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  • Diving Apo Reef II

    Diving Apo Reef II

    Every diver wants to experience sharks. Sharks are the big treat. The bigger and more dangerous the shark, the more exciting and special, but of course most divers never have the big encounter??"and if they do, they are in a cage.

    There are dozens of species of harmless little sharks that are still a treat. Then there are the requiem sharks that look like your classical sharks, free swimming, lurking, on the prowl, that are not really dangerous, but are starting to move in the direction that gets your blood moving. Reef sharks are a great example of these. White tip and Black tip reef ...

  • A Quick Guide To Apo Reef Natural Park

    A Quick Guide To Apo Reef Natural Park

    "Sablayan is a municipality in the province of Occidental Mindoro. It is the famous gateway to reach the beautiful natural park of Apo Reef, which is also part of its jurisdiction. The 34-square kilometer Apo Reef in Occidental Mindoro is the second largest contiguous coral reef in the world and the largest in the Philippines."
    The Apo Reef Natural Park lies approximately 33 kilometers off the coast of Sablayan in the province of Occidental Mindoro. The coral reefs cover a total area of 34 square kilometers, making it the second largest contiguous coral reef in the world, next only to the Gre ...

  • Diving Pandans Island Ring Of Coral

    Diving Pandans Island Ring Of Coral

    Pandan is a very small, verdent island ringed in white sand beaches and engulfed by a healthy wall of soft and hard corals. The beach creeps out into a gentle surf where the coral begins to form the reef and then arroyos of corral drop down to a wall that drops precipitously for at least 150 feet??"the obscure bottom being just out of reach of recreational divers. The structure of the reef is very similar to that of Bunaken's in Sulawesi though not quite as alive with marine life and not quite as big??"however it is a beautiful reef, the water is as warm as any I can ever remember, and the v ...