10 Best Diving Destinations in the Philippines



Prepare your diving equipment and get ready to plunge into the country’s best diving destinations! The Philippines has many places that are perfect for diving. No wonder people from different parts of the world visit the country to experience its best diving sites.

1. Barracuda Lake, Coron Palawan

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Barracuda Lake has unique layers of fresh, salt and brackish water and temperature shifts that can reach 38°C. Reason why divers are in love with this place.

2. Puerto Galera, Mindoro


Puerto Galera has over 40 dive sites with various species of fish, rock formations, and coral gardens.

3. Anilao, Batangas


Planning an awesome weekend dive? Anilao has dozens of dive sites you can enjoy. Not to mention its rich marine life and beautiful underwater landscapes.

4. WWII Wrecks in Coron Bay, Palawan


Explore the remains of the World War II Japanese warship in Coron Bay which has been an interesting diving attraction among wreck-diving enthusiasts.

5. Apo Island, Negros Oriental


Apo Island is considered as one of the best diving sites in the world, and is famous for its shallow to deep dive sites, coral gardens and speedy currents.

6. Moalboal, Cebu


Be amazed by Moalboal’s famous deep wall that extends 55 – 60 meters down, and wonderful coral gardens.

7. Tubbataha Reef National Marine Park, Palawan


With its over 600 fish species, plus coral, shark, dolphin and whale species, I’m sure you’re gonna enjoy diving at this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

8. Honda Bay, Puerto Princesa Palawan


Enjoy diving at Honda Bay in Puerto Princesa, Palawan which is dotted with magnificent islands with white-sand beaches.


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