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Palawan is a fertile island province that offers outstanding tropical scenery, both onshore and offshore. Dugongs (large, seagrass-eating mammals that are relatives of Florida’s manatee) inhabit the Busuanga area north of Coron – if you’re lucky, you might meet one of these shy, peculiar animals.

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CUYO ISLAND  Cuyo Island is a group of islands in Palawan that is popular with its rich coral reefs. A fish sanctuary in Quijano beach in Magsaysay is being protected. Although some of the islands in this area are uninhabited, it is very well-known because of the luxury resort Amanpulo.
BABY SHARK Average depth of this dive site is 20m. Visibility is relatively good. To reach this site, one has to ride a boat. It is suited for all divers
CHARLY’S REEF The average depth is 30 m / 98.4 ft. Visibility is relatively good. To reach this site, one has to ride a boat. It is suited for all divers
JOZEF REEF The average depth is 30 m / 98.4 ft. Visibility is good. To reach this site, one has to ride a boat. Best suited for CMAS/OW Divers.
JUNES REEF The average depth is 25 m / 82 ft. Visibility is relatively good. To reach this site, one has to ride a boat. It is suited for all divers
MADONNA REEF The average depth is 25 m / 82 ft. Visibility is good. Accessible by riding a boat. Good for underwater photography and suited for all divers.
MICHEL REEF The average depth is 20 m / 65.6 ft. Visibility is good. Accessible by riding a boat. Good for underwater photography and suited for all divers.
SAND BAR The average depth is 22 m / 72.2 ft. Visibility is good. Accessible by riding a boat. Good for underwater photography and suited for all divers.
BAHURA Part of the eastern limit of the Balabac Marine Reserve. This site is rich in corals that has beautiful flora and fauna. Dives must be performed timely with high tides. Fishing is restricted in this area under RA 8550.
TAROK Average depth is 45m. Accessible by riding a boat. Best suited for CMAS***/Divemasters. Balabac, Bugsuk, Palawan
VIRGIN ISLAND Average depth in this site is 8m while the maximum depth is 50m. This site is accessible by ridinga boat. Best suited for CMAS***/Rescue divers. This dive site has an outstanding view. Balabac, Bugsuk Palawan
LINAPACAN ISLAND  Linapacan island, as dubbed by some local news articles, has the clearest waters in the country which makes it really good for swimming, diving and snorkeling. It is a remote island which only has 14,000+ of population. The island is good for underwater photography because of the clarity of the water and because of its rich aquatic life.
ROXAS ISLAND  This island came from three smaller islands of Cuyo, Agutaya and Cagayan. It is located on the eastern shoreline of Palawan. Purao and Modessa that are accessible by boat are some of the dive sites that are good to explore in this island.  This island is also home to the sea cow or “dugong” in local terms. They can be found along the coastal waters of the island.

 

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