Scuba Diving and Snorkeling in Apo Island, Visayas Island Group, Philippines


Scuba Diving and Snorkeling in Apo Island, Visayas Island Group, Philippines

Scuba diving information in Apo Island, Visayas Island Group, Philippines

Apo Island is a small volcanic island in the Bohol Sea, roughly 8km off of the Southeastern coast of Negros. The island and the waters around it have been declared a protected area by national law. Divers can enjoy the diverse dive sites like walls, sloping reefs, rocky pinnacles, sites with strong currents and sheltered sites. Apo Island also has a very diverse fish and coral population.

Water Temperature

Water temperature varies between 26° C (January to February) and 30° C (July to August).

Diving Suit

Shorts & rashguard, or 3mm wetsuit.

Visibility under water

The visibility can go from 12 to 30 metres; average 16 meters.

Climate

Tropical climate, with the rain season in August and September. Temperature from 28 to 32° C.

How to get there

Access to Apo Island is only by outrigger boats. The resorts on Negros run daytrips to Apo Island.

Other Activities

There are two small resorts on the island, white sand beaches, several trails on the island suitable for birding and hiking. Apo has its annual fiesta, with lots of food, drinks, boat races and varied activities every April 5th.

Thanks to Paul Ancla from Atlantis Beach Resorts & Dive Centers

Scuba Diving and Snorkeling Sites Map in Apo Island, Visayas Island Group, Philippines

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Scuba Diving and Snorkeling Sites List in Apo Island, Visayas Island Group, Philippines

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Scuba diving sites and photos from each diving site in Apo Island, Visayas Island Group, Philippines

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Marine Species and photos of each species in Apo Island, Visayas Island Group, Philippines

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Underwater Photographers and photos from each photographer with photos taken in Apo Island, Visayas Island Group, Philippines

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Scuba Diving centers in Apo Island, Visayas Island Group, Philippines

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Liveaboards in Apo Island, Visayas Island Group, Philippines

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Accommodation in Apo Island, Visayas Island Group, Philippines

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