Traveling to the Philippines, no matter what your interests, passions or pastimes; The Philippines have you ever covered. With the wealth of marine life present in even the shallow waters, snorkeling might be pleasant because of spend one’s leisure when holidaying or traveling within the Philippines.
For intimate and frequent marine turtle encounters one should head over to Apo Island, Dumaguete for one trip, or ideally for one or two nights. This tiny Apo island just off the coast is so known worldwide due to its amazing coral gardens and abundant fish, not to forget the turtles which are everywhere in Apo Island. Many destinations within the Philippines are famous for whale shark encounters but our personal favorite whale shark snorkeling spot is in Puerto Princesa. It’s ethical and isn’t overly commercialized.
Another thriving water-based activity within the Philippines is diving and fortunately enough spotting Nemos and Dorys are often enjoyed year-round. Wonderful for professionals likewise as beginners, the deep waters abound with flourishing sea life. Thresher sharks, hammerhead sharks, giant mantas and sunken WWII shipwrecks are yours for the viewing.
Traveling to the Philippines for Diving highlights include the UNESCO World Heritage site of Tubbataha, the photographic wrecks of Busuang and thresher sharks at Monad Shoal, Malapascua.
At the coral-encrusted deep wall up in Yapak, Boracay: everyone also may experience and dive with white and grey-tip reef sharks, eagle rays and synchronized schools of tuna. Also, the world-renowned sardine run occurs in Moalboal, Cebu and fortunately enough, it is often experienced year-round.
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