Scuba diving in Tongo Point
Tongo Point dive site is a located near Moalboal in Philippines. It features a slope with several small caves. There is a high chance for spotting small crustaceans and seahorses among the large purple fans during the late afternoon. There is hardly any current around these caves.
When to go
Although the waters around Tongo Point are generally warm throughout the year, the best time for diving is January through May and November through December. The average water temperature ranges between 27-29C/81-84F, while the air stays about 29-31C/84-88F.
What to see
This dive site is popular for its beautiful large clams, flame fire shells, sea turtles and whale sharks. In addition to these species, there are also various nudibranches, leaf fish, barracudas, snappers, parrotfish and pipefish. The caves are full of hard and soft corals, gorgonians and colorful sponges.