Bohol

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Diving Bohol Philippines

Description :
Bohol is an island province of the Philippines located in the Central Visayas region and is the 10th largest island in the Philippines. It is home to countless white sandy beaches, a hilly interior, historic churches, enchanting waterfalls, and caves. Underwater is equally varied with a stunning seascape of corals, numerous pelagics, reef sharks, as well as some fantastic wall dives.
Where is it :
Central Visayas, Philippines
Number of dive sites :
34
Type of Diving :
Guided – boat, deep, drift, night
Skill Level :
Beginner to advanced
Main Diving Attraction :
Pelagics including schooling barracudas, reef sharks, hammerhead sharks, banded sea snakes.
Best time to see hammerheads is from December to June
Average Water Temperature :
27°C (80.6°F)
Seasonality :
All year round. Visibility is reduced during the rainy season that runs from July to September.
Typical Visibility :
Ranges from 10m (32.8ft) to 20m (65.6ft)
General Current Conditions :
Low to moderate
Family / Non-Diver Friendly :
Yes
Availability of Other Leisure Activities :
Snorkelling, various land tours including visiting the Tarsier Sanctuary and Chocolate Hills complex.
Availability of ATM / Foreign Exchange Bureau :
Yes
Availability of Medical Facility :
Yes
Here are some of our favorite dive sites 🙂
Balicasag :
Many call this marine sanctuary one of the best dives in Asia, with its stunning walls exceeding 40m in depth, coral gardens and many the many turtles that call this place home. Giant black corals, schooling jacks and barracudas, sponges, frogfish, moray eels, soft and hard corals make Balicasag Island a must dive. Whale sharks are occasionally seen swimming gracefully along the walls, so don’t forget to look into the blue every now and then.
Arco Point :
Also known as the “Hole in the wall”, Arco Point is famed for its colonies of sea snakes and dive through, which starts at 8m and exits at 18m. The wall is covered with soft corals, with a coral garden at the bottom at 22m. Keep a look out for snake eels, white eyes moray eels inside the tunnel. You can also expect to find giant frogfish, clown frogfish, anemone fish, pegasus, flounders and scorpion fish.
Pamilacan Island :
Dive into a sloping reef filled with soft and hard corals. This is a popular site to see the ever graceful manta rays. You are sure to spot loads of other pelagics such as barracudas, dogtooth tunas and jacks. And if you’re lucky, dolphins and whales! According to the locals, Bryde’s whale and sperm whales have been sighted in the past.
Nearest Airport :
Tagbilaran Airport (IATA: TAG)
Notes :
Get an internal flight from Manila (IATA: MNL) or Mactan-Cebu (IATA: CEB) into Tagbilaran Airport, and you are on your way to Bohol after a 15-minute car ride. Tagbilaran airport transfers to the dive resorts are typically included in the trip itinerary for your convenience 🙂
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