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


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

Scuba diving information in Balabac, Visayas Island Group, Philippines

Balabac is an island that's situated on the southernmost end of the Palawan archipelago. Few tourists choose to visit this island due to the lack of infrastructures that are necessary for the development of tourism. In this location divers have a very small number of diving sites at their disposal, consisting mainly of walls and areas of marine life observation. The depths vary between 20 and 50 meters being only suitable for divers with advanced diving course.

Water Temperature

Water temperature can vary between 26º C in the winter and 24º C in the summer.

Diving Suit

Complete wet suit or wet suit with shorts.

Visibility under water

Visibility between 5 and 30 meters.

Climate

Balabac has a moderate climate. Temperatures vary between 20 and 23º C in the winter and summer temperatures vary between 25 and 28º C.

How to get there

Balabac can be reached either by air or by sea. You can catch a flight from Manila or Cebu and choose several airlines like Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific and Air Philippines. Upon arrival on Bancalaan island you can catch a ferry boat from Rio Tuba directly to the Balabac.

Other Activities

Balabac offers a fascinating landscape to whoever visits the island and despite the lack of tourism infrastructures, you can choose to walk in hiking trails, relax on the pristine white sand beaches, observe animals in their natural habitat and enjoy the local cuisine in local restaurants. Balabac's highlight is the Melville Lighthouse, located on the south coast of this location.

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

Where are located the best diving sites to dive in Balabac, Visayas Island Group, Philippines? Below, you will find a map of all scuba diving sites in Balabac, Visayas Island Group, Philippines in which you can dive and snorkel.

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

Which diving sites are located in Balabac, Visayas Island Group, Philippines? Below, you will find a list of all scuba diving sites in Balabac, Visayas Island Group, Philippines in which you can dive and snorkel.


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

Which diving sites in Balabac, Visayas Island Group, Philippines have underwater photos? Below, you will find the list of scuba diving sites in Balabac, Visayas Island Group, Philippines and a list of underwater photos for each diving site.

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

Which marine species can I observe in Balabac, Visayas Island Group, Philippines? Below, you will find the list of marine species and the photos for each species.

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

Which photographers have taken underwater photos in Balabac, Visayas Island Group, Philippines? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos in Balabac, Visayas Island Group, Philippines.

Scuba Diving centers in Balabac, Visayas Island Group, Philippines

Which scuba diving centers can I dive with in Balabac, Visayas Island Group, Philippines? Below, you can see the list of scuba diving centers in Balabac, Visayas Island Group, Philippines. Click on “more info” to find out more about each scuba diving center.

There are no diving centers available

Liveaboards in Balabac, Visayas Island Group, Philippines

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There are no liveaboard available

Accommodation in Balabac, Visayas Island Group, Philippines

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There are no accommodation available