Arco Point Dive Site is also known as the "Hole in the Wall" located in Libaong, Panglao Island, Tagbilaran City, Bohol. The place is covered with soft corals with a vertical wall from 8 to 22m, below 22m you can find some coral gardens down to 30m. It is a good place for beginners up to experienced divers. Occasionally there is some current along the drop-offs.
Arco Point Dive Site or Hole in the Wall News
Arco Point is just one of the many dive sites along Panglao's shoreline, but it gave us a glimpse of the what diving in Bohol is all about. The reefs around Panglao island are simply spectacular! The biodiversity is beyond amazing.
It is not difficult to see why Panglao silently beckons scuba divers, snorkelers, and marine biologists to come. Try scuba diving in Panglao today!
Occupying an area of less than 95 square kilometers, the small island of Panglao in Bohol is a magnet for travelers and adventurers. Particularly, scuba divers from all around the globe travel to Panglao to explore its diverse dive sites. In fact, marine life in Panglao's underwater kingdom is so rich that the Panglao Marine Biodiversity Project found out that the island alone has more biodiversity than the Mediterranean Sea and Japan combined!
We, Filipinos, are very lucky to have such a natural treasure in our midst. Why not explore and enjoy them? That's exactly what we did thanks to GoD ...
Arco Point is definitely what serious divers are looking for. Even if we just snorkel around at a depth of 3 meters the sights can be overwhelming with the pristine sea waters.
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Taken on 2016.09.24
Arco Point is a different adventure located south of Panglao Island in Bohol. Here we descend the deep sea through a natural vertical shaft or funnel found in a hole on the rocky wall. The big difference is what we find beneath this hole.
Just off the Alona beach coast??"about 12 minutes from Alona Beach or 14 minutes from Belleview Rock Resort??"Arco Point is a surefire delight for finicky divers. Just as we descend the waters we see a cave entrance. Arco Point is actually a hole on the wall??"a mysterious under sea black hole entrance to the unknown.
As we descend at about 9 meters we ...
Arco Point Dive Site is located at Libaong, Panglao Island, Bohol, Philippines. It is 4-1/2km from Belleview Rock Resort and approximately 14 min. away by pump boat or outrigger boat. With a rating of 3/5, this wall dive is perfect for snorkeling. GPS coordinates is N.09º33.486-E.123º48.578 Baring: from Alona Beach 072º.
This is an Easy Dive Site for PADI Open Water Divers or higher with a visibility (+): 10-25M. The depth is 4-27m with a current of 0-3. The dive is most interesting at 10-15m yet not so much below 30m. The area is not affected by dynamite fishing.
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What happens when you put eight overworked corporate slaves together on one beach? Riot, maybe. But not when you're us. In that case, well, nothing much. Just a quiet time lazing on the sand and feeling all emo while watching the waves.
Two days of touring left us totally drained out of energy. For our third day, our original plan was to go to Danao Adventure Park, the newest adventure destination in Bohol, for some ziplining, kayaking and trekking. But our first two days in Bohol proved to be extremely exhausting so we decided to just stay and spend the day relaxing at the beach.