Diving in the Philippines

Only a small portion of the more than 7,000 islands that compose the Philippines are inhabited. This is a unique country, multiculturally diverse and with an extraordinary cuisine. Tagalog is the official language of The Philippines; however, the majority of the inhabitants also speak English. This region has the best diving conditions from July to March. From shipwrecks and impressive marine life to idyllic beaches, this country offers incredible adventures for everyone.

The Philippines is an archipelago composed of over 7,000 islands in three main regions: Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. Some of the best variety of diving can be found in this country. The Philippines is also known for having one of the most significant biodiversity in the world. Each one of its islands has many pristine coral reefs, stunning deep walls, and historical wrecks. Scuba divers, XR divers, freedivers, and snorkelers will find the perfect adventure to enjoy. Fringing coral reefs surround many of the islands. The Philippines has many Marine Protected Areas (MPA’s) with abundant marine life.

Travelinformation for the Philippines

Languages en, tl
Currency PHP
Timezone UTC+08:00
Tipping discretionary
Network Provider Smart
Dial Code 63
Electricity 220 V / 60 Hz
Power Plug Type A, B, C
Wildlife in Philippines
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Seahorses
Leafy Seadragon
Pygmy Seahorse
Common Seahorse
Pipefish
Dolphins
Common Dolphin
Sharks
Whale Shark
Tiger Shark
Blue Shark
Oceanic Whitetip Shark
Thresher Shark
Sand Tiger Shark
Bull Shark
Whitetip Reef Shark
Blacktip Reef Shark
Nurse Shark
Grey Reef Shark
Oceanic Blacktip Shark
Rays
Reef Manta
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Turtles
Leatherback Sea Turtle
Green Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Reptiles
Banded Sea Krait
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Molluscs
Octopus
Crustaceans
Crayfish
Wildlife in Philippines
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Seahorses
Leafy Seadragon
Pygmy Seahorse
Common Seahorse
Pipefish
Dolphins
Common Dolphin
Sharks
Whale Shark
Tiger Shark
Blue Shark
Oceanic Whitetip Shark
Thresher Shark
Sand Tiger Shark
Bull Shark
Whitetip Reef Shark
Blacktip Reef Shark
Nurse Shark
Grey Reef Shark
Oceanic Blacktip Shark
Rays
Reef Manta
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Turtles
Leatherback Sea Turtle
Green Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Reptiles
Banded Sea Krait
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Clownfish
Barracuda
Lionfish
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Molluscs
Octopus
Crustaceans
Crayfish

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