The Philippines is located in Southeast Asia and has 7,107 islands. The islands are divided in three groups: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. Luzon is the largest island and Mindanao is the second largest. The Philippines also offers its visitors a chance to explore its rich history and culture with Asian, European and American influences. A tropical climate, warm water, long white sandy beaches, nearly 40,000sqkm/15,444sqmi of coral reefs and mind-blowingly beautiful flora and fauna make the area a true diver’s paradise. Scuba diving in the Philippines is a delight for divers of all ability levels as well as underwater photographers. We have gathered information about scuba diving in the Philippines to help you organize an unforgettable diving experience. Many resorts offer shore diving on the house reef, but divers can also hop on a day boat to access the sheer reef walls, wrecks and atolls offshore. The most popular diving destinations are Moalboal, Malapascua, Puerto Galera, Bohol, Cebu, Palawan, and Dumaguete, for liveaboard diving Tubbataha Reef.
Most popular dive sites
There are lots of worth visiting dive sites, among them are Apo Island, Crocodile Island, sites of Tubbataha Reef Marine Park and Balicasag Island, Beatrice Rock, Pescador Island, The Pier, Monad Shoal, wrecks like Akitsushima, Sabang, and Taiei Maru.