Scuba diving in Sampaguita
The alternative name of the site is Sampaquita. Coming to this site divers can explore a wall, which is dropping to endless depths, interspersed with small caves and canyons. The wall has sandy outcrops and a few overhangs, where feather stars, black corals, different anemones and some smaller reef fish can be seen. Divers can also observe some batfish, clown triggerfish, giant frogfish, Hawksbill sea turtles, pygmy seahorse, barracudas, pink anemones as well as many others. It is a good site for underwater photographers and is suitable for divers of all levels of experience. The average depth is 5m/16ft and the maximum depth is 50m/164ft. This is a boat site.
When to go
The best time to dive is from March to May, but scuba diving can be done all year round. The average air temperature stays around 27-32C/81-89F. The water temperature ranges from 27C/81F to 30C/86F. The water visibility is usually between 20-30m/66-98ft. There is a light current.