Imagine a country with literally thousands of postcard-perfect islands – 7641 to be precise – the Philippines certainly deserves its nickname as “the heart of Asia’s diving” featuring spectacular drop-offs, deep dives, wrecks, and a rich variety of marine life, all being an absolute honeypot for divers. Whatever your dive experience, you are sure to be spoilt for choice.
Diving in the Philippines is typically all year round with ideal times to visit between November to June. Water temperatures range from 25°C (77°F) to 30°C (86°F) depending on months and location, but fret not, we’ve got the details covered for each locale below.
For times when you are not busy filling up your dive logs, the Philippines has a range of experiences above the surface to keep you occupied.
What’s more, the Filipinos are possibly one of the friendliest you’ll ever meet. They’re chatty, hospitable people who love to laugh, sing and dance. Their pride in their country and desire to share it with visitors adds to the allure.
Like they say, “it’s more fun in the Philippines”.