Scuba diving in Monad shoal

Access
From Boat
Diver level
Advanced
Depth
Average: 59.04 ft
Maximum: 85.28 ft
Current
Low (1 knot)
Visibility
Average: 32.8 ft
Maximum: 98.4 ft
Monad Shoal is an underwater island on the edge of a 200m/656ft drop off. It is the most famous dive site around Malapascua. Divers from all over the world are coming here to see the thresher sharks. The shark dives start early in the morning. In the afternoon, it is a good chance to see devil rays and giant manta rays.

When to go

The best time to dive is from March to May, but possible to dive all year round. The average air temperature is from 24C/75F to 32C/89F. The water temperature varies between 24C/75F and 30C/86F.

What to see

Thresher sharks, octopus, mantis shrimp and nudibranchs can be seen here regularly.

Reachable from

Malapascua

Liveaboards with trips to Monad shoal

Dive center`s Special Offers

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    10 Dives + 5 Nights Accommodations in Slam's Garden Resort (DBL)

    Diving plus double accommodations Slam's Garden Resort for 5 nights. Slam's Garden Resort is a new resort built about 50m from the sea, just behind Thresher Shark Divers. The spacious rooms are in two blocks. Rooms come with hot and cold water. There is a safe in each room. Rooms are double as standard. Triple or Quad are also available. Twin beds on request. The price is for two persons. You can't book a single entry of this product. If you travel alone or with non-diver, for more information please contact us via "Live Chat" or drop us a line.

Reviews about Monad shoal

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