and bird
sanctuary consists of two huge atolls and the smaller Jessie Beazley
covering a total area of 97,030 hectares (239,800 acres; 374.6 sq mi).
Reefs National Park has been declared by UNESCO as
World Heritage Site. Tubbataha Reefs is a unique example of an atoll
a very high density of marine species, the North Islet serving as a
site for birds and marine turtles. The site is an excellent example of
pristine coral reef with a spectacular 100-m perpendicular wall,
lagoons and two coral islands
Tubbataha Reefs National Park and the rest of the
Philippine archipelago is part of the Coral Triangle, recognized as a
marine biodiversity containing 75% of the described coral species and
the world's reef fish.
north of Cebu City the gateway to diving in the Philippines.