Moalboal Shoal

Moalboal, Cebu

Moalboal Shoal is just a three-hour drive west of Cebu, lying on the west coast of the island, with access to some exciting diving just minutes from the coast. There is not a huge amount going on along the coastline of Moalboal other than the odd fishermen peering down at the coral walls below or wading through the tidal flats in search of exciting inhabitants.

Moalboal originally b ...

ecame famous for the island of Pescador, just a 15 minute boat ride from the mainland and home to an extraordinary marine life phenomenon. A school of hundreds and thousands of sardines used to reside here but much to the confusion of the locals is now sitting about 100m off the shoreline of Moalboal. People visit Moalboal especially to see the sardines and it is easy to see why. Descending through the cloud of fish, getting lost in sardines, they dance backwards and forwards glittering in the water column. It is a spectacular site.

Moalboal Shoal News

  • Cebu And Bohol Tour

    My boyfriend and I first time seeing and experience Cebu and Bohol. Our time being there contains of some fun filled activities but these stood out the most. It was surreal and totally stress relieving. We are both born in Philippines, and moved in Canada at our very young age and became citizens. But nothing feels like home, and we are totally going back to discover more islands of our country land.

    I found out that our local tourist guides don't get much and the tours gets half of the portion of what supposed to be their salary. Driving almost 12hours a day, pleasing guests and making sur ...

  • Night Diver Documents Colorful Marine Life Of Cebus Top Diving Spot

    Night Diver Documents Colorful Marine Life Of Cebus Top Diving Spot

    A footage of corals seen during a night dive at Moalboal, Cebu shows how famous the municipality is for recreational diving because of its surrounding waters colorful marine life.

    A Reddit user named "Scuba_Diver5" shared a three-minute footage of the night diving activity and noted that underwater ultraviolet lights were used to illuminate the corals and the sea creatures.

    Based on the timestamp of the footage, it was taken on December 2018.

    One of Cebu's top diving spots

    Moalboal is a peninsula where majority of the locals engage in fishing as their livelihood. It is also famous ...

  • Why Sardine Swimming In The Philippines Should Be On Your Bucket-list

    Why Sardine Swimming In The Philippines Should Be On Your Bucket-list

    "Did you see any?" our tour guide asks wryly from the back of the boat. It's a joke, of course, because we saw millions.

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    Malapascua And Moalboal Among The Best Spots To Snorkel In Visayas

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  • How To Get To Moalboal From Cebu

    How To Get To Moalboal From Cebu

    Our first visit to Moalboal was a great surprise. Moalboal a small town with very beautiful, quiet beaches with clear and blue water with a lot of things to do in Moalboal for spending a week or a weekend if you don't have enough time.

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