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You are looking for the best scuba dive sites Philippines around Negros Occidental? Then you are at the right website. Here we have some descriptions of our local dive sites around Amila Dive Resort.


DIVE SITE PHILIPPINES

You are looking for the best scuba dive sites Philippines around Negros Occidental? Then you are at the right website. Here we have some descriptions of our local dive sites around Amila Dive Resort.

Hope you enjoy and visiting us one day.

The Philippines have 7,600 islands (7,641 to be exact), and it is a dream destination for divers. The Philippines seas are also part of the Coral Triangle, which is more or less the center of marine biodiversity. The Coral Triangle spans out to other countries including: Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea. To prove its diversity, this area is home to 76% of all known coral species in the world.
Dive SiteS Philippines • Bulata

DANJUGAN ISLAND

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The Clams

Is a well-protected dive site with the best coral garden in the area. You will be amazed when you see the huge fan corals. Giant clams surrounded by anemone fish, clown fishes and triggers. 5 to 30 m depth. Perfect spot for all level of divers.

Wilson Reef

This reef is long and shallow. Most of it is colonized by soft corals. Requires good conditions to dive. The depth is 5 to 15 m.

Tanguigue Reef

The reef starts at 17 m. All around the reef you will see large groups of soft and hard corals. Something you don’t want to miss in this spot are the big fan corals stretching out alongside the reef. Yellow snappers, blue trolleys, napoleons, turtles and potato groupers can accompany your visit here. 17 to +40 m. Advanced and above level divers.

Bonifacio Reef

Another beautiful reef you wouldn’t like to miss. Located on the most Southern point of Danjugan. The depth is ranging from 10-40 mt. Here you can experience napoleons, moray eels, turtles and trolleys. Good for all level of divers.

Twin Peaks

Sportive and remarkable dive site but often exposed to currents and waves. With good conditions it’s a must to dive. 5 to 35 m depth. It has a small cavern filled with manta shrimps.

North Wall

Sportive and remarkable dive site but often exposed to currents and waves. With good conditions it’s a must to dive. 5 to 35 m depth. It has a small cavern filled with manta shrimps.
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MAD MAX • THE PORT

MAD MAX is the abandoned port of a copper mining company closed approximately 20 years ago.

This dive site is a mix of coral reef and muck diving under the pillars of the port’s pier.
Frog fish, lionfish, moray eels, sea snakes, trolleys, nudibranchs, dragon fish are possible to spot here.

Depth ranges from 5 to 24 m. Perfect site for all level of divers. Macro photographers will enjoy the little heaven.
Dive SiteS Philippines • SIPALAY

TURTLE ISLAND

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Head & Nose

These two dive sites are on the same huge reef. It is not possible to explore it all in only one dive and the reason they have been named as two different sites. The dive site are a colourful and healthy reef located on the north west corner of the island. It is surrounded by damsel fish, anthias and groups of bannerfish. Either at the beginning or the end of the dives, the reef is decorated with huge gorgonians. The depth of the sites is 5 to 30 m. Good for experienced divers.

Sunny Sunday

Perfect starting point for the beginners or for the divers who have been away from diving for a long time. It is a shallow reef very near to Turtle Island’s southern beach. Typical tropical fish groups, puffer fishes, groupers can be seen. 5-10 m depth.

El Punto

In the south west corner we find El Punto. It is a long reef with a steep slope falling from 8 to 40 m. Turtles, large groups of tropical fish, octopus and stone fish can be spotted. In the end of the dive we often encounter some drift all along the reef. This site is included in the marine reserve. Good for all divers. Easy.

Diente De Lobo

In the south west corner we find El Punto. It is a long reef with a steep slope falling from 8 to 40 m. Turtles, large groups of tropical fish, octopus and stone fish can be spotted. In the end of the dive we often encounter some drift all along the reef. This site is included in the marine reserve. Good for all divers. Easy.

Julien's Wreck

This beautifully overgrown freighter lies scattered in approx. 7 meters' depth. Lots of vivacious fishes and manifold colorful corals as well as ribbon eels live here in this luminous wreck area. Julien's Wreck is the perfect dive spot for beginners and also qualifies for snorkeling.

Nudiland

Also, in the marine reserve we find this spectacular dive site. Coral slopes between sandy and rocky valleys, where a lot of different nudibranchs can be found. Napoleon fish, eagle ray, groups of trevallies, fusiliers and moray eels. The depth reaches down to 30 m.