Crocodile Island in Boracay

Crocodile Island Scuba DivingCrocodile Island is a small uninhabited island that resembles the head of a crocodile. It is regarded as one of the best dive sites of Boracay. The island is located near Boracay Island and is about fifteen minutes away from White Beach. Currents can be fierce except at slack tide, which makes for a beautiful collection of corals. It is a gently sloping wall with several canyons and caves containing a wide diversity of fish. Snorkeling at Crocodile Island in Boracay has been popular with tourists since the island became well known during the 1980s. As soon as the beauty of the island became known, people began exploring it. It was only natural that the underwater scenery became the object of much exploration. Early on, snorkeling would become a hit, and remains to this day.

Crocodile Island isĀ  a site which is available to divers of all levels of experience as the top of the wall, which is swarmed with marine life, is only at 5 meters. Usually, the dive is started by going along the wall to a maximum depth of 18 – 20 meters, then returning to the boat in the shallow water on top of the wall. A huge variety of life can be found at Crocodile Island including schools of reef fish, Nudibranch, Lion Fish, Scorpion Fish, Moray Eels, Cuttle Fish, Sea snakes, Gorgonian Fan Corals and much more.

The island is situated on the southern end of Boracay. You can reach the site by taking a speedboat or banca (traditional boat). If you want to check the island out the cost will be at least 1,500 pesos up to 2,500 pesos. If the trip is part of a travel tour package, the price will be different. Those package will include island hopping, food, drinks etc. The cost will be higher.

 

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