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Apo Island

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Abundant sea life

Located off the southeastern coast of Negros Island in the Philippines, the island is a haven for marine biodiversity. The underwater scenery is a blend of steep walls, sloping reefs, and sandy bottoms, which provide a home for an impressive range of coral species, from delicate branching corals to large table corals. The waters around Apo Island are particularly clear, often offering excellent visibility. The marine life at Apo Island is incredibly diverse. You can expect to see a plethora of colorful reef fish, schools of jack and snapper, and larger pelagic fish like barracuda. Sea turtles are frequent visitors, and macro photographers will delight in the numerous smaller creatures like nudibranchs and pygmy seahorses

When To Go Diving

The ideal time to go diving at Apo Island in the Philippines is during the dry season, which falls between November and May. During these months, visibility is excellent, and the sea conditions are generally calm, offering the best overall diving experience. The underwater temperature at Apo Island is fairly stable year-round, ranging from 26°C to 29°C (79°F to 84°F

What to see

Apo Island is a protected marine sanctuary. You can meet their schools of fish, hard and soft corals in good condition, sponges, gorgonians, turtles, angelfish, bumphead wrasse, white and black snappers, barracudas, moray eels, triggerfish and some whitetip sharks


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