The Philippines is to scuba divers what Switzerland is to skiers, Hawaii to surfers and Nepal to mountaineers. This is a place you must visit at least once, to get the real heart of sport. The country is a veritable smorgasbord of world-class dive sites set in a lush tropical environment with all the trappings you could ever wish for.
The Philippines is a scuba diver’s dream come true. The warm waters surrounding the Philippines 7,107 islands present an underwater wildlife extravaganza, so spectacular that divers return for an average of 10 trips each.
Dive into crystal clear waters underwater visibility of up to 60 meters, discover shipwrecks, cliffs covered with sponges, colorful corals, gorgonians, turtles, sharks, rays, and even the very rarely seen exotic fishes like Spanish Dancer, harlequin ghost-pipefish, camouflaged frogfish and fire gobies. Thanks to the convergence of the nutrient rich waters of the Pacific Ocean, South China Sea and Celebes Sea, you will be a spectator to an aquatic symphony of over 2,000 species of marine fish as well as more than 400 out of the 500 known coral species in the world.
The Philippines is divided into 3 geographical areas: Luzon, Visayas & Mindanao. All regions offer premier destinations for divers amidst lush tropical environment with excellent underwater views.
So whether you’re just after a relaxing dive with spectacular views or a chance to perfect your macro photography skills, take on these dive spots for the best of all worlds. So whether you're just after a relaxing dive with spectacular views or a chance to perfect your macro photography skills, take on these dive spots for the best of all worlds.