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

Talisayan Shoal in Misamis Oriental

Talisayan Shoal Misamis Oriental Province Town Mantangale Alibuag Dive Resort Balingoan Coral Gardens Fish Diving Spot Scuba Snorkeling Fish Depth Seashell Dive Swimming Tour Guide Beach Water Depth Talisayan Shoal is a diving spot located in Misamis Oriental province. The Talisayan Shoal fronts the town of Talisayan. It takes only about ten minutes to get there from the Mantangale Alibuag Dive Resort in Balingoan. The shallow part of the shoalis a coral garden with damsels and clowns, dome and disk corals, coleman shrimps, parrotfishes, wrasses and angelfishes.Turtles are often seen here as well as other pelagic fishes. The coastal town of Talisayan is located about 85 kilometers away from Cagayan de Oro City and 120 kilometers from Butuan City. Continue reading

Subic Bay Scuba Diving

Subic Bay Scuba Diving Shipwrecks Site Location World War Uss New York United States Cruiser Japanese Many places around the world brag at having three or four shipwrecks within an hour from their centers. Subic Bay has about a dozen, plus more for the technical divers, within ten munutes. The ships are mostly from WWII. Near the northern end of the airport is The USS New York the United States Navy’s first armor cruiser seeing service from the Spanish American war. Inactive at the outbreak of WWII she was scuttled to prevent her being captured and repaired. Nearby her are two Japanese ships sunk during the war. In a cove near the southern end of the airport is a small Japanese patrol boat also sunk during the war. Near her are two small US ships sunk by storms after the war. Outside of the cove is an LST. Near her is another storm casualty a US freighter and there is a Spanish gun boat from the Spanish American war. Subic Bay does not have the crystal clear waters of most other Continue reading

Discovery Reef in Medellin

Discovery Reef Medellin CebuDiscovery Reef is located in Medellin, Cebu and stretches 4.4 kilometers along the east coast of Medellin. Discovery Reef lets you dive around a pristine stretch of coral gardens from Polambato canal to Daanbantayan’s water boundary. The reef is a multitude of huge, age-old corals in various forms and sizes. Easily visible from a pumpboat ride are the sea plumes, sea fans, brain corals, leaf, plate and sheet corals, boulders and mound corals. Snorkeling and diving at the Discovery Reef would bring one to a different world, one filled with the beauty of colorful life forms. Visit the Discovery Reef for another amazing experience at Medellin. Continue reading

Scuba Diving in Kalanggaman

Scuba DivingSCUBA is the acronym for Self Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus. More and more divers today avail the scuba set in underwater diving. Scuba diving at present is fast becoming the popular and favorite past time of tourists indulging deep diving in Kalanggaman Island. After the required training, scuba diving is so ideal in enjoying the island’s depth, exploring its breadth, and experiencing its amazing underwater scenery especially the awesome vast tribes of varying coral reef. Deep down under the sea, recreational divers are certain to commune with the enthralling wonders of the Kalanggaman substrates and nature’s bounty, while professional divers can involve themselves in underwater photography, and more. Continue reading

Twin Rocks Marine Sanctuary in Anilao

Twin Rocks Marine Sanctuary Mabini BatangasTwin Rocks is one of the best, and most popular, recreational diving sites in Anilao. It is a marine sanctuary where wildlife flourishes. So-called because of two parallel sets of rock formation at a depth of 5-18m/15-60 feet), Twin Rocks is one of the busiest dive sites in Anilao. It is most often requested by both beginning and experienced open water divers who love shallow dives and healthy, vibrant reefs. A wide variety of Giant Clams, Surgeonfish, Batfish and schools of Jack are commonplace. In Twin Rocks you will see from ribbon eels, to schools of carangidae, countless nudibranchs, clownfish, surgeon fish, lionfish, damsels, big barracuda schools, mantis shrimps, Coleman shrimps, pocelain crabs o rabbitfish in a spot where Continue reading

Jagna Corals

Jagna CoralsCorals in Jagna are so blessed in their formation since it is nurtured by the sea nutrients carried by Mindanao sea currents happened during the equalizing of two bodies of water namely China Sea and the Pacific Ocean. Southern Bohol shoreline fronting Mindanao sea had its islets Balikasag, Pamilakan and Panglao are known to SCUBA divers as world class dive sites. While Jagna shoreline corals are waiting to be discovered by adventurous SCUBA divers and snorkelers who’d like to discover new dive sites. Jagna beaches are naturally set. Nature itself performs the Continue reading

Taiei Maru in Coron

Taiei Maru Dive SiteThis dive site has now become one of the most visited and known dive sites in Coron, Palawan. Reaching the place will take for about 2 and a half hours by banca, from west up to the south of the Concepcion Village. It is covered in life from the moment you hit the wreck and even the inside of the wreck is home to fish and crustaceans. The large size of the wreck means you need to go at quite a pace to cover it all in one dive. It is possible to swim through nearly the entire length of the wreck in the vast open holds. They don’t have a lot in them but the sense of space is a good experience. Continue reading

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. Continue reading

Lapu-Lapu Diving Center in Boracay

Lapu-Lapu Diving Center BoracayThe Lapu-Lapu Diving Center in Boracay provides its students and divers with high quality education and supervision in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. The center offers PADI multilingual courses year round, from entry level all the way to the professional levels. Once a year an Instructor Development Course (IDC) is held in Boracay for the Divemasters and Assistants Instructors who wish to become Instructors; followed immediately by an Instructor Examination (I.E.). Upon its successful completion, candidates are awarded the rating of PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor.

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