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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  • October 4, 2017
    Went diving at Apo Island with hubby, son & daughter...this is a protected marine sanctuary and one can tell...beautiful corals and fish. If in the Negros Oriental area, especiallyin Dumaguete or Daui...  more »
  • October 1, 2017
    I tried swimming and chasing the turtles in Moalboal but Apo island is the best place for swimming with the turtles very close. Corals are beautiful and well preserved.  more »
  • September 28, 2017
    Super island with exceptional marine fauna. Snorkeling or diving, you will enjoy with the turtles, coral, and all other species of fish. For diving, I recommend the sites of Cogon and Coconut Point. the island is pretty, very friendly people and we were there on Christmas, it's very nice.
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