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.

This point is characterized by a clear view, many tropical fish, and macro life.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 15 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Snorkeling
  • Wall/Drop Off

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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Dive sites nearby

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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Shangri-La Marine Sanctuary

The impressive formations of different species of coral are a must-see. Shoaling fish cover the reef in color. This is a shallow reef, perfect for both diving and snorkeling.

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This is a great beginner dive spot in Mactan. Closely situated to the Airport, this is a beloved site by dive centers all over the small island, as it is the perfect location for courses,and refresher dives.

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An easy shore entry takes you to 3-8m reefs ending in a vertical wall, descending to 40m+ depths. Ideal for all levels of divers, however care should be taken on outbound tides as the currents can be very strong.

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This site is located in Marigondon, Mactan Island, Cebu, it can be accessed within about 5-10 minutes from Mactan Island. Site consists slope and a straight wall. Entrance to the cave is at about 30 meters, and the depth of the cave bottom is within 38 meters. Sometimes strong tides, so watch tide tables.

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An easy shore entry takes you to 3-8m reefs ending in a vertical wall, descending to 40m+ depths. Ideal for all levels of divers, however care should be taken on outbound tides as the currents can be very strong.

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a lovely wall dive with abundant local life and corals. The site is populated by human size statues of the 12 zodiac signs and other mythical beast.

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A new marine reserve with lots of fresh corals and fish life. The island is fringed by sloping sandy shores with coral out cropping’s, dropping to a vertical wall at around 22m.

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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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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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