Jul 9, 2011 - Boracay    No Comments

Explore the Beautiful Dive Sites of Boracay

Aside from powdery white-sand beaches, the island of Boracay also offers dive sites ideal for snorkeling. Below are lists of some of the dive sites in Boracay:

A sand castle in Boracay—Photo courtesy of Mikeem on Flickr

Angol Point
Characteristics: reef with see grass, soft corals, hard corals, stony corals, leather corals, sea cucumbers, anemones – good for night dives and snorkeling

Coral Garden
Characteristics: reef, shoals with plenty of colourful fish (are used being fed there), soft corals, hard corals – excellent place for snorkeling

Camia Wreck
Characteristics: artificial reef by a 30 meters ship wreck – good for photography and night dives

Virgin Drop
Characteristics: wall, reef dive with soft corals, hard corals, sea fans, nudibranchs, moray eels

Friday’s Rock
Characteristics: two dive sites fridays rock and fridays reef with many fish species, soft corals, hard corals, sea cucumbers – good for photography while fishes are being fed

Balinghai
Characteristics: two walls, reef with a wide diversity of fish, possibility of tuna and sharks; soft corals, leathery corals, hard corals

Punta Bunga
Characteristics: series of walls wich are connected to Yapak with sea cucumbers, sea stars, soft corals, stone corals, moray eels, stingrays

Yapak
Characteristics: 3 dive sites – Yapak I and Yapak II, two different reef walls begin at 30 meters and drop down to 70 meters at Yapak III, wide diverity of fish, tuna, barracuda, snapper, jacks, sharks, and manta rays have been seen, sea turtles, sea snakes, sponges, nudibranchs, corals

Bat Cave
Characteristics: series of small caves followed by the actual bat cave with sea snakes, soft corals, hard corals, tropical fish – good for photography (with flash)

Laguna de Boracay
Characteristics: relaxing drift dive with rock formations, plenty of soft corals and hard corals, clams, nudibranchs, feather stars, sea squirts, tropical fish – good for underwater photography

Tulobhan Reef
Characteristics: reef drift dive with sea snakes, sea cucumbers, sea stars, moray eels, nudibranchs, anemones, soft corals and hard corals

Crocodile Island
Characteristics: wall, reef with a wide diversity of fish, sea snakes, sea stars, sea cucumbers, nudibranchs, anemones, soft corals, leather corals, stony corals – good for snorkeling with fins

Laurel Islands
Characteristics: 2 dive sites (small Laurel & big Laurel) with walls, tunnel, reef, many fish species, sponges, sea cucumbers, sea stars, sea snakes, nudibranchs, soft corals, hard corals, black corals, leathery corals – good for photography

Channel Drift
Characteristics: drift dive with canyons, rock formations, shark caves, sandy seabed, stingrays, shoals of fish, beautiful corals, sponges

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