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World Class Dive Sites in Bohol Island Paradise Philippines
 
Bohol Island Spectacular Dive Sites Panglao Island Exotic Marine Life Balicasag Island Worlds best dive sites
 

Bohol is located in the heart of Central Visayas. The island of Bohol is the 10th largest island in the Philippines. Bohol is situated 803 km south of Manila and 79 km southeast of Cebu. Bohol is known to the world because of its heritage, white sand beach resorts, natural attraction and world class dive sites.

 

Cabilao Island Philippines World-class Dive SitesBohol is an island paradise in the Central Visayas region. Bohol is one of the tourist destination here in the Philippines. Bohol is an awesome beauty because of its natural attractions like the Chocolate Hills, tarsiers, majestic falls, caves and white sandy beaches and crystal blue sea waters. Bohol is rich in cutural and historical heritage like centuries old churches, towers and historical landmarks.

Bohol is also popular because this paradise island is a scuba diving haven. Bohol is known to have some of the best diving in the Philippines. These world class dive sites are very accessible from Bohol Island. Divers can choose between several beautifully covered steep walls, some with quite a lot of current. Diving in Bohol is all year round.

Diving in Bohol becomes better and better because some of the dive site become marine sanctuary. Adventurous divers can see variety of underwater marine life. The tropical crystal blue waters of Bohol is home to different exotic fishes and beautiful coral gardens. Bohol is a diver's paradise and this makes Bohol one of the best place to spend our vacation getaway.

 
How to get there
 

Flight to Cebu from Manila and fast ferry to Tagbilaran. Transfers to dive sites are up to 1 hr by road or sea from there.

 
Famous Diving Sites in Bohol Philippines
 

Cabilao Island: Dive site in this island has a depth of 20 to 50m and the current can be fierce. This island is located northwest corner of Bohol and can be reached from Alona or from Mactan Island to the north. A lighthouse can be found in the northwestern tip. Beautiful coral gardens, gorgonians, crinoids and soft corals makes this site so amazing. Marvelous underwater marine life can be found in this site like schools of hammerhead sharks, wrasses, barracuda, jacks, mackerel, groupers and tuna. Drift diving is best in the southern side of the island where a wall of 40m descends. The wall is very beautiful with many gorgones and sea-fans hard corals. You will find sea cucumbers, sea stars and anemones.

Some of the beautiful and amazing dive sites in this island are Lighthouse, Cambakis Point and South point.

 

Pamilacan Island most popular Diving SpotsPanglao Island: This island is known because of the world class white sand beach resorts, crystal blue waters and dive sites. There are a number of beautiful and amazing dive site that can be found here in the south side Panglao Island and these are Alona Beach Sanctuary, Kalipayan and Bohol Beach Club. The coral gardens are spectacular and beautiful variety of underwater marine life like scorpionfish, lionfish, batfish, moray eels and sea snakes can be seen in here.

The dive sites that can be found on the northwest tip of the Panglao Island are Doljo Beach, Napaling and Puntod. These site are deep and the currents are strong. These dive sites are known for its steep wall and slopes. The gorgonians are impressive and there is a multitude of small marine life. Beautiful and exotic marine life can be found in here like sharks, morays, sea snakes, barracuda and jacks are common.

Balicasag Island: This Island is the best dive site in the visayas. This island is located 10 km southwest of Panglao. This island is also impressive and beautiful because it is surrounded by a coral reef that is good for both diving and snorkelling. There is approximately 400 marine sanctuary on the southern side that is truely spectacular. Walls, drop-offs and overhangs can be found at the sanctuary. Scenic view of marine life can be seen in here like soft and hard corals with anemones, sponges, crinoids and feather stars. Divers will also encounter barracuda, jacks, groupers and batfish. Dive sites in here are ideal for photography.

Stunning dive sites that can be found in this island are Balicasag Black Forest, Balicasag Fish Sanctuary, Balicasag Diver's Heaven and Balicasag Rudy's Rock.

Pamilacan Island: This island is located 3 km east of Balicasag and is also named as "resting place of mantas". Marine sanctuaryu can be found in the northwestern side of the island. Impressive beautiful corals are form and in coral formatiions, you can see anemones, sea fans and sponges. On the south of Pamilacan lies the Snake island also known as Cervera Shoal. This is a sunken island with a sea mount rising to 15m. This island is covered with corals. Marine life like whitetip sharks, butterflyfish, scorpionfish and surgeons can be seen in here.

 
 
 
 
 
 

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