Apo Reef Natural Park Mindoro

Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro

Apo Reef Natural Park Mindoro is a coral reef system in the Philippines situated on the western waters of Occidental Mindoro province in the Mindoro Strait. Encompassing 34 km2 (13 sq mi), it is the world's second-largest contiguous coral reef system and the largest in the country. The reef and its surrounding waters are protected areas in the country administered as the Apo Reef Natural Park (ARN ...

P). It is one of the best known and most popular dive sites in the country.

Apo Reef Natural Park Mindoro News

  • Protecting The Endangered Pawikan

    Protecting The Endangered Pawikan

    With the continuing decline of the global population of marine turtles, the Philippines is mulling over to move for stronger conservation measures under the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS).

    Director Theresa Mundita S. Lim of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Biodiversity Management Bureau (BMB) said she intends to take the opportunity to make the pitch when the country hosts the 12th Conference of Parties (COP12) of the CMS in Manila from October 23 to 28.

    As host of the meeting, Lim said the Philippines is privileged to ...

  • Diving In Palawan And Apo Reef

    Apo Reef and Palawan offer crystal water. Filipinos and Filipinas are great people. I'm in love with Philippines. Have a look and book your ticket.

  • Apo Reef Sablayan Occidental Mindoro Philippines

    Apo Reef is a coral reef system in the Philippines situated on the western waters of Occidental Mindoro province in the Mindoro Strait. Encompassing 34 square kilometres (13 sq mi), it is the world's second-largest contiguous coral reef system and the largest in the country.

  • Apo Reef In Mindoro Philippines

    One of my first dives in the Philippines! The Philippines is in the center of the Coral Triangle, making it home to so much biodiversity. Check out all that marine life! And this didn't even include the mola-mola we saw when we first jumped in the water.

  • Volunteer Blog Nicky Allan

    Volunteer Blog Nicky Allan

    TURTLE LADY

    Although the BRUVS project is centered around elasmobranch research, we were all given side projects to work on individually. I was lucky enough to become the 'Turtle Lady', tasked with creating an ID catalogue of all the turtles around Apo Reef island and Pandan island, close to Sablayan. Pandan island is home to a well-known resort as well as many enormous resident green turtles. It has been the site of many relaxing days off from the project ??" a place to snorkel, dive, play pool and eat bruschetta. On each visit you can find yourself snorkeling with as many as 5 turtles at ...

  • Apo Reef Above

    Apo Reef is a coral reef system in the Philippines situated on the western waters of Occidental Mindoro province in the Mindoro Strait.

    It is the world's second-largest contiguous coral reef system and the largest in the country.