Apo Island Marine Reserve, Apo Island
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Come face to face with the underwater inhabitants of Apo Island Marine Reserve, a richly populated protected reef, known internationally for its pristine waters and successful preservation project. Some 400 species of coral encircle the waters of the 12 ha (29 ac) volcanic island, bringing life to over 650 species of fish, sea turtles, and if you’re lucky, manta rays and sharks. Choose between snorkeling or scuba diving to uncover this diverse environment, with over 10 different dive sites on offer to suit the beginner to the advanced. Head to Rock Point, considered a great starting point from which to get your underwater bearings. Our Apo Island family vacation planner makes visiting Apo Island Marine Reserve and other Apo Island attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • This is my first review ever, I'm no a hater but what a disappointment. You can see huge marine turtles in their natural environment, which are beautiful, but you can see more fish in a bowl of noodle...  more »
  • I've heard of Apo Island for a few years now and I had always wanted to go snorkeling there. My husband and I were driving from Cebu to Dumaguete and scheduled a stopover in Apo Island. From Dumaguete...  more »
  • APO is a must when you love snorkeling and you're in the Philippines! Corals are great, full of poisons clowns and especially full of turtles! We had a guide, it is not necessary but he gave us a great route that we would not have done alone. Share your boat from the pier the crossing will cost you less expensive (boat for 6 to 2500 php). A great time with all of these turtles. To do!
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