Apo Island Marine Reserve, Apo Island

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Reef Wildlife Area
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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  • The experience of swimming next to the turtles is definitely one for the books. It was an amazing experience. They are such beautiful creatures. The BUT here is that I didn't just swim with turtles, I...  more »
  • I have high hopes when I planned to go there. I wanted to see the pawikan in their natural habitat. However, to my disappointment, they were near the shore and people were overcrowding them. and peopl...  more »
  • this truly is the place to go when you want to see a sea turtle since you will definitely get to see at least 5 of them. one great thing about this place is that they fenced off a certain area near th...  more »