Pinnacle Point in Big Ligid Island

Pinnacle Point Big Ligid Island Samal Dive Spot Location Depth Scuba Diving Gorgonian Crinoids Butterfly Fish Water Swimming Currents Tide Report Octopus Cave Aquatic Wildlife Tour Visit Padi Info Pinnacle Point is located on Big Ligid Island in Samal. This site is located in the southeastern tip of Big Ligid. The wall has a marvelous outcropping of gorgonians, many with crinoids clinging to them, we encountered morays and an octopus hiding in a few of the many small holes, and many big eyes and cardinalfish in the larger ones. Divers will also encounter Schools of pennant butterflyfish and schools of unicorn surgeonfish, emperorfishes and jacks. Variety of corals with different colors can be found here such as pink soft corals. In the protected areas of this site, large gorgonians, black corals, lots of anthias and tubastrea, angelfish, scorpionfish, lionfish and many invertebrates can be found. Pinnancle Point is located in the northeast of Sam. The caves have beautiful and marvelous coral gardens and gorgonians. Exotic tropical fishes can be Continue reading

The Ligid Caves in Samal

Ligid Caves Samal Diving Spot Big Island Underwater Marine Life Location Coordinates Depth Scuba Dive Coral Reef Hydroid Basket Stars Drop Entrance Tropical Black Soft Sponge Crabs Tunicates Scorpion

The Ligid Caves are located in the northeast tip of Samal, on Big Ligid Island. The Ligid Caves reveals the marvelous underwater marine life. Fine golden sea cucumbers are densely littering the reef amid a rainbow of soft corals, hydroids and basket stars. The slender reef top, covered with leather corals, drops sharply at about 15m. In the caves, divers will see small tropical small reefs black corals, soft corals and sponge crabs. Outside the caves, you will encounter several marine life such as crabs, tunicates, scorpion and lionfishes, sleeping parrot and rabbit fishes, morays and razorfishes hovering vertically in a harp gorgonian. Continue reading