Alona Reef

Wreck dive locally called the Hagabat Wreck or Bohol Divers Wreck. Usually starts with a descent down a line close to a wall and then down the slope to the wreck. The top of the wreck is at 28M and the bow of the wreck is at 37M.

Fish that can be found here are sweetlips, tuna, frogfish, and huge lionfish, amongst others. It’s a lovely dive.

Level

Level

  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 15 m
Current

Current

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

DIVE TYPES

  • Wreck Dive

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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Dive sites nearby

Arco Point

A wall drift dive with good visibility and medium to strong current. A wonderful spot for both advanced and beginner divers. This spot will ease you into wall diving.

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Doljo Point

This dive site is found at Barangay Doljo, the most northwest point and ultimate tip of Panglao Island. This is a beautiful wall dive with vast amounts of coral and great macro sightings.

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Gak-Ang

A beautiful wall dive located with coral gardens and a then a wall with depth between 25-40 meters. Normally done as a drift dive from banca boats, currents can vary from slight to quite strong depending on the tide.

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Black Forest

A steep slope that is considered one of the must see dive sites in the area. The huge forest of black coral is practically unseen in other places around the world.

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Royal Garden

One of the best known spots on Balicasag, this site is famous for its coral gardens and is set on an underwater plateau full of colorful and diverse marine life; a perfect spot for macro diving.

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Turtle Point

Balicasag is one of the most famous Marine sanctuaries in the Philippines. This site is the main reason people go to Balicasag Island due, where large numbers of sea turtles congregate.

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Sunken Island, Pamilacan

This dive site is a sunken island located in the middle of the ocean between Alona Beach and Pamilacan Island. The top of the island is at 10M and slopes off to depths of 30M.

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Tulapos Marine Sanctuary

A fantastic coral garden that begins at 5 meters and gently slopes to 22 meters. This is a marine sanctuary but man-made. The area was installed with a number of concrete crosses signifying the Catholic faith of the nation creating a graveyard effect for an artificial reef to grow.

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Surprise Valley

Surprise, Surprise...a light slope with a glaze of current let you drift gentle to the north. Just relax there and enjoy. Sandy flats surrounded with coralblocks full of life are changing with beautiful wide angel scenarios and one of the healthiest seagras meadow you can see in the central visayas.

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Secret Village

Go deep! The best to dive this spotted reef in 30 meters is to use nitrox. Where the boat moores there you go straight over the sandy floor in east direction. Dive while hightide with the current going to north. Take care of your no deko limits and the air consume. Finish your dive in the shallow of the main reef

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