Sunken Island

Also known as “Takot Shoal,” this site is a beautiful submerged island encrusted with hard and soft corals. Amazing for both diving and snorkeling.

Nudibranchs, flatworms, schools of jacks, barracudas, lion fish, snappers, groupers, frogfish, scorpion fish, and big tuna.

Level

Level

  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 14 m
Current

Current

  • Слабка течія
  • Без течії
  • Сильна течія
  • Розривна течія
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Снорклінг
  • Macro Spot

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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Boat Diving

Discover pristine dive sites that cannot be reached from shore and experience the excitement of liveaboard diving. Learn all you need to dive from boats with the SSI Boat Diving Specialty. Start today!

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Stress & Rescue

Learn to identify stress, prevent accidents, and learn rescue diver skills with this essential Diver Stress and Rescue Specialty program. Help yourself and other divers to stay safe. Get started now!

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Enriched Air Nitrox Level 2 (40%)

Extend your dive time, shorten your surface intervals and spend more time exploring the dive sites you love, with the SSI Enriched Air Nitrox Specialty certification program.

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Night Diving and Limited Visibility

Diving does not end when the sun goes down! Become a night diver and meet the incredible marine life that only comes out at night. Join the SSI Night Diving and Limited Visibility specialty program.

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Navigation

Become a better, more confident diver who always knows where they are going. Learn how to use a dive compass, natural navigation techniques and more. Join the SSI Navigation specialty today!

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Deep Diving

Many exciting and iconic dive sites lie in deeper waters. The SSI Deep Diving Specialty will get you there - safely and with confidence. Learn how to plan and conduct dives to between 18 and 40 meters deep with SSI.

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Perfect Buoyancy

The SSI Perfect Buoyancy Specialty is the best way to improve your body position for relaxed dives, lower your air consumption and increase your bottom times. Take control of your enjoyment. Start online now!

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Photo & Video

Learn how to take underwater photos that capture your dive highlights and incredible marine life encounters with the SSI Photo & Video Specialty program. Get started online today.

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Marine Ecology

The SSI Marine Ecology Specialty program is the best way to discover the exciting science of marine ecology and become an underwater naturalist. Enhance your dives in a new way. Earn the SSI Marine Ecology specialty certification now!

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Basic Freediving

Discover the freedom and tranquility that keep freedivers returning to the water. Learn how to go freediving with this essential freediver training and earn your SSI Basic Freediving certification! Your adventures as a freediver begin here!

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Dive sites nearby

Maite Marine Sanctuary

Southwest of the island along the beach road of San Juan in Siquijor you will find a cemetery. Maite in the Visayan dialect means cemetery, lending this dive site its name.

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Takot Shoal

Takot Shoal is also known as the sunken island. This is a sloping dive, starting at about 12 m, going all the way to 40 m. This is a more advanced dive site and you can encounter some current.

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One of the most popular shore entry in Siquijor is 1,3 kilometers from San Juan town center direction south, where you will find on a right side John Lhea Resort sign board. Turn in and check at Dive Point DC which is located there for a shore dive in Coral Garden. Don’t forget for a night dive.

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A marine sanctuary with an area of over seven hectares of coral reef and sea grass. This site starts as a gentle sloping reef and is considered one of the best sites in Siquijor.

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Coco Grove House Reef

Мілкий схил робить цей ідеальний сайт для початківців. Якраз перед курортом Coco Grove ви знайдете красиву і барвисту різноманітність коралів і дрібних риб. Цей сайт легко пірнати і не багато струму.

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Paliton Wall

On this famous wall dive in the northeast corner of the island, you will see typical coral gardens with great opportunities for macro photography.

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Цей сайт має великі валуни повно коралів і морського життя. Afterwhich, дно повільно змінюється на піщаний схил, що призводить до невеликої стіни заповнені кораловими.

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Paliton Staghorn

Палтон-Етагорн є красивий і легко пірнати місці. Зазвичай, ви знайдете велику видимість і величезна різноманітність м'яких і жорстких коралових житлових шкіл всіх видів і кольорів рифових риб.

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Paliton Sanctuary

Paliton Sanctuary is a wall dive starting from a depth of 5 m, going all the way to 50m. This makes it an ideal dive site for every level. Beautiful and intact coral gardens are found with lots of little macro critters.

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Tambisan Wall

Дуже розслаблююча і комфорткомфортабельне занурення. Відмінно підходить для кожного рівня дайвера. Красивих коралових садів. У цьому районі ви знайдете спеціальні чорні коралові дерева.

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