Apo Island Marine Reserve, Apo 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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  • The Apo Island tour is highly recommended if you like snorkeling or diving. We booked the tour at Coco Groove resort in San Juan, Siquijor for 1,950php ( ~31€) to do snorkeling. The tour leaves at 7:3...  more »
  • Swimming that close with the seaturtles is definitely amazing. I will never forget it. But I feel quite sad because the management is quite lacking on implementing preventive rules and all to minimize...  more »
  • Poorly managed so that the coral reef will be gone in a few years. In low tide, turtle sighting tours should be curtailed in order to prevent people from standing on the corals. That, or all swimmers ...  more »
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  • An exciting excursion, for those who want to meet sea turtles (and beyond).
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