Apo Island Marine Reserve, Apo Island

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#1 of 40 in Parks in Negros Island
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. Use our Apo Island planner to arrange your visit to Apo Island Marine Reserve and other attractions in Apo Island.
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  • For someone who is just super scared of snorkelling, swimming, and any open sea adventure (i just usually stay on the sand where it is safe) this one is a must-try! Complete gear is available for rent...  more »
  • Apo Island is certainly one of the best snorkelling spots in the Philippines! The corals are well-conserved, colourful and diverse. I swam with turtles, different kinds of fish, and sea snakes (Yes! T...  more »
  • MUST TRY SCUBA DIVING Super amazing experience in Apo Island Scuba diving adventure you may check Paul's Dive Center (3k per head intro diving) in Apo Island itself, staff are very accommodating, prof...  more »

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