Aladin

Aladin is a wall dive on the northeast corner of Apo Island, Mindoro Occidental. The dive site is accessible by boat from Pandan Island Resort (www.pandan.com).

Wide range of pelagics and reef sharks, mackerels, tunas, turtles, and occasionally manta or eagle rays. The wall is overgrown with hard and soft corals.

Level

Level

  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 24 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Ripping Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Wall/Drop Off

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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Dive sites nearby

Ego Wall

Located at the northeast corner of Apo Reef, it can be considered as the most impressive dive site in the area. Big and small marine life, everything can be found here.

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Corner

This dive site on the SW-side of Pandan Island consists of a steep slope with occasional big rocks and canyons that offer shelter to a wide array of reef fishes and attract predators such as mackerels and trevallys. There is a variation of different corals and big sea fans up to 2 meters diameter to be found.

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Coral Garden West

Easy but beautiful dive. In a lively garden of mainly hard corals with patches of sand in between all kinds of marine life can be observed at this spot.

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Barracuda Deep

Probably the most advanced dive around the island. The whole wall is overgrown with hard and soft corals and the gorgonians reach a considerable size.

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House Reef

Depths 2 – 18m. Ideal for beginners, courses or a warm-up dive. No current ever. Still, a wide variety of coral fish can be seen. Nearby ‘Lion fish den’ consists of a group of corals & rocks.

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North Wall

A sheer drop from about 7 - 35 m makes this an interesting dive site. Although not as many fish are seen as in other parts of the island, the overhanging corals create a very special atmosphere.

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Coral Garden East

This is an easy but beautiful dive. In a lively garden of mainly hard corals with patches of sand in between, all kinds of marine life can be observed at this beautiful spot.

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Neptunes Land

This dive site is a flat plateau connecting Napoleon Wall and the Coral Garden east. As the name indicates, Neptune cups to a considerable size can be found. Also turtles seem to favor this site.

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On an underwater hill at a depth of 32 m, completely overgrown by corals, a huge anchor has come to rest here at least 50 years ago. During the right time of the month, currents can be quite strong.

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Trevally Rock

A group of outlying rocks at around 40 meters depth that is home to big schools of trevally. The big gorgonian fans are another attraction of this spot.

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