Scuba diving in Tongo Sanctuary

From Boat
Diver level
Average: 25 m
Maximum: 60 m
Average: 20 m
Maximum: 30 m
The dive features a deep wall going to endless depths. Black corals, sea fans and sponges decorate the wall. While on the dive participants can explore small caves with torch light. Marine life is abundant and includes batfish, nudibranchs, schools of rigid shrimp, needle fish, schools of big mouth mackerel and numerous squids. Also there is a good chance to see juvenile barracudas, fusiliers, razor fish, leaf fish, harlequin ghost pipefish and, on occasion, the famous mandarin fish. This site is for experienced divers. It is a boat dive.

When to go

The coldest months are December through February and the warmest are March through May. The average air temperature stays around 30C/86F. The water temperature ranges from 27C/80F to 30C/86F. The water visibility varies from 10m/33ft to 30m/98ft, currents are low. Diving is possible all year round.

Reachable from

Badian, Moalboal

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