Tubbataha Reef, Puerto Princesa

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Witness the biodiverse wonder of Tubbataha Reef, a World Heritage Site. Located the Sulu Sea, the reef plays home to some 1,000 animal and plant species, with plenty of manta rays, sharks, clownfish, and lionfish, plus endangered species like hawksbill sea turtles. It includes a colorful coral wall rising 100 m (328 ft), as well as two coral islands. If you like diving, don't miss the opportunity to delve into this top scuba attraction, but be careful as the currents can get strong. Above water, keep your eye out for some of the 100 bird species in the sanctuary. For Tubbataha Reef and beyond, use our Puerto Princesa trip builder to get the most from your Puerto Princesa vacation.
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  • That's definitely the best reef I've ever seen. Is a bit far from land and it's a bit overpriced, but if you love diving, or even snorkelling, you can't miss it  more »
  • We are a family of divers and we are lucky to have gone diving in Maldives, Yap-Micronesia, El Nido, Amanpulo, Great Barrier Reef, and the Red Sea, among others, and we can categorically say that noth...  more »
  • Tubbataha is a gem that very few people have access to - the diving season is only 4 months - March to June. Liveaboard is the only option as it takes 10 hours to get there. Wall and drift diving, pel...  more »