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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  • More life than any Caribbean reef. Water was a little cloudy when we were there with 40' visibility. Incredible diversity and LOTS of fish. Didn't see the village but looked pretty cool. If you make i...  more »
  • I have visited ApoIsland everytime with many visitors, and all have had an awesome time. The corals are beautiful and I have seen at least 2 turtles on each visit. Allthe dive sites are awesome and in...  more »
  • We visited Apo together with a group from our Resort Liquid Dumaguette. We arranged for two discovery dives (because we weren't padi certified) at Apo Island. It is truly an amazing location. We were ...  more »