Doña Marilyn (Wreck)

This site is home to a 100m long cargo and passenger vessel that capsized during a typhoon in October 1988. A great wreck dive from Malapascua and the perfect spot for your Wreck Diving Specialty certification.

Besides the beautiful hard and soft coral found on the wreck you can also spot moray eels, nudibranchs, cuttlefish, and sweetlips.

Level

Level

  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 9 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
  • Ripping Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Wreck Dive

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

Dive sites nearby

Gato Island

Gato Island is a well preserved marine reserve and sea snake sanctuary. This is one of the five famous dive sites on the Island. The site is a tunnel where you take a tour underneath the island. This site is best for more experienced divers/

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Lighthouse Reef

A favorite night dive site in Malapascua found on the northern part of the island. The dive usually starts at dusk to enable divers to watch the Mandarin fish.

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Monad Shoal is considered the best dive site in the world to see the rare and timid Thresher Sharks. These sharks normally live in the deep but regularly come here early in the morning for the cleaning station.

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R.A.C. Point

A local favorite, this site is a gorgeous mix of coral, rock, and sandy bottom formations. The name R.A.C. Point actually came from the founder of Manta Bowl, Rico A. Calleja.

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Tuna Alley

Found at the western side of Manta Bowl, Tuna Alley starts at a depth of 18 meters with ledges that gradually descend to 25 meters. This site is named after huge schools of skip jack tunas that go here.

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Mangodlong Beach House Reef

This house reef is diveable via boat or from shore. The maximum depth is over 45m and there is a sunk fishing boat to explore at 15m deep. This site is suitable for night beach diving as well. The field of view is normal and there is very little current.

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Santiago Bay

It takes 20 minutes by boat to reach this site from Camotes. This is best done as a boat dive. This is a beautiful dive as the wall shape is very unusually terraced. A perfect site from beginner divers to advanced divers.

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Bobby’s Wall

Bobby’s Wall is found at the northern part of San Miguel Island. It is a mix of a sandy slope, ledges, reef wall, steep slope, rock formations, and sheer wall with caverns and overhang.

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Parola/Lighthouse

Also called Lighthouse Cove, this site is situated north of San Miguel Island. It is a cavern with half of the formation submerged in water while the other half is above the surface and home to numerous bats and swiftlets.

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MV San Juan, wreck

The M/V San Juan sank in year 2000. The shipwreck is resting at 50m/160feet near Liloan, Cebu. It was originally resting on its side but was moved to upright position during the super typhoon Odette.

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